Top 10: Barbie dolls

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2015-06-26 10:27:43

10) 1965 Campus Sweetheart Barbie - $2,507

1965 rare Barbie in ‘Campus Sweetheart’ outfit, No. 1616, sold for £1,320 ($2,507) at Christie’s in September 2006.

9) Japanese market Barbies - $3,874

Three rare Japanese market high-colour Barbies in three hair colours and red swimming costumes. Sold for £2,040 ($3,874) at Christie’s in September 2006.

8) Sweet Dreams No. 2 Brunette Barbie - $5,500

Rare version of No. 2 brunette Barbie in Sweet Dreams fashion with diary, apple, open toe mules and alarm clock. Sold for $5,500 at Dan Morphy Auctions in December 2010.

7) No. 2 Blonde Barbie - $9,000

A circa 1959-60 No. 2 mint condition blonde Barbie in original box and black and white striped jersey swimsuit. Sold for $9,000 at Dallas Auction Gallery in January 2007. Another example sold for $6,000 at McMasters Harris Auction Co in June 2008.

6) No. 1 Blonde Barbie - $9,000

A 1959 No. 1 Barbie in original box retaining original pink skin tone, with black and white striped jersey swimsuit. Sold for $9,000 at Dan Morphy Auctions in November 2011. Another example sold for $7,000 at McMasters Harris Auction Co in December 2008.

5) 1965 Midnight Pink Barbie - $9,571

A 1965 vintage Barbie in ‘Midnight Pink’ outfit, with Talking Barbie style head, sold for £5,040 ($9,571) at Christie’s in September 2006.

4) No 1. Brunette Barbie - $10,500

A 1959 No. 1 Brunette Barbie in original box with black and white striped jersey swimsuit. Sold for $10,500 at TIAS, Inc in September 2006. Another example sold for $7,000 at McMasters Harris Auction Co in June 2008, and another for £2,880 ($5,469) at Christie’s in September 2006.

3) 1965 Gala Abend Barbie - $13,673

A 1965 vintage Barbie in ‘Gala Abend’ outfit, No. 1677, a Japanese market high-colour doll with brunette American girl hair, sold for £7,200 ($13,673) at Christie’s in September 2006.

2) 1965 Midnight Red Barbie - $17,091

A 1965 vintage Barbie in ‘Midnight Red’ outfit, brunette doll with Twist n Turn head, sold for £9,000 ($17,091) at Christie’s in September 2006.

1) Stefano Canturi Barbie - $302,500

A diamond-spangled Barbie doll designed by Stefano Canturi in 2007 sold for $302,500 at Christie’s in October 2010, all proceeds donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

 

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