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2006 Holiday Barbie Doll by Bob Mackie

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Damaged Box= There is significant damage to the box but the Barbie has still never been removed and attached inside. The damage might be anything from a slight tear to a completely crushed box. There are 33 Holiday Barbies in total, with the last release being 2021. Mattel started the tradition in 1988 and hasn’t defaulted a year since then. However, in 2004 – 2005, the company included rare limited editions to the regular Holiday Barbies. Are there other Valuable Barbie Dolls? Barbie is glamorous in a white ballgown with exaggerated fur sleeves and a sheer organza overskirt with fur hemming. She comes with a keepsake snowflake attached to the top left corner of her box.

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Velvet burgundy coat with gold damask ball underskirt, white fur collar and sleeves, and white fur hatThe value is in the box. It’s one thing to have a doll still intact – hair laid, dress freshly pressed – but to have it in its box is even better. These boxes have terms to describe their conditions among the Holiday Barbie collectors. They’re built for display only as the company expects them to join the holiday décor hence their fixed features. The Holiday Barbie typically has specific poses and permanent accessories. So, please don’t force them off. 10 Most Valuable Holiday Barbies

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The 1995 Happy Holidays Barbie Doll has a bright smile as big as her hair. Her dress has Holly prints and motifs all over, and it couldn’t be more obvious that she’s a festive doll.Naturally, you’d expect the older Holiday Barbies to carry higher values, and you’re right. Considering the age, the chances of finding an NRFB or MIB are slim, and if you do find them, you should be ready to pay a pretty penny in exchange. There are four Box grades – Mint, Never Removed, Damaged, and Removed. Mint in Box (MIB) Holiday Barbies have everything intact, including the box’s shape, accessories, and doll.

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In line with the growing consciousness on representation, Mattel designs three skin tones and hair colors for each Holiday Barbie though the physique takes on the original statuesque style. In 1988, Mattel started a tradition that would go on for another 32 years; it released a unique doll collection designed with extravagant hair, clothes, and accessories and called them Holiday Barbies. 1988 Happy Holidays Barbie Doll Special Edition 1st in the series Collectible

Removed from Box= This Barbie is removed from her box but doesn’t have all her accessories and may need some TLC. This is usually the case if the barbie was ever used as a toy. Barbie dolls originated from a mother’s interest in bringing joy to her daughter. Ruth decided playing with paper dolls wasn’t enough after observing her daughter Barbara’s love for them. As exciting as a new year is for everyone, it doesn’t compare to the joy at the turn of the century, or better, Millennium. You know how people make New Year resolutions and promise to make significant changes, well Mattel did so with its Celebration Barbie. In 1945, Ruth and Elliot Handler started a small toymaking business in their garage without knowing it would become an empire. Within three years of establishment, they expanded their company to Los Angeles, California. Soon as they hit the market, Holiday Barbie dolls sold out, and Mattel realized it appealed to adult collectors as a collectible. It was also a perfect “Happy Holidays” gift for doll lovers since the box had those words inscribed on them until 1998.

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This Holiday Barbie is a pioneer in many ways – it’s the first to use the name “Holiday Barbie” and the first two colorways doll. One wears a green dress while the other’s Burgundy. The Burgundy is rarer because Mattel made a few while the green is quite popular.Blonde), 1995, 1996, 1997,1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 While the Celebration Barbie welcomed the new Millennium, it couldn’t beat the anticipation of the Millennium Princess. The royal blue and silver-dressed doll wears a silver tiara and comes bearing an ornament. Mint In Box (MIB)= The plastic is clear, there are no tears to the box. It is essentially in the perfect condition. In 1999, Mattel Christened its Barbie Doll, the Millennium Princess, in honor of the new Millennium. Then it changed to Celebration Series between 2000 and 2002. The 2003 model’s name is Winter Fantasy.

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