As you view my comprehensive reference website, you'll see why I love collecting Barbie, her family, and friends. I have included dolls after 1977, as well as foreign dolls and some brand-new ones! Playing with Barbie dolls was my very favorite pastime as a child. And now that I'm all grown up, like so many others, I am still playing!
Barbie Through The Vintage Years
1959-1977 and Beyond
A Wealth of Information and History!
My Vintage Barbies
This site is for all of you who love Barbies like me!
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In 1959 the first Barbie sold for $3.00 and her fashions ranged from $1.00 to $5.00.
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My Vintage Barbies: The Book!
This large 348-page reference book is sure to capture the interest of all Barbie enthusiasts. My Vintage Barbies covers the Barbie era in detail, from 1959 to 1979 and beyond. Although the book spotlights the vintage era, it includes unique and historically relevant dolls after 1979, including foreign, holiday, and current collectible dolls. Vintage clothing ensembles from 1959 to 1972 are also included for Barbie, her friends, and her family, as well as gift sets, furniture, structures, and scores of other vintage Barbie items. Readers will enjoy over three-thousand color photographs, while discovering a few of the authorís personal favorites and other fun surprises along the way! Collectors will appreciate the descriptions about each doll, and the detail with which the author explains their variations and specifics. The book includes a table of contents with an extensive, organized, and detailed index, making it quick and easy to find a specific clothing ensemble, doll, or other item. This is a must have book for any Barbie collector, enthusiast, or fashionista, and will make a cherished gift for the Barbie aficionado!
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