It can be difficult to tell the 3 and 4 Ponytails apart when they have blue shadow. Tis the sea-sun for adventures. See this photo. Some dolls increase in value, some depreciate and others remain the same. We all know Barbie's style and shape have evolved over the years, but one thing has certainly stayed the same: She's still one of the hottest toys on the market.
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Our editorial team is dedicated to finding and telling you more about the products and deals we love. If you love them too and decide to purchase through the links below, we may receive a commission. We all know Barbie's style and shape have evolved over the years, but one thing has certainly stayed the same: She's still one of the hottest toys on the market. Households all over the world have held onto their own Barbies through the decades, and we have some good news for you: The value of many older versions has increased massively overtime. We searched eBay for how much the vintage models are selling for these days -- and you won't be disappointed. From the original Barbie to the spunky Rollerblading Barbie , we've got the classics covered.
Values vary wildly depending on the condition of the doll and the conditions of the sale. In general, dolls being sold in person or by established dealers that collectors trust will bring more than dolls being sold on eBay because of the fraud risk eBay poses. Average: This is based on loose dolls that are in played-with condition but have no major damage. Ken may have a few hair rubs, but he is not bald or missing large amounts of flocking. The 1 and 2 Ponytails are just alike except the 1 has holes in her feet to accommodate the metal prongs on the first-issue stand see photo below. The 2 was only produced for three months in