Wednesday, June 17, 2009



Hello Everyone!
While walking through a flea market Sunday, I found what is featured in today's post. A beautiful Vintage Barbie box!!!




This box is from 1962 and was produced for a Blonde Bubble Cut Barbie.



It's in such lovely condition! I am going to display it next to my 1961 Ken box I received for Christmas.

I could not believe my luck for finding this box! For only $3.50!
I was happy that it was made for a doll that I had.
The Blonde Bubble Cut was one of my first dolls I added to my collection.




Here is a Ken that I placed along with my Ken box. It's neat to see the differences in the boxes for Ken and Barbie.







Here is a close up of the front of the Barbie box. I love these sweet little graphics.


The original price tag is still on the side of the box. She was only $2.27 in 1962.


Here is photo of the side of the box.


Thank you for reading and commenting on my new blog!

Wishing you fun, Lindsey


13 comments:

KatCollects said...

Hi Lindsey,
What a fun find for you. That is great that you have the boxes for Ken and Barbie now. Don't you love when you find that perfect treasure. I hope you have a good week.
Kathy

Florence and Mary said...

Well done you for finding the box.

I love Barbies red coat and matching red and white dress... she just has the best clothes!!

Victoria xx

Holly said...

Wow, what a good deal you got, Lindsey! Such neat graphics on the box! I love the pinkish ball gown.

So I guess the boxes didn't always have that weird celophane stuff on the front. Aren't you glad? ♥

Lindsay-ann said...

Hi Lindsey
Great boxes and great dolls. I expect some boxes are worth more than the dolls now as the boxes will be rarer.
Best Wishes
Lindsay
x

TattingChic said...

Very cool! That box is awesome and so is the Barbie! :)

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

WOW! The boxes are wonderful! I love your beautiful collection! Thanks for sharing...sure brings back memories!

For the love of a teddy bear said...

wow! the box is in great condition...what's even nicer is you have a barbie that is from that time that fits in it. What a nice set to have ken and barbie and their boxes. What a neat find.....I wish the price of barbies would go back down to2.27 then I could have EVERY single one I want!!! LOL : ) hugs, Jennifer I love Barbie Wednesdays!!

Boo-Bah said...

This sure brought back a lot of memories. Around 1959 or 1960 maybe, when Barbie had just came out in the stores I bought my niece a Barbie doll and so many clothes. I recognize the pink satin gown with the white fur stole I wish she had hung onto some of it. I think I paid two or three dollars for Barbie. The outfits were so cheap back then.
I enjoyed this post even if I don't have a single Barbie thing.

Iris

Heidi Ann said...

I am astounded that you found that box for $3.50!!! How completely fabulous! Thanks so much for sharing it with us on Barbie Wednesday.

creative breathing said...

How truly fun was this for you! The boxes are wonderful! E

Anonymous said...

This is the very Barbie I have! Boy, I wish I still had the box! I got her in 1962 and still have her. Thanks for sharing with us - what a lucky find!
Blessings, Sarita

Anne Fannie said...

Hi Lindsey, Oh my gosh, only $3.50? That is a wonderful find! I think I would have wet my pants right on the spot! LOL
~Ann

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