Barbie is a favorite of almost all the girls in the world – they love her, they like to dress her up and, in fact, they want to look like her. Not only children, there are also many adults who love Barbie and have a good collection of the doll itself and its accessories. It is true that Barbie dolls are a little more expensive than other dolls, all thanks to their popularity, but you may not know that there are many Barbie dolls that are much more expensive than you can imagine, and 10 of these Barbie have been mentioned below.
10. Gold Barbie by Bob Mackie – $150 +
Bob Mackie, a popular fashion designer, designed and released only a limited edition of this beautiful Golden Barbie. The golden doll also has the signature of the stylist, which makes it even more original. Officially launched in 1990, the beautiful Golden Barbie wears a beautiful gold sequin dress with a soft white feather boa. Her platinum blonde hair was tied up in a tall pony and is adorned by a matching gold helmet. She also wears gold earrings and bracelets to complete the look. It is absolutely stunning and you can buy it in a new box for $ 150.
9. Live Action Christie Barbie – $300
This is the first African American Barbie the company designed. It was launched in 1968 with a beautiful suit with a fuchsia and orange print. It is complemented with a pair of beautiful orange heels and an orange sash. Unlike most other Barbie, Live Action Christie has flexible members. Your elbows, ankles and knees can bend and your waist can rotate, making it even more attractive. This flexible Barbie Christie can be yours for $ 300.
8. Pink Splendor Barbie – $350
First released in 1997, only 10, 1000 copies of this Barbie have been made and distributed. Originally, it was sold in stores for an incredible $ 900. She wears a dreamy pink silk dress with delicate gold lace ornaments. Even its ornate bodice has dazzling gold lace over an intricate layer of pink taffeta with shiny rhinestones. She also wears a beautiful crystal necklace along with matching crystal earrings. This beauty can appeal to any Barbie collector and is worth at least $ 350 today.
7. Vintage Put-Ons And Pets Kitty Kapers – $500
Although this Barbie set does not come with the doll, it will still attract any Barbie collector and will cost you a great deal. It is different from the usual Barbie products and has a beautiful outfit for Barbie and a pet. Her white kitten has a pink embroidered nose and beaded blue eyes, and the set also has a floral colored polka dot skirt, a long-sleeved top and a pair of shorts. The set even has a bowl of cat food and lace up boots for Barbie. The current price for this set is around $ 500.
6. Barbie, Midge, and Ken on Parade Set – $600
It was released in 1964 and has three dolls, Barbie, her best friend Midge and Barbie’s boyfriend, Ken. Barbie is dressed in a long-sleeved red shirt with gold trim and a short white skirt. Right next to her is Ken wearing a white uniform with red trousers. The set also includes Midge, who is dressed in a white wool sweater with a canoe collar and a knee-length red skirt. Also included are uniform hats, walking sticks and two white and red pompoms. Although it is difficult to find, the set will cost at least $ 600.
5. Devi Kroell Barbie – $1075
Designed and created by Devi Kroell, a New York designer, for a charity event, this Barbie sold for $ 1075. She is dressed in a very long and stylish sweater with a beautiful knot in the front. The doll also wears a pair of snazzy golden pants with sparkle and sparkle. One hand holds a red leather bag and the other holds a silver and black bracelet. Her hair is combed back and the doll also wears elegant high heels that complete her look perfectly.
4. Lorraine Schwartz Bling Barbie – $7500
Lorraine Schwartz, a New York-based jewelry designer designed this Barbie and she displays a beautiful diamond jewel worth more than $ 25,000, and includes diamond-trimmed heels, stunning bracelets, beautiful dangling earrings and a ‘B’ pendant at the waist. Only 12 of these dolls were made, which makes it a very rare piece. Barbie here is dressed in a tight black dress that makes her look even more beautiful. The doll was sold at an auction for just $ 7,500.
3. The Original Barbie – $27,450
The first Barbie created, the original, is sought after by many collectors. It was introduced in 1959 with a white and black swimsuit. 350,000 units were then launched with white irises and arched eyebrows. One thing that makes it different from other Barbie dolls is that it has holes in the feet and has no marks on the back of the head. Although Barbie has been recreated many times, the original has the greatest value.
2. De Beers’ 40th Anniversary Barbie – $85,000
This one was made to celebrate Barbie’s 40th birthday in 1999. This birthday doll wears a flowing twilight costume like a gypsy dancer, sports white gold jewelry and has a belt with 160 diamonds from the popular jeweler “De Beers”. This is believed to be one of the most expensive Barbie dolls of all time and was sold for $ 85,000 at auction.
1. Stefano Canturi Barbie – $300,000
Stefano Canturi, the fine jewelry designer designed this piece that currently costs $ 300,000. This Barbie wears a set of luxury jewelry, including Stefano’s “cubism style” necklace, which was designed using three-carat white diamonds and one carat of a very rare emerald pink diamond. She also displays an iconic company diamond ring in her right hand. Whether it’s her beautiful black dress or her perfectly made eyebrows, this Barbie looks incredibly beautiful and would leave everyone wanting one. This Barbie was auctioned for $ 300,000 in New York and the proceeds went to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Each of these Barbie dolls is stunning, beautiful, and if you are a Barbie lover, it will be difficult to resist your temptation. If you can afford one, add it to your collection, otherwise, be happy to learn about these beauties.