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Happy birthday, dear Barbie

March 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

She has long blonde hair, slim waist, narrow hips and not a sign of a wrinkle, even at  50. Parties will be taking place across the world today to mark Barbie’s 50th birthday  the occasion, and the world’s first store dedicated to the doll has been opened in Shanghai. Her dolls are now collectors’ items, […]

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Tags: Barbie · Toys

Barbie for sale: the story behind the ‘biggest collection in the world’

September 3rd, 2006 · 1 Comment

Like most of the bargains I buy on impulse, I knew it would come in useful eventually. We were browsing in a shop selling remaindered books and on the basis that one day I felt sure I would need to write about collecting Barbie dolls, the big, glossy pink encyclopaedic guide to the subject at […]

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Tags: Barbie · Juvenalia · Toys