Holiday Barbie dolls are valued from $35 to as high as $750. Older Holiday Barbie dolls are worth more than newer releases. All prices are for Holiday Barbie dolls that are considered "Never Removed From Box," or NRFB in collectors' terms.Know More
Holiday Barbie dolls were first released in 1988. That Holiday Barbie, featuring a red dress, is valued at an estimated $550 to $750. The 1989 to 1991 versions are valued at around $200, while those from 1992 and 1993 range from $100 to $200. Holiday Barbie dolls from 1994 and 1995 have an estimated value of $45 to $70 each.
The Holiday Barbie dolls from 1996 to the modern era are valued at slightly more than their average retail price, but are still highly sought after collectors' items. Each year's Holiday Barbie ranges from an estimated value of $35 to $75. Two exceptions to the price range are the 2004 and 2005 Holiday Barbie dolls. 2004's release was offered in a green or burgundy dress. The Barbie in green is valued at $75, while the much more rare burgundy clad Barbie can be worth as much as $225. 2005 also saw the release of two different color gowns: purple and forest green. The Barbie wearing purple is worth about $70, and the one in forest green is valued at $220.Learn more about Dolls
The website iGuide has extensive price guides for Barbie dolls. The database is searchable, includes market value and is regularly updated to include new Barbie dolls.Full Answer >
Barbie dolls are made of polyvinyl chloride, synthetic fiber, elastomer, PBT and water-based paint. The materials used to make a Barbie has changed since the first Barbie was created in 1959. As of 2014, the soft vinyl, elastomer, and PBT provide more flexibility and realistic movement to the modern day Barbie. In the past, Mattel used porcelain to create the expensive, collector’s edition Barbie dolls.Full Answer >
Barbie does not have an exact age, but she is known as the "Teen-Age Fashion Model," according to Mattel. As of 2014, Barbie is officially 55 years old; she has been on the market since 1959.Full Answer >
Since the first Barbie doll was introduced in 1959, different types of Barbies include the Mod Barbie, produced from 1967 to 1973; the Malibu Barbie, from 1971 to 1977; the Supersize Barbie from 1978; the Black Barbie from 1980; the Holiday Barbie from 1988 on; and the pink, silver, gold, platinum and black label Barbies from 2001 on. Barbie types also include over 150 different careers.Full Answer >