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Marie Royer
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I'm an Oregon girl with a vintage Barbie reference website. www.myvintagebarbies.com. I'm also a photographer, and have a blog and a website for that as well.
I'm an Oregon girl with a vintage Barbie reference website. www.myvintagebarbies.com. I'm also a photographer, and have a blog and a website for that as well.

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Peninsular Bighorn Sheep at Anza-Borrego
On a very hot
fall day in October 2016 my husband and I stopped at Anza-Borrego State Park,
about 2 hours from Palm Desert.  It was our first visit, so we weren’t
going to let the temperature stop us from trekking into the desert. We began our 4
mile round ...

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Barbie of the Month: Reissue Skipper
Reissue Skipper     In 1969 Mattel
added a last minute update flyer to their spring catalog. One of the six items featured
was Barbie’s little sister, the #950 straight-leg Skipper doll.   She was packaged wearing the same swim-suit
as she wore back in 1964...

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Merry Christmas!


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Barbie of the Month: Happy Holidays Barbie
We are
well into the holiday season, and with Christmas just around the corner I hope
you all are enjoying this beautiful season. What a
perfect month to take a look back at why so many people started collecting
Barbie.   Did you
know that the very first of...

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Barbie of the Month: Talking Stacey
In 1968
Mattel released the stunning   #1125
Talking Stacey doll, who was Barbie’s friend from England.    She was available from 1968-1970.     Talking
Stacey wore a long side pony-tail in a choice of hair colors;   blonde or red (copper penny as red is of...

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Barbie of the Month: Funtime Barbie and the Gang
  Funtime Barbie,
Ken, and Skipper are the three Funtime dolls that were sold in Europe and
Canada in 1975 (boxes marked 1974).   #7192 Funtime Barbie The
beautiful #7192 Funtime Barbie is made from the true Barbie head mold.   She has long blonde hair, ben...

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Barbie of the Month: Walk Lively Steffie
The
beautiful #1183 Walk Lively Steffie with her pretty brown eyes and dark
brunette hair was Mattel’s big surprise for 1972.         Walk Lively Steffie     Steffie
was packaged wearing a one-piece sleeveless jumpsuit with a soft pink chiffon scarf
that sh...

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Dressed Box Japanese Market Dolls
I recently acquired a fun little
Barbie item, a Dressed Bubblecut Barbie exclusively from the Japanese Market.         1965 Dressed Bubblecut wearing Fashion Editor from Japanese Market       These dolls are very difficult to
identify, unless they are still...

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Barbie of the Month: Busy Barbie
Busy Barbie and Talking Busy Barbie   I n 1972 two quite different versions of the
pretty Busy Barbie was introduced; #3311 Busy Barbie and #1195 Talking Busy
Barbie. These dolls were unique because they had "busy" hands that
could grasp various items.  The...

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Brother and Sister Cuties
I had a little fun with these two cuties the other day!          
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