A rare find, this vintage brunette Barbie comes in it’s original box. This is one of the first dolls to have a hollow body and was made with a particular vinyl that by collector’s is known as -greasy- because the vinyl can appear sticky or or beaded. Circa. 1961, Box date 1959. Also has original unopened Barbie Teen-age Fashion Model Newsletter with white framed blue lens sunglasses and an additional pair of black fashion heels. Comes with black wire stand, original Genuine wrist tag.
NAME: Barbie Ponytail No.5
ISSUE DATE: 1961
BOX DATE: 1959
HAIR COLOR: Brunette
HAIRSTYLE: Ponytail, hard curl with curly bangs.
FACE: Blue eyes, reddish brown eyebrows.
CLOTHING: black and white striped 1-piece strapless swimsuit, pearl stud earrings, optional white sunglasses with blue lenses, black mules, wrist tag.
EXTRAS: Black wire stand.
BOOKLET: B&K 1961
BODY: Small neck knob, tan with pained nails.
BODY MARKINGS: Barbie (registered trademark), Pats.Pend, copyright MCMLVIII, by Mattel
NOTE: Doll has greasy face, first hollow body doll.