How much were barbie dolls sold for in 1959?

Answer According to Fast Company, when Barbie came out in 1959, she originally sold for $3. One of these originals was auctioned off at $27,450 in 2006. As of April 2010, a Barbie Fashionistas Artsy Doll ... Read More »

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How many Barbie dolls were there in 1959-1965?

Thirteen versions of Barbie were produced between 1959 and 1965. Ken was introduced as Barbie's boyfriend in 1961, and her best friend Midge was added to the Barbie line in 1963. In 1964, Mattel cr... Read More »

How many Barbie dolls have been sold?

By the Barbie doll's 50th anniversary in 2009, Mattel had sold more than 1 billion dolls, with sales of 100 million for 2008 alone, according to Forbes. Ruth Handler introduced the doll on March 9,... Read More »

How many Barbie dolls are sold each year?

Every second, three Barbie dolls are sold. With 31,536,000 seconds in a year, the total number of Barbies sold annually is 946,080,000, which translates to $3.6 billion in annual sales. In 1959, th... Read More »

How many Barbies have been sold since 1959?

Since the mom of "Barbie," Ruth Handler, created her (based on her daughter Barbara) in 1959, more than 1 billion have been sold. In fact, if all the Barbies sold were placed side by side, the Eart... Read More »