How to Make Use of Old Barbies?

Answer So, one day you stumble across a box of old toys from your childhood, most of it including Barbie dolls. Sure, you can always donate them or give them to your little sister/cousin/niece, but here's... Read More »

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Are barbies dishwasher safe?

You mean to tell me her "Malibu Fun House" doesn't even have a shower? Tell her to jump in her pink Corvette and head over to Kens' place...he'll hook her up I'm sure..fear not, she'll be safe ..Ke... Read More »

How many Barbies were sold in 2007?

By July of 2007, Mattel's sales of the Barbie doll were up to $43.1 million. At a retail price of about $25 per doll, one could estimate that 1.7 million Barbie dolls were sold by mid-2007. The exa... 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 »

When was plastic invented for barbies?

Dolls have been part of our culture for over 4,000 years. In an effort to make an unbreakable doll, Beatrice Alexander and the DuPont Company created a plastic version of a Madame Alexander Doll ar... Read More »