Vintage Barbie 1963-1964 boasted new additions to the family and new friends that are still of interest to Collectors today. In 1963, Barbie's best friend Midge arrived. Fashion Queen Barbie, with three interchangeable wigs, was inspired by the popularity of wigs in fashion. In 1964, Midge got a cute boyfriend, Alan. Barbie also got a new little sister, Skipper. Miss Barbie was the first Barbie with bendable legs. Her eyes also opened and closed and like Fashion Queen, she had "interchangeable" hair. The glamorous Swirl Ponytail Barbie was also introduced in 1964. The success of Vintage Barbie 1963-1964 was undeniable.
Vintage Barbie 1963-1964 dolls and fashions were meticulously crafted to be true to the time frame they represent. If you have an eye or a particular interest in that time period, please take a closer look at the dolls and ensembles here.
1963 Vintage Dolls
Barbie and Midge shared a beautiful wardrobe with seventeen new outfits and twenty carried over from previous years. There were lots of new Fashion Packs as well. Here is a list of 1963 Ensembles with thumbnail pictures). Click on the link to see individual ensemble details.
Barbie Baby-Sits #953 (1963-1964)
1963 Fashion Pak Items
1964 Vintage Dolls
Barbie and Midge got many new glamorous outfits in 1964, the most notable were the wonderful Travel and Theater series of costumes. They were very elaborate and are highly collectible today. Also the 1600 series, representing some of the most elegant, popular and valuable ensembles debuted in 1964. Many of the ensembles in 1964 were issued for one year only, making them among some of the hardest pieces to find. Here is a list of 1964 Ensembles with thumbnail pictures). Click on the link to see individual ensemble details.
1600 Series Ensembles
Travel Series Ensembles
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