Vintage Barbie Doll Miss Barbie

Vintage Barbie Doll Miss Barbie was the first to have bendable legs and the only "sleep" eye Barbie made.  Fully poseable, Miss Barbie could pose like she was running, modeling and could actually cross her legs when she sat down.  Her eyes opened when standing and closed when lying down.  She came with three different colored and styled wigs.  In order to make the wig experience easier, her "real" hair was molded and painted.  Her head was a very hard plastic and is known to develop "melt" marks if the wigs were left on for an extended period of time.  In addition, Miss Barbie could wear all of Barbie's clothes.

Miss Barbie Doll Details 

Vintage Barbie Doll Miss Barbie

Model #: 1060
Issue Date: 1964
Box Date: 1963
Hair Colors: Molded Painted Brown Hair with Orange Headband and three wigs:
Blonde Pageboy
Red Bubble
Brunette Flip
Face: Blue "sleep" eyes, Light brown eyebrows, coral lips
Clothing: One-piece pink swimsuit with gold dots (paint or glitter)
Pink Yarn Cap with Gold Glitter
Pink Open Toe Heels
White Plastic Wig Stand
Stand: Gold Wire Stand
Extras included: Lawn Swing, 3-piece palm planter, Barbie Home Magazine, Clock Radio, Purple Princess Phone, Tray, 2 Glasses
Body Markings: ©1958
Mattel, Inc.
U.S. Patented
U.S. Pat.Pend

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Vintage Barbie Doll Miss Barbie Collectibles

1963 Miss Barbie Doll Carrying Case.
The graphics on this case show Miss Barbie dressed in her original swim suit and swim cap.  The three cameo pictures show the three different wigs that were her claim to fame.  The Miss Barbie sleep eyes were also featured to further authenticate the Miss Barbie look.  These doll cases were issued in black, red and white vinyl and are considered a rare find in today's market.

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Miss Barbie Lawn Swing & Planter.
This 1964 set by Mattel featured Miss Barbie and the Barbie Go Together Lawn Swing.  In addition to the Miss Barbie doll with bendable legs, this set included a snap together swing that actually swings.  The swing seat and canopy are of a colorful striped cotton and the canopy is trimmed in white fringe.  Also included was a planter, and three wigs.

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It is sad to note that Miss Barbie was only made for one year.  Even with all the firsts that came with this doll, Miss Barbie was just not as popular as the other dolls.

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