Box shows light shelfwear; the doll has never been removed. The box top is in English; the back is in French, as is the Certificate of Authenticity. This doll still has the protective netting over her face and the wrapping of her hand. This brunette/raven haired, blue-eyed doll has no more than 499 dolls produced world-wide. The striking and graphic black and white bathing suit, which took a first bow in 1959, inspires a celebratory 50th anniversary re-imagining by Robert Best.
The Number 1 Bathing Suit Barbie Doll is a remake of the fashion featured on the original 1959 with the addition of the sparkle of sequins and a classic topper coat. These stunning new details add just the right amount of couture twist for today.
Contents include an doll, bathing suit, earrings, bracelet with charm, sunglasses, mules, booklet, doll stand and Certificate of Authenticity. This doll and souvenirs were produced exclusively for the 2009 Paris Barbie 50th Anniversary Fashion Doll Festival.
Also included from the convention is a souvenir Gene Marshall Collection Ornament, 1943 + a Souvenir Programme + a Lady's size M Barbie 50 v-neck T-shirt and a convention pen. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Dolls & Doll Playsets". The seller is "fleamarketbooks" and is located in this country: US.