Wow! What an exciting 30 days for Vintage Barbie collecting! The last month’s highest sellers are filled with rare Japanese market exclusives AND the entire Braniff collection NRFB! Here are the highest priced clothing item sold in the last month in the vintage Barbie category on eBay.
The top selling Vintage Barbie Clothing was this NRFB European Exclusive Pink Parfait #1680 (also known as Atelierfest). It sold for $4,000. Here is what the seller said about the ensemble: ” The outfit includes a light pink halter body blouse that ties around the neck with a faux diamond, matching gloves, purse with faux diamond closure, and snake bracelet. The skirt is shimmering black and utilizes the “Solo in the Spotlight” material with matching black closed toe heels.”
|This NRFB Braniff Stewardess Boarding Outfit ensemble sold for $1,525 after receiving 13 bids. All four of the Braniff Barbie ensembles were sold by the same seller. (There was also a pilot outfit for Ken.) In addition to the lucky buyers, how wonderful that we just get to see and document them! |
Braniff was an airline based in Texas. They had colorful airplanes and their stewardesses wore outfits designed by Emilio Pucci. Montgomery Ward sold these replicas in 1967. They were not made by Mattel, they were made in Hong Kong. The clothes are tagged & the shoes are marked Hong Kong.
|This Braniff ensemble is called “Raspberry suit” by collectors. It received 17 bids and sold for $1,525.|
|The next highest priced item was this Japanese market version of “After Five”, sold by a seller in Hong Kong. It was listed for $1850 and sold for a “best offer” of $1200.|
|Next, the “Pucino Serving Dress” Braniff ensemble sold for $907 after receiving 13 bids.|
|This Japanese market exclusive Barbie Blue Ski Suit sold for a “Buy It Now” of $899.|
|This Sears Exclusive Mink Stole from 1964 received 18 bids and sold for $810. This is genuine mink that was Barbie’s most expensive clothing item at the time. It came with an original price tag of $9.99!|
|Another Japanese Market exclusive, this one a yellow floral version of Sheath Sensation, sold for a “Buy It Now” of $795.|
|The final Braniff ensemble, the Blue “Hostess Pajamas” received 13 bids and sold for $687.|
|This was not the next highest selling item, but I did want to include it so it would b documented on the site. It is yet another Japanese market exclusive. This is the Japanese version of Barbie’s “Lunch Date” dress. This one was listed for $769.99 and sold for a “Best Offer” of $550.|
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