This was an interesting eBay item from a few months ago. This lovely lady sold in April for $1813.50.
What was really interesting to me was her swimsuit – I have never seen one with a red bottom and a white background. Every one I have seen had a blue bottom with a pink background.
Someone asked the seller about it and the seller replied: “I have had three of them. As stated in the listing, I have only seen it once on a NRFB doll: an american girl sidepart. It looks completely original, but since I am not the original owner, neither did I debox the doll, I can not be sure. I’m always in the hunt for rare pieces and save them for beautiful dolls that really deserve them. However, I will never be able to know their history for sure. Another collector told me last night that these swimsuits were available in Japan and Europe.” [Read more…]