Tuesday, November 25, 2008

How much is my Barbie dolls worth?

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You can determine your Barbie dolls value by follow this guide
  • Check the condition of your Barbie doll, note any damaged or defect because it’s will decrease their value.
  • Find out their history, and related items or accessories like dollhouses, clothes, hBarbie dollsandbag, glasses etc.
  • Mint in Box (MIB) or never removed from box (NRFB) sometimes has higher value, if your doll does not have the box their value can be deduct 50% at minimum.
  • Get reference from many site such as book collection guide, local stores, internet
  • You can also research doll values at doll shows, live auctions, and at web sites selling dolls
For the Barbie Dolls Kimora Lee SimonBarbie doll condition you also can use C grading system as follow C-1 for very poor Barbie dolls and C-10 for Barbie doll factory fresh, NRFB or MIB with all tags, accessories and original clothing, never played with and without flaws. Most doll collectors are looking for dolls in the C-8 to C-10 range. C-8 is for Barbie doll not mint, but very close--maybe handled a few times, dressed and undressed, but with original hairstyle, all-original fresh face-paint and original clothing, and no flaws!. Deduct value accordingly if your doll is C-7 (your Barbie doll still all-original, but has definitely been played with; not fresh and crisp) or below. This the few guide that you can use for determine the value of your Barbie dolls but sometimes your Barbie dolls collection can be had intangible value because of some reason. Even your Barbie doll don’t have market value, the sentimental worth could make it more valuable to you.

4 comments:

Taur said...

Would you believe I've never had a barbie doll? lol. Guess I was already too old to play when it became popular.

Anyways thanks for your comment to my blog - A New Beginning, A Filipino Mom's Journal

I've also posted my reply there. Take care!

Liberal I am. Bona fide I be. said...

Thanks for the comment! What a great site you have here! I like that Kimora Lee barbie up there. Collectible barbies are a win.

gabreala said...

My daughter and niece would have a perfect give in Barbie dolls this xmas, that's settled for now :)

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