The Handlers did a little shopping when they took their kids to Europe in 1956. And in the window of a Men’s Shop posed an image of a sex toy that you see. The doll was a gag gift and a Men’s sexy novelty toy that stared in a racy comic strip in the Germany newspaper Bild Zeitung. The doll... the Bild-Lilli doll. Ruth went in and bought 2. One for her daughter and one for the team back home in America. And from her prototype Barbie was born...
Butter Cookie Strawberry Shortcake Doll with Jelly Bear Pet
This is a Barbie Doll from the 1960s. Barbies actually first appeared as a comic strip character and then was made into a doll who wore all the latest fashions. The body dimensions of Barbie exuded a sex appeal. She had many different jobs including a flight attendant, barmaid and nurse.
Ponytail Barbies In "Campus Belle"
2009 Barbie Convention gift modeled by a #1 Barbie from the collection of Leslie Bote.
Cool Collecting Barbie Doll - Limited Edition Barbie Collectibles - 1st in Series (1999) Limited Edition First in Series Cool Collecting Barbie Doll, Barbie Collectibles,http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002ED0RT0/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_nUrYsb1WCVC3CM00