Barbie is in great shape. Make-up is in fantastic condition.
Hair is long and uncut. Pink 2 piece swimsuit is in great shape.
Barbie also comes w/metallic silver cardboard collar attached to matching dress that somewhat resembles a tin can, dress has a die-cut hole at belly button area. This was the only way to get this outfit. One of the holes in front has a small tear where the elastic fits in, please look at all pictures. Outfit was fashioned after a design by Paco Rabanne, a Spanish fashion designer noted for creating controversial fashions using mediums such as paper, hammered metal, fluorescent leather, and plastic, to name just a few.
Includes rolled flyer for Inland Steel, the back of which features a photo image of a model wearing the same style dress and collar as that which comes w/this doll. Flyer has been rolled and has some scattered wear. Barbie comes in inner box. Box has one corner split.
Mailing box and label show obvious wear/aging w/scattered moisture/age spots. This is one of the rarest Barbies every produced. From all the research we have done there were less than 100 of these dolls produced. The item "1968 Inland Steel Barbie Loves the Improvers Exclusive NMIB EXTREMELY RARE #BJ2" is in sale since Monday, April 11, 2016.
This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Barbie Vintage (Pre-1973)\Vintage (Pre-1967)". The seller is "littlemarz" and is located in Myakka City, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.