40th Anniversary First Black Barbie

Name: 40th Anniversary First Black Barbie

Made by and When: Mattel, 2019 copyright, released in February 2020

Material: Vinyl

Marks: Unknown (doll is still boxed)

Height: 11-1/2 inches

Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Black upswept Afro puff/brown painted/full red lips

Clothes: Shimmery red flowing, trumpet-style gown with cut-away sleeves and side split, red high-heel shoes, bold gold necklace inspired by first Black Barbie’s gold lame dress embellishment, small gold hoop earrings, gold clutch

Other: This doll uses the Selma head sculpt. Included are a doll stand and certificate of authenticity.

Published by DeeBeeGee

Doll collector, historian, co-founder of the first e-zine devoted to collecting black dolls; author of black-doll reference books, doll blogs, and doll magazine articles.

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