Filipina Ethnic Barbie (“1st Edition COA No. 1083/1500” Fantasy Ethnic Barbie Collection “Limited Edition” Series) “Rare-Vintage” (1994)
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*”Fantasy Ethnic Barbie Collection”!* Filipina Ethnic Barbie-“1st Edition-LTD. ED.” COA No. #1083/#1500..
*FIRST EDITION CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY No. 1083 of 1500 pcs*
**SERIES TITLE: Fantasy Ethnic Collection (“Limited Edition”) 1994
**This doll has never been removed from it’s box (NRFB)***
*This is a rare Filipina Ethnic Barbie.
*Dolls (and fashions) representing people from the Philippine Islands
in their native clothing…(“various ethnic groups”).
*The Ethnic Barbie collection is an extravagant and fashionable fantasy
that depicts the tribal costumes of the northern and southern inhabitants of the Islands of the Philippines.
*The manufacturer has gone through years of extensive research and discriminating material sourcing for the authentic, intricately hand-woven and beaded fabric which makes this collection so rare and valuable, and brings to life this ancestral Filipina characterized by the Ethnic Barbie.
*Barbie is wearing a very colorful and ornate beaded head piece that goes around her face.
*Her black top has colorful beads. Her skirt is made of a heavy hand woven cotton material.
*She has a beautiful, colorful beaded belt, a real straw wicker basket.
(Mattel Philippines (Richwell Phils, Inc.) — A Fantasy of Ethnic Collection,
This 1994 Ethnic Filipina Barbie (Very Rare/Vintage) 1st Edition – “Limited Edition” Release- COA No. 1083 of 1500 pcs.
*Since 1982, Richwell Trading Ltd has had the exclusive Philippine distribution rights of Mattel toys.
*From 1991 to 2003, this company produced Barbie dolls that were distributed exclusively in the Philippines.
*Most of the dolls were “Filipina”, with a darker complexion and specially-rooted black/brown hair, and wore Philippine ethnic or traditional-inspired fashions.
*These were usually of limited edition (from 500 to 22,000).
Richwell also produced Caucasian Barbie dolls for exclusive distribution in the Philippines and Asia.
Location@Garage (Metal Cabinet)(1)03/25/2012