This is a Beautiful, Mod-era FRANCIE WITH GROWIN PRETTY HAIR Barbie doll #1129 in MINT and perfect, like new condition with all of the original factory box, packaging and accessories. As you may be aware, many of these ladies have changed color dramatically in the face, arms or legs, due to the age and type of the plastic used.
This one is very well preserved in this regard and has managed to avoid this nasty evolution making it a very rare Barbie. She looks beautiful and is all original. Box has only light shelf wear and creasing, but truly remarkable for its 50 year age. Hair: Blonde hair with bangs.Bun on top of head is a retractable ponytail. Still covered by original cellophane wrapper.
Face: Brown eyes with rooted eyelashes, light brown eye brows, deep pink lips and blush all perfect. Clothing: Sleeveless pink mini dress with metallic top and satin skirt with silver dotted pink tulle over-skirt and attached panties. Silver metallic waistband with bow. Squishy Pink heels (still sealed in factory bag).
Tops of sleeve/straps are changing color due to age but dress is perfect. Stand: Clear X-Stand in new condition. Manual: Instruction Special Hair Style book booklet and Barbie & Friends mini-catalog (still sealed in factory bag). She would be a welcome addition to any vintage, mod-era Barbie collection! In 1970 Mattel introduced two more Francie dolls; #1129 Growin' Pretty Hair Francie and #1122 Hair Happenin's Francie.
In 1971 #1068 Sun Set Malibu Francie was released. These pretty dolls had brown eyes and blonde hair.
They all were packaged wearing a dress or swim-suit, clear X stand, and booklet. Some included other items as well. The item "Vintage 1970 Barbie FRANCIE WITH GROWIN PRETTY HAIR NEW OLD STOCK NRFB" is in sale since Wednesday, January 15, 2020.This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Barbie Vintage (Pre-1973)\Friends & Family\Francie, Casey & Twiggy". The seller is "getbackretro" and is located in Qualicum Beach, British Columbia. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.