Not mint but nice for display. Doll has been wiped down with a damp cloth but could use a little cleaning.Hair has no trimmed or empty plugs and could use a little restyling. Green at each earring hole which is severe due to the very humid climate in Japan. Body is marked Midge 1962/Barbie 1958 with tight arms and hips. Most finger and toe polish.
She will come dressed in a tagged vintage Fashion Editor outfit with all snaps, trims, and buttons. Bodice of the dress has no glitter or any trace of there having been any so this may be a Japanese variation. Camera has minor paint wear but no melt marks. Closed toe spike shoes marked Japan.
Also included is her VHTF pedestal base with nice gold lettering and no chips or cracks but minor scuffs on the top. The wire fits snugly into the hole. HTF original neck liner has some minor wear. Box has shelf wear with discoloration and one repaired corner on lid. Box bottom has Japanese tariff sticker and outfit stock number sticker is attached to the end flap of the lid.Box is marked for a ponytail and the color cannot be seen under the outfit sticker but this is exactly how it was received. There is no "best offer" option on this listing. Now for the fine print: DESCRIPTION Smoke free home but the previous environment may not have been smoke/pet free. Any odors detected will be addressed. Condition grades like "mint", "near mint", etc. Are very subjective so I don't use them.
The photos and description should help you reach your own grading conclusions. I cannot lower the item value or declare as a "gift".
Item must be received in the same condition as sent. Thank you for your interest and GOOD LUCK! The item "Barbie VINTAGE Japanese Exclusive DRESSED BOX BUBBLECUT Doll withFASHION EDITOR" is in sale since Tuesday, June 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Dolls & Doll Playsets".The seller is "*toyscout*" and is located in Pennsauken, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.