As of 2014, the 1997 Happy Holidays Barbie commonly sells for $20 to $30 in its original box. Loose figures are not as desirable among collectors and carry minimal value, even when in mint condition.
Currently, there are no price guides in book format available specifically for Happy Holidays Barbies. However, owners can search a number of online sites which offer updated estimates of current values based on recent auction and doll store prices. Sites include BarbieValues.com and IGuide.com
Barbie dolls have been a fascination with young collectors for many decades. When Holiday Barbies were introduced in 1988, it gave children and collectors something new to anticipate each year. The Holiday Barbie dolls have grown in value through the years, with some years being more valuable than o
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