The were all NRFB when I purchased them and after
that much time in a box that was not meant for 3
decades of storage, they had some issues.
The gold lame' fabric the ladies swimsuits are made
has become "sticky" in spots, especially the silver on
on PJ. I'm hoping it doesn't disintegrate when removed.
While all of the rubber bands in the ladies hair are
deteriorating, Skipper's was by far the worse I have
ever seen, they literally melted into her hair.
will help. If not new rubber bands and ribbons will
A few dolls had very slight discoloration in areas but
the AA Barbie had this:
Almost looks like a spider bite but I don't think they
I may find more issues when their suits are removed
but I think these will be the worst.
This is the peril of buying NRFB when you plan on deboxing.
You pay a good price but when removed the dolls have issues
sometimes. But it is my choice to buy NRFB when I can, it's