A lovely vintage African American Mattel Francie Doll dating from c. She is in a good played-with condition with some play-wear including some damage to her shoulder and her hair looks to have been cut into an off-the-shoulder bob. Francie has a beautiful face and very good original face paint with gorgeous lips, pupils and brows.
Her hair is a vibrant red colour that seems quite brittle. I believe this makes her the first-issue. The fringe looks original length but the rest appears cut to a neat shorter length. She has rooted eyelashes that look a little straighter on one eye, but pretty good. She has no neck splits or earring holes.
Her head vinyl is a very good colour and matches her body well. Her body appears to be good, no nibbles to her hands and feet, but one shoulder has a gauge that has been smoothed out a bit. Her legs have some little marks and a tiny hole next to one knee, but very good for this doll, no horrible splits. Her arms and waist arent swingy. Her head is stamped 361 just below her hair line and her bottom c.
US Patented US Pat Pend made in Japan. Francie displays beautifully and is a rare beauty. She is in desperate need of a fabulous outfit. Please check out my similarly rare and lovely brunette no-bangs Francie from c.The item "Vintage & Rare Mattel 1960s Barbie / Black Francie Doll African American" is in sale since Wednesday, August 29, 2018. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Fashion, Character, Play Dolls\Barbie Dolls & Acc.
The seller is "jonny_applepip" and is located in London, London. This item can be shipped worldwide.