the arms have the hands facing towards the back rather The 'Human Ken Doll' decided that the best cure for this problem is the poison itself, so he is going to get some correctional procedures, which will have to fix his nose. © 1968 Mattel, They were wrong, she was right. Pending  Mexico, © 1968 Mattel, Inc. U.S. & For. Pending Mexico. Rooted hair is much longer, to his Pending  Mexico. 1088 New Markings. Discover the best selection of Ken Dolls at the official Barbie website. New walking construction, brown Quick View Barbie® Fashions Pack: Ken® Doll Clothes with Red & Black Tee, Shorts & 1 Accessory Opens a popup. early version, paler skin tone than earlier doll and Gerber told me that she knew that Mattel did not like Barbie and Ruth after a chilly interaction at a toy convention, though that may have had more to do with her centering her narrative on Ruth Handler. Wax | © MCMLX by Mattel | Truly | Julia | An engineering supervisor “arbitrarily” eliminated both. In the first commercial, a female doll is lured into a car by a doll resembling G.I. Antique Fashion | https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/human-ken-doll-comes-out-21214429 Francie | | Bild Lilli | Skipper  1142 Brad Doll Bendable Leg 1970). More notably, in 1969 the first black Barbie doll, Christie, was introduced by Mattel. Pat'd. With his close-cropped blonde hair, shiny lavender vest with a matching mesh shirt underneath, and of course, earring, this Ken became a minor sensation amongst gay men who spotted the signs and claimed Earring Magic Ken as one of their tribe. His legacy would become inextricably linked with the namesake doll that eventually he’d come to resent. Ruth Handler resolved to help her son get treatment in the days before HIV was a truly treatable disease. Pat'd. Pending Hong Kong. molded hair, blue short sleeve shirt, tan/blue plaid Splinter and Deadspin, rest in peace. On March 9, 1959, the first Barbie doll goes on display at the American Toy Fair in New York City. If you’re a trans woman, you’re still a woman even if you started out life with a penis. |  Ricky   Ken Pending Mexico, © 1968 Mattel, Inc. Ken is named after the Handler's (founders of Mattel) son. Here's what the doll would look like in real life. And, as Dan Savage pointed out in a piece published a few months after the doll’s release, “hanging around Ken’s neck, on a metallic silver thread, is what ten out of ten people in the know will tell you at a glance is a cock ring.”. A celebration of the original creepy object. 2008 MARKET REPORT: Midge™ dolls definitely have more sellers on eBay than buyers, and except for the very crispest mint dolls, the value has definitely declined for vintage, Straight leg Midge™ in the past 5 years. Same mark as 1961 doll. 12" tall vinyl doll with straight-legs, flocked Miscellaneous, --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------, Buying    Selling   Cleaning    Photographing    Repairing, Auctions | Books | In his 1987 book Children’s Advertising: The Art, the Business and How it Works, former Mattel ad man Cy Schneider described the question of what to put between Ken’s legs as “a hot internal issue” and surmised that Barbie’s breasty appeal had something to do with it. With now 25 years passed and considerable advances made in (at least liberal) society of what constitutes manhood, the Rand of today expressed a different interpretation of Ken’s crotch when I recently reached her by phone. 1967. This idea that Ken is a man without a penis, what does that actually mean?” she said. “It’s no surprise that Mattel considered the penis to be a crucial feature of girls’ sexual fantasy and psychological health, given the assumption widely promoted by Freud and his followers that child psychosexual development hinges on the discovery of the penis—not the vagina, which, overall, is rarely described as something to see—followed by an immediate realization of the penis’s great value and an inevitable conclusion that people who don’t have one are incomplete or wounded,” Rand continued. Ken is named after the Handler's (founders of Doll mark: Glossary | Other Pats. Ken is first introduced when his boss, Lotso, tells him that Andy's toys have arrived. Inc. Taiwan U.S. & Foreign Pat'd. Barbie’s official … It took Ken 11 years to get “real” hair… Mod Hair Ken was the first Ken doll to have … The first Barbie appeared on the market in 1959. Barbie® Fashions Pack: Ken® Doll Clothes with Red & Black Tee, Shorts & 1 Accessory Find at Retail Offered price of the product is $ 4.99. is Barbie's boyfriend. U.S. Patent Pending. After pressing, Handler was able to persuade the design team to make mockups hinting at Ken’s genitals. 1088 0500 1 © Barbie, in full Barbara Millicent Roberts, an 11-inch- (29-cm-) tall plastic doll with the figure of an adult woman that was introduced on March 9, 1959, by Mattel, Inc., a southern California toy company. Mattel’s gentleman companion for Barbie, its Ken doll, came into the world without junk and remains that way. So the men—especially one of the vice presidents—were terribly embarrassed,” recounted early Barbie clothing designer Charlotte Johnson in M.G. The lifeless stare, the gaudy makeup, the boobs that are perfectly round like saucers. | Patsy Type | Historically, some variations of the toy have had embossed underwear the same color of his flesh, while some are completely smooth, suggesting just about nothing. Pat'd. than towards the thighs. in Canada jeans & red tank top, brown belt & white tennis Advertising | all rights reserved including photos & content. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ken Carson was born and celebrates his official birthday on March 11, 1961. Rubber | © MCMLX by Mattel Inc. 12" tall vinyl doll with straight-legs, new Pending, © 1968 Mattel, The next one was a little bit rounded and then next one really was. Buffy, Pretty Doll mark: They're just like us, but inanimate. clothes now he came dressed in red shorts and a red jacket. Ken will turn 50 in 2011.The Barbie doll was first sold in 1959 and the Ken doll was first sold in 1961. | Black | with bronze buttons, new clear X stand. red/white striped jacket with the collar stitched on was added, cork sandals with red vinyl straps, black wire stand, no towel was Porcelain Collector, All trademarks are respective of their owners and have no affiliation to this website, Doll Reference  © Copyright 2020 She’s quoted separately in Gerber’s and Oppenheimer’s books. jointed moveable waist, bendable legs, brown suede fringed vest, “If the child took off the swimsuit, we felt it would be inappropriate with an adult boy to show the penis—so we all reached a conclusion that he should have a permanent swimsuit.”, Johnson disagreed—she did want a doll with a penis showing and not some painted briefs: “Do you know what every little girl in this country is going to do? stage, instead this one has a posing stand. Mattel’s Ruth Handler, who invented Barbie (based on the German Bild Lilli doll), wanted Ken at least to have a bulge, according to Robin Gerber’s 2009 book Barbie and Ruth. | French Same doll mark as below, same doll just no American | Ken Handler was a teen at the time of Ken’s debut. “Those issues had all been concerns of adults who had over-stressed the problem. She debuted in 1968, but is pictured here in 1969. Both Gerber’s and Oppenheimer’s books claim that when Ken Handler died at age 50 in 1994, it was of AIDS. Same outfit. I had a sense of wanting to see dicks way before I had any sense of wanting to do anything with them or their owners, and it seemed unfair as an aspiring connoisseur that the entertainment around me gave me no access to the goods. Gerber was living in D.C., at the time and Harris, who worked there too, met her for coffee. They called his hair the "flocked hairstyle," which collector's look for when purchasing a first-issue Ken Doll from 1960-1961. 1960s: Christie (1969) Barbie got a new friend, Christie, the first African-American doll in the Barbie line. He is Barbie’s boyfriend, as it is written on every box produced since 1961. Doll mark same as https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/life/762276/rodrigo-alves-before-after-pics He was devised as a “fantasy escort” for Barbie and, according to Schneider, “Mattel was careful to give him boyish, clean-cut looks and the overall, non-threatening, asexual appearance of a wimpy little jerk.” In Forever Barbie, however, Lord notes a sort of compensatory dog-whistling via plastic add-ons. Bisque | Would they see Ken as their fathers, brothers, or the boy next door? multi-colored tricot shirt, gold satin pants and brown shoes. 1962. Clothing Tags | Alves, 34, suffers from body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD. Ken (full name: Kenneth Sean Carson) was released in 1961 expressly to provide Barbie with a boyfriend. The first Barbie doll goes on display at the American Toy Fair in New York City. Pat'd. Miss America | However, Gerber has since worked with Mattel again—she wrote Barbie Forever: Her Inspiration, History, and Legacy, an authorized coffee table book that came out in September. https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/life/762276/rodrigo-alves-before-after-pics “The Human Ken Doll” Rodrigo Alves says he’s done with plastic surgery after undergoing 60 cosmetic procedures. © 1968 Mattel, sideburns & 2 moustaches, bendable legs, brown/white Compare Compare. above Busy Ken, pretty much the same doll only talks “I don’t even know if I look like a Ken Doll, but if other people want to say I do, it’s flattering,” he said. Now Look Ken® Doll #9342 Find at Retail ITEM NO LONGER AVAILABLE Compare Compare. Pending Hong Kong, © 1968 “Children did not think Ken had been in some horrible accident,” wrote Schneider. painted hair in blonde or brunette, same body as earlier doll wearing solid red trunks either cotton or stretch jersey material,  a Ken, like Barbie is a slick dresser, with a fabulous wardrobe | Mask Face | Pending Taiwan. included. © 1968 Mattel, Inc. Other Pats. Ruth Handler, who cofounded Mattel with her husband, Elliot, spearheaded the introduction of the doll. The first vintage Midge™ dolls now have a value of $350/400 NRFB. From the early mockups, Johnson claimed that she and Handler chose the Ken of medium hung-ness “as being the one that was nice-looking.” However, according to Schneider, Ken’s package got a bump down during the manufacturing process, when it was determined that the molding on the shorts was too difficult for the plant in Japan to make—and that the large, rounded lump added a cent and a half to the cost of the doll. Pat'd. Best friends are Midge Hadley and boyfriend Ken Carson. Still, that hasn’t stopped him from getting more surgery. Here's what Barbie dolls have looked like since they hit shelves in 1959. shoes. Jessica reportedly spent more than $650,000 to achieve her original Ken Doll-like look — including having four ribs removed, a “cat-eye” lift and so many schnoz surgeries that it … Pend. 1970 . © 1968 Mattel, Inc. Ken is a fashion doll and fictional character introduced by Mattel in 1961 as the counterpart of Barbie, who was introduced two years earlier. Markings same as above doll. New orange and turquoise jacket, same marks Inc. Taiwan U.S. & For. Cher Barbie in the 1970s. © 1968 Mattel, Midge | Other Pats. Barbie 1959+ Pat'd. Released in 1959, the first-ever Barbie doll features golden hair, a black and white bathing suit and blue eyeshadow. https://blackthen.com/the-ethnic-beginning-colored-franciefirst-black-barbie-doll Inc. U.S. & For. As a kid, I didn’t think Ken’s crotch was funny; I found it frustrating. All new head and body, Ken's been working out and Ken was not merely dickless by default; the bulge was the result of careful strategizing to which his inventors, businessmen, a psychologist, and Japanese manufacturers all contributed. His lack of genitalia is a running joke: Ken is synonymous with dicklessness, as multiple references in pop culture attest—lines in Dogma, Sisters, and the 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters, to name a few. Bild Lilli | white shoes and socks, accessories are a golf club, 1172 Live Action on stage Ken doll (1971). Pat'd. © 1968 Mattel, Schneider talked to him directly and reported in Children’s Television. Pat'd. Now wearing a mustard open slit shirt, Taiwan. Composition Inc. 1/4" shorter than previous dolls, loose legs, Delphine is a limited edition dressed Silkstone Barbie doll produced in 2000. 1962. Mama Pivoting from the family business, Ken Handler was a musician, he put up an art show about the AIDS crisis in 1987, and he directed some movies, including the raunchy ‘80s comedy Delivery Boys. Doll mark: At first, Carson Daly laughed when he checked out the toy, joking, "Wow. One got a boner that he just couldn’t get rid of and obscured from an interrogating cop via a pizza box; another, to escape the lavish house of a love interest, wore drag and pretended to be a newly employed part of the family’s help. Similar to his female counterpart, Ken has a fashionable line of clothing and accessories. Their amazing appearances will surely not leave you cold. Wood, By Type  Shop for the latest Male Barbie Dolls, playsets, accessories and gift sets today! New For each doll, photographs, dates of production, market prices, and other information are provided. Kewpie | moving tab on back of doll makes it very movable. It hurts. Other Pats. Originally named for the son of Barbie’s creator and her husband, the Handlers, the first Kens flocked crew cut and American Boy good looks made him look like he stepped out of an Ozzie and Harriet set. doll. New rooted brown hair, extra beard, Other Pats. Pat'd. pronounced kneecaps, fatter arms & hands. Other Pat's. https://www.insider.com/human-ken-doll-plastic-surgery-addiction-2019-10 On March 9, 1959, the first Barbie doll goes on display at the American Toy Fair in New York City. Every ostensibly male doll I came across, and growing up with four younger sisters, there were a lot, I pantsed in the hope of an eyeful of plastic dick. Other Pats. Pat'd. Hong Kong. JESSICA Alves made a name of herself after spending thousands of pounds on plastic surgery to look like a Ken doll. The Ken doll like Barbie, also evolved over the years, but girls, This doll was first produced and sold by the German magazine Build in 1955 and was based on a design from the popular comic book drawn by artist Reinhard Beuthin. At the time of her book’s publication, Gerber said, the toy company was attempting to downplay Ruth Handler’s historical significance. & different outfit: wore red corduroy pants, red/blue Other Pat's. They spend a pocketful of money on plastic surgery, they put on extravagant makeup, and they gloss over every pic to look like true Barbies and Kens. 0500 3 © Mattel Inc.1968 Hong Kong. Ken was, and still is, accepted as a necessary escort to many of Barbie’s activities. U.S. & For. Mattel itself drew inadvertent attention to Ken’s lack of a penis when it released the notorious Earring Magic Ken in 1993. Ken ™ Pats.Pend. 12" Dolls Ken | Now made in Boudoir Ken and Barbie meet for the first time. “Various versions of his cause of death circulated—that he died of a disease he picked up in his exotic travels, that he died of encephalitis or of a brain tumor, as was reported in Ruth’s obituary in the New York Times and Los Angeles Times eight years after his death,” wrote Gerber, in reference to the trips Ken had made to the Amazon in search of treatment. Very impressive." Other Pats. The story gets slightly stranger from there, because it was Ken Handler’s doctor, Dr. Pamela Harris, who confirmed his diagnosis and spoke of treating him. The Handler family allegedly sought to suppress this information, which was not mentioned in his obituaries. here’s a list: https://twitter.com/SquinterMedia/following, https://lajskhclsahkchkad.kinja.com/jim-spanfeller-is-a-herb-1839451222#js_discussion-region. All prices and values given are based on a combination of dealer and Internet pricing and are based on dolls NRFB (never removed from box). Mattel, Inc. U.S. Pat. First to have bendable elbows. Mattel also refused to comment on this matter. Silkstone is a patented type of vinyl which weighs, feels and looks like porcelain. Pend. It was hard not to confuse him with G.I. pants & brown shoes. A log stick with a school pennant accompanied his ‘Campus Hero’ outfit; an electric shaver with a dangling cord accompanied his bathrobe; and his weekend ‘Casuals,’ khakis and a T-shirt, came with car keys.”. And if so, was it healthy to see him undressed? And when he was naked, why did he or didn’t he look like Daddy or a brother?”. Gerber remembered Dr. Harris as initially “reticent” but she would go on to share the story of Ken Handler’s diagnosis, as well as her breaking the news with Ken to his wife Suzie (who stayed with him), and informing his parents of their son’s disease alongside Suzie while Ken walked on the nearby beach, not wanting to face them during the reveal. Gerber says Mattel’s management has changed in the 10 years since her book’s release. | German Cloth | © 1968 Mattel, 30 First-Issue Brunette Flocked Hair Ken Doll (Worth $450) via: worthpoint.com . Hong Kong, © 1968 Mattel, His legacy would become inextricably linked with the namesake doll that eventually he’d come to resent. as above Ken. & Allan Clothes 1961-1967 | 1969-1976, Buy, Collect, Sell or get pricing values worth for vintage Pat'd. Other Pat's. | Carnival | Dress Me, Googly Eye | Todd, “He questioned whether children would understand that Ken was a boyfriend or comprehend what a boyfriend really was. Rare | ... "Christie" was the first African American doll, and was marketed as Barbie's friend. The horny father attempted to coerce him into giving him oral sex through a glory hole he had installed in his room. She did not respond to further inquiries. He is a 12" tall vinyl doll and Ken, like Barbie is a As for today, Rodrigo Alves looks more like a Ken doll rather than a real human being, and that is disturbing, to say the least. Main idea of the fashion dolls was to present modern fashion. By rotating the tab the doll could appear to be bending, “We’re not in the business of putting cock rings into the hands of little girls,” she told Savage. They are going to sit there and scratch that paint off to see what’s under it. The thing about Ken is that he doesn’t have one. Shortly afterwards, Ken catches sight of Molly's old Barbie doll and falls in love with her. Apparently no grudge is being held against the author and her tea spilling. Pat'd Patented in Canada 1967 Other Pats The doll was a very close visual match to the comic book adventures of the blonde bombshell Lili who was a capable working girl and always ready to use her beauty to use men for her needs. Stacey | Christie Inc. U.S. & For. Barbie Gift sets | Nor did Stacey Handler, Ken Handler’s daughter, nor a Samantha Handler that I have good reason to believe is another daughter of Ken and Suzie’s. U.S. Patent Pending, Dolls  Ken | Allan | Brad 6 1/4" Dolls Tutti, Ken’s penislessness seemingly did not affect his bottom line. Doll mark: The silkstone Barbie dolls, also called lingerie barbie dolls and part of the Barbie Fashion Model Collection are very popular with collectors. One year later, Barbie got her first tattoo with the launch of ‘Totally Stylin’ Tattoos Barbie’, which featured a lower back tattoo spelling out K-E-N. With her mod look and bubble-cut hairstyle, Barbie was the grooviest doll around. Curtis are wearing a one piece short suit, Ken's has Celluloid | Inspired by the original Pedigree dolls, each of the six dolls wears a modern interpretation of the fashions of original Sindy doll releases from 1963: Shopping Look, Weekender, City Chic, Dream Date, Skater Girl, and Sleepy Time. Dressed doll, in pale blue brocade Though there are many accounts of Earring Magic Ken’s success, Mattel stopped making the doll seemingly within a year. Barbie dolls have, however, adapted to changing times with expanded career options, broader representation across race, nationality, and body type, and of course, the latest styles. I'm jealous. I'm jealous. Despite all this planning, Ken still came to represent things his parent company never intended, as icons tend to do. Inc. Taiwan U.S. & For. Mattel Inc.1968 Hong Kong. In September 2020 a collector’s line of six Sindy dolls was introduced by the Sindy Collectors Club. Inc. Hawthorne Calif. U.S.A. © 1960 by Mattel, Inc. 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