"My Allans" (Photo Gallery) (continued)
Kens and Allans with their Boxed Gift Sets:
[Above: (left) He did it! Reproduction
Flocked hair Ken™ gives Allan™ a high-five for the
field goal, as the cheerleading squad of Barbie™
and Midge™ celebrate with him...
(right) brunette 1962 Painted hair Ken™ who is
battered and bruised with the broken nose from
last week walks by to see what the excitement is
about! This gift set is from 2008.]
[Above: After the big game, there's nothing more
satisfying than going to the local campus malt shop to get
an ice cream soda!
Midge™ prefers strawberry while Allan™ likes
chocolate! This gift set is also from 2008.]
[Above: Ken™ had his 45th Anniversary in 2006 and
his 50th in 2011.
Mattel celebrated both occasions by making a special
brunette Flocked Hair Reproduction of the first Ken™.
The 45th Anniversary edition came in a replica Original Ken™
while the 50th came in a larger window package with the
"Victory Dance" outfit and three collector cards (one
[Above: Comparing a 1962 Painted Hair Ken™ to the
50th Anniversary Flocked Hair Ken™.
To the right of him, Original 1964 Allan™ makes his presence
known as one of my NRFB dolls! He also hopes he's
commemorated in a gift set like this some day...]
[Above left: Allan™ and Flocked
Hair Ken™ model the essentials of the
"Victory Dance" outfit included with the
50th Anniversary set.
Above right: Barbie gets her own
35th Anniversary Gift Set, this one
pictured a special one formerly owned by
a Mattel employee.
It contains a special Mattel sticker on
the box front as well as a separate
Certificate of Authenticity saying it
was part of a Mattel event!]
Two of the cards that came with the 50th
Anniversary Flocked Hair Ken™.
That art of Ken™ and Allan™ standing together on
the card is the same art used on the back of
some of their Original outfit boxes.
To the right we have best man Allan™ in
attendance at the wedding of the year - a
special 2009 Barbie™ and Ken™ Wedding Day Gift
[Above: A flower girl (Skipper™) and ring
bearer (Ricky™) join the wedding party wearing
their Sunday best!]
[Above: (left) Allan™ waits breathlessly
for Midge™ to accompany him to the "Senior
(right) Allan™ can't wait to go to the beach
today with Midge™. Gift set is from 1997
and was a Toys R Us exclusive.]
[Above: Aren't they all just
dreamy?! Here we have Barbie™ wearing
"Friday Nite Date" and Ken™ wearing his
"Dreamboat" outfit, both replicas of the
Originals in this 2006 Gift Set. Standing
to the left of the happy couple are Original
Allan™ dressed in his Reproduction Dreamboat
outfit while the blonde painted hair Ken™ beside
him is wearing the Original vintage
outfit. Note that the Original fashion
booklet page shows this outfit with black shoes
instead of brown!]
[Above: In 2014, Mattel released a Gift
Set called "Double Date 50th Anniversary Gift Set". It
was a four doll set that Allan™ was a part of!
Everyone was wearing their original swimsuits, shoes and
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