~ SERIES III ~ Limited Edition Collectible
This is the Playboy , Playmate of the Year from 2002.
Dalene Kurtis, fashion doll, her bio is listed on the inside cover of the box.
She was ALSO the third in the series AND would be truly
A MUST HAVE and an awesome addition to any collection!
ORIGINAL LIST PRICE: generally was $49.99 (in 2002)
HISTORY OF: Playboy Collectors' Figure Series
Playboy Collectors' Figures are a series of dolls modeled after popular Playboy Playmates. Generally known as Playboy Dolls, the first doll was launched at the International Toy Fair in New York in 2002. The dolls are 16 inches tall, dwarfing G.I. Joe dolls by 4 inches. Initial dolls in the series are: Victoria Silvstedt, Karen McDougal, Dalene Kurtis , Ava Fabian, and Marilyn Monroe.
The original concept was to release them as limited production run dolls for collectors every year after initial launch. The dolls boasted features such as soft plastic skin, joint articulation for realistic movement, and "anatomically correct" modeling. Wax casting of the face, hands, and certain other body parts was used to model those areas. Sculptors worked very closely with the Playmates throughout the process. For some of the latter dolls, computer scans of the Playmate' ... read more