This from Australia’s Herald Sun:
A 1959 Barbie doll dressed in a zebra-print swimming costume and sunglasses sold for nearly Â£3000 ($7585) today at a British auction of about 4000 of the toys.
What does this have to with cartoons, you ask?
Barbie’s looks were inspired by Bild Lilli, a 1950s comic strip prostitute created for German newspaper Bild.
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