See this Cape Town man's incredible collection of 1 500 Barbie dolls worth R1,5 million

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Justuis Manefeldt and some of his Barbie dolls in a special room in his flat in Table View, Cape Town. (Photo: Misha Jordaan)
Justuis Manefeldt and some of his Barbie dolls in a special room in his flat in Table View, Cape Town. (Photo: Misha Jordaan)

It sounds like every young Barbie lover’s dream: 1 500 of the dolls in one room, lined up on every available surface, perfectly groomed from the tops of their glossy heads to the tips of their tiny toes.

But play with them at your peril. These dolls are not toys – they’re the cherished collection of a grown man with a tattooed chest and hairy arms.

Together they’re worth more than R1,5 million so you can’t really blame him for being a little precious about his plastic poppets.

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