Samantha Parkington is one of the first three Historical Characters, representing the Edwardian Era/Early 20th Century. Samantha was first released in 1986 at the launch of Pleasant Company along with Kirsten Larson and Molly McIntire.
In October 2008, American Girl announced that they would archive Samantha's entire collection; she, Nellie O'Malley, and their collections would become unavailable for purchase. The Samantha doll initially sold out on Feb 3, 2009, and official archiving was on May 31, 2009. Samantha's books, the movie, and the two Mini Dolls remained available for purchase.
On February 17th, 2014, American Girl's Facebook page stated that Samantha would be rereleased in Fall 2014 ; she was rereleased with the launch of BeForever and the first character to be rereleased from the archives. She is also part of the 35th Anniversary Special Edition Rerelease.
In good condition, with box, hair is a bit tangled