Mad Maine Vintage Shop

This little blog will chronicle my ventures into selling vintage items in a local antique market.
My booth is called Mad Maine Vintage Shop - it features items inspired by a certain popular TV show,
and I am located in lovely Maine. Viva Vintage!



Wednesday, January 9, 2013

FisherPrice Nostalgia

 
I just put this in my booth, and it is so cute. Now, this is not a 70s FisherPrice farm set (which I sold last year, sans the animals), but it has maintained its vintage look and charm, red silo and barn doors included.
The original FisherPrice toys have done well for me in my booth, and it will be interesting to see if the modern, vintage-looking editions will have any takers buyers.  My kids enjoyed playing with it for a week, and then it magically disappeared (to my booth).  Worst-case scenario, it ends back up in my kids room.  Best-case scenario, it sells, and per agreement, the kids get 25% of the profit. 
 
Win-Win!
 
Linking up with Sue over at Rednesday.


8 comments:

  1. I like how you get your kids involved in the booth. Hopefully I can do the same kind of thing when the little dude is old enough.

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    1. It's the best thing and it teaches them about money and how it is generated on the micro level. My son (7) will now see things at GW and say "This looks like it could sell in your booth, mom". Very nice :-)

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  2. This day and time, it is hard to keep children's mind on one thing very long.

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    1. I hear you. I should point out that I intentionally let the kids play with it for a bit before I took it to the booth (I bought it for my booth, not really for my kids).

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  3. Kids have always had low attention spans. Everything is new and they want to explore. I remember being little.

    My 4yr old helps me. She loves going to estate sales and thrifting and is learning to help with the booth.

    Kids like to be involved. Makes them feel important.

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    1. I know, and it is so cute when they "get it" when it comes to reselling. Also, I bought the set for my booth, not my kids - I just felt generous and let them play with it for a bit first :-)

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  4. My oldest son had this farm set and Webble Wobbles that he played with. He loved it!!
    Thanks for sharing,
    Happy Red Rednesday!
    Dorothy

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    1. Yes, my daughter liked it too, but prefers her thrifted collection of more real-looking horses. My son enjoyed the tractor. And I enjoy the whole thing making my booth cute :-)

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