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My Little Corner of the Net

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Recent Acquisitions - Cardboard house

I have added this 1936 Built-Rite County Estate to my collection

It needs a little work, I will need to replicate a few window boxes and awnings.

The graphics on the exterior are wonderful.  I am hoping to be able to remove the tape repairs at the base. (any tips would be appreciated)


 The wall inside the kitchen is a large cupboard complete with labels.

The walls on the interior are plain, but the floors are printed.  I like the rug between the two main downstairs rooms.

In other news, I came across a mixed bag of pieces at an estate sale, all plastic except for the wooden piano. 


The refrigerator and sink both still had the original cardboard on the back.  I have not come across this before!  I believe the numbers are the original prices.




8 comments:

  1. Que buenas adquisiciones!! La casa es preciosa!
    Besos.

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  2. Those old cardboard houses are so neat to see! I love all the graphics and the throw rug to transition the rooms, too! I am glad it found it's way to a loving home, Troy!

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  3. I'm always so impressed with the detail on the cardboard houses. That someone was careful enough that the house lasted in such good condition is wonderful. Great find!

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  4. That little house is adorable! And it looks to be in great condition. Lovely!

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  5. Aww that is such a cute house. I love the labeling on the kitchen wall - that is priceless.

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  6. That house is so darn cute! You lucked up on the pieces!

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  7. Hi, Troy - I love the intricate detail on the cardboard house. I'm surprised to see what great shape it's in, considering its age and the material it's made of. Another nice find!
    Marjorie

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