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08/03/2012

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Playmobil African Wild Life

I hope you had a good time building this vintage electric giant doll house. I know how it does it feel when you are having a new toy. Toy can be our instrument to release stress. For girls, doll house is one of the best toy that they can have.

ghost

this house is large enough that even as a grown person i was able to hide inside it with it closed & play with my kitties through the windows.. ;)

Kelly Lockwood

That's the same dollhouse I bought for daughter about 20 years ago and now she is looking for it for her daughter. Where can we buy it?

ghost

good luck with that, i'm afraid, the ad & instructions were pre '.com' era & don't even show a company name that i can see, maybe one might be available still in box on ebay?

ghost

update:
i recommend this contemporary playhouse by discovery kids to anyone looking ~ http://friendlyghost.typepad.com/lost_found_vintage_toys/2013/02/play-inside-giant-cardboard-playhouse.html

bren/ghost

Deborah

I had one of these! My grandmother bought it in the mid 80's from a mail in offer from some tabloid. I played with it for hours and hours. This brings back great memories especially since I lost my grandmother last week. Thank you for posting.

ghost

deborah,
i'm sorry for your loss, i was fortunate enough to grow up in my great grandmother's house with 2 grandmas & i always felt it was such a privelege to have had that time with them before they passed.. take care ~

Lizzyloo

I had this in the mid 80s. So neat to see it again after all these years!

ghost

:)

donna woodburn

I have been looking for this for years. This was one of my favorite toys as a child I love seeing it. Do you know where else I could check for one? I have looked on ebay

ghost

hi donna ~
i was able to find several available here ~

http://vintage118.info/store/cardboard_dollhouse.html

other times i've searched i couldn't find one so this is good news!

thanks for visiting!
~ bren

Charlotte

Hi I just bought two of these in boxes with all original parts still sealed . I am will to sale them .

Wayne

How do I get a hold of Charlotte? I am interested in one of the cardboard houses.

ghost

charlotte ~ i just forwarded wayne's email address to you! :)

Nina Taylor

I just found one these im charity shop for £2.99 in uk lol

ghost

oh, nice snag, nina ;) kitties like these too!

Amy

I had one of these as a child and now looking for my daughter! Thank you for posting. I’m so excited to have found your post. Aren’t you glad you saved it?! What a gem.

ghost

amy, absolutely a favorite here at the lost & found, like i always tell others, try saving a very specific search on ebay & toggle it to email you right away when one comes up.. this has helped me get many items before, good luck!

Jovonia

Do you know where I can get one from?

Jovonia

This was the last thing my grandma bought me before she died. When my mom left my father because he was abusing her I couldn’t take it with me. I’ve been searching for this dollhouse for over 15 years

ghost

this vintage cardboard playhouse gets alot of attention here at the #lostandfoundtoys blog, they do still come up here & there on ebay, don't give up hope jovonia, please check the other comments here & i'll keep you in mind if i hear anything in future, ok?
thanks for commenting :)

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