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Rosemary
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Well!  I don't really collect Pit a Pat but I did notice the fairly rare sun gazebo up for sale with some other items recently. I just checked this morning and my jaw dropped at the price it fetched! Did anyone else notice this interesting little group of pre-war items?  I hope it's OK to mention this - the sale has ended - perhaps we must treat any bits of PAP wuth more respect in the future.Gold plated - puts Elgin and Triang Queen Anne into the category of "cheap"

May 4, 2015 at 3:41 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Val Hill
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I was more than a little surprised by the end price.  It was very nice, but you would have to want it a lot to pay so much for it. 

May 4, 2015 at 5:32 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Christine Cleymans
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Wait and see!

May 4, 2015 at 6:07 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Zoe H
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Christine Cleymans at May 4, 2015 at 6:07 AM

Wait and see!

Did you buy it, Christine? It was a fabulous lot and I've never seen a Pit-a-Pat gazebo before but oof, that price tag must have hurt. Still envious though!

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May 4, 2015 at 6:33 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Christine Cleymans
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No, I can' t afford that. It is more appropriate for a seller on e...

May 4, 2015 at 6:57 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Jane
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I missed that, Rosemary. Do you have the number (so I can gawk and will know what to look for if it ever turns up in NZ?) The only Pit-a-Pat I have seen is in pix (until I bought the cutlery box with the transfer on top from ebay!) though my friend Peggy had the ice box, so at least one piece made it to NZ! I personally love the phonograph... maybe one day....

May 4, 2015 at 10:15 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Rebecca Green
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I did see that listing, and thought it was a pity that the seller had listed everything together, rather than splitting it into separate lots. The "gazebo", actually called a garden shelter in Pit-a-Pat catalogues, is extremely rare. One member did realise she had one, after I published the article on Pit-a-Pat, and sent photos which I added to the article. (Sorry I can't remember who it was, and as I'm on my mobile, it's not easy to check.) I would expect Pit-a-Pat collectors to pay a great deal for that piece alone, and many of the other pieces go for fairly high prices too.
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May 5, 2015 at 1:25 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Zoe H
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Jane at May 4, 2015 at 10:15 PM

I missed that, Rosemary. Do you have the number (so I can gawk and will know what to look for if it ever turns up in NZ?) The only Pit-a-Pat I have seen is in pix (until I bought the cutlery box with the transfer on top from ebay!) though my friend Peggy had the ice box, so at least one piece made it to NZ! I personally love the phonograph... maybe one day....

Hi Jane, here's a link to the completed listing:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/331537391265?ssPageName=STRK:MESINDXX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1436.l2649

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May 5, 2015 at 2:00 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Rosemary
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Are those 4 dining chairs  PaP ? The gatelegged table is German. I love the garden chairs and shelter, the mirror, and cake-stand - are all Pit a Pat for sure. But what of the rest? I have the dining chairs and four-leggged table and I have always thought them of German origin. They are quite small.

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May 5, 2015 at 2:17 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Jane
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Holey, moley! Beautiful garden shelter for sure, but you could buy a whole dolls house or a lovely bisque doll for that!

May 5, 2015 at 3:58 AM Flag Quote & Reply

cestina
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Good grief.   I think I must dig around in Small Worlds to see if I have any Pit Pat.   I definitely have those teal sofas and chairs that bob up quite often.   Have never much liked them.  They sit in a drawer.

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May 5, 2015 at 7:40 AM Flag Quote & Reply

jenny
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Yikes! Just seen the Pit a Pat things, thanks for the link, reading this thread  I was trying to guess how much the final cost was. Does anyone know if the radio is Pit a Pat too?

May 5, 2015 at 2:46 PM Flag Quote & Reply

jenny
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It was Eleanor who found she had the gazebo/garden shelter, Rebecca, but only after your  Pit a Pat article!

May 5, 2015 at 2:51 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Rosemary
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There wasn't THAT much PaP in that lot - but of course the garden bits are rare and they looked to be in excellent condition. 

May 6, 2015 at 4:19 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Zoe H
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Wouldn't that Gazebo make for some fabulous Grecon garden parties and Summer fairs, Rosemary?  A girl can dream...

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May 6, 2015 at 4:52 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Rosemary
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Or make one. Pit a pat is pretty simple construction, maybe I'll give it a go.....My fake teleophone may not be perfect but it didn't cost me over £100 either. I am not a purist as you may gather.

May 6, 2015 at 6:11 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Jan
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Wonder if that PaP went to a museum, they bid high for items they want.

May 7, 2015 at 4:59 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Rosemary
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I have a deckchair in the same fabric as the garden chairs so may I assume it is also Pit-a-Pat?

May 8, 2015 at 4:29 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Rosemary
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Christine Cleymans at May 4, 2015 at 6:07 AM

Wait and see!

Yes, I have.

May 8, 2015 at 5:43 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Missie
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Rosemary at May 8, 2015 at 5:43 AM

Christine Cleymans at May 4, 2015 at 6:07 AM

Wait and see!

Yes, I have.

Just noticed that there is a vintage dolls house Pit a Pat book KM0400 on ebay start price £19 is has 12days to run to end of auction if any is interested. 

May 12, 2015 at 7:44 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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