I almost passed up this "risk" at Value Village a few weeks back. I happened upon some one's entire Strawberry Shortcake doll collection that was about to be put out on the toy shelves one Friday morning. I actually walked away from them thinking, nah, no good, but I went back and grabbed them anyway. Without much research I shelled out over $50 on the dolls that were individually bagged at $3 each and then a few misc bags had all the pets and some accessories. I was nervous about this venture and didn't even want to tell my husband how much I spent. $50 is a big investment for me especially on a whim but I was feeling nostalgic.
By the time I had a chance to get home and start researching the names of the dolls and which pet went with which I started getting excited! It looked like at least one of my dolls would make my investment back plus some so the nerves went out the window and in came the excitement!
Most of them sold within a week. I listed them as auctions with high BIN prices and all but 1 sold at the BIN price! I still have 4 or 5 dolls left to sell plus a misc lot and I'm right now sitting at $220 profit after fees and investment! Like I said, I am SO glad I was feeling nostalgic that day! Just smelling those dolls brings back many childhood memories and I have had a fun few weeks selling them all!
I wish I'd taken a big group shot of all of them but I forgot to before I started listing so here are a bunch of photos of the various dolls & pets!
Ironically there was not one Strawberry Shortcake herself in the bunch! These were all sold with free shipping, some sold internationally but most were within the US but only cost about $2-3 to ship because they are small & lightweight!
|Huckleberry Pie - Sold for $15.99|
|Plum Puddin - Sold for $55 at auction after 7 bids!|
|Cafe Ole & her pet donkey Burrito! Sold for $15.99 + International Shipping|
|Crepe Suzette & Eclair the poodle - Sold for $29.99!|
|Peach Blush sold within a few hours for $65!|
|Lemon Meringue & her pet frog sold for $25 + International Shipping!|
|The Villains Sour Grapes & the Purple Pie Maker sold for $20.99!|
|Mint Tulip & her pet Duck - Sold for $15|
|Cherry Cuddler & her goose sold for $13.99|
|Apple Dumplin sold at auction for $10.49|
|Raspberry Tart sold for $15.99|
|Twin babies Lem N Ada & their puppy sold for $29.99 + International Shipping!|
|Lime Chiffon - Sold for $15.99|