Is this a Greenleaf?

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We don't get too many Greenleaf dollhouses here so I was surprised when I found this on our local buy/sell website.  It looks very much like a Pierce - but like half of it is missing.  Any ideas?  I'm not looking at purchasing but will be interested to see if it sells for the price.

https://www.trademe.co.nz/toys-models/dolls/houses-furniture/houses/auction-1545993856.htm?rsqid=4f9840b44b064b19a641e1e687c54654

 

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It is a Greenleaf Pierce, with a side of the house cut. Very interesting that the builder wanted to have a flat back when one of the main beauties of this kit is precisely the L shape. We might be so used to see the long porch on the left side, that this one looks weird to me. Some will like it for sure. What is for sure blown out of proportion is the amount of money that they are pretending to get! wao!

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Yeah, kinda odd... I actually am not a fan of L shaped houses, but the Garfield may have been better suited to this bash, since its door is flat on the wall. With the Pierce's door catty-cornered like it it, it seems off, and you can tell something is missing.

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I like it --but it pretty much lost its parlor. I like the small upper hallway.

It should be priced at $75. That isn't what sellers like to hear, but the market is not there for what they are asking --no matter how much time was spent on it.

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Oh wait --I see you are outside of US. I have no idea what miniature market is like in Auckland. I wonder if it will sell.

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24 minutes ago, Elsbeth said:

Oh wait --I see you are outside of US. I have no idea what miniature market is like in Auckland. I wonder if it will sell.

Yes that's why I'm interested in watching this!  Big dollhouses - apart from cheap versions for kids, are really rare and therefore expensive here.  I wouldn't pay that money for it - especially as it's not to what I would consider my standards (not that I'M up to my standards yet!!!!!  :)  ).

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Actually, that's not completely fair.  Much of it is done very well.

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I wonder why the builder butchered the kit like that?  Maybe they cut it in two to fit through a doorway and the short half with the other tower got destroyed somehow.

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It also reminds  me of the  "unseen" wing of a McKinley. I wonder if they could be bashed together. 

Well it is always fun to see something different - thanks for posting!

 

 

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I asked on the auction if it's a Greenleaf and she came back with "Yes it is, it was the Pierce, but I cut the 'L' off the end to make it flat. Good spotting!"  I guess it's the more traditional form of dollhouse.... 

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Clever bash! Reminded me of the McKinley too :) 

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I get why she cut it . I'm making this house now and I do love it but there are a couple of limited viewing spots . Oh and it's bigger than I realized .

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