Searching for DuraCraft Marquam Hill Mansion kit/house

7 posts in this topic

Hi All,

I am searching for a DuraCraft Marquam Hill Mansion (MR 625) kit or dollhouse. My grandmother had one of these when I was little that I loved playing with, but sadly it was given to someone outside of our family after she passed. I would love to build or restore one with my daughter now that she is old enough to share a love of miniatures with me. However, I am having a really hard time finding this dollhouse anywhere. Anyone have any leads?

Thanks!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This has been reported as a duplicate post

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Meaghan, you can check EBay and your local Craig's List.  Dura-Craft hasn't existed as a company for quite some time now.  While you're searching, perhaps you would like to post us an introduction in the Newcomers' Forum?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi KathieB

I saw that this post duplicated. I went into the post to correct the spelling error, but when I save it, the post duplicated. I didn’t see where I could delete it. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks Havanaholly! I know the company is out of business, but I see kits floating around still here and there. I’ve been keeping my eye on eBay and Craigslist, but figured it wouldn’t hurt to reach out here. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
47 minutes ago, Meag said:

Hi KathieB

I saw that this post duplicated. I went into the post to correct the spelling error, but when I save it, the post duplicated. I didn’t see where I could delete it. 

No worries, I deleted it.

This kit turns up on eBay sometimes. Did you set up a search alert on eBay? That way you'll get an email if one is listed.

Good luck, I hope you find one! I always liked this kit.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Id do what @fov suggested as that's how I found my kit for this same house.  It's a beauty so I completely understand your desire to locate it!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

  • Similar Content

    • Duracraft roof fit issues (Linfield)
      By JSundbakken
      I am constructing the Duracraft linfield and I’m dry fitting the roof, but it’s just not fitting right. Do they ever? Should I sand and try to figure it out or glue and fill in with wood putty? I have done everything correct with the instructions, so I don’t know what’s best to do. Any suggestions?

    • Duracraft Victorian VH600 free to good home
      By Bluestocking
      I have a hand-me-down Duracraft Victorian VH600 that I would be happy to give to someone who would love and build it.  It is from the 1980s, never opened.  I have no idea of the condition but the box is clean and whole so I'm assuming that everything inside is good.
      It is very heavy, so I can't mail it, sorry.  I am willing to drive to a southern L.A. Co. or Orange Co. Calif. location if you can't come and get it, and I would be happy to hang on to it for a while if necessary.
      The box says "21 in. x 47 in. x 40 in." -- ten rooms!
       

    • Working on the Dining Room
      By Samusa
      I'm waiting on supplies for the basement apartment plus I needed a change of scenery so I decided to work on the dining room today. Everything is still in dry fit so it's all a house of cards that could come tumbling down at any moment. 
      The table isn't finished so the top hasn't been glued down yet.. I've used these random metal minis to weigh it down so it would sit more evenly on my very wonky floor. (It warped during white washing and I'm yet to find a way to fix it... No amount of heavy books has managed it yet. ) 
      The table got a coat of Walnut Brown stain, then several thick washes of antique grey chalk paint, left on for a few seconds then wiped off with an old towel. Contemplating more washes, but wonder if I should just let it be.. I'm known to keep going until I've gone too far.  
      The chairs were a dark stain and they have had several coats of white primer... Not sure what colour to paint them, I was thinking a swedish grey, but I quite like the white.. The seats will get a taupe or grey or white linen seat depending on the colour I settle on for the wood.
    • Basement floor - grouted.JPG
      By Samusa
      Gave the brick flooring a wash of white paint to tone down the red and give it a bit of an aged appearance. Then grouted. Used spackle this time @Its_a_sm_world_after_all Jodi.  Soooo much better.. but it's very white... should I give all of this a black wash to grimy it up a bit? Or leave it all white and pretty?
       

       
       
    • Chelsea front bashed
      By tjb
      This is how I bashed the front of the Chelsea.