Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Vintage Wooden Playpens: A Good Idea Gone Sour

 Should You Buy a Vintage Wooden Playpen by Abbott ?


In theory, a sturdy wooden playpen sounds like a great idea for infants and toddlers who need a place for some contained quiet playtime. But health and industry standards have changed and most older nursery furnishings are no longer safe to use. In fact it is suggested that these items be dismantled and discarded. Read more:  http://www.answers.com/Q/Where_can_I_find_the_value_of_an_Abbott_vintage_wooden_playpen

C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café. To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at dianne@cdiannezweig.com Visit my website, CDianneZweig.com Dianne is a member of: The American Society of Journalists and Authors The Society of Professional Journalists

1 comment:

  1. I noticed the other day that Europe doesn't have these standards. However, I would think twice about the paint. If one's child's head wouldn't fit through these...I don't know, millions of children grew up in these cribs and playpens.