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No unread posts Pete's Collections

This is a place for questions and answers about items in Pete's huge collection.

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Feedback, questions and comments about Pete's premium "coconut" product, which is a color-matched replacement for the "fuzzy" coating on many prewar putz houses.

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Pete offers punched-out windowframes that can be used to replace windows on certain houses or combined with unusual colors of mylar, etc., for one-of-a-kind solutions. This is a place for feedback, questions, and answers about these.

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Mylar replacement for the old cellophane windows - make your little houses come alive again.

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No unread posts Stick-on Doors & Windows

Early 20th-century cardboard candy box houses used stick-on doors and windows. Many later houses used stick-on doors. With the help of talented graphic artists, Pete is able to offer authentic reproductions, including the ones that Ted Althof used to sell, as well as several new reproductions.

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Sometimes the Japanese house-builders used printed translucent paper for their doors and windows. This is a forum for discussing the replacements Pete offers.

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No unread posts Pete's materials help Tom restore a badly damaged house

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