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Georgina89 Tue 23-Jun-15 12:49:37

So, we are going to do our first car boot sale this weekend and was just wondering how much you sell things for? Obviously, I know people will haggle us down, but what do you start off with? It is mainly kids clothes from birth to 8 years, books, toys and general house hold stuff. TIA

starfish4 Tue 23-Jun-15 14:26:41

Clothes maximum £1, although some items could be 20-50p. Books 30-75p. Kids jigsaws max 75p, toys - it depends what you have 50p-£4.

If you have a decorating table that's great for displaying things or plastic sheets for the ground. People are more likely to come over if they can see a good choice displayed, even if some things like books are still in boxes.

Georgina89 Tue 23-Jun-15 14:32:15

Thanks! We just want to get rid of everything, what doesn't sell will go to the charity shop.

confusedofengland Fri 26-Jun-15 07:24:38

It is always a good idea to do bundles of things like books & children's clothes. So, maybe you could ask for 50p per tshirt & offer 10 for £3. Or books for 50p each or 3 for £1. You will also find that people pay more for what they consider to be 'better' names so a toddler tshirt from Tesco might fetch 30p but a tshirt from Next/Boden etc might fetch 50p.

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