The Pass It On Summer Sale

Pass It On Sale

That's 20,000 square feet of bargains on kids stuff.

The semi-annual Pass It On Sale at Albany Academy's field house opens to the general public tomorrow (Wednesday). This consignment sale is loaded with good deals on "gently" used kids clothes, toys, furniture and baby items. Seriously, the stuff is cheap.

We got in Tuesday afternoon during the private pre-sale to check out what's available this time around. Pictures, and a rundown of how much some common items are going for, after the jump...

These prices are mid-range, some items in each category were priced higher and lower.

strollers: $40-$65, some as cheap as $10

changing tables: $20-$35

high chairs: $20-$35

coats: $15-$30

shirts, pants, other clothes: $3-$5

toddler toys: $3-$10

diaper bags: $5-$20

Baby Bjorns: $10-$25

baby exercisers/walkers: $10-$25

A quick photo tour...

Pass It On Sale stroller

Pass It On Sale toys

Pass It On Sale high chairs

Pass It On Sale clothes

Find It

Pass It On Sale
135 Academy Rd
Albany, NY 12208

entrance off Hackett Blvd

Wednesday, August 6th
9am-7pm
Thursday, August 7th
9am-5pm

half-price days
Friday, August 8th
9am-5pm
Saturday, August 9th
8am-12pm

Comments

Hell yeah!!!! Now that's what I'm talking about!!! As a new mom, nothing annoys me more than folks who go to Babies R Us and drop major bucks on "Baby Wipe Warmers" and Eddie Bauer diaper bags. And don't even get me started on whatever the hell this is:

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2404566

I'm just sayin'. Buy used. It's cheaper, more practical considering how fast they grow and less wasteful because it's being recycled. Now if you'll excuse me, I have to put my soapbox back in the bathroom.

I sooooo wish there was a sale like this when my son was little. This is such a good deal for new parents. Baby and kid clothes usually look brand new when your child grows out of them. What a great idea to help recycle those gently used items.

P.S. Pantaloons - I have been on that same soapbox. I work with new Moms who have to have the latest. Your child does not know if he/she is wearing new or gently used outfits from Gymboree or Children's Place.

HAHAHAHA WALKING ASSISTANT HAHAHAHA. That thing is hilarious! I just want to shout out to all the Mamas out there who are open to buying gently used toys/clothes. My son is 18 months and I haven't bought a single thing new. I got a busload of stuff for my shower and I nearly cried when I saw the mountain of packaging that was going straight to the landfill, to remain through all time.
So, here's some tips if you are new to buying "pre-owned". Infant clothes, toys, bouncers, highchairs, swings, etc: Craigslist! The infant stuff gets used for 6 months and is still new when one child is done with it. I had a colic baby and wanted to try every gadget out there to attemt to get 5 minutes of silence. By using CL I tried them all for $10 or less. Ebay is good for more specific things. I realize these ideas are not too groundbreaking, but if you haven't thought of them yet, you can save a lot of money on these 2 websites.

Love the photos! This sale is awesome. I put in a very nice stroller for this week's sale and priced it at only $20! - so I know it will find a new home. If it's still there on half price day it's only $10.

This sale is great for parents who want to save a little cash...

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