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Tips for Successful Selling

Follow these guidelines to get the most $$$ for your stuff!

Multi Bin buys may be required to wait depending on quanitity, and should also bring items in as early as possible. We do not accept Trash Bags due to safety concerns.



Freshly laundered, completely dry, outfits together (no pins or hangers please), and laying flat in a structured container (box, basket, or bin). We purchase items based on demand, style (sold in the mall within the last 2-5 years), and condition. We will pass on any items with stains, fading, wear, holes, excessive wrinkling, smoke, or mildew odors. We will check for broken or missing buttons, snaps, and zippers. Brand, size, and care labels must be present.


     Must be manufactured within the last 5-10 years. Must have manufacturer name and model number. All original parts and pieces must be present. Seat cushions and all surfaces should be clean. Check battery compartment for corrosion. All equipment is checked for safety recalls at www.cpsc.gov.


Must be manufactured within the last 5-10 years. Must be clean and include all original parts and pieces. Games must have instructions. Bikes must be free of rust, have training wheels and/or kickstand, and tires fully inflated. Powered ride on toys must have a fully charged battery and a charger.


Items that we DO NOT purchase:

• Cribs manufactured before 2012
• Car Seats and bases
• Hats, socks, or bibs, Diapers, formula, or food of any kind
• Bottles, bottle accessories, pacifiers, or teething toys
• Wipe warmers, vaporizers, or breast pumps
• Bedding, room décor, stuffed animals, or inflatables
• Crib mattresses
• Any item that has been recalled, even if it has been retro-fitted with a repair kit.

Questions? Call 412-788-8000


We're just like you!

Each Once Upon A Child location is individually owned and operated by moms and dads like you, who understand money doesn’t grow on trees. Our customers want quality children’s clothing and we’re excited that we can offer discounts up to 70% off of original retail prices. We strive to offer a fun and convenient way to sell your gently used items. Whether you’re buying or selling, we would love to help you find what you’re looking for. We offer payment on-the-spot for items we select that meet current style, safety and condition standards. We maintain high merchandise standards by thoroughly inspecting all toys and equipment for any safety recalls.


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Once Upon A Child Robinson Town Centre

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1925 Park Manor Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
412-788-8000 - Map - Hours
Mon10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tues10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM-05:00 PM
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