Half Term 2018 at Silly Billys

New Products at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop

We are looking for new products all the time at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop and this year we have some really exciting products coming in at the start of the year, and all of them great value.
Don’t forget to check out our recent posts on LEGO and PLAYMOBIL, two of the most popular lines at Silly Billy’s Finest Independent Toy Shop, based in Yorkshire.
We have just received:

  • Modelling Clay, Air drying and Nylon reinforced Clay so exceptional for making models and only £4.99. This air drying clay is non-toxic, easy to use and great fun.
    Air drying modelling clay
  • Brand New, Pocket Size Magic Tricks featuring, Magic Exploding Dice; Magic Cups and Balls; Magic Pencil Slicer; Magic Numbers and a Magic Rope Trick. These are all small enough to be easily carried in a pocket and cost only £3.50 each
    Magic Tricks
  • To compliment the Adventurer’s Range from House of Marbles which has been amazingly popular over the years, we now have a super-bright head torch. This Head Torch has Hands-free illumination! This tough little headlight employs high power light-emitting diodes which provide extremely bright, stark and long-lasting, hands free illumination.
    Head torch
  • Piggy Banks. Yes, Piggy Banks, we have been looking for them for a number of years and at last have found some decent ceramic Piggy Banks which we are happy to sell. At only £9.99 we feel these Piggy Banks are a steal and these Penny Piggies come in four alluring colours. With a rubber bung to get the money out so you never need to break the bank !
    Piggy bank
  • We have seen a resurgence in Slime Products and we hope to be getting more Slime in soon, we do have in the shop, Unicorn Poo, which is a harder putty like slime at only £1.50. We also have Glow in the Dark Aliens in slime from the planet Scardox, at only £1.99 and new in tubs of Assorted coloured gloopy slime at only £1.99 each.
    Slime Products
  • In other Product Areas, TY and the new TEENY TY range have been selling fantastically well this year and it’s still early yet. Series TWO of the Teeny TY range will be release close to Easter so you have some time left to collect your Teeny TY’s from Series 1. Unfortunately we can only swap duplicates for the TY that is currently out on display, today this is Waddles, tomorrow the Teeny TY on display could be something else.
    Teeny TY Series 1

DOn’t forget we have an exciting Valentine’s competition which ends this Sunday 18th February in which you can win two fantastic Kaloo Plus Bears, RRP £19.99

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This Toy From Your Childhood Might Just Be The Best Investment Plan Ever

If you’re seeking to conserve some green, you might wish to bypass the stock market and purchase Legos rather.

According to a brand-new research study, the vibrant structure pieces oftenhave a greater rate of return than the stock exchange and checking account.

The Telegraph evaluated annual return rates of gold, stock and money financial investments over the previous 15 years. It then compared the returns with the yearly typical rate of pre-owned Lego sets kept in outstanding condition.

The analysis discovered while the London Stock Exchange earned an average of 4.1 percent in returns each year (and standard cost savings accounts simply 2.8 percent), the worth of Lego sets increased by 12 percent each year, indicating you might possibly make some severe dough off your youth Lego set if its in great condition.

The scientists utilized websites like eBay to collect information on the costs of old Lego sets. The most costly sets have the tendency to be branded or themed “ Star Wars ” sets are especially popular however any discontinued Lego set has the possible to make the owner loan.

Ed Maciorowski, cofounder of Brickpicker.com , a Lego financial investment website, described,

The cool thing is that sets are retired at some time, and a number of hundred are retired each year a film run ends, a [license] ends or the Lego business wishes to revitalize its variety. That suggests anybody with a set at house little or big, it does not matter might have rather a financial investment on their hands if it’ s in excellent condition, as this things values extremely well in worth.

Currently, the highest-valued Lego set is the “ Star Wars ”- themed Ultimate Collectors Millennium Falcon, worthnearly $4,000. The 3rd and 2nd highest-valued sets are the Caf Corner set from 2007, valued around $3,000, and the 2008 Taj Mahal set, which brings around$ 2,700.

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Festive Fandango 2017 and More News

Festive Fandango 2017 and More News

The Festive Fandango 2017 sees a wider geographical area coming into play with Mytholmroyd
retail shops and restaurants taking part in the glory that is the Festive Fandango.

So what’s it all about?

Well, The Festive Fandango is an Annual event in Hebden Bridge and now Mytholmroyd, encouraging folk to shop local via a superb incentive of exciting vouchers and entry into a competition to Win a Massive hamper of goodies. So all you have to do is collect a sticker at Participating Outlets including both Homely At Hebden and Silly Billy’s Toy Shop on Old Gate, this can be done all through December 2017 from this Friday December 1st. You need to collect Five different stickers from five different outlets and then you can submit your completed card for entry into the Prize Draw and also collect a voucher book from the Visitor Centre in Hebden Bridge.

So on the 1st December is Festive Fandango and then on Saturday 2nd December, we have Small Business Saturday.
Festive Fandango

Come to Silly Billy’s Toy Shop from Friday to Collect your Festive Fandango Stickers and get a Festive Fandango 2017 card should you need one.
Also we would like to give a shout out for Blazing Saddles Bicycle Shop just round the corner from us on West End who have bicycles for children of all ages, please see their flyer below for more information.
On Sunday 3rd December there is a Fund-Raising Event in Heywood being organised by one of our LEGO officanados, see the flyer below.

This will be their 1st LEGO show that they  have done.Raising money for Bury Cancer Support. Fairy Bricks. And St Luke’s School.
Fairy_Bricks

Lastly we were told of some upsetting news about a break in at Fairybricks HQ so this event is now more important then ever !!!!
LEGO masters Nate and Ste are there all day as well as AFOL from around the UK!!
With some fantastic displays. Hopefully this will be the 1st of many !
Next time more schools involved and we can make something truly special happen !

 

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