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Discontinued Arabia Moomin Products 2013

It’s a shame that items from the Arabia Moomin range must be discontinued, but this means there will be new products coming soon. For collectors, this means having to rush around to source these products before they increase in value – therefore, I have compiled a list of the products and where to find them for the best prices.

 

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Seikkailu
Adventure
£14.50 at Artbox – £16.25 including postage Continue reading

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New Moomin Mugs for 2013!

Happy first day of spring! I expect Snufkin will be arriving in Moominvalley today and will whistle under Moomintroll’s window to let him know he is there, then he will start his adventures with his friends – annoying the park keeper, playing his mouth organ and let’s not forget sitting around the campfire with a mug of hot coffee. Do you think Snufkin drinks from this Arabia mug?

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One of the most collectible pieces of merchandise in the Moomin community has to be the mugs. I always swore I would never collect them because there are so many and they are very expensive – the most costly one being upwards of £3,000. But when I arrived in Finland in the summer of 2011, I couldn’t help but grab a couple that were on sale for 10€. And that’s where my collection began.Every year Arabia release at least three mugs – a character one in spring, a limited edition summer one and a limited edition Christmas/winter one. Last year there were five which included the usual three as well as one to celebrate Helsinki winning the World Design Capital and one to celebrate Stockmann’s 150th anniversary.

For 2013, you can now pre-order the character ones at Artbox – yes, there are two this year! These are Moomintroll and Snorkmaiden to replace the old ones from 1999 and 2001.

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