How To Sell

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 We buy every day!

  • You can walk in with two shopping bags filled with clothes or other items.
  • If you have more than two shopping bags, please call to make an appointment.
  • Typically, an appointment size is two full laundry baskets or tubs.
  • Please pair clothes with their mates and put batteries in all battery operated items.
  • We ask that all items are clean & smoke free, pet hair free and free of any odor of moth balls or storage.
How to sell at Mama Goose | Consignment shops in Ithaca, NY
Still have questions? Refer to our Q&A section below or call our store, our buyers would be happy to help.

What Are We Currently Buying?

We buy kids clothes sizes newborn – 14 as well as maternity wear, kids’ books, toys, baby equipment and more all year round!  We are currently buying Spring clothes in sizes newborn – 14 as well as maternity wear, kids’ books, toys, baby equipment and more. Some of the hot items we look for in the spring are high-quality rain gear, cotton play dresses, sturdy, high-quality sandals, and wide-brimmed sun hats. While fall and winter clothes are now considered out-of-season for us, we are more than happy to take a look at any season, anytime! However, some sellers are more satisfied when they sell “in-season” clothing because we are able to buy more, and pay a bit more for in-season clothes. When we buy out-of-season clothing, we are more selective with brands/condition, and pay a little less because we will be storing it.

Spring cleaning? We take in high-quality winter outerwear year round. And remember, clothing isn’t the only thing kids grow out of! We are currently seeking lightweight, affordable strollers for tourist season.

Did you know that we buy on Sundays now?


What Sizes Could We Use More Of?

The following sizes have been selling well recently, and we’d like to see more of them!

Girls’ Clothing Sizes:

  • 6-12m girl
  • 12m girl
  • 18m girl
  • 24m girl
  • 2T girl
  • 3T girl
  • 5 girl
  • 6 girl
  • 7/8 girl

Boys’ Clothing Sizes:

  • 3-6m boy
  • 6-12m boy
  • 18m boy
  • 24m boy
  • 2T boy
  • 3T boy
  • 5 boy
  • 6 boy
  • 7 boy
  • 8 boy
  • 12 boy tops
  • 14 boy tops

Things we buy All Year Round:

  • Dress-up clothes, children’s books, dvds & games
  • Halloween costumes & high-quality outerwear for any season.
  • Rain & snow boots in good condition,
  • Well-made winter coats
  • Snow pants
  • Rain jackets
  • Bathing suits (suitable for swim lessons)
  • Basketball shorts
  • Cleats and shin guards
  • Cloth diapers
  • Dance/gymnastics wear
  • Baby monitors, swings, exersaucers, bassinets and other useful items.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you looking for name brands?
Can I drop off my items and come back?
When do I get paid for the items I bring in?
How does store credit work?
What toys do you take?
What are things you do NOT buy?
How do I sell baby equipment?
What kind of mama items do you buy?