My Little Pony Expert Summer Hayes Explores 25 Years of MLP Summer Hayes is the author of several My Little Pony price guides and has a collection of over 1,800 ponies with her stash of these brightly colored horse toys valued at a little over the cost of a ne
is a great place for parents who want to share the hobby of MLP collecting with their kids to start as it covers all the toys from the last few years. If someone wanted to start a vintage My Little Pony collection, how would you recommend they get started? Is a site like eBay or a My Little Pony message board their first stop?
SH: Firstly, make sure you spread the word to family members and friends. You never know who has a giant box of My Little Ponies sitting in their garage, basement, or attic waiting to come home with you. But the internet has changed My Little Pony collecting in a big way. Before the online MLP collecting communities formed, pony collecting was more of an individual hobby. Collectors would spend time slowly adding to their collections by finding ponies at garage sales and flea markets. Now, there are collectors from all parts of the world that discuss, buy, trade and sell My Little Ponies online. So it’s easier than ever to start or build a collection.
The My Little Pony G1 Collector’s Inventory: an unofficial full color illustrated collector’s price guide to the first generation of MLP including all US ponies, playsets and accessories released before 1997 by Summer Hayes, foreword by Kimberly Shriner (ISBN: 9780978606312)
The My Little Pony G3 Collector’s Inventory: an unofficial full color illustrated guide to the beginning of the third generation of MLP including all ponies, playsets and accessories released from 2003 to 2007 by Summer Hayes (ISBN: 9780978606350)