Friday, August 23, 2013

Fisher Price Friday - Cash Register

This week on Fisher Price Friday it is the new reproduction version of the Cash Register #2044.  The original version of the classic FP register was made between 1991-1994.  Like prior versions it is designed for 2-6 year olds.  It has the same basic function as prior sets, just different colors and decorations.  We already had the Cash Register #926 and my girls decided to keep this newer version instead.

Up until recently this version was currently for sale on the Fisher Price website.  I'm including a description on FP Fridays because it is such a close reproduction that it initially fooled me.  I had no idea it was a repro!

The main way to tell the difference is in the FP logo on the drawer.  The 1990's version had Fisher Price written in blue in rather large letters.  The repro has the red/white FP logo as seen in my photo.  

Unlike prior versions there are no lithographs on the sides or back of this register.  Just bright primary colors against a white base.


The coins with the set is the other way to tell between the 1990's version and the repro.  The 1990s set came with 6 coins; two of each number (5, 10 & 25).  They do not have symbols, just the number on one side and the FP logo on the other.

The reproduction coins are not solid, they have cut outs on the top and bottom of each coin.  The orange 5 cent coin has a 1/2 sun on the opposite side.  The yellow 10 cent coin has a profile of a man wearing a hat.  The red 25 cent coin has a bird.  

Like prior registers the drawer opens and a bell rings when the yellow side crank is turned.  If the orange "change" button has been pressed then the coins will be in the drawer.  If the yellow "sale" button has been pressed then the coins will come out the side slide.


My toddler can't get enough of this set.  She love putting the coins in and pressing all the buttons. 

And for fun here is my daughter playing with the newer and older versions of the cash register.  She's got a future in finance, I can just tell!

For more cash registers check out the 1975-1990 Cash Register #926
If you're looking for coins for the #926 let me know, I have a few extras to sell right now.

13 comments:

  1. I am looking for coins for the repro FP cash register. My son who has autism loves this toy, but we have lost our coins and now have 2 registers with no coins, desperately looking for replacements, do you have any?

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    1. Hi there, so you have a cash register just like this one? Or do you have one of the older vintage ones? http://annesoddsandends.blogspot.com/2012/05/fisher-price-fridays-cash-register.html

      If you have the newer one (like the one in this entry) you can probably get the coins directly from Fisher Price. They have a great customer service dept and are really helpful with replacement parts/pieces. https://store.mattel.com/transition.aspx?cmd=new&transitionid=103&cat=139&sec=8713

      If you have one of the older style cash registers then yes, I do have coins that I could sell you! :)

      Hope this helps.

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  2. Hi! Do you still have any #926 coins to sell? If so how can I contact you? Thanks.

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    1. Hello Melissa, yes I have extras of the #926 coins. You can email me at annesoddsandendsblog@gmail.com or send me a convo on my Etsy store.

      Thanks!

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  3. I have the old version of the cash register, like the one shown above. Do you still have coins for that and what is the cost?

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    1. Hello Marie, Hi Janet,

      I do have a full set and a couple extra ones. You're the 4th person in the last week to ask. :) I will sell the set for $15 plus $2.50 shipping. First come first serve. :) You can email my at annesoddsandendsblog@gmail.com for more info.

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    2. I would like them. Tell me how I can pay for them.

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    3. Just replied to your email, thanks!

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  4. Do you know if all the coins work interchangebly? Will the coins for the #926 (from 1974) work the same with the #2044 (from 1990) and the repro and vice versa? I found an old #2044 at a thrift store, but with no coins :( Wondering if I can buy the more current coins and if they'll work? Thanks! :)

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    1. Hello! No, in my experience the coins do not work interchangeably. The repro register (#2044) has larger/thicker coins than the #926. I have not seen the original non repro #2044 (from 1990 rather than 2000's) coins, so it is possible that they work with the #926. Sorry!

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  5. I realize this is an old thread, but if you come across any more of the coins for the older model register, i'd gladly buy them from you. simonsonj2@gmail.com

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    1. I don't have any extra coins right now but will keep you in mind if I come across any. - Anne

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