RIP: Pink Flamingo, 1957-2006

RIP: Pink Flamingo, 1957-2006

There are 82 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Oct 20, 2006, titled RIP: Pink Flamingo, 1957-2006. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

The pink plastic flamingo, a Florida-inspired icon that has been reviled as kitschy bad taste and revered as retro cool, is dead at age 49.

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Hingham, MA

#96 May 29, 2009
just see them as affordable harmless enjoyable
yard fun.... i will say so many people wont go buy them but they sure as well will steal one or two while no ones looking!
Pink Flamingo

Sofia, Bulgaria

#97 Jun 20, 2009
All pink plastic lawn flamingo fans can now relax since the original Don Featherstone pink plastic flamingos are now in production again.

"The extinct Don Featherstone flamingos, the premier brand of kitsch plastic pink flamingos, has resurrect. HMC International LLC of Westmoreland, New York purchased the copyrights and plastic moulds necessary to reproduce the bright pink birds. This news has pleased a number of pink flamingo fans and yard greeting card businesses alike, and North America's demand for these ubiquitous garden ornaments will finally be answered."

The original Don Feathertone pink plastic flamingos are available online from .

There are two other flamingo factories offering pink plastic lawn flamingos with different shape and price. If you need flamingos from this other factories they can be purchased online from and .

So the pink plastic flamingos are not endangered any more!

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