Lil' Mib (Message in a Box)

With Lil' MIB, you can leave a sweet nothing for your little one or the love of your life.
created by

Richard Upchurch

$66.00

Richard Upchurch created by

Richard Upchurch

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Speaks to the Heart

With Lil' Mib, you can leave a sweet nothing for your little one or the love of your life. Press the red button to record a 30-second speech, shout-out, or serenade and raise the red flag to let your love know that they've got mail. Experiment with the pitch knob to distort your message for added whimsy and endless amusement. Handmade by Richard Upchurch in Brooklyn, New York.

Due to the handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

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Made in New York

Richard Upchurch

created by

Richard Upchurch

location

New York

created by

Richard Upchurch

location

New York

“Everything we do is built on previous days and our ability to move forward into something positive. Those days add up.”

While visiting his family in Mississippi, Richard Upchurch was sitting in the living room with his nephew, who was lost in a sea of toys. In the cacophony of beeps and pre-recorded noises, he thought it would be fun to build him a device to explore his own voice. Richard started out cutting and sanding wood on his apartment roof, gluing parts in his bedroom, and assembling in the kitchen. A year later, he began to build his business and community at a wood shop in Brooklyn. His company became an internship provider for local programs that promote self-sufficiency for inner-city students ages 15–19. "My goal for all who work with us is to feel a sense of place and pride in building something with their own hands, and find a voice in a world that often tells them to be quiet" he says.

Vist our blog to take a tour of Richard's Brooklyn studio and to read more about his tech toys.

Handmade Made in the USA
Ages
14+
Made from
plastic, electrical components, acrylic paint, plywood
Measurements
3" L x 2" W x 5.5" H
Care
Batteries can be replaced by unscrewing back cover and removing battery pack lid.
Notes
Includes 2 AAA batteries.
Item ID
26109

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


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