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One who buys and sells, as a way of life. Generally a '''merchant''' was more likely to go and fetch his stock and bring it to the market, whereas a '''trader''' was more likely to be the one who received goods at a market, and then sold on to consumers.
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A '''merchant''' is someone who buys and sells, as a way of life. Generally a merchant was more likely to go and fetch his stock and bring it to the [[market]], whereas a "trader" was more likely to be the one who received goods at a market, and then sold on to consumers.
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In the [[Known World]], merchants sell [[medieval]] or [[SCA]]-related items at some [[events]], such as [[Pennsic]] or [[Rowany Festival]]. Items on sale could be anything, such as [[garb]], [[filk]] cds, [[fabric]], [[wool]], [[armour]], [[trim]], [[leatherwork]], [[drinking horn]]s, [[tent]]s ([[period]] and [[non-period]]), [[weapons]] (SCA and [[metal weapon]]s), [[feasting gear]], [[food]], [[brew]]s...

Revision as of 09:20, 16 January 2006

A merchant is someone who buys and sells, as a way of life. Generally a merchant was more likely to go and fetch his stock and bring it to the market, whereas a "trader" was more likely to be the one who received goods at a market, and then sold on to consumers.

In the Known World, merchants sell medieval or SCA-related items at some events, such as Pennsic or Rowany Festival. Items on sale could be anything, such as garb, filk cds, fabric, wool, armour, trim, leatherwork, drinking horns, tents (period and non-period), weapons (SCA and metal weapons), feasting gear, food, brews...