Articles in the collecting Category

Toy Exclusives: You Should Be Free to Buy As Many As You Like
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Posted in collecting, Disney, Disney Pixar, Mattel, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 9 September 2013
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As I noted in my post on exclusives post a few weeks back, toy companies do not get it – if they really, really wanted just to thank their biggest fans – they should do so by giving them something – how do they determine that? I do not know. But short of them driving […]

Steven R’s Post Card Contest – So Close – 2nd Place!
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Posted in collecting on 18 January 2013
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My son’s postcard contest ended last week, thanks for posting about it! His team came in 2nd place with a little over 1100 cards. Steven had 26! Can you please tell everyone thank you? He got cards from all over, Austria, Germany, Holland, England, St Maarten, and a lot of different states. It was really […]

Disneyana Fans: The Takara Tomy Disney T-Arts Beans Collection
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Posted in collecting, Disney, Disney Pixar on 9 October 2012
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Good luck completing this one … 110 Plushes … I think I could name about 100 of them … is that a duck next to Stitch? Is that a house by Wall-E? I suppose the Skunk from Bambi has a name? Next to Buzz – is that fat Woody? Did I miss that short? 🙂 […]

San Diego Comic Con 2012: First Steps …
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Posted in collecting, Toys on 1 March 2012
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From SDCC: Because of limited space at the San Diego Convention Center, we are required to limit attendance and do not have enough badges for everyone who would like to attend the show. Unfortunately, the high demand and limited availability can make buying a badge challenging and time-consuming. Although we are working hard on our […]

New Image Zoom on Take5
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Posted in collecting, Gadgets on 4 February 2012
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Hey Taker5ers! Tizmanian here with a little housekeeping… We just installed a new image zoom feature which should work on most of the images we place here. Click on an image and you’ll see a control bar overlay. Looks handy so let us know what you think in the comments. Not sure about how it […]

Andy Warhol Skateboards
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Posted in collecting on 7 November 2011
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Fab.com has a nice deal on Andy Warhol art design skateboards … it’s hip, it’s iconic and it’s ironic … and cheaper than buying a print.   Tweet This Post

If You Can’t Live the High Life – Your Pets Should …
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Posted in collecting on 7 November 2011
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Maybe as a human, you’re part of the 99%. 🙂 But hey, that doesn’t mean you pet shouldn’t be a 1 percenter … 🙂 The Umbra FishHotel Aquarium You can even stack them – available at Amazon. Less than $30 … if that’s too common for you, there’s also the Swedish Fish Condo … I’m […]

Perfect Stocking Stuffer: Declaration of Independence Copy (Slightly Used 235 Years Old)
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Posted in collecting on 26 October 2011
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The NY Times seems to have found a 1776 broadside* print printing of the Declaration of Independence … (yea, that one) *A broadside is a single-page, printed document created to disseminate news by being read, shared, and posted but you knew that. 🙂 July 1776 broadside printings of the Declaration are rare and valuable, but […]

Barbie Collector: Hollywood Icon Sale at Gilt
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Posted in collecting on 26 October 2011
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Hollywood Icon Barbie on Sale at Gilt.com   Tweet This Post

Free CARS 2 Backpack With $10 Purchase
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Posted in CARS, collecting, Retail on 27 June 2011
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So I was digging through the seven (yes, seven!) master cases at the Kmart Collector Days this weekend looking for some extra posters for some of my fav-O-rite readers on Take5 when I saw a pad with an offer and grabbed it for later reading. Turns out that Mattel is offering a FREE CARS 2 […]