Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 100 “The Thrill of the Hunt”

We’ll celebrate our special 100th episode with a little insight into our collections of pop culture memorabilia

We’ll talk about how we got our start collecting, what we collect, and some of our favorite places to acquire pieces for our collection

Then we’ll showcase some of Michelle’s collectibles and talk about some of her most prized pieces

Finally we’ll show case some of Joe’s collectibles and talk about some of Joe’s collection

Show Notes

[INTRO THEME]

  • [INTRODUCTIONS] (2-3 minutes)
    • Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 100 “The Thrill of the Hunt”
    • My insightful and enlightened co-host Michelle Whalen

[SHOW SUMMARY] (2-3 minutes)

  • Today’s Episode:
    • We’ll celebrate our special 100th episode with a little insight into our collections of pop culture memorabilia
    • We’ll talk about how we got our start collecting, what we collect, and some of our favorite places to acquire pieces for our collection
    • Then we’ll showcase some of Michelle’s collectibles and talk about some of her most prized pieces
    • Finally we’ll show case some of my collectibles and talk about some of my collection

[Show Plugs] (2-3 minutes)

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[TRANSITION]

  • [SEGMENT 1: About Our Collections] (8-12 minutes)
    • When did we start collecting
    • What inspired us to start collecting
    • Where do we like to acquire pieces for our collection

[AD 1: SSE]

  • [SEGMENT 2: Highlight Michelle’s Collect] (8-12 minutes)
    • Run the video
    • Talk about a few pieces in the studio
    • Some of her most prized pieces

[AD 2: TEENS]

  • [SEGMENT 4: Highlight Joe’s Collect] (8-12 minutes)
    • Run the video
    • Talk about a few pieces in the studio
    • Some of her most prized pieces


[TRANSITION]

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Transcription

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insightful podcasts

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by informative hosts

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insights into things a podcast network

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welcome to insights into entertainment a

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podcast series

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taking a deeper look into entertainment

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and media

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your hosts joseph and michelle whalen

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a husband and wife team of pop culture

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fanatics

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are exploring all things from music and

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movies

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to television and fandom

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[Music]

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welcome to insights and entertainment

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this is

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episode 100 the thrill of the hunt

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i’m your host joseph whalen and my

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insightful

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and enlightened co-host michelle whalen

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hi everyone

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how you doing today sweetheart good how

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are you i’m

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cranky for some reason yes you are i

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need to throw you a snickers or

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something

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i’m not really sure why so we’re doing

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something a little bit different today

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yes we are this was kind of your idea

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for the format of the show today so why

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don’t you tell us what we’re doing

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so you know normally

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each week we you know highlight

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different articles that you know have

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come up or stories that have come up

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um you know when we first started the

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idea

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of the podcast we realized we wanted it

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to be like

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pop culture themed and the idea was oh

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when we go to conventions and toy shows

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and things like that we’ll

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be talking about that and unfortunately

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for the past year

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we haven’t been able to to do that

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aspect

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so i thought for our hundredth episode

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we’d kind of

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you know take a break from talking about

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the the different news stories and

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things like that

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and kind of give you a little bit of uh

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insight

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into the two of us and

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you know our our collections that we

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have obviously

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you can see um you know in the studio

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some of the things that you know we have

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but

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you know and maybe talk about how we got

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into it and and

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what our collection entails and and kind

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of

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give you guys a insight into you know

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what our house looks like

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you know i think it was always one of

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those things i wanted to do like a

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little tour

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um you know because all of our friends

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who have you know come to our house

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always marvel at our collection you know

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it started out you know with a little

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bit of mind then yours grew and

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and over the years it’s grown it’s taken

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over the whole

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um so this was kind of uh you know

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get uh you know a q a i guess in in some

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respects of of what without any queues

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without any queues just a whole lot of

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a’s

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so yeah what we’re going to do to

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celebrate this uh

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technically 101 episode but we won’t

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count episode zero

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they have a whole lot of dalmatians

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running around exactly exactly

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there you go um we’re going to take a

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look at some of our collections

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uh we have a video we did for

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your collection just a quick um

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slideshow style panoramic of what we

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have

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out uh same thing with mine so

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we’ll talk about mine later in the show

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but i thought it was

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kind of interesting for us to talk about

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you know what what got us started

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collecting

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um what’s our inspiration why do we do

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it

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where do we get our stuff from um

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there’s a lot of people out there that

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collect you know we did uh

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this week’s 100th episode of insights

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into teens we did fun and games

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yeah and we had a special guest on uh

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who’s also a collector and

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you know kind i think has sort of been a

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inspiration and motivation for some of

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what we’ve right

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right as well so it kind of fit the

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theme this week

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so we’ll talk about that then we’ll

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highlight your collection talk about

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your collection you have a couple of

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special items that you’ve cherry picked

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i didn’t because all the items that i

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want to

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i would want to highlight are actually

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packed away for

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safety at this point in time um so i

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don’t have anything

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hands-on unless i grab something off the

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shelf here right this lord knows i’ve

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got enough around here

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right right there’s a couple of darth

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vaders somewhere but we’ll talk about

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you know some of the stuff in my

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collection and and what some of my

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prized possessions

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are and uh we’ll kind of go from there

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and

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a slightly different show today yep

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shall we get started

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let’s do it all right

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so i think the first thing that would

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probably be worthwhile talking about

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is when and i’ll ask you first when did

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you start collecting and what prompted

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you to start collecting

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that’s a good question

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i’m not really sure

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it’s kind of funny because not to you

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know piggyback on

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the the teens episode you know where

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you know dan who’s a family friend um

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he knows the definitive when it was like

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what it was for him you know he tells

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this great story

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and anybody that knows him knows that

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it’s the lost in space robot

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because he had asked for it for

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christmas he never got it

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and that became his

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holy grail you know he kept searching

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and searching for it and that’s what led

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him to it

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i don’t think there was anything for me

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where it was like oh my god i have to

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have this um you know it was always

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some sort of disney thing

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um you know back in the day there really

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wasn’t anything haunted mansion

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very very you know it’s funny now

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finding various board games and

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and model sets that came out

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in the 60s 70s that had to do with the

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haunted mansion but

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really disney didn’t um

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merchandise based on their rides uh any

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merchandise that they did was really you

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know

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t-shirts you know with mickey mouse on

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it they didn’t really

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start doing a lot of the collectibles

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until

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much later on like you could get

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something if you went to the park so you

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figure

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you know there were souvenirs um

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so i do have some of those in my

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collections that were

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souvenirs of when the park first opened

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so i think it was just always um

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like i remember doing snow globes i

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think probably

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in the late 90s i had actually

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were i was a cast member of the disney

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store back in the day

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uh back when i was in in college so uh

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the mid-90s

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um so i i started probably collecting a

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lot of the artwork and that was back

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when they

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used to do the cirrocell artwork um so i

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have

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a lot of that so that was probably

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really what

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the first major collectible thing

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was um that i collected

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every now and then i would collect the

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happy meal toys

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uh if they had like a whole set of

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disney or disney park really i think

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that was the majority of what i was

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collecting it wasn’t necessarily

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disney but it was something to do at the

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disney park and then obviously it grew

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to be the haunted mansion and

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that’s probably the majority of my

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collection probably the majority of

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the more valuable stuff in in some

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respects

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but that’s also more of the modern stuff

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too i also have

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um an extensive board game collection

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now

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and a lot of those board games are from

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the 70s and 80s

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uh you know so those are older so i kind

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of have the

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the gamut of you know a little bit of

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everything i guess you could say

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so a lot of people collect for the sake

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of investment you know you buy an

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expensive piece of

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collectible merchandise and the hope is

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it just goes up and eventually you sell

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it

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why do you collect do you collect as an

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investment do you collect

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for the nostalgia do you collect for

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the ambiance what’s the drive for you in

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collecting

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i i don’t think i’ve ever been a

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collector

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to think about what the value of it

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was gonna be go you know oh if i buy

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this now at twenty dollars

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i’ll be able to sell it you know later

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on for for forty dollars

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i don’t think that’s ever been um

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a goal you know when when looking for

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something i think it’s the

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the enjoyment of having it um it’s the

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thrill of

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finding it if it’s you know if it was a

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hard to

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uh find peace um

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and and the nostalgia in some cases um

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like i don’t remember like i know for

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you and and you’ll probably talk about

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it

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um later on like there was i don’t think

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there

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was really a toy that i had that i lost

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or i got rid of and then i ended up

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buying it

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later on as an adult like i don’t

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remember there

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being you know anything

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like that so a lot of the

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older toys that i have aren’t

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necessarily ones that

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i even maybe knew existed when i

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was a kid it was just oh wow that’s

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really cool that’s as old as i

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am you know type thing so it’s really

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just to kind of add to the collection

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and

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and it’s funny because after um

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going through um when my mom passed away

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and having to you know

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get rid of everything in her house and

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everything you know it kind of makes me

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think

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every time we go to a toy show or

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something or we buy something else i’m

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like

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uh is this something else madison’s

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gonna have to get rid of but i’m hoping

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you know that she’ll actually want to

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keep some of it maybe possibly

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or at least she can make some money off

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of it you know or we start selling it

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you know

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later on uh you know in in life or maybe

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not maybe

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you know we take it with us who knows

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so we talk about a lot of the different

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shows and

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and toy shows and pop culture shows that

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we go to and

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it’s a great place to pick up a lot of

0:11:23.839,0:11:27.279
collectibles where do you normally get

0:11:26.240,0:11:29.360
your collectives or

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in the past where have you traditionally

0:11:29.360,0:11:34.880
gotten your collectibles from

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well the the first you know

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ones that i got came from the disney

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store

0:11:38.240,0:11:42.079
themselves or from being at walt disney

0:11:41.440,0:11:45.760
world

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um they have a a an art

0:11:45.760,0:11:50.320
um store the the art of disney that’s

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where their higher end

0:11:50.320,0:11:53.519
items have come from so that’s where

0:11:52.000,0:11:56.320
probably uh

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a good portion of my more modern pieces

0:11:56.320,0:12:01.440
have come from

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but then a lot of my older

0:12:01.440,0:12:09.680
more antique you know collectible pieces

0:12:05.760,0:12:10.160
those have come from uh the the one toy

0:12:09.680,0:12:13.440
show

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that we go to in delaware um

0:12:13.440,0:12:19.279
that’s uh i don’t know what

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well they do it they would do it like

0:12:19.279,0:12:24.560
twice a year so

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um uh so that was one where i picked up

0:12:24.560,0:12:29.040
actually the uh the clubhouse mickey you

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know the mickey mouse clubhouse i picked

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that up there

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um and uh let’s see so we had that one

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not really like comic cons you know

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because that’s really where

0:12:38.959,0:12:45.279
more of the newer stuff is

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um where was the one it was at the

0:12:45.279,0:12:47.519
mansion

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see a lot of the toy shows too that we

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go to they’re usually like a one and

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done

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you know not a lot of them pop up uh

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throughout um we’ve picked up some stuff

0:12:57.440,0:13:01.120
at flea markets

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you know as well that we’ve kind of you

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know lucked out

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so it’s kind of like a luck of the draw

0:13:04.480,0:13:08.320
thing

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excuse me i think you know a lot of the

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older pieces

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you got off of ebay um you know for

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birthdays and holidays and and stuff

0:13:14.880,0:13:18.160
that you’ve you know added to my

0:13:16.639,0:13:21.760
collection

0:13:18.160,0:13:25.440
yeah ebay ebay is a uh a good source

0:13:21.760,0:13:28.880
for some of the more obscure pieces that

0:13:25.440,0:13:32.480
i i managed to pull in for you um

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although i’ve gotten into the habit of

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it seems like every time you go to

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disney we always make a trip to art of

0:13:35.760,0:13:38.639
disney and i always wind up getting you

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something at art of disney

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right that became kind of a uh

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um a tradition right so a lot of

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again the newer stuff like the um

0:13:48.639,0:13:53.279
jim shore uh collectibles and stuff and

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that’s the thing too

0:13:53.279,0:14:01.360
is that there are certain um

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artists who in general

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have pieces and then they do a disney

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line

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and in a lot of cases you can only get

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that

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disney line at a disney art store

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so you know sometimes it’s uh

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hard to find pieces in in other

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locations so like jim shore

0:14:20.160,0:14:27.519
as a as a example he does

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various cartoon characters he doesn’t

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just do

0:14:28.160,0:14:32.399
disney he does snoopy he does uh wizard

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of oz and things like that

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and you can find a lot of his items

0:14:35.680,0:14:42.720
at your local collectible store

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you know like a christmas store or

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something that has it

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but any of the um

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and you can find some of his disney

0:14:48.959,0:14:54.959
pieces there but you will never

0:14:51.279,0:14:58.000
find like a haunted mansion piece of his

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there those are exclusively sold

0:14:58.000,0:15:03.279
at disney same thing with the artist

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shag

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which i found out that’s probably my

0:15:04.959,0:15:09.199
most expensive

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uh one of my most expensive collectibles

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i have a frame

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print which you’ll see in in the video

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that we did

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um again you can find some of his prints

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but the majority of his disney world

0:15:21.920,0:15:26.079
or disneyland prints are usually only

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sold at uh

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the parks or you know that’s where it’s

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easier to find it you might find

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you know like a private seller that’s

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doing it but the majority of them are

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sold

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um in the parks well how about we take a

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quick break

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we’ll come back and we’ll show your

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video first okay

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and then you can talk about some of your

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pieces and then we’ll talk about my

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oh

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so that is the video we did for your

0:21:49.360,0:21:52.799
stuff obviously you could tell that the

0:21:50.799,0:21:54.880
majority of what you have there

0:21:52.799,0:21:56.640
was haunted mansion but i didn’t want to

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talk about that last piece that we saw

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there the animated cell

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probably my if i had to have like a most

0:22:02.640,0:22:06.400
prized possession that’s probably

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probably close to

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that’s that’s a pretty unique piece can

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you talk about that a little bit

0:22:09.440,0:22:17.200
sure uh that is from a

0:22:12.480,0:22:20.280
uh company called uh animated

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lithographs or like anime

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animated animation i think is the name

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of the company

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anyway it’s a company uh was

0:22:30.480,0:22:35.039
late 90s um and they had a couple of

0:22:33.840,0:22:37.919
different

0:22:35.039,0:22:38.799
i want to say maybe 10 different types

0:22:37.919,0:22:41.600
of

0:22:38.799,0:22:42.240
animated lithographs again that was back

0:22:41.600,0:22:45.280
when

0:22:42.240,0:22:47.120
art was kind of the the big collectible

0:22:45.280,0:22:48.799
um and they had a couple of different

0:22:47.120,0:22:51.200
disney ones they actually

0:22:48.799,0:22:52.799
came out with other uh they came out

0:22:51.200,0:22:55.039
with a

0:22:52.799,0:22:57.200
wizard of oz one i think they came out

0:22:55.039,0:23:00.559
with a couple of looney tune

0:22:57.200,0:23:02.480
uh ones um and that happened to be i

0:23:00.559,0:23:04.080
think one of the first ones

0:23:02.480,0:23:06.080
that actually came out and it’s

0:23:04.080,0:23:09.280
steamboat willie

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and i’ve had that for oh god

0:23:09.280,0:23:14.400
20 something 20 something years now now

0:23:12.320,0:23:16.880
that i didn’t think about it

0:23:14.400,0:23:17.600
yeah so that’s that’s probably you know

0:23:16.880,0:23:21.360
one of my

0:23:17.600,0:23:23.760
most prized uh it runs on batteries um

0:23:21.360,0:23:25.120
when the batteries start dying it just

0:23:23.760,0:23:28.240
goes off in the middle

0:23:25.120,0:23:30.400
of the night um and just

0:23:28.240,0:23:31.360
you know uh it was actually one of the

0:23:30.400,0:23:34.400
pieces where

0:23:31.360,0:23:36.400
um it was having some

0:23:34.400,0:23:38.080
some issues some technical issues and i

0:23:36.400,0:23:40.880
contacted the company and they

0:23:38.080,0:23:41.520
had me um mail it to them for them to

0:23:40.880,0:23:43.679
fix

0:23:41.520,0:23:45.440
and you know i don’t even i could

0:23:43.679,0:23:46.960
probably look online but

0:23:45.440,0:23:49.120
you know i don’t even know if the

0:23:46.960,0:23:51.679
company still

0:23:49.120,0:23:52.480
still exists but what was cool was some

0:23:51.679,0:23:54.720
of the more

0:23:52.480,0:23:56.720
intricate ones that they uh created

0:23:54.720,0:23:57.919
later on actually had like little led

0:23:56.720,0:24:00.720
lights in it

0:23:57.919,0:24:02.720
that would um light up and stuff there

0:24:00.720,0:24:06.159
was a sorcerer mickey one

0:24:02.720,0:24:07.120
where it would do like the splashing

0:24:06.159,0:24:09.679
water

0:24:07.120,0:24:10.559
and uh it would light up and they would

0:24:09.679,0:24:12.880
play

0:24:10.559,0:24:14.080
the music from fantasia so so that was a

0:24:12.880,0:24:15.919
really cool one but again

0:24:14.080,0:24:18.960
steamboat willie was was always my

0:24:15.919,0:24:23.200
favorite so you obviously have

0:24:18.960,0:24:23.200
um a a

0:24:23.360,0:24:30.480
a fondness for horror shall we say

0:24:26.720,0:24:32.640
um there there was what gave that away

0:24:30.480,0:24:35.120
there was much more in that video horror

0:24:32.640,0:24:37.600
wise than just

0:24:35.120,0:24:38.960
on a mansion though right tell us a

0:24:37.600,0:24:39.520
little bit about some of the other

0:24:38.960,0:24:42.000
horror

0:24:39.520,0:24:42.880
collectibles you’ve got sure so some of

0:24:42.000,0:24:45.679
the other

0:24:42.880,0:24:47.679
uh collectibles would be a lot of

0:24:45.679,0:24:51.200
dracula

0:24:47.679,0:24:54.159
and various versions of dracula

0:24:51.200,0:24:55.840
we have the bella lugosi dracula that i

0:24:54.159,0:24:58.880
have a couple of

0:24:55.840,0:25:01.679
dolls of that

0:24:58.880,0:25:02.159
there’s the nosferatu there’s a couple

0:25:01.679,0:25:06.000
of

0:25:02.159,0:25:09.039
uh uh i think i have a

0:25:06.000,0:25:12.240
uh funko pop of him in that

0:25:09.039,0:25:13.039
and then some other uh variations of him

0:25:12.240,0:25:16.400
in that and then

0:25:13.039,0:25:19.120
obviously the bram stoker uh

0:25:16.400,0:25:20.080
dracula i have a couple of different

0:25:19.120,0:25:23.600
versions of

0:25:20.080,0:25:26.240
of that uh as well um

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so yeah horror’s kind of been you know

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i’ve been

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a very classic horror fan for as long as

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i can

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remember and it kind of and i think

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that’s where

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um the disney and the

0:25:38.880,0:25:42.320
other pop culture kind of blend together

0:25:41.279,0:25:44.960
so nicely

0:25:42.320,0:25:45.440
with the haunted mansion um i don’t

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think i

0:25:45.440,0:25:49.279
i really had as much haunted mansion

0:25:48.080,0:25:51.279
stuff

0:25:49.279,0:25:52.799
before we moved into the house and i

0:25:51.279,0:25:54.400
think it would you know when we

0:25:52.799,0:25:55.919
were living in our apartment you know i

0:25:54.400,0:25:56.559
had a couple of little pieces here and

0:25:55.919,0:25:59.840
there

0:25:56.559,0:26:02.400
and when we moved into the house

0:25:59.840,0:26:04.720
our plan was that the living room was

0:26:02.400,0:26:08.559
going to be my haunted mansion

0:26:04.720,0:26:11.600
that was the the idea behind it um

0:26:08.559,0:26:13.120
and so that’s why it looks

0:26:11.600,0:26:15.120
that’s why there’s so much haunted

0:26:13.120,0:26:16.400
mansion so it basically looks like

0:26:15.120,0:26:18.159
halloween

0:26:16.400,0:26:20.480
all year long so i’m decorated for

0:26:18.159,0:26:20.960
halloween you know halloween all all the

0:26:20.480,0:26:24.080
time

0:26:20.960,0:26:27.440
so i think that kind of

0:26:24.080,0:26:29.520
help to fuel the fire

0:26:27.440,0:26:30.480
of what we were going to buy because if

0:26:29.520,0:26:33.679
you remember

0:26:30.480,0:26:37.120
you know we would kind of start out with

0:26:33.679,0:26:38.000
generic halloween decorations that we

0:26:37.120,0:26:41.039
would find you know

0:26:38.000,0:26:42.799
halloween was the best time of year for

0:26:41.039,0:26:43.679
me to redecorate the living room that

0:26:42.799,0:26:46.080
was kind of

0:26:43.679,0:26:46.720
you know what we would do and as the

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years

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have gone on and disney has released

0:26:49.919,0:26:56.240
so much more haunted mansion stuff

0:26:53.200,0:26:57.919
but also you know mainstream with like

0:26:56.240,0:27:00.960
the funko pops and then

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different things like that coming out

0:27:00.960,0:27:07.120
we kind of you know changed things over

0:27:04.320,0:27:09.520
and during the pandemic one of the

0:27:07.120,0:27:12.400
things we did was we redecorated

0:27:09.520,0:27:14.080
um the living room there’s still one one

0:27:12.400,0:27:15.520
more piece of furniture that that’s

0:27:14.080,0:27:19.120
going to get changed out

0:27:15.520,0:27:19.120
once it becomes available at ikea

0:27:19.520,0:27:25.919
but we redid the tv area um

0:27:23.120,0:27:26.320
and we organized all the pops i have an

0:27:25.919,0:27:28.799
uh

0:27:26.320,0:27:30.159
a pretty extensive collection of living

0:27:28.799,0:27:32.080
dead dolls

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and that was really again it was one of

0:27:32.080,0:27:36.720
those because we went to toy

0:27:34.080,0:27:37.120
shows and i saw these things i was like

0:27:36.720,0:27:38.640
oh

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that would be really cool that would be

0:27:38.640,0:27:43.039
kind of cool to to add

0:27:40.320,0:27:44.799
and really up until a couple of months

0:27:43.039,0:27:46.559
ago everything was kind of

0:27:44.799,0:27:49.039
all over the place we really didn’t have

0:27:46.559,0:27:49.840
it as organized and that was one of the

0:27:49.039,0:27:53.279
things

0:27:49.840,0:27:55.039
you know you helped me do where we redid

0:27:53.279,0:27:56.960
everything and we said okay all the

0:27:55.039,0:27:57.600
living dead dolls now let’s all put them

0:27:56.960,0:28:00.080
over here

0:27:57.600,0:28:02.000
everything that’s dracula let’s put it

0:28:00.080,0:28:04.720
over here okay here’s where the haunted

0:28:02.000,0:28:05.679
mansion stuff is we kind of created uh

0:28:04.720,0:28:08.480
you know

0:28:05.679,0:28:11.520
um in the video there’s a whole little

0:28:08.480,0:28:16.320
area of just the madame leota stuff

0:28:11.520,0:28:16.960
um and she’s the the the the woman

0:28:16.320,0:28:18.960
that’s

0:28:16.960,0:28:20.640
the crystal ball so there’s a whole

0:28:18.960,0:28:23.279
little shrine to

0:28:20.640,0:28:25.919
to leota and what’s kind of funny is the

0:28:23.279,0:28:29.360
cat that’s in the beginning of the video

0:28:25.919,0:28:31.279
she’s leota and she’s leota because of

0:28:29.360,0:28:34.559
the haunted mansion so that’s why

0:28:31.279,0:28:37.760
you know she she was added um so we

0:28:34.559,0:28:38.480
we you know we worked really hard to

0:28:37.760,0:28:41.760
create

0:28:38.480,0:28:42.399
you know the you know the the balance of

0:28:41.760,0:28:44.720
the force

0:28:42.399,0:28:45.760
which is stealing your you know your

0:28:44.720,0:28:48.559
thing um

0:28:45.760,0:28:49.600
but we kind of you know changed it up to

0:28:48.559,0:28:52.159
to make it

0:28:49.600,0:28:53.200
um so not only is it you know obviously

0:28:52.159,0:28:56.480
it’s probably what

0:28:53.200,0:28:59.039
80 disney but the other 20

0:28:56.480,0:29:00.880
is you know extra horror stuff um you

0:28:59.039,0:29:03.120
know and then i have some other

0:29:00.880,0:29:04.399
little horror you know things that

0:29:03.120,0:29:06.640
aren’t dracula

0:29:04.399,0:29:08.000
that are just kind of you know thrown in

0:29:06.640,0:29:10.720
there uh

0:29:08.000,0:29:12.080
you know as well so you’ve you’ve

0:29:10.720,0:29:13.919
obviously got a pretty extensive

0:29:12.080,0:29:15.360
collection just from what we’ve shown

0:29:13.919,0:29:17.120
in the video itself but there’s other

0:29:15.360,0:29:19.760
things that didn’t make the video

0:29:17.120,0:29:22.320
right we have we have a curio in the in

0:29:19.760,0:29:24.559
the kitchen that we did not get in

0:29:22.320,0:29:25.679
to the right and most of the stuff

0:29:24.559,0:29:29.279
that’s in the kitchen

0:29:25.679,0:29:32.720
is probably more mickey

0:29:29.279,0:29:35.840
um and walt disney world you know

0:29:32.720,0:29:38.240
related right so

0:29:35.840,0:29:38.880
is there anything in the extensive

0:29:38.240,0:29:42.960
collection

0:29:38.880,0:29:44.640
you have uh now that you

0:29:42.960,0:29:46.880
want to highlight that might not have

0:29:44.640,0:29:50.559
made that video

0:29:46.880,0:29:51.440
hmm oh well the two pieces that i

0:29:50.559,0:29:54.080
brought up here

0:29:51.440,0:29:56.480
maybe i don’t know do you want to talk

0:29:54.080,0:29:59.279
about that that was your proms

0:29:56.480,0:30:00.399
so show us what you got all right uh so

0:29:59.279,0:30:04.480
the first thing that

0:30:00.399,0:30:07.919
i will show is from the 1970s

0:30:04.480,0:30:10.080
it is a walt disney world lunchbox so

0:30:07.919,0:30:13.440
anybody that’s you know

0:30:10.080,0:30:16.000
a child of the the 70s 80s

0:30:13.440,0:30:17.039
remembers having these you know lovely

0:30:16.000,0:30:21.120
metal

0:30:17.039,0:30:21.600
lunch boxes what’s special about this

0:30:21.120,0:30:25.039
one

0:30:21.600,0:30:28.320
is this was a gift from dan

0:30:25.039,0:30:29.760
um because dan being the collector that

0:30:28.320,0:30:31.679
he was

0:30:29.760,0:30:33.360
he got his love of collecting from his

0:30:31.679,0:30:35.279
grandmother

0:30:33.360,0:30:36.480
and his grandmother would basically just

0:30:35.279,0:30:38.799
like go to the store

0:30:36.480,0:30:40.399
see something buy it and leave it in the

0:30:38.799,0:30:43.600
packaging and like

0:30:40.399,0:30:45.840
never take it out because i don’t know

0:30:43.600,0:30:47.039
how she knew but at some point she knew

0:30:45.840,0:30:50.559
it was going to be

0:30:47.039,0:30:53.039
worth something so this was never used

0:30:50.559,0:30:54.000
um when dan actually gave it to me for

0:30:53.039,0:30:58.720
my birthday

0:30:54.000,0:31:03.360
he still had the brown paper bag

0:30:58.720,0:31:05.120
that it had come in when she bought it

0:31:03.360,0:31:06.880
one of the funny things is this one

0:31:05.120,0:31:09.519
sticker is still

0:31:06.880,0:31:10.399
on it the uh you know the aladdin

0:31:09.519,0:31:13.120
sticker

0:31:10.399,0:31:14.399
talking about uh you know the thermos

0:31:13.120,0:31:17.760
and everything

0:31:14.399,0:31:21.840
the other thing that’s really funny is

0:31:17.760,0:31:25.919
the price sticker is still on it um

0:31:21.840,0:31:29.039
it was 2.99

0:31:25.919,0:31:32.159
if you look on ebay

0:31:29.039,0:31:32.640
most of these you’ll find are used and

0:31:32.159,0:31:36.080
and

0:31:32.640,0:31:38.159
uh dirty and bent with lots of nicks and

0:31:36.080,0:31:41.279
used and they’re going for like

0:31:38.159,0:31:44.640
40 to 50 this one is probably

0:31:41.279,0:31:47.200
i would say probably more

0:31:44.640,0:31:48.240
maybe even 150 because the other thing

0:31:47.200,0:31:50.720
too

0:31:48.240,0:31:52.240
is and not a lot of them that you find

0:31:50.720,0:31:54.720
online have it

0:31:52.240,0:31:57.279
but if you look inside it’s nice and

0:31:54.720,0:31:57.279
pristine

0:31:58.840,0:32:01.840
and

0:32:08.960,0:32:17.039
the original thermos never used

0:32:14.480,0:32:18.399
this is still funny too and the little

0:32:17.039,0:32:21.760
sticker

0:32:18.399,0:32:22.159
to write your name on it is still in

0:32:21.760,0:32:27.440
there

0:32:22.159,0:32:27.440
so yeah this is probably i would say

0:32:27.600,0:32:33.360
150 200 easy so there’s

0:32:30.799,0:32:36.000
there’s people out there who dedicate

0:32:33.360,0:32:39.120
their collections just to these

0:32:36.000,0:32:42.159
uh metal uh lunch boxes

0:32:39.120,0:32:43.760
right um you know they have entire

0:32:42.159,0:32:44.720
collections of these because an entire

0:32:43.760,0:32:47.440
series of pieces

0:32:44.720,0:32:47.760
had been put out for right two decades i

0:32:47.440,0:32:50.640
think

0:32:47.760,0:32:51.840
something like that um but the other

0:32:50.640,0:32:55.360
piece that you have

0:32:51.840,0:32:58.799
that you were gonna show uh is

0:32:55.360,0:33:00.000
to me i think is even more nostalgic

0:32:58.799,0:33:02.240
because

0:33:00.000,0:33:04.000
they don’t make these anymore like the

0:33:02.240,0:33:04.960
concept of the toy itself like they

0:33:04.000,0:33:06.880
still make

0:33:04.960,0:33:09.200
lunch boxes but they’re plastic right

0:33:06.880,0:33:13.440
well and the other thing too is they

0:33:09.200,0:33:18.080
the d23 the the disney um

0:33:13.440,0:33:21.519
uh uh what can i think of the

0:33:18.080,0:33:23.519
what’s the d23 fan club

0:33:21.519,0:33:24.640
thank you oh my god i couldn’t i was

0:33:23.519,0:33:27.440
like

0:33:24.640,0:33:28.799
it’s this club that you belong to the

0:33:27.440,0:33:32.080
fan club they actually

0:33:28.799,0:33:36.159
came out with a reproduction

0:33:32.080,0:33:39.840
of the lunchbox and inside had pins

0:33:36.159,0:33:43.200
um and just the lunch box with the pins

0:33:39.840,0:33:44.720
was going for 85 and this was a gift

0:33:43.200,0:33:46.799
that you know if you were a member of

0:33:44.720,0:33:49.200
the fan club uh

0:33:46.799,0:33:50.240
you got it for free um so it’s kind of

0:33:49.200,0:33:53.279
funny so there’s

0:33:50.240,0:33:55.760
versions of the metal you know

0:33:53.279,0:33:56.720
uh lunchbox you know floating out but

0:33:55.760,0:33:58.640
yes the

0:33:56.720,0:34:00.480
so let me let me actually go to camera

0:33:58.640,0:34:01.600
three for this one here so we can show

0:34:00.480,0:34:03.519
it also

0:34:01.600,0:34:05.120
so what you have here is the mickey

0:34:03.519,0:34:08.399
mouse clubhouse

0:34:05.120,0:34:10.240
also from the 70s that’s weeble wobbles

0:34:08.399,0:34:12.560
it’s the weebles because you know

0:34:10.240,0:34:14.720
weebles wobble but they don’t fall down

0:34:12.560,0:34:14.720
so

0:34:16.079,0:34:20.720
so now this was a reflection of what the

0:34:18.720,0:34:24.960
mickey mouse clubhouse tv show

0:34:20.720,0:34:28.000
yes this was from the you know the 1970s

0:34:24.960,0:34:31.280
mickey mouse clubhouse so you know most

0:34:28.000,0:34:34.399
people remember that the 1950s version

0:34:31.280,0:34:37.440
with the netfloonacello and and you know

0:34:34.399,0:34:38.240
and that whole cubby and karen and

0:34:37.440,0:34:41.359
whatever

0:34:38.240,0:34:45.760
this came out in the 70s and it was

0:34:41.359,0:34:48.800
kind of in relation to the 70s version

0:34:45.760,0:34:50.240
of the mickey mouse uh clubhouse now

0:34:48.800,0:34:53.919
this was not a complete

0:34:50.240,0:34:56.960
set um the complete set came with

0:34:53.919,0:34:58.240
a play mat that you would put it on and

0:34:56.960,0:35:01.599
also

0:34:58.240,0:35:05.839
uh right here had a flag

0:35:01.599,0:35:07.760
with a flagpole but everything else

0:35:05.839,0:35:09.520
i actually have some of the weebles are

0:35:07.760,0:35:11.119
from multiple sets

0:35:09.520,0:35:12.960
because i think it only came with four

0:35:11.119,0:35:16.640
it came with billy

0:35:12.960,0:35:18.640
caron pluto and mickey

0:35:16.640,0:35:20.640
and you have the little you know the

0:35:18.640,0:35:22.320
little tv camera so you could put on

0:35:20.640,0:35:24.240
your little tv show

0:35:22.320,0:35:26.560
uh you have your little mailbox so you

0:35:24.240,0:35:27.359
can get your mail your little rocking

0:35:26.560,0:35:31.839
chair

0:35:27.359,0:35:31.839
there’s a little seesaw and then

0:35:33.200,0:35:36.480
so the front door opens

0:35:36.560,0:35:40.160
don’t worry they won’t knock don’t fall

0:35:38.000,0:35:43.119
down and you’re not carrying off

0:35:40.160,0:35:44.000
um so where did you get this this one we

0:35:43.119,0:35:46.160
ended up getting

0:35:44.000,0:35:48.640
at the the toy show that was held in

0:35:46.160,0:35:51.680
delaware uh that toy show

0:35:48.640,0:35:55.280
is a um it’s linked with

0:35:51.680,0:35:56.480
a train toy show so you know the one day

0:35:55.280,0:35:59.119
it’s the trains

0:35:56.480,0:35:59.520
and the second day it’s toys and it’s

0:35:59.119,0:36:01.599
you

0:35:59.520,0:36:03.200
you know the majority of the toys are

0:36:01.599,0:36:05.280
you know older toys

0:36:03.200,0:36:06.640
you know they have some more modern

0:36:05.280,0:36:09.200
stuff but

0:36:06.640,0:36:10.480
most of the vendors there are you know

0:36:09.200,0:36:12.800
people selling

0:36:10.480,0:36:14.160
either their collection or they might

0:36:12.800,0:36:16.320
have a store

0:36:14.160,0:36:18.160
and you know they sell older things and

0:36:16.320,0:36:20.400
this just happened to be

0:36:18.160,0:36:21.920
you know one of the things she had in a

0:36:20.400,0:36:24.800
box and

0:36:21.920,0:36:26.079
make me an offer i said okay and i made

0:36:24.800,0:36:28.880
her an offer and

0:36:26.079,0:36:30.000
it became uh became mine now have you

0:36:28.880,0:36:31.760
made an effort to

0:36:30.000,0:36:33.760
complete this by finding the other

0:36:31.760,0:36:36.880
pieces that are missing well we actually

0:36:33.760,0:36:39.680
ended up buying another um

0:36:36.880,0:36:40.400
another one probably a couple years

0:36:39.680,0:36:44.079
later

0:36:40.400,0:36:46.240
uh so i have another house and

0:36:44.079,0:36:47.200
you know some of the pieces you know

0:36:46.240,0:36:49.760
from that set

0:36:47.200,0:36:50.320
kind of help to to complete this one i

0:36:49.760,0:36:53.200
don’t think

0:36:50.320,0:36:54.240
it’s one of those things where i’m um

0:36:53.200,0:36:57.280
i’m not

0:36:54.240,0:36:58.640
a completist when it comes to that so if

0:36:57.280,0:37:01.680
i can get the full set

0:36:58.640,0:37:02.640
great if i don’t all right whatever no

0:37:01.680,0:37:05.440
big deal it

0:37:02.640,0:37:07.280
brings me joy it’s it’s in our kitchen

0:37:05.440,0:37:08.560
you know so i see it every day and i

0:37:07.280,0:37:12.560
just go hmm

0:37:08.560,0:37:15.200
you know makes me happy so is there a

0:37:12.560,0:37:17.599
holy grail out there and a piece of

0:37:15.200,0:37:19.839
unatenium that you have not got your

0:37:17.599,0:37:22.800
hands on that you very much would like

0:37:19.839,0:37:25.440
to get your hands on

0:37:22.800,0:37:27.440
something obviously within reach i’m not

0:37:25.440,0:37:29.119
talking about a thirty thousand dollar

0:37:27.440,0:37:30.800
super rare piece or something like that

0:37:29.119,0:37:36.160
yeah yeah i don’t

0:37:30.800,0:37:40.079
i don’t think there is like

0:37:36.160,0:37:43.680
yeah i don’t that’s the thing for me

0:37:40.079,0:37:47.599
a lot of the things like until

0:37:43.680,0:37:49.359
dan had shown me this

0:37:47.599,0:37:52.079
you know lunchbox i never knew it

0:37:49.359,0:37:54.000
existed but of course now that i have it

0:37:52.079,0:37:55.760
i know they exist and you know every now

0:37:54.000,0:37:56.960
and then i kind of look online so how

0:37:55.760,0:38:00.720
much is it going for

0:37:56.960,0:38:02.560
um type thing um i don’t think there’s

0:38:00.720,0:38:05.200
really

0:38:02.560,0:38:06.480
maybe there’s one thing and it’s one of

0:38:05.200,0:38:09.280
those things where

0:38:06.480,0:38:10.720
i remember it it’s it’s probably the one

0:38:09.280,0:38:13.680
and only thing

0:38:10.720,0:38:15.040
that i remember from from my childhood

0:38:13.680,0:38:17.040
that

0:38:15.040,0:38:19.520
i wouldn’t even know how to look it up

0:38:17.040,0:38:21.520
because i don’t really remember

0:38:19.520,0:38:23.520
that much about it i remember it being

0:38:21.520,0:38:25.280
like a piano

0:38:23.520,0:38:26.560
and i don’t know if it was like a player

0:38:25.280,0:38:30.000
piano type thing

0:38:26.560,0:38:31.359
or or what it was but it played disney

0:38:30.000,0:38:33.839
music

0:38:31.359,0:38:35.440
and i think it had mickey and minnie on

0:38:33.839,0:38:39.599
it i remember

0:38:35.440,0:38:41.359
um my father had it in his apartment and

0:38:39.599,0:38:43.440
i would play with it

0:38:41.359,0:38:44.880
when i would go to visit him but i don’t

0:38:43.440,0:38:47.200
really

0:38:44.880,0:38:48.400
you know like i i don’t know if i saw a

0:38:47.200,0:38:51.280
picture of it if i

0:38:48.400,0:38:52.240
could go oh my god that’s it you know

0:38:51.280,0:38:55.920
that’s probably

0:38:52.240,0:38:57.920
you know way way back in in in my memory

0:38:55.920,0:39:00.160
bank of everything

0:38:57.920,0:39:01.119
um you know what i would want would be

0:39:00.160,0:39:03.119
you know like

0:39:01.119,0:39:05.200
something from the haunted mansion you

0:39:03.119,0:39:09.119
know that would be that’s not really

0:39:05.200,0:39:09.839
as obtainable or within my price range

0:39:09.119,0:39:13.200
is really

0:39:09.839,0:39:16.560
you know so if the sky you know

0:39:13.200,0:39:19.200
if if money were no object it would be

0:39:16.560,0:39:19.599
you know something from the actual you

0:39:19.200,0:39:22.720
know

0:39:19.599,0:39:25.119
ride itself um you know

0:39:22.720,0:39:26.560
like or a costume even from you know

0:39:25.119,0:39:28.880
from one of the cast members and that

0:39:26.560,0:39:31.760
stuff you know kind of floats around

0:39:28.880,0:39:32.400
uh ebay and that’s the thing is if you

0:39:31.760,0:39:34.400
give me

0:39:32.400,0:39:36.079
like a couple of hours to look on ebay

0:39:34.400,0:39:37.359
i’m sure i could find something

0:39:36.079,0:39:39.280
that would be like oh that would be

0:39:37.359,0:39:42.160
really cool i think for me

0:39:39.280,0:39:43.359
a lot of it is when we go to these toy

0:39:42.160,0:39:46.960
shows

0:39:43.359,0:39:49.520
and um yard sale type things

0:39:46.960,0:39:51.200
and like i find something that i didn’t

0:39:49.520,0:39:53.200
know existed

0:39:51.200,0:39:54.880
and that’s kind of the oh that’s really

0:39:53.200,0:39:56.640
cool i didn’t know they made that

0:39:54.880,0:39:59.119
you know of course then i you know go on

0:39:56.640,0:40:01.280
my phone now and look to see how much

0:39:59.119,0:40:02.160
you know how much it’s going for so that

0:40:01.280,0:40:05.520
i don’t

0:40:02.160,0:40:09.280
overpay um but yeah for me i don’t think

0:40:05.520,0:40:12.079
there’s that i gotta have it

0:40:09.280,0:40:13.359
so do you sell any of your collectibles

0:40:12.079,0:40:16.880
nope

0:40:13.359,0:40:16.880
would you sell any of your collectibles

0:40:17.680,0:40:20.480
i don’t know

0:40:20.720,0:40:28.240
that’s a good question

0:40:25.680,0:40:29.359
it’s like which child do you get rid of

0:40:28.240,0:40:32.560
hmm

0:40:29.359,0:40:33.680
the one you like the least hm i don’t

0:40:32.560,0:40:36.880
know

0:40:33.680,0:40:38.319
i don’t know maybe if you know the right

0:40:36.880,0:40:40.720
price

0:40:38.319,0:40:41.599
came around or you know if it was one of

0:40:40.720,0:40:43.839
those

0:40:41.599,0:40:44.720
maybe some sort of bartering thing where

0:40:43.839,0:40:48.079
okay i’d

0:40:44.720,0:40:50.800
give you this to trade up for something

0:40:48.079,0:40:51.280
you know for something else but i could

0:40:50.800,0:40:53.920
yeah

0:40:51.280,0:40:55.599
i could probably see you know us

0:40:53.920,0:40:57.920
downsizing

0:40:55.599,0:40:58.880
you know our collection maybe at some

0:40:57.920,0:41:01.680
point there’s

0:40:58.880,0:41:02.480
um somebody that i’m friends with on on

0:41:01.680,0:41:06.560
facebook

0:41:02.480,0:41:08.079
you know a disney collector it’s like

0:41:06.560,0:41:10.960
if you think we have an extensive

0:41:08.079,0:41:11.680
collection he has a freaking museum like

0:41:10.960,0:41:14.800
he

0:41:11.680,0:41:17.920
actually has an outside warehouse it’s

0:41:14.800,0:41:18.640
almost to the effect of the um steve

0:41:17.920,0:41:21.280
sansui

0:41:18.640,0:41:23.280
right with all of his stuff and he and

0:41:21.280,0:41:26.079
he actually has

0:41:23.280,0:41:26.720
you know from mr toad’s wild ride an

0:41:26.079,0:41:28.720
actual

0:41:26.720,0:41:30.560
car from mr you know i can’t even

0:41:28.720,0:41:32.079
imagine

0:41:30.560,0:41:34.319
how much his you know i’ve always wanted

0:41:32.079,0:41:35.040
to just message him and be like what’s a

0:41:34.319,0:41:37.359
ballpark

0:41:35.040,0:41:38.960
what your collection is worth i’m sure

0:41:37.359,0:41:40.800
it’s in the millions i can’t

0:41:38.960,0:41:43.119
i can’t imagine that it’s not a couple

0:41:40.800,0:41:45.920
of million dollars you know and he’s

0:41:43.119,0:41:47.440
um you know and he has it broken down

0:41:45.920,0:41:50.160
into different sections so

0:41:47.440,0:41:52.560
you know different characters and he has

0:41:50.160,0:41:56.079
a very nice haunted mansion

0:41:52.560,0:41:56.079
how much do you think your collection’s

0:42:00.839,0:42:07.440
worth

0:42:02.960,0:42:09.040
i don’t know would you say like 50 000

0:42:07.440,0:42:11.359
i i don’t know i don’t know the value of

0:42:09.040,0:42:15.040
most of your stuff but sure

0:42:11.359,0:42:16.480
you know maybe i don’t think it’s more

0:42:15.040,0:42:19.520
than 50

0:42:16.480,0:42:20.800
you know i would say probably you know

0:42:19.520,0:42:22.800
because there’s probably a couple of

0:42:20.800,0:42:24.800
people well i know there’s at least

0:42:22.800,0:42:26.480
one piece that’s a thousand dollar over

0:42:24.800,0:42:28.960
a thousand dollars just

0:42:26.480,0:42:30.240
that and then there’s you know probably

0:42:28.960,0:42:33.440
so

0:42:30.240,0:42:34.960
30 to 50 maybe all right was there

0:42:33.440,0:42:37.040
anything else you wanted to highlight

0:42:34.960,0:42:40.079
before we uh

0:42:37.040,0:42:45.570
go to commercial no i don’t think so

0:42:40.079,0:42:48.679
all right i’ll be right back

0:42:45.570,0:42:48.679
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[Music]

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my

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[Music]

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so

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[Music]

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[Music]

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so

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[Music]

0:45:58.839,0:46:55.890
so

0:46:00.660,0:46:55.890
[Music]

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[Music]

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wow

0:47:13.140,0:47:47.760
[Music]

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so that is a somewhat disorganized look

0:47:47.760,0:47:52.000
at

0:47:48.640,0:47:55.119
most of my collection which is

0:47:52.000,0:47:57.359
uh consists most well almost entirely of

0:47:55.119,0:48:01.040
star wars but mostly of darth vader and

0:47:57.359,0:48:02.240
sith lords right one of the things that

0:48:01.040,0:48:05.280
was up on the wall and

0:48:02.240,0:48:07.920
in the shot there there is a an

0:48:05.280,0:48:09.280
energy sword from halo that is up there

0:48:07.920,0:48:10.720
i used to collect swords and

0:48:09.280,0:48:12.160
in fact when we moved to the house none

0:48:10.720,0:48:14.880
of my swords made it up on the wall

0:48:12.160,0:48:17.359
they’re all out in the shed right now

0:48:14.880,0:48:20.400
that was acquired after the move right

0:48:17.359,0:48:23.440
right so when did you start collecting

0:48:20.400,0:48:24.880
uh i started collecting

0:48:23.440,0:48:28.000
i would say i started collecting

0:48:24.880,0:48:29.119
probably in 1980 when i had my star wars

0:48:28.000,0:48:31.839
year for christmas

0:48:29.119,0:48:34.319
okay because everything that i got that

0:48:31.839,0:48:38.079
year i had retained

0:48:34.319,0:48:39.839
and unfortunately lost after i moved out

0:48:38.079,0:48:42.960
of my mother’s house

0:48:39.839,0:48:46.960
and left it all in the attic and

0:48:42.960,0:48:49.040
when my mother passed away my brother

0:48:46.960,0:48:50.960
took control of the house

0:48:49.040,0:48:52.880
and then when he moved and downsized i

0:48:50.960,0:48:54.559
have no idea where any of that stuff

0:48:52.880,0:48:57.599
went

0:48:54.559,0:48:58.640
so i was a collector at that time but i

0:48:57.599,0:49:01.760
was not

0:48:58.640,0:49:04.800
a conscientious collector

0:49:01.760,0:49:05.520
i did not buy one to play with and one

0:49:04.800,0:49:07.760
to

0:49:05.520,0:49:08.880
to collect right so everything i had was

0:49:07.760,0:49:10.240
out of the box

0:49:08.880,0:49:13.200
in fact some of the ships that were in

0:49:10.240,0:49:17.920
the video were some of my original ships

0:49:13.200,0:49:21.119
from my youth very cool so

0:49:17.920,0:49:24.160
so what would be your most

0:49:21.119,0:49:24.160
prized possession

0:49:24.480,0:49:30.160
um see i i when i think of collecting i

0:49:28.319,0:49:30.559
think of two different categories i

0:49:30.160,0:49:33.599
think

0:49:30.559,0:49:37.119
of the nostalgic part of it

0:49:33.599,0:49:40.079
okay and then i think of the valuable

0:49:37.119,0:49:42.400
designed to be collected part of it so

0:49:40.079,0:49:45.760
one of the things that i try to collect

0:49:42.400,0:49:47.839
are original figures right so

0:49:45.760,0:49:48.960
of that genre probably the most

0:49:47.839,0:49:51.200
important one

0:49:48.960,0:49:52.400
that i think i have is i do have a

0:49:51.200,0:49:56.240
carded

0:49:52.400,0:49:59.920
uh empire strikes back darth vader

0:49:56.240,0:50:01.680
that i had acquired at our uh antique

0:49:59.920,0:50:03.520
toy show down in delaware at the nerd

0:50:01.680,0:50:06.000
temple down there

0:50:03.520,0:50:07.040
it’s not in the best condition but it is

0:50:06.000,0:50:09.680
fully intact

0:50:07.040,0:50:10.480
the card itself is a bit rough it’s

0:50:09.680,0:50:14.160
probably a

0:50:10.480,0:50:16.480
a pretty low grade on the card itself

0:50:14.160,0:50:17.680
but i had acquired it for a very

0:50:16.480,0:50:19.760
reasonable price

0:50:17.680,0:50:21.119
and then i had it priced out and you

0:50:19.760,0:50:24.640
know it was worth

0:50:21.119,0:50:27.599
about 50 more than i paid for it wow

0:50:24.640,0:50:30.240
not that i’d sell it but because it’s

0:50:27.599,0:50:32.559
darth vader and it’s

0:50:30.240,0:50:33.520
an original toy so that made it

0:50:32.559,0:50:37.440
important to me

0:50:33.520,0:50:40.559
right right the collectible type thing

0:50:37.440,0:50:41.920
probably the the most important one i

0:50:40.559,0:50:43.359
had you didn’t see it too well in the

0:50:41.920,0:50:44.960
video because it’s on a bottom shelf

0:50:43.359,0:50:46.559
right now after i reorganized one of the

0:50:44.960,0:50:48.720
curios

0:50:46.559,0:50:52.160
is a piece that we had gotten when we

0:50:48.720,0:50:52.160
were at zolokon

0:50:53.280,0:50:56.319
it was a piece that came out in the 90s

0:50:55.440,0:50:58.079
mid 90s

0:50:56.319,0:50:59.680
i had been looking for it for the

0:50:58.079,0:51:01.280
longest time

0:50:59.680,0:51:03.280
and they had two or three other pieces

0:51:01.280,0:51:05.839
that came out that were like it was

0:51:03.280,0:51:06.559
basically darth vader on the stairs from

0:51:05.839,0:51:09.920
the

0:51:06.559,0:51:12.480
carbon freeze chamber okay and there’s

0:51:09.920,0:51:13.119
three other pieces that are of the same

0:51:12.480,0:51:16.160
genre

0:51:13.119,0:51:18.480
and style all of which i have

0:51:16.160,0:51:20.400
okay but this was the original one and i

0:51:18.480,0:51:21.760
couldn’t find it and we went to zola con

0:51:20.400,0:51:24.480
the one time and

0:51:21.760,0:51:26.079
the last room that we went into the last

0:51:24.480,0:51:28.960
guy in the corner was the guy that had

0:51:26.079,0:51:31.040
it at the top of his pile there

0:51:28.960,0:51:32.800
and i knew it didn’t matter how much he

0:51:31.040,0:51:35.040
was asking for it i was buying it

0:51:32.800,0:51:36.240
okay and i did and i got it for a

0:51:35.040,0:51:38.880
reasonable price and

0:51:36.240,0:51:39.839
and that was probably the biggest score

0:51:38.880,0:51:43.119
but really the

0:51:39.839,0:51:46.000
there were two toys that i have

0:51:43.119,0:51:47.839
that are not star wars that are probably

0:51:46.000,0:51:51.400
my biggest scores

0:51:47.839,0:51:54.960
uh one is of uh very

0:51:51.400,0:51:58.079
well-maintained steve austin

0:51:54.960,0:52:01.440
from uh six million dollar man

0:51:58.079,0:52:02.960
um and one of the things about these

0:52:01.440,0:52:04.559
dials one is

0:52:02.960,0:52:05.680
um through the back of the head you

0:52:04.559,0:52:07.200
could look through the back of head and

0:52:05.680,0:52:08.559
he had a bionic eye so he had a

0:52:07.200,0:52:09.920
telescopic eye

0:52:08.559,0:52:11.119
so there’s a hole in the back of the

0:52:09.920,0:52:12.480
head that you can look through and it’s

0:52:11.119,0:52:14.800
a telescope

0:52:12.480,0:52:16.480
but the other thing was he had on his

0:52:14.800,0:52:20.400
arm he had a piece of

0:52:16.480,0:52:22.559
fake skin it was it was just um uh

0:52:20.400,0:52:24.240
rubber um that was on there like

0:52:22.559,0:52:25.920
flexible rubber that you could pull back

0:52:24.240,0:52:28.160
and you can see the

0:52:25.920,0:52:30.480
bionics in his arm well that almost

0:52:28.160,0:52:32.000
always dry rots and falls off the piece

0:52:30.480,0:52:35.280
that i got it was in very good

0:52:32.000,0:52:36.960
condition so that’s one

0:52:35.280,0:52:38.640
and then the other one is you know as i

0:52:36.960,0:52:42.400
was growing up i was

0:52:38.640,0:52:45.359
a child of transformers

0:52:42.400,0:52:46.000
and i always wanted to have an optimus

0:52:45.359,0:52:49.040
prime and

0:52:46.000,0:52:51.040
and unfortunately my parents were not

0:52:49.040,0:52:52.160
particularly well off the couple of

0:52:51.040,0:52:53.680
transformers that i

0:52:52.160,0:52:56.400
did get were some of the lower grade

0:52:53.680,0:53:00.000
ones and optimus prime was always

0:52:56.400,0:53:00.559
exceedingly expensive so we were happy

0:53:00.000,0:53:03.520
to be

0:53:00.559,0:53:04.319
at wizard world the one year right and

0:53:03.520,0:53:06.319
there was a

0:53:04.319,0:53:08.400
person who had it wasn’t box but it was

0:53:06.319,0:53:09.920
complete he had all the stuff to it

0:53:08.400,0:53:12.160
because there’s a ton of accessories to

0:53:09.920,0:53:14.640
go in the trailer and everything else

0:53:12.160,0:53:17.119
and he like pieces that are normally

0:53:14.640,0:53:18.960
missing because his hands come off

0:53:17.119,0:53:21.680
and his gun comes off so all these

0:53:18.960,0:53:24.160
little pieces usually wind up missing

0:53:21.680,0:53:24.720
and he had the whole complete thing and

0:53:24.160,0:53:26.319
i

0:53:24.720,0:53:29.280
i saw it right at the beginning of the

0:53:26.319,0:53:30.319
show and i walked around for about four

0:53:29.280,0:53:31.760
or five hours

0:53:30.319,0:53:34.160
around that show debating whether or not

0:53:31.760,0:53:36.800
to get it and and i made sure when i

0:53:34.160,0:53:39.040
walked out of there i had that piece

0:53:36.800,0:53:41.520
so they’re actually the two non-star

0:53:39.040,0:53:44.000
wars pieces that i think are probably my

0:53:41.520,0:53:45.200
they’re not incredibly valuable pieces

0:53:44.000,0:53:48.640
either like the

0:53:45.200,0:53:50.480
the optimus prime might be 150 and the

0:53:48.640,0:53:52.559
6 million dollar man might be 100

0:53:50.480,0:53:54.960
they’re not incredibly valuable

0:53:52.559,0:53:56.800
right but they’re very rare for the

0:53:54.960,0:53:58.400
condition that they’re in

0:53:56.800,0:53:59.920
you know and it’s one of those things

0:53:58.400,0:54:01.440
that i collect because it takes me back

0:53:59.920,0:54:02.880
to my youth

0:54:01.440,0:54:05.119
and these are the two things that really

0:54:02.880,0:54:08.480
take me back to my youth

0:54:05.119,0:54:13.119
so would you ever consider selling

0:54:08.480,0:54:15.119
anything that’s in your collection um

0:54:13.119,0:54:17.200
i’m sad to say that i actually did

0:54:15.119,0:54:18.160
consider selling those two pieces

0:54:17.200,0:54:21.440
specifically

0:54:18.160,0:54:23.839
yep um i had been out of work i’ve been

0:54:21.440,0:54:26.720
out of work for almost a year

0:54:23.839,0:54:29.680
unemployment had run dry a few years

0:54:26.720,0:54:32.800
back this was almost 10 years ago now

0:54:29.680,0:54:34.319
and uh you know you get to the point

0:54:32.800,0:54:36.839
where you need to start making decisions

0:54:34.319,0:54:39.599
so you could pay your bills

0:54:36.839,0:54:40.799
and i was going to broker the sale of

0:54:39.599,0:54:43.040
these two items

0:54:40.799,0:54:44.400
through dan our friend because he was uh

0:54:43.040,0:54:47.680
running his uh

0:54:44.400,0:54:49.359
his toy store at the time

0:54:47.680,0:54:51.200
and i packed everything up we took it up

0:54:49.359,0:54:52.480
there on a trip to one day and i left it

0:54:51.200,0:54:54.799
with him and

0:54:52.480,0:54:56.079
you know he was working to line up a

0:54:54.799,0:54:58.240
buyer

0:54:56.079,0:55:00.160
and i don’t know a month two months

0:54:58.240,0:55:01.280
later maybe i i landed the job that i

0:55:00.160,0:55:03.040
have now and i

0:55:01.280,0:55:04.839
grabbed those back and took them off the

0:55:03.040,0:55:06.720
market because i did not want to sell

0:55:04.839,0:55:11.119
them so yes

0:55:06.720,0:55:12.720
under duress i would sell them

0:55:11.119,0:55:14.720
but i don’t see them as an investment i

0:55:12.720,0:55:20.480
don’t see any of my collectors right

0:55:14.720,0:55:23.040
right my collectibles are

0:55:20.480,0:55:23.520
nostalgia you know they’re a piece of

0:55:23.040,0:55:25.280
even

0:55:23.520,0:55:27.920
even if i buy something that that i

0:55:25.280,0:55:31.520
personally didn’t own as a child

0:55:27.920,0:55:33.520
it’s a part of my youth and

0:55:31.520,0:55:34.799
and i like the surroundings it’s like

0:55:33.520,0:55:37.760
it’s like

0:55:34.799,0:55:39.200
almost like like a warm blanket you know

0:55:37.760,0:55:41.599
a comfortable blanket

0:55:39.200,0:55:42.240
being surrounded by the things a warm

0:55:41.599,0:55:44.160
hug

0:55:42.240,0:55:46.559
that’s what it is to me you know it’s

0:55:44.160,0:55:48.960
it’s something that’s a very

0:55:46.559,0:55:50.960
soothing thing i can sit down stairs in

0:55:48.960,0:55:52.720
my man cave and i can look around and i

0:55:50.960,0:55:55.920
can enjoy

0:55:52.720,0:55:59.200
the various pieces that i have and the

0:55:55.920,0:56:01.040
the victories that i you know the

0:55:59.200,0:56:02.400
like the name of the podcast today

0:56:01.040,0:56:04.480
thrill of the hunt

0:56:02.400,0:56:06.400
you know the victories that i had in

0:56:04.480,0:56:06.960
acquiring these things i have no desire

0:56:06.400,0:56:10.480
to sell

0:56:06.960,0:56:12.000
any of these but i don’t expect my kids

0:56:10.480,0:56:12.799
to have to hold on to them either you

0:56:12.000,0:56:15.040
know if

0:56:12.799,0:56:16.160
if god forbid i’m going at some point in

0:56:15.040,0:56:18.799
time and

0:56:16.160,0:56:20.559
my kids don’t want the stuff it might be

0:56:18.799,0:56:22.240
an opportunity for them to have a little

0:56:20.559,0:56:24.960
bit of inheritance that they wouldn’t

0:56:22.240,0:56:26.319
otherwise normally have had because

0:56:24.960,0:56:28.000
i spend a lot of money on my

0:56:26.319,0:56:31.680
collectibles and and

0:56:28.000,0:56:34.880
i would like to to to think that

0:56:31.680,0:56:38.079
you know maddie would keep

0:56:34.880,0:56:41.040
a couple of pieces to remember us by

0:56:38.079,0:56:42.079
right you know to pass down to to her

0:56:41.040,0:56:45.359
you know

0:56:42.079,0:56:46.640
kids if she you know has or like i can

0:56:45.359,0:56:48.240
see that there’s probably a couple

0:56:46.640,0:56:51.280
pieces sam would want to keep

0:56:48.240,0:56:53.040
right but i wouldn’t expect them to keep

0:56:51.280,0:56:54.319
everything right i wouldn’t yeah and

0:56:53.040,0:56:55.119
that’s the thing is i wouldn’t expect

0:56:54.319,0:56:58.240
them to call

0:56:55.119,0:57:00.799
you know to keep everything but you know

0:56:58.240,0:57:01.520
it’s also stuff where we pretty much

0:57:00.799,0:57:04.640
know

0:57:01.520,0:57:05.440
there’s a buyer for it you know um

0:57:04.640,0:57:07.839
whereas

0:57:05.440,0:57:08.720
you know like my mom you know my parents

0:57:07.839,0:57:12.079
never really

0:57:08.720,0:57:15.200
collected um you know much of of

0:57:12.079,0:57:16.960
anything and unfortunately uh you know

0:57:15.200,0:57:18.319
they had a mold problem in the house so

0:57:16.960,0:57:19.200
there was a lot of stuff that just had

0:57:18.319,0:57:21.839
to get

0:57:19.200,0:57:23.520
tossed you know because i got ruined you

0:57:21.839,0:57:25.520
know so there’s like a couple of little

0:57:23.520,0:57:28.960
things that i have from her house

0:57:25.520,0:57:29.839
nothing you know bigger or major mostly

0:57:28.960,0:57:32.000
furniture

0:57:29.839,0:57:35.920
but nothing really collectible wise

0:57:32.000,0:57:35.920
where you know between the two of us

0:57:36.799,0:57:40.319
we have quite a lot of kids aren’t going

0:57:38.720,0:57:41.119
to get rich off of our collection right

0:57:40.319,0:57:42.880
they’re not gonna

0:57:41.119,0:57:44.480
you know especially mine like my stuff i

0:57:42.880,0:57:47.040
don’t collect my stuff for

0:57:44.480,0:57:47.520
for investment purposes right and i

0:57:47.040,0:57:50.400
don’t

0:57:47.520,0:57:52.079
i don’t either you know i but they’re

0:57:50.400,0:57:52.880
also not gonna get you know like five

0:57:52.079,0:57:54.559
bucks for

0:57:52.880,0:57:56.000
you know something well i mean yeah like

0:57:54.559,0:57:58.000
i spend

0:57:56.000,0:57:59.680
you know i think the last piece that i

0:57:58.000,0:58:01.440
bought was maybe a couple hundred

0:57:59.680,0:58:02.000
dollars and it holds its value but it’s

0:58:01.440,0:58:05.040
not right

0:58:02.000,0:58:06.640
doubling tripling quadrupling right

0:58:05.040,0:58:08.319
well and that was the thing too i

0:58:06.640,0:58:08.880
happened to look before the show just to

0:58:08.319,0:58:11.599
see

0:58:08.880,0:58:13.440
you know the one haunted mansion um

0:58:11.599,0:58:16.720
miniature that i have

0:58:13.440,0:58:20.079
and disney still sells it so there’s no

0:58:16.720,0:58:22.000
markup it’s still the same price it was

0:58:20.079,0:58:23.280
you know three or four years ago when

0:58:22.000,0:58:24.960
when we bought it

0:58:23.280,0:58:26.319
you know so it’s like all right well

0:58:24.960,0:58:28.400
it’s good to know it’s

0:58:26.319,0:58:30.400
still holding its value it’s not like oh

0:58:28.400,0:58:31.359
it’s worth 10 bucks now right

0:58:30.400,0:58:33.119
and that’s the thing like the

0:58:31.359,0:58:34.079
collectible pieces that i have like

0:58:33.119,0:58:37.200
there’s a

0:58:34.079,0:58:41.599
there’s a darth vader statue kneeling

0:58:37.200,0:58:43.839
um from empire strikes back there’s a

0:58:41.599,0:58:44.799
uh the other darth vader statue on the

0:58:43.839,0:58:46.799
stairs that i got

0:58:44.799,0:58:49.040
you know there’s like probably six or

0:58:46.799,0:58:51.839
seven pieces like that

0:58:49.040,0:58:52.319
that they don’t make any more right but

0:58:51.839,0:58:54.240
the

0:58:52.319,0:58:57.200
even though the prices have gone up from

0:58:54.240,0:58:59.760
what the retail price is

0:58:57.200,0:59:01.760
you’re not going to antique road show

0:58:59.760,0:59:04.079
right and having a

0:59:01.760,0:59:05.200
50 000 discovery show up right right

0:59:04.079,0:59:08.400
nothing like that right

0:59:05.200,0:59:09.839
right and there are pieces out there

0:59:08.400,0:59:11.200
that are still out of print that i would

0:59:09.839,0:59:13.359
like to get

0:59:11.200,0:59:15.520
you know there’s one particular diorama

0:59:13.359,0:59:18.160
it’s called the diplomatic mission and

0:59:15.520,0:59:19.520
and it’s vader choking the captain

0:59:18.160,0:59:22.400
antilles from

0:59:19.520,0:59:23.599
a new hope and i’d love to get my hands

0:59:22.400,0:59:25.359
on that because i missed

0:59:23.599,0:59:26.640
the one opportunity they had to buy it

0:59:25.359,0:59:27.440
at the time because i didn’t have the

0:59:26.640,0:59:30.640
money on me

0:59:27.440,0:59:33.119
right and

0:59:30.640,0:59:34.240
i haven’t been able to find it right and

0:59:33.119,0:59:36.559
that one

0:59:34.240,0:59:37.520
originally went for i’m going to say

0:59:36.559,0:59:40.640
somewhere around

0:59:37.520,0:59:41.839
150 200 at the time and it’s going for

0:59:40.640,0:59:44.079
like eight hundred dollars now if you’re

0:59:41.839,0:59:44.079
right

0:59:44.319,0:59:48.559
that i would love to have that because

0:59:46.559,0:59:51.280
it’s a really cool piece

0:59:48.559,0:59:53.839
and it really epitomizes what darth

0:59:51.280,0:59:53.839
vader is

0:59:54.559,0:59:57.760
but i won’t spend 800 on it because i

0:59:56.720,1:00:00.319
don’t think it’s worth it

0:59:57.760,1:00:03.280
right if i could spend somewhere close

1:00:00.319,1:00:04.400
to what retail was it a show i’d do that

1:00:03.280,1:00:06.240
you know that’s not going to happen

1:00:04.400,1:00:07.440
because they made so few of them right

1:00:06.240,1:00:09.839
right

1:00:07.440,1:00:10.799
the one thing i would i would also want

1:00:09.839,1:00:14.000
to add in there is

1:00:10.799,1:00:16.160
uh kudos to ikea for making such

1:00:14.000,1:00:17.520
affordable curio cabinets because we

1:00:16.160,1:00:19.200
have

1:00:17.520,1:00:21.200
what do we have four of them now i think

1:00:19.200,1:00:24.160
three well i have one

1:00:21.200,1:00:26.160
and you have two so we have yeah we love

1:00:24.160,1:00:29.200
ikea curious yes

1:00:26.160,1:00:31.599
keep making keep making them

1:00:29.200,1:00:33.040
yeah that’s where you know even the you

1:00:31.599,1:00:35.599
know my haunted mansion a lot of my

1:00:33.040,1:00:40.000
hornet mansion stuff is yeah you know

1:00:35.599,1:00:42.720
that we have yeah yeah so yeah ikea

1:00:40.000,1:00:44.160
anyway uh anything else we wanted to

1:00:42.720,1:00:45.680
talk about today

1:00:44.160,1:00:48.480
not that i can think of is there

1:00:45.680,1:00:50.000
something that i missed

1:00:48.480,1:00:51.520
not that i’m aware of we’re not gonna do

1:00:50.000,1:00:53.920
any insightful picks this

1:00:51.520,1:00:55.920
week right we’ll save that for next week

1:00:53.920,1:00:57.520
i didn’t have anything to show off the

1:00:55.920,1:00:58.799
stuff that i would have shown off is

1:00:57.520,1:01:01.760
stuff that’s packed up and

1:00:58.799,1:01:03.359
and packed away my death star assault

1:01:01.760,1:01:06.400
the death star game

1:01:03.359,1:01:10.640
original because they did reprint it

1:01:06.400,1:01:13.839
in a in the same box uh art um but

1:01:10.640,1:01:15.839
i have an original of that my uh

1:01:13.839,1:01:16.880
seattle bars jabba’s sale barge game

1:01:15.839,1:01:19.119
that’s packed away

1:01:16.880,1:01:21.680
my darth vader my car darth vader’s all

1:01:19.119,1:01:23.520
packed away

1:01:21.680,1:01:25.920
so i don’t keep any of the really

1:01:23.520,1:01:28.720
valuable stuff out on display unless

1:01:25.920,1:01:30.559
it’s designed to be on display

1:01:28.720,1:01:33.040
so i don’t have anything to show it’s

1:01:30.559,1:01:35.760
okay anyway

1:01:33.040,1:01:37.200
so i think that was it we’re about at

1:01:35.760,1:01:38.799
the hour mark here

1:01:37.200,1:01:41.119
okay i think we showed everything we

1:01:38.799,1:01:42.480
were looking to show if anybody has any

1:01:41.119,1:01:45.599
questions

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um or would like to know more or make us

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an offer on something or

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yeah make us an offer we can’t refuse

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we certainly are open we’ll be happy to

1:01:52.880,1:01:56.960
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