The latest Hake's catalog arrived recently, and as usual, it is overflowing with incredible pop culture collectibles. I usually take a few hours to pore over every page, leaving a rainbow of post-it notes sticking out from the pages, tagging items that I want to research and add to my watch list. I have … [Read More...] about My Top 10 favorite items in the Hake’s auction
It's no secret that I love vintage items from the 50's and 60's, so when a 1954 Motorola television popped up on Craigslist, I pounced on it, not … [Read More...] about How I repurposed a vintage TV console into a functional cabinet
Last week we talked about how important the condition of an item was to your collecting decisions. Let's keep the ball rolling with this week's … [Read More...] about Friday Face-Off: Blank Slate
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The current Hake's auction has tons of great stuff, but while browsing through the catalog, I kept being drawn to these amazing custom framed … [Read More...] about Custom collages almost as good as the art they frame
The DC Big Flea held before Christmas always seems to be the busiest show of the year, and this time around was no exception. When you can't find … [Read More...] about A few super hero finds at this weekend’s DC Big Flea
In last week's Friday Face-Off! we talked about Movie Monsters. This week, we'll discuss a new topic that I'm sure many of us dabble in, whether … [Read More...] about Friday Face-Off: Dead Media