ICONIC COLLECTIBLES! Vintage TV-Themed Lunch Boxes

Launched in the early 1950’s, TV-themed lunch boxes trickled slowly into school lunchrooms for a few years. Early boxes featured Tom Corbett – Space Cadet, Howdy Doody, Disney, Roy Rogers, and Hopalong Cassidy. By the 1960’s, however, going to school carrying your lunch AND your favorite TV show in the same hand was exceptionally cool. […]

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ICONIC COLLECTIBLES: TV View-Master Reels, 1950’s, 1960’s, & 1970’s

If you purchased the collection (represented in the video), at the time of their original release, the entire group would have set up back about $100. If you still owned these today in mint condition, the entire set would sell for about $2000, not counting the View-Masters or the store displays! The most valuable individual […]

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GREAT ICONOGRAPHY: The Farrah Fawcett-Majors Poster, 1976

6 months before the premiere of the series, Charlie’s Angels, and just weeks after the surprise success of the March 21, 1976 television movie of the same name, ABC hired photographers to shoot images posters of the three new sensational angels in bikinis. Only Farrah Fawcett-Majors accepted, but with a demand for complete control and absolutely […]

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ICONIC COLLECTIBLES! Captain Kangaroo Pets, Joey Stivic Doll, The Jetsons

Hasbro’s 1956 issue Kitten Head; Bushy Bear; Dinkey Donkey; Piggly Wiggly; and many others. Worth several hundred dollars today. ICONIC COLLECTIBLES: ALL IN THE FAMILY, JOEY STIVIC DOLL, 1976 In 1976, All In the Family created a marketing controversy with the release of IDEAL’s Joey Stivic doll. An adorable little doll while dressed, but parents […]

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ICONIC COLLECTIBLES!

ICONIC COLLECTIBLES: THE 1964 JIM BEAM BOTTLE This seasonal gift item became an overnight icon when I Dream of Jeannie used it to create a genie bottle. These days, this bottle will cost you a hundred bucks. Also, there are replicas that are sold of all the Jeannie bottles for around $300 – $500 bucks! […]

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