ICONIC COLLECTIBLE: Myth-busting I Love Lucy Comic, January 19, 1953

The “I Love Lucy” comic strip began January 2, 1953 and ended late November, 1954 in newspapers across the country. On the morning of Monday, January 19, 1953, the strip’s subject was the birth of the Ricardo baby, and announced “It’s a BOY!”, about 14 hours BEFORE the famous baby episode aired at 9pm. Every […]

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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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ICONIC COLLECTIBLES: Buffy and Mrs. Beasley Dolls, 1968, Family Affair

ICONIC COLLECTIBLES: Buffy and Mrs. Beasley Dolls, 1968, Family Affair The 101/2 inch Talking Buffy and Mrs. Beasley doll, made by Mattel Hawthorne, was one of the hottest, most successful products from a television show of the entire 1960’s. Mrs. Beasley became one of the most iconic dolls of all time, and was also mass […]

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ICONIC COLLECTIBLES: I LOVE LUCY, 1952

ICONIC COLLECTIBLES: I LOVE LUCY, 1952 I Love Lucy merchandise made millions of dollars for Desilu Studios throughout the 1950’s. The most collectible of these products were manufactured in the earliest seasons of the show. Pictured below, the I Love Lucy-Lucy Ricardo rag doll and the rarest, most valuable I Love Lucy collectible, The Desilu […]

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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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