Here are a few shelves of my Batman collection. Most of these items were produced in the 70’s, but of course, there are some 1966 items as well, especially up top. I spy just one item that is less than 45 years old.
These Batman pinbacks are fairly easy to find, but this is not the complete set. There are a few others that I still need to track down. I prefer to find these small items in the wild rather than just buying them on eBay, because it gives me something to look for that’s actually possible […]
Robin banks from the 60’s. And here are the Batman banks. These were produced in mass quantities by a Japaneses company called Lego — not “that” Lego. If you clean them too aggressively, the paint can flake off, which is what I think happened to the white banks I have. Those might be unpainted from […]
I’ve been running this leaky ship of a website for over ten years, and in that time, I never got around to posting a “want” list — until now! These plush Batman dolls have been my obsession for the last few years, and I’ve managed to gather a few, but I feel like it’s my […]
Ask any collector what the best part of collecting is, and the reply you will most likely hear is that it’s the “thrill of the hunt.” Finding an item that you have been hunting for years, is cause for a great deal of excitement for a collector. We all have stories of spotting a holy […]
As mentioned in my last post, winter is the time of year that I tend to reorganize my collection. There’s just something about this time of year that makes me reassess what interests me, and what I want to see on the shelves. Of course, vintage Batman toys are my primary focus, but over the past […]