The latest auction catalog from Hake’s dropped last week, and I’ve been poring over it like syrup on pancakes. (I know that makes zero sense, but it sounded good in my head.) One of the things that immediately caught my eye was this Man from U.N.C.L.E. set… The James Bond attaché cases are always popular, but […]
J is for James Bond
Movie posters are probably the hottest market for James Bond items, but the suave spy’s toys aren’t too shabby either. There’s no doubt that James Bond toys are awesome, especially if they are from the Sean Connery era, and those vintage items don’t come cheap. I’ve managed to cobble together a small James Bond collection, and am […]
You can drive home with these 007 cars now!
I didn’t set out to buy any James Bond collectibles this weekend, but the world had other ideas for me. When I visited Toys R Us, this incredible 50th anniversary tribute to the original James Bond Aston Martin DB-5 by Corgi was screaming to get into my shopping cart. Hornby has reproduced the original Corgi Aston Martin DB-5 from […]
Morphy’s Toy & Pop Culture Auction is tomorrow!
Morphy’s Toy & Pop Culture Auction wraps up tomorrow, but there’s still time to place your bids! I just did another quick survey of the current prices and there are still some great bargains, but things are sure to heat up as the auctions start to close. Here are a few of the items that I’m watching… Like I said, there are […]
Report from last weekend’s Toy & Collectible Show at the Timonium Fairgrounds
Early on Saturday morning, I made the trek to Maryland to visit the Dave Hart Shows, Toy and Collectible Show. Apparently, this show comes around twice a year, but this was the first time I had ever been — it won’t be the last! The show was held in the 4-H building at the Timonium […]
What Have I Seen?!? (May 2013)
Movies watched in May 2013 In order of most favorite to unwatchable. My ranking system is primarily based on how much I enjoyed the movie–i.e. would I watch it again, and recommend it to others. An asterix indicates whether I have seen the movie before. Star Wars Trilogy* — Yeah, these are pretty good movies. […]