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#3555623 - 11/02/09 12:26 PM Re: Collecting things other then comics. [Re: lookwhoitis]
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Registered: 08/24/04
Posts: 5151
Loc: USA

I'm actively collecting:

Japanese movie posters from 1972 - 1976 featuring girl gangs
Japanese female pop vocal 45rpm singles 1965 - 1970
Jamaican reggae original pressing 45rpm singles
1950s American exotica LPs
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#3555664 - 11/02/09 12:42 PM Re: Collecting things other then comics. [Re: bronzilla]
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Registered: 06/07/06
Posts: 2757
Loc: Deep in the Hot of Texas
 Originally Posted By: bronzilla
 Originally Posted By: Weird Paper
Comic and comic strip art
Non-comic art
First editions, particularly Pynchon, Vonnegut, Bartheleme, Irving, Boyle, Hiassen, Peter Carey, Helprin, Bradbury, Lethem, Leyner, Aylett, Farmer...
Books signed by iconic figures like Mickey Mantle, Groucho & Harpo Marx, Dali...
Books by or illustrated by Dali
Books and ephemera written or illustrated by Ralph Steadman (at 250+ items, maybe the largest such collection)
Antique toys... particularly comic character-based tin windups.
Platinum-age books and books illustrated by comic artists.
Weird stuff (though the janitor at my office threw away my mutant food collection :( )


Funny you mention the mutant food collection.

I collected dried fruit and Vegetables for a few years. Any and all veggies and fruit I would set outside to dry then I would bring it in and put it on a shelve. I had literally dozens of different types. No clue why I had the compulsion to do this, I finally just threw them all away! I think I realized this could become a problem for me at some point, as my three sons may use this as a reason to send me away in my older years.

It was things like animal crackers in compromising positions, gummi bears with tails, etc. I came in one Monday and they were gone--I had to assume the janitor was the culprit. At least I didn't have anything valuable in that collection like a Jesus tortilla or a Virgin Mary Eggo.
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#3555684 - 11/02/09 12:48 PM Re: Collecting things other then comics. [Re: Weird Paper]
bronzilla Offline

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 Originally Posted By: Weird Paper
 Originally Posted By: bronzilla
 Originally Posted By: Weird Paper
Comic and comic strip art
Non-comic art
First editions, particularly Pynchon, Vonnegut, Bartheleme, Irving, Boyle, Hiassen, Peter Carey, Helprin, Bradbury, Lethem, Leyner, Aylett, Farmer...
Books signed by iconic figures like Mickey Mantle, Groucho & Harpo Marx, Dali...
Books by or illustrated by Dali
Books and ephemera written or illustrated by Ralph Steadman (at 250+ items, maybe the largest such collection)
Antique toys... particularly comic character-based tin windups.
Platinum-age books and books illustrated by comic artists.
Weird stuff (though the janitor at my office threw away my mutant food collection :( )


Funny you mention the mutant food collection.

I collected dried fruit and Vegetables for a few years. Any and all veggies and fruit I would set outside to dry then I would bring it in and put it on a shelve. I had literally dozens of different types. No clue why I had the compulsion to do this, I finally just threw them all away! I think I realized this could become a problem for me at some point, as my three sons may use this as a reason to send me away in my older years.

It was things like animal crackers in compromising positions, gummi bears with tails, etc. I came in one Monday and they were gone--I had to assume the janitor was the culprit. At least I didn't have anything valuable in that collection like a Jesus tortilla or a Virgin Mary Eggo.


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#3555737 - 11/02/09 01:06 PM Re: Collecting things other then comics. [Re: jessebrook1]
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Registered: 07/31/09
Posts: 345
Loc: Michigan
I collect too many things. I guess not getting married until I was 31 and never drinking or other things left me with some money to spend on my Three C's : Comics, Cars and Coins.

Plus I have my fossil collection from when I was younger, also stamps, all kinds of relics I found metal detecting, Cartoon drinking glasses and few other things I cannot think of at the moment.

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#3557464 - 11/02/09 09:59 PM Re: Collecting things other then comics. [Re: Weird Paper]
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Registered: 01/20/05
Posts: 15504
Loc: Washington, D.C.
 Originally Posted By: Weird Paper
Comic and comic strip art
Non-comic art
First editions, particularly Pynchon, Vonnegut, Bartheleme, Irving, Boyle, Hiassen, Peter Carey, Helprin, Bradbury, Lethem, Leyner, Aylett, Farmer...
Books signed by iconic figures like Mickey Mantle, Groucho & Harpo Marx, Dali...
Books by or illustrated by Dali
Books and ephemera written or illustrated by Ralph Steadman (at 250+ items, maybe the largest such collection)
Antique toys... particularly comic character-based tin windups.
Platinum-age books and books illustrated by comic artists.
Weird stuff (though the janitor at my office threw away my mutant food collection \:\( )


Please do post some of the antique toys if you can!

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#3557484 - 11/02/09 10:10 PM Re: Collecting things other then comics. [Re: esquirecomics]
Trey Cannon Offline
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Registered: 05/24/09
Posts: 2762
Loc: Corryton TN
I collect the Following

Star Wars and some GI-JOE Vintage Action Figures
Marvel Universe Action Figures
Battlestar Galactica New Figures
Transformers Vintage
Certain Statues from Star Wars and Comics I like
Comics
Coins & Historical News paper
and last but not least this is my 1957 Chevy Belair Convertible totally restored all original



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#3557502 - 11/02/09 10:19 PM Re: Collecting things other then comics. [Re: esquirecomics]
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Registered: 01/20/05
Posts: 15504
Loc: Washington, D.C.
I'll scan in a whole bunch of other unique items when I can but here are two JFK assassination items. The first is Oswald's Marine discharge form signed by him and the second is one of several Warren Commission sets I have owned. Still very difficult to come by even today.





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#3557505 - 11/02/09 10:20 PM Re: Collecting things other then comics. [Re: Trey Cannon]
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Registered: 01/20/05
Posts: 15504
Loc: Washington, D.C.
 Originally Posted By: Trey Cannon
I collect the Following

Star Wars and some GI-JOE Vintage Action Figures
Marvel Universe Action Figures
Battlestar Galactica New Figures
Transformers Vintage
Certain Statues from Star Wars and Comics I like
Comics
Coins & Historical News paper
and last but not least this is my 1957 Chevy Belair Convertible totally restored all original


Who are the headlights for your car?

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#3557508 - 11/02/09 10:22 PM Re: Collecting things other then comics. [Re: esquirecomics]
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Registered: 05/24/09
Posts: 2762
Loc: Corryton TN
Ashley( Blonde) and Angela(Black) two girls that model for a local Motercycle company
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#3557574 - 11/02/09 11:00 PM Re: Collecting things other then comics. [Re: esquirecomics]
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Registered: 12/21/08
Posts: 3746
Loc: Barrington, IL
 Originally Posted By: esquirecomics
I'll scan in a whole bunch of other unique items when I can but here are two JFK assassination items. The first is Oswald's Marine discharge form signed by him and the second is one of several Warren Commission sets I have owned. Still very difficult to come by even today.






You have some very neat things! \(worship\)
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