Collectibles from Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

Collectibles from Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

Dive.  Prepare to dive. We are about to take a voyage to the bottom of sea.  In 1961, Irwin Allen produced a big screen spectacular about  the crew of the futuristic nuclear sub Seaview. The film had Allen’s usual all star cast, Walter Pigeon, Peter Lorre, Frank Avalon and Barbara Eden, just to name a […]

A Collectible Emergency!

A Collectible Emergency!

Squad 51, child stuck in a drain pipe. Squad 51, man bitten by hyena. Squad 51, fan-girl with trouble breathing. Sounds like a normal day in the life of a paramedic.  In the tradition of Dragnet and Adam 12, Emergency depicted the day-to-day activities of the firefighters and paramedics of Squad 51 in Los Angeles. […]

Space 1999 Collectibles

Space 1999 Collectibles

In the early seventies in England, Sir Lewis Grade, president of Associated Television , handed Gerry Anderson seven million dollars and the chance to create a brand new television series.  At the time Anderson was king of Supermarionation.  Stingray, FireBall XL5, and Captain Scarlet were three of his biggest hits acted solely by puppets.  But […]

Collectibles from 77 Sunset Strip

Collectibles from 77 Sunset Strip

Collector’s World takes a look at some of the collectibles from that great detective series 77 Sunset Strip.

Cool Swag: Fact or Faked

Cool Swag: Fact or Faked

Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files from Syfy – March 2011 This box had a rubber stamp inside with the instructions “Tell Your Co-Workers Where to File It.” The choices are Fact, Faked, WTF, Call FBI, Run Away or Watch Syfy. I only wish I had a bunch of papers I could stamp! Very cool swag.

Old Advertising: Televisions

Old Advertising: Televisions

My sister gave me a wonderful book for my birthday.  It was a complete look at my birth year and it included some truly cool advertising from the year.  Being the TV freak that I am, I immediately searched for the Television ads for the day and unfortunately started on a whole new area of […]