We play around with a fun little topics that some assume might be “just for kids.” Our geeky guests take us into the wide, wild world of toy collecting!
Guests: Ryan and Jennifer Bell from The Pegwarmers podcast and Nick Adducci from House Adducci
00:00 What is toy collecting?
14:00 Why get into toy collecting and can it be affordable?
24:23 What kinds of toys are out there and how do you talk to vendors?
36:25 What makes something “collectible”?
46:19 Toy collecting lingo!
52:36 Out-of-box vs In-the-box
57:42 Favorite Toymakers
1:02:20 Our geeky guests favorite toy… and why!
1:06:53 Where to go toy hunting…
1:08:12 Wrap Up
Ryan’s Favorites: Bandai SH Figure Arts, Hasbro Marvel Legends, Hasbro Star Wars Black Series, DC Collectibles
Jennifer’s Favorites: Build-A-Bear, Disney Plushies, I Am Elemental, Takaratomi, DC Collectibles (female figures), Hasbro Marvel Legends (Female Figures), Hasbro Star Wars Black Series (Female Figures)
Key Terms/Properties Mentioned in the Podcast:
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