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Harold Nicoll is host of the Collector’s Show. Every week, Harold and his guests will explore the world of collecting. From the pedestrian to the exotic, there is so much more to collecting than anyone knows and more types of collections than can be counted. If you already collect something or want to start, this is the show for you. Harold is an expert collector himself.

Harold Nicoll is host of the Collector’s Show. Every week, Harold and his guests will explore the world of collecting. From the pedestrian to the exotic, there is so much more to collecting than anyone knows and more types of collections than can be counted. If you already collect something or want to start, this is the show for you. Harold is an expert collector himself.
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Harold Nicoll is host of the Collector’s Show. Every week, Harold and his guests will explore the world of collecting. From the pedestrian to the exotic, there is so much more to collecting than anyone knows and more types of collections than can be counted. If you already collect something or want to start, this is the show for you. Harold is an expert collector himself.

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Episodes

The Collector’s Show – Funeral and Mortuary Collecting

1/26/2015
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This week on The Collectors Show we meet Genevieve Keeney who is the president of the National Museum of Funeral History. To read all the latest news from the world of collecting go to www.collectorsshow.net.… Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:41:16


The Collector’s Show – Collecting Dummies And Lots of Them!

1/19/2015
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This week on The Collector’s Show we meet Lisa Sweasy, Curator/Director of the Vent Haven Museum. Many museums start based on the collection of a single person and that is the case this week. The Vent (short for ventriloquism) Haven Museum is the only museum of its kind in the world. It houses more than 800 figures, thousands of photographs, … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:30:46


The Collector’s Show – Hallmark Collectible Ornaments

1/12/2015
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This week on The Collectors Show we meet Kevin Gillmore of Hallmark. Kevin is a writer and historian of Hallmark collectible ornaments.… Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:39:27


The Collector’s Show – Victorian Ornaments.

12/22/2014
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This week on The Collectors Show we talk with Melanie Thomas about collecting Victorian Christmas ornaments. Melanie is a frequent contributor to Antique Trader Magazine and has written an article for Antique Trader magazine about this topic. She and her husband own and operate the Arsenal of the Alleghenies in Gettysburg, PA.… Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:53:01


The Collector’s Show – Protecting Your Collection

12/8/2014
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This week on The Collector’s Show we learn about a tool for collectors called ‘Collectify’. With it, collections can be easily catalogued, their value tracked for registry with insurance companies and legal or family disagreements prevented. In the news segment we learn about a collection of bottles discovered while a freeway was being built among others. To learn more about … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:36:48


The Collector’s Show – MST3K, Testing Paint Ball Guns and Plastic Models

12/1/2014
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This week on The Collectors Show we introduce the Mystery Science Theater 3000 Thanksgiving Collection, the world’s worst job and the past, present and future of plastic model collecting and building. Read more about collecting at www.collectorsshow.net.… Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:34:32


The Collector’s Show – Collecting Plumbing

11/24/2014
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How important is plumbing and why should we take notice or collect it? To find out we meet Linda Weiking of the world’s only Plumbing Museum. The Plumbing Museum was started by a family of plumbers who collected tools and implement of the trade dating back to the middle of the 19th century. To learn more about collecting, visit the … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:34:57


The Collectors Show – Collecting Nancy Drew

11/17/2014
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This week on The Collectors Show we welcome Jennifer Fischer and talk about collecting Nancy Drew. We also learn about the largest collection of bedpans in the country during the news segment. To keep up with the news, be sure to visit the web site,www.collectorsshow.net.… Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:37:22


The Collector’s Show – Collecting Board Games

11/10/2014
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This week on The Collector’s Show we talk with Sarah Reed who is a collector and inventor of board games. To keep up with this and more news fr’om the world of collecting go towww.collectorsshow.net. To send Harold a note,haroldnicoll@gmail.com.… Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:47:27


The Collector’s Show -Toys R Us vs. Breaking Bad Collector

11/3/2014
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This week on The Collectors Show we explore the controversy that erupted when Toys R Us made the decision to ban action figures from the Breaking Bad television series with Daniel Pickett of Action Figure Insider. There was far more to this than ever met the eye and if you are a collector of anything you will want to hear … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:46:15


The Collector’s Show – Collecting Legos!

10/27/2014
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This week on The Collector’s Show we meet Will Reed who is an expert on Lego and contributor to the Brick Blogger, a web site devoted to collecting Legos. Lego has transcended generations and genders to become a global phenomena. To see all the news about the world of collecting go towww.collectorsshow.net. If you have a comment or idea … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:53:55


The Collector’s Show – Collecting Halloween!

10/20/2014
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This week on The Collectors Show we meet Mark B. Ledenbach. He is an extremely well respected collector and writer. Markis the author of an incredibly informative and beautifully illustrated book called “Vintage Halloween Collectibles” now in its 3rdedition. He has been all over television including a segment on Martha Stewart Living, HGTV and all of the … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:38:26


The Collector’s Show – Collecting the Cold War

10/13/2014
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This week on The Collectors Show we talk about collecting artifacts from The Cold War and Area 51 with Karen Green. Karen is the Senior Curator and Director of exhibits at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada. The National Atomic Testing Museum is a repository for one of the most comprehensive collections of nuclear history. As part … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:56:31


The Collector’s Show – Collecting Barf Bags

10/6/2014
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This week on The Collectors Show we meet Steven Silberberg, who collects barf bags. He owns over 2,500 and has them displayed on his web site athttp://www.airsicknessbags.com. We also learn about the dull men’s club of Britain, a photo archive of failed inventions, and NASA trading cards. And as a bonus we track down the origin of Design … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:37:10


The Collector’s Show – Colecting Saturday Morning Toys

9/29/2014
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I think every kid who grew up in the ‘60’s and 70’s watched cartoons every Saturday morning. I don’t remember too many of the shows I watched but I do remember some of the toys that were advertised, which brings us to our guest. Dana Cain is an avid doll and toy collector. She is also a published author and … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:37:13


The Collectors Show – Napkins

9/23/2014
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This week on The Collectors Show we learn about collecting paper napkins from artist and photographer Jacob Kedzierski. We also learn about the unintended consequences for vacuum cleaner collectors when global warming interferes and a museum for ash trays donated by a dead smoker.… Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:31:14


The Collector’s Show – Occult Documents

9/15/2014
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This week on The Collectors Show we once again learn about a new collectible. Documents, but not just any kind. Occult Documents. Brandon Hodge and Mark Demarest started and maintain the International Association for the Preservation of Spiritualist and Occult Periodicals (could you not have picked a shorter name?). You can visit their website at http://www.iapsop.com/about.html. You can visit the … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:45:42


The Collector’s Show – Major Matt Mason Mattel’s Man in Space

9/8/2014
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Major Matt Mason from Mattel has all the hallmarks and pedigree of what should be a very desirable collectible. It was introduced in 1966, prime time for baby boomers, based on space exploration, and expended with all types of gear, bases, vehicles, other characters, etc. As quickly as the line of space toys appeared it was discontinued. In 1970, Mattel … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:45:21


The Collector’s Show – Planchettes and the World’s Biggest Egg

9/1/2014
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This week on The Collectors Show we learn about the auction of the world’s biggest egg and a special stamp printed for illiterate people. During the interview segment we meet Brandon Hodge. Brandon collects planchettes, which are an integral part of Ouija Boards but also important for spiritualism well before the advent of Ouija. You can see his web site … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:33:42


The Collectors Show – Ouija Boards and More!

8/25/2014
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This week on The Collectors Show we meet and talk with Robert Murch. Robert Murch is the world’s foremost collector, historian, and expert on Ouija and talking boards. He’s traveled the world to uncover the truth behind the Mystifying Oracle®. Murch often collaborates with Hasbro and Winning Moves (producers of the Ouija board today) and on various films, including: Ouija, … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:32:51

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