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Indianapolis 500 Memorabilia Blog Post | Indypicker

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indy 500 memorabilia collectibles The Indianapolis 500 "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" auto race run on each year on Memorial Day weekend has been going on since 1911 and was won by Ray Harroun in the Marmon Wasp. As a kid growing up just outside on Indianapolis my first visit was in 1965. Be sure to check out our current Indy collectibles. Collecting memorabilia from this race is something that crosses all ages from 80/90 year olds to 8 or 9 year olds. Getting to take your kid or grandkids to this famous race track is a great feeling. I took...

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Hanna Barbera Collectibles Blog | Indypicker

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Hanna Barbera Collectibles Hanna Barbera brings back memories of Prime Time and Saturday morning cartoons. Many of these classic characters are highly collectible and sometimes hard to find. From The Ruff and Ready Show, Huckleberry Hound to The Jetsons and the Sci Fi classic Jonny Quest. All were staples for us kids growing up from the late 1950's through the 1970's. The Cartoon Network brought these great shows to Millennials during the 1990's. The Jestons showed us what living in outer space in the future was supposed to be like with George [George O'Hanlon], Jane [Penny Singleton], Judy [Janet Waldo],...

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How to Clean Your Cast Iron Skillet Blog | Indypicker

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So you've been out to the flea market or garage sale and you found this great old Griswold cast iron skillet that you just had to have. You get it home and look it over and see years of someone else's  grease on it, now what do you do. First its off to Google where you will find 10-20 different ways, baking it at high temp in the oven, easy-off oven cleaner and even sand-blasting it [don't do this as it will ruin the original finish].

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Using Shopify to Create a Vintage Online Shop Blog | Indypicker

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After evaluating Big Commerce we decided on Shopify for their feature sets and ease of porting over all our Etsy inventory. We had the site up in 1 day even creating the banner graphics and logo for the home page. Creating categories for your products will need to be done since your Etsy Sections will not jive with Shopify's Categories. Shopify has a bulk editor that you can use to update your items once you create them.

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Collecting Plastic Army Men of the 1950 and 1960s Blog | Indypicker

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Dime Store Collectibles Going to the Dime Store  was a real treat for us kids growing up in the 1950/60's. We didn't have video games in those days we used our imagination. And one of the items boys were always attracted to where plastic army men and anything that had to do with war and the space age. Most figures are 2" tall while Marx and others created 6" versions. These were before GI Joe came along in the mid-60's. Be sure to Check out our latest toys. These bags full of plastic army men, cowboys and Indians, spacemen provided...

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