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Collecting Hanna Barbera Cartoon Collectibles

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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.

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The Inside Look at a Vintage Online Seller

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How Our Story Began

I started the company with my wife back 2008. We chose the name Indypicker as we are from Indiana a few years before American Picker became a reality show on the history channel.

I have been a collector since the mid 1960s collecting baseball cards and then later radios that my grandfather would give me. My wife and I started going to antique malls and stores right after we got married in Merced California where we were stationed in the United States Air Force. we just did it for fun and there was no cost unless you bought something. Airman in the 1970s didn't make that much money.

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Vintage Pyrex Coffee Percolator vs Keurig Single Cup Coffee Maker

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Today's Coffee Makers Verses Vintage Coffee Makers

Why buy a Keurig disposable coffee maker over a vintage Pyrex stove-top percolator? Well our Keurig lasted 5 months, our Pyrex has been around since the 1950s.

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Collecting Vintage Plastic Army Men for the 1950s and 60s

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Going to the Dime Store was a real treat for us kids growing up in the 1950/60's. And one of the items boys were always attached to were plastic army men and and anything that had to do with war and the space age.

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Vintage Collecting Introduction for Millennials

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Why do we collect? collecting is a hobby of seeking, locating, purchasing and cataloging like items to display for enjoyment by yourself and by your friends. Some collect as an investment such as coins, watches and such but, mainly we collect for the enjoyment. Whether you are single or a couple it is something you can do for enjoyment or even monetary value. 

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