History Channel’s American Pickers Coming To Wisconsin & They Want Your Stuff
The History Channel’s American Pickers is coming to Wisconsin and is currently looking for leads for places to pick. Do you have a lot of collectible junk, or maybe things stuck in storage that you could turn into a goldmine? Here’s the specific items Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are looking for:
Motorscooters (Vespas, Lambretta, Cushman); old advertising signage; motorcycles; bicycles (pre-60s to turn of the century); unusual radios: transistor /tabletop; old toys: tin, wind-up and cast iron; pre-50s vending machines; pinball and slot machines; old Movie Posters; antique casino/gaming machines; vintage movie memorabilia; vintage advertising Items; taxidermy; vintage concert posters and T-shirts; early Boy Scout items; pre-60s vintage diner collectibles; pre-60s TV merchandise; pre-50s western/equestrian gear; classic motorcycle memorabilia’ old rodeo items; airline collectibles (Pan-Am, TWA, etc); late 70s and earlier military Items; extraordinary mobster memorabilia; vintage police officer collectibles; firefighter collectibles; pre-40s telephones; Folk art; vintage BB Guns/Cap Guns; early Halloween items; pre-40s Christmas items; Hawaiian/Tiki collectibles; vintage sports collectibles; vintage election memorabilia; musical instruments; Civil War antiques; vintage gas pumps; pre-70s old neon signs; strange woodcarvings; vintage collegiate collectibles and casino tables.
Currently, they aren’t looking for tools, farm equipment, glassware, crocks, or other primitive country living items.
If you think you’ve got somewhere the pickers need to be, e-mail a description and pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org. The more pictures, the better your chance is to make the show and make some dough!
More information on the American Pickers can be found online at the Superior Chamber.