Toy Hunter: Misfit Toys Holiday Special Pictures

Jordan is on the hunt for some Yuletide bestsellers of the past, while also searching for misfit toys that are always in high demand around the holidays.

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The Salt Vampire
The Salt Vampire

The Salt Vampire

"Taking time to check out a rare Don Post mask for ‘The Salt Vampire’ from the original Star Trek series. These masks are incredibly rare these days, especially with their original hair and paint." - Jordan 960 1280

  

Impromptu Jam Session

Impromptu Jam Session

"Uber-collector Jim and I take a moment for an impromptu jam session." - Jordan 960 1280

  

Star Wars Holy Grail

Star Wars Holy Grail

"One of my Star Wars holy grails turns up in season 2! The rare Darth Vader Collector Case, with action figure insert." - Jordan 960 1280

  

Vintage Lunchboxes

Vintage Lunchboxes

"Getting hungry hunting through hundreds of vintage lunchboxes! Now this is a collection I can sink my teeth into!" 960 1280

  

Vintage Star Wars

Vintage Star Wars

"Vintage Star Wars goodness sits high atop a shelf, awaiting my eager hands!" 960 1280

  

The Flintstones

The Flintstones

"Sealing the sale of a rare Flinstones toy with a handshake and smile." 960 1280

  

Six Million Dollar Man

Six Million Dollar Man

"Steve and I check out a rare Six Million Dollar Man toy, while Mister Spock looks on approvingly." 960 1280

  

Found in the Crawlspace

Found in the Crawlspace

"Checking out a hidden toy found in a crawlspace with Rick, a former football player and current toy collector!" 960 1280

  

Evel Knevel

Evel Knevel

"Get ready, get set ... RACE! I get "down and dirty" with the one and only Evel Knevel!" 960 1280

  

Buck Rodgers

Buck Rodgers

"Haggling with one of my favorite TV icons: Felix Silva ... Twiki from Buck Rogers and Cousin IT from The Addams Family." 960 1280

  

Julia on the Road

Julia on the Road

"Teaching the trade to Julia on the road. Her first road trip and very first chance to prove herself in the field!" 960 1280

  

That's a Big Comic Book

That's a Big Comic Book

"WOW ... look at the size of that comic book. I hate to see the coffee table it sits on. LOL!" 960 1280

  

Local Comic Show

Local Comic Show

"Steve talks toys at a local comic show." 960 1280

  

Still Playing With Toys

Still Playing With Toys

"Still Playing With Toys" and Star Wars! I never resist a chance to check out Kenner's vintage Star Wars line." 960 1280

  

A KISS Collector

A KISS Collector

"Trying to make a deal with Vicky, an original rocker mom and KISS collector!" 960 1280

  

Comprehensive Toy Collection

Comprehensive Toy Collection

"Trying to catch my breath, in what may be one of the most comprehensive toy collections I have ever seen!" 960 1280

  

One of the Largest Collections

One of the Largest Collections

"One of the largest toy collections I’ve seen in my career. I'm going to need a bigger truck … and some help!" 960 1280

  

One of the Biggest Toys Ever Produced

One of the Biggest Toys Ever Produced

"The Defiant still ranks as one of the biggest toys ever produced on the open market ... and now you can see why." 960 1280

  

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

"Victor and I check out some incredible dinos from Jurassic Park." 960 1280

  

Doing the Paperwork

Doing the Paperwork

"After the haggling is done, it's time to sit down and do the paperwork! Here, I add up and take inventory of the day's haul." 960 1280

  

Can You See Me Drooling?

Can You See Me Drooling?

"The elusive and rare Magnum PI car and figure set ... Can you see me drooling?" 960 1280

  

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The Salt Vampire

The Salt Vampire

"Taking time to check out a rare Don Post mask for ‘The Salt Vampire’ from the original Star Trek series. These masks are incredibly rare these days, especially with their original hair and paint." - Jordan 960 1280

  

Impromptu Jam Session

Impromptu Jam Session

"Uber-collector Jim and I take a moment for an impromptu jam session." - Jordan 960 1280

  

Star Wars Holy Grail

Star Wars Holy Grail

"One of my Star Wars holy grails turns up in season 2! The rare Darth Vader Collector Case, with action figure insert." - Jordan 960 1280

  

Vintage Lunchboxes

Vintage Lunchboxes

"Getting hungry hunting through hundreds of vintage lunchboxes! Now this is a collection I can sink my teeth into!" 960 1280

  

Vintage Star Wars

Vintage Star Wars

"Vintage Star Wars goodness sits high atop a shelf, awaiting my eager hands!" 960 1280

  

The Flintstones

The Flintstones

"Sealing the sale of a rare Flinstones toy with a handshake and smile." 960 1280

  

Six Million Dollar Man

Six Million Dollar Man

"Steve and I check out a rare Six Million Dollar Man toy, while Mister Spock looks on approvingly." 960 1280

  

Found in the Crawlspace

Found in the Crawlspace

"Checking out a hidden toy found in a crawlspace with Rick, a former football player and current toy collector!" 960 1280

  

Evel Knevel

Evel Knevel

"Get ready, get set ... RACE! I get "down and dirty" with the one and only Evel Knevel!" 960 1280

  

Buck Rodgers

Buck Rodgers

"Haggling with one of my favorite TV icons: Felix Silva ... Twiki from Buck Rogers and Cousin IT from The Addams Family." 960 1280

  

Julia on the Road

Julia on the Road

"Teaching the trade to Julia on the road. Her first road trip and very first chance to prove herself in the field!" 960 1280

  

That's a Big Comic Book

That's a Big Comic Book

"WOW ... look at the size of that comic book. I hate to see the coffee table it sits on. LOL!" 960 1280

  

Local Comic Show

Local Comic Show

"Steve talks toys at a local comic show." 960 1280

  

Still Playing With Toys

Still Playing With Toys

"Still Playing With Toys" and Star Wars! I never resist a chance to check out Kenner's vintage Star Wars line." 960 1280

  

A KISS Collector

A KISS Collector

"Trying to make a deal with Vicky, an original rocker mom and KISS collector!" 960 1280

  

Comprehensive Toy Collection

Comprehensive Toy Collection

"Trying to catch my breath, in what may be one of the most comprehensive toy collections I have ever seen!" 960 1280

  

One of the Largest Collections

One of the Largest Collections

"One of the largest toy collections I’ve seen in my career. I'm going to need a bigger truck … and some help!" 960 1280

  

One of the Biggest Toys Ever Produced

One of the Biggest Toys Ever Produced

"The Defiant still ranks as one of the biggest toys ever produced on the open market ... and now you can see why." 960 1280

  

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

"Victor and I check out some incredible dinos from Jurassic Park." 960 1280

  

Doing the Paperwork

Doing the Paperwork

"After the haggling is done, it's time to sit down and do the paperwork! Here, I add up and take inventory of the day's haul." 960 1280

  

Can You See Me Drooling?

Can You See Me Drooling?

"The elusive and rare Magnum PI car and figure set ... Can you see me drooling?" 960 1280

  

laughs

laughs

"Laughing in between camera setups. I sometimes forget how much fun we all truly have on these shoots." 960 1280

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hotwheels

hotwheels

"Talking Hot Wheels with a real Texas Toy Cowboy!" 960 1280

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collector's case

collector's case

"I check out a rare Hot Wheels collector's case." 960 1280

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garage box

garage box

"Digging deep into a box, deep in a garage... deep in the Heart of Texas." 960 1280

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vintage toy

vintage toy

"I check out a vintage Master of the Universe toy in Faye's attic." 960 1280

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haggling

haggling

"Faye and I discuss the finer points of haggling over vintage toys! Believe me, she taught me a thing or two on this pick." 960 1280

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turtle collection

turtle collection

"I sit with Rita and am simply amazed the her original collection of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles... in the original shipping box!" 960 1280

  

girl toys

girl toys

"I am not opposed to the girl toys as well! As I dig into a box filled with dolls and female action figures, Rita looks on." 960 1280

  

starwars lunch box

starwars lunch box

"Rita and I haggle over a rare vintage Star Wars Lunchbox, complete with Thermos." 960 1280

  

Lunchbox Negotiation

Lunchbox Negotiation

“I discuss the fine art of "lunchbox negotiation" with Rusty at her home in San Francisco.” 960 1280

  

I Hit the Jackpot

I Hit the Jackpot

“JACKPOT! Thermos always adds value. You can imagine my surprise when I found this one coupled with a rare Brady Bunch lunchbox.” 960 1280

  

Spiderman Car

Spiderman Car

“Even though I really want this remote-controlled Spiderman car, it has issues. I point out the ripped box and worn edges to Brady.” 960 1280

  

My Nervous Face

My Nervous Face

“Yup, that's the face I make when I'm nervous during a deal. (Looks like my career as a professional poker player is over).” 960 1280

  

Alice Gets No Love

Alice Gets No Love

“Here I describe how poor Alice gets no love from this lunchbox. Her image is totally covered by the hand of the person holding it.” 960 1280

  

Mouse Trap

Mouse Trap

“Rusty was really excited about the Mouse Trap game, and even went into great detail about her strategy in winning -- even after the cameras stopped filming!” 960 1280

  

Surprised Face

Surprised Face

“This is obviously my "surprised look" that I have been known for, as I try to contain my excitement over the stack of vintage lunchboxes resting just out of camera range.” 960 1280

  

Rusty and I Haggle

Rusty and I Haggle

“Rusty and I haggle over the price of a vintage Brady Bunch lunchbox. If you look closely, you will also notice the Partridge Family and the Hardy Boys also tucked in the pile.” 960 1280

  

Me or Godzilla

Me or Godzilla

“I get challenged to see who can stick their tongue out further -- me or Godzilla. (Hint: I won).” 960 1280

  

Vintage Goodies

Vintage Goodies

“Leaving Rusty's with my latest haul of vintage goodies, including KerPlunk and Lite-Brite.” 960 1280

  

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