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History Channel's 'American Pickers' coming back to Virginia

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Two of cable television's most well known back-roads travelers plan to come back to Virginia.

The History Channel show 'American Pickers' put out a call to the Commonwealth this month, looking for people with unique and valuable antiques.

The show visited Pittsylvania County in 2011, and made purchases from some folks.  The episode debuted on January 23, 2012.

CONTACT INFORMATION BELOW IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE A GOOD PICKING SPOT:


The History Channel series "American Pickers" is coming to film in Virginia this November and they are looking for interesting local characters with interesting items, to be featured on the show.

The show follows two skilled pickers, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, as they travel all over the country looking for the most unique and valuable antique finds – treasures that have been long forgotten in junkyards and barns across the country.

Mike and Frank are currently looking for movie and music memorabilia, sports memorabilia, western items, and basically any other oddball, one-of-a-kind, or interesting historical item you can think of. The show does not go to shops, antiques malls, or flea markets, and is not currently looking for any fine furniture, agricultural or farming items/equipment, depression glass, or pottery.

If you or someone you know is be a good candidate to be "picked", please contact "American Pickers' " production team at AmericanPickers@Cineflix.com or you may leave a voice message at 646.493.2184.

The list of items wanted by "American Pickers" is quite wide and it can be found below.
 
The American Pickers will be filming in Virginia.  Here are some of the items the crew is looking for:

  • Motor scooters: Vespas, Lambretta, Cushman
  • Old advertising signage
  • Motorcycles
  • Bicycles (Pre 60's to turn of the century)
  • Unusual radios: transistor /Tabletop
  • Old toys: tin, wind-up, cast iron
  • Pre 50's vending machines
  • Pinball and slot machines
  • Old Movie Posters
  • Antique casino/gaming machines
  • Vintage movie memorabilia
  • Vintage advertising Items
  • Taxidermy
  • Vintage concert posters & T-shirts
  • Early Boy Scout items
  • Pre 60's vintage diner collectibles
  • Pre 60's TV merchandise
  • Pre 50's western/equestrian Gear
  • Classic motorcycle memorabilia
  • Old rodeo items
  • Airline collectibles
  • Pan-Am, TWA, Etc.
  • Late 70's & earlier military Items
  • Extraordinary mobster memorabilia
  • Vintage police officer collectibles
  • Firefighter collectibles
  • Pre 40's telephones
  • Folk art
  • Vintage BB Guns/ Cap Guns
  • Early Halloween items
  • Pre 40's Christmas items
  • Hawaiiana/ Tiki Collectibles
  • Vintage sports collectibles
  • Vintage election Memorabilia
  • Musical instruments
  • Civil War antiques
  • Vintage gas pumps
  • Pre 70's old neon signs
  • Strange woodcarvings
  • Vintage collegiate Collectibles
  • Casino tables


The crew is not looking for: Farming/agriculture items, tools, glassware, appliances, tractors, crocks, stoves, country primitives.


Email your name, number, town, state and the items along with pictures you think Mike and Frank will be interested in to: AmericanPickers@Cineflix.com

Or call and leave a message at 646.493.2184

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