Tammy Rudolph, Fisher-Price

Tammy Rudolph collects Fisher-Price Toys. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, Tammy talks about envy in the world of collecting and declines to answer which toys she wants to add to her collection.

Cassandra Chiles, Classic Arcade Games

Cassandra Chiles collects vintage arcade games. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, Cassandra warns of the perils of restoration over preservation and explains why it’s inadvisable to turn a hobby into a livelihood.

Paul Bottos, Mickey Mouse

Paul Bottos collects objects relating to Mickey Mouse. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, Paul explains how his collection has saved his life and divulges how a plea from his son prevented him from parting with his collection. 

Paul Knapp, G.I. Joe

Paul Knapp collects G.I. Joe action figures. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, he explains why he thinks toys are a bad investment and reveals the 2 figures his collection won’t be complete without.

Marcus Jones, Nickelodeon Merchandise

Marcus Jones collects Nickelodeon merchandise. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, Marcus talks about owning an irreplaceable piece of the brand’s history and the value of connecting with other Nickelodeon fans through his popular YouTube channel, Comfort Cartoons.

Francis Turner, Louis Marx and Company

Francis Turner collects toys produced by Louis Marx and Company. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, Francis explains how he came to open a museum dedicated to Marx toys and details the items in his collection that were personal to Louis Marx.

Marla Mogul, Wind-up Toys

Marla Mogul is a wind-up toy collector. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, she talks about her Guinness World Record experience and reveals the Disney character she’d most like to add to her collection.

Steve Kelley, Comic Books

Steve Kelley collects comic books. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, he explains how he came to trade a single comic for a Jeep Wrangler, and shares his strategy for adding new titles alongside the holy grails already in his collection.

Roxanne Miller, Puzzles

Roxanne Miller is a puzzle collector. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, Roxanne shares details of her extraordinary collection and talks about her invitation-only puzzle museum and research facility.

MOTU Joe, Masters of the Universe

Joe Teague collects merchandise from the Masters of the Universe franchise. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, Joe puts out a call to other collectors for information about a specific item and sheds light on the fine line between passion and obsession when collecting.

Sherry Groom, Trolls

Sherry Groom holds the Guinness World Record for her troll doll collection. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, Sherry explains how her childhood collection of trolls became the foundation of her own museum.

Chris Lee, LEGO

Chris Lee collects LEGO sets and minifigures. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, Chris talks about the educational value of LEGO and the one line of exclusives he isn’t ready to pursue.