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Collector Spotlight

Uncover objects of play through the eyes of collectors.

Collector Spotlight: Ellen G. K. Rubin

Ellen G. K. Rubin (aka the Popuplady) is a pop-up book collector and historian. We talk with her about her extensive personal collection and the history of pop-up books.

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Collector Spotlight: Jim Blaine

Jim Blaine is a Pez collector. We asked him about his collection and why Pez is more than a simple plastic toy.

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Collector Spotlight: Phil Chapman

Phil Chapman collects vintage tinplate toys. In this first installment of Collector Spotlight, Phil shares his collecting philosophy and explains why human connection is the key to a strong vintage toy collection.

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