Nationally known History Channel favorite American Pickers are making their way to the North Country to see what treasures they can find.
American Pickers, a Cineflix Inc. documentary series which explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking,’ has not released when they are coming to Northern New York, but has released a list of items they are currently searching for.
Those items include:
-Motor scooters: Vespas, Lambretta, Cushman
-Old advertising signage
-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
-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
-Pan-Am, TWA, Etc.
-Late 70’s & earlier military Items
-Extraordinary mobster memorabilia
-Vintage police officer collectibles
-Pre 40’s telephones
-Hawaiiana/ Tiki Collectibles
-Vintage sports collectibles
-Vintage election Memorabilia
-Civil War antiques
-Vintage gas pumps
-Pre 70’s old neon signs
-Vintage collegiate Collectibles
-Vintage BB Guns/ Cap Guns
-Early Halloween items
-Pre 40’s Christmas items
In a release of information, American Pickers states that they are not looking for farming/agricultural items, tools, glassware, appliances, tractors, stoves and country primitives.
The high profile show follows two of the most skilled pickers in the business ‘Mike Wolfe’ and ‘Frank Fritz’ as they embark on an epic road trip across the US. The show offers a fascinating insight into what it’s like to be the men on the ground who are on the frontlines of the antique industry.
The show follows the pickers in their truck as they go on a mission in search of America’s most fascinating and valuable antiques – treasures that have been long forgotten in junkyards and barns across the country.
The team tracks down unique and interesting items from motorcycles, classic cars and bicycles to one-of-a-kind vintage memorabilia.
If any resident thinks they may have an item that American Pickers would be interested in, they can contact the show by emailing their name, telephone number, town, state, and the items along with pictures to AmericanPickers@Cineflix.com.