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American Pickers Looking to Comb Through Cobb

February 24, 2015

American pickersHistory Channel’s hit television show American Pickers is coming to our area and your collectibles and old junk could be featured on the show! This hit 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 U.S. in search of America’s most valuable antiques from motorcycles, classic cars and bicycles to one-of-a-kind vintage memorabilia.

Whether you have an extensive collection or just a bunch of junk, Mike and Frank would love to take some of it off your hands. They are looking to buy things like vintage bicycles, civil war antiques, sports memorabilia and old signage and movie posters.

If you think you have something the American Pickers would be interested in, email them at or leave a message at 1-855-OLD-RUST. Be sure to include your name, contact number, a description of your items and photos of your collection. If you and your rusty gold qualify, we could see you on American Pickers!

Here’s a list of what they’re looking for:

  • Motor scooters: Vespas, Lambretta, Cushman
  • Old advertising signage
  • Motorcycles
  • Bicycles (Pre-60’s to turn-of-the-century)
  • Old toys: tin, wind-up, cast iron
  • Pre 50’s vending machines
  • Pinball and slot machines
  • Old movie posters
  • Unusual radios: transistor, tabletop, etc.
  • 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
  • Sports memorabilia
  • Casino tables
  • Houdini items
  • 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

They currently are not looking for: Farming/agriculture items, tools, glassware, appliances, tractors, crocks, stoves or country primitives.

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