8 Iconic Film Props You Can Totally Try to Buy Right Now

Break out your checkbook and get ready to explain to your kids why they're not going to college anymore; Julien's Auction House is currently running its "Hollywood Legends 2013" live auction in Beverly Hills. You've got props and costumery from James Bond, Bruce Lee, and dozens of old-timey Hollywood classics. » 4/05/13 7:00am 4/05/13 7:00am

Take a Tour of Rancho Obi-Wan, The Largest Star Wars Collection in the…

Steve Sansweet is a bit of a rebel among hardcore Star Wars collectors. While many afficianados will specialize a single type of memorabilia—Rob Foster's 2,000-piece set only includes figurines for example—Sansweet will pick up anything from the series for curation in his massive, 300,000-piece museum, Rancho Obi-Wan. » 2/20/13 1:00pm 2/20/13 1:00pm

The 9 Coolest Collectibles You Can Buy on Amazon Right Now

For dedicated fans, money is no object when it comes to obtaining the perfect piece of memorabilia. But when dealing with random EBay auctioneers selling "authentic" merchandise sight-unseen, you might not be getting the genuine article you paid for. Amazon's new Entertainment Collectibles service, however, offers… » 2/19/13 6:40pm 2/19/13 6:40pm

Unabomber's Manifesto, Sunglasses on Auction Block

Last year, a Montana real estate agent was offering "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski's "very secluded" 1.4 acre Montana spread for a pretty decent asking price of $69,500. It even came with chopped firewood. And now, the U.S. Marshals Service is putting a trove of Unabomber collectibles up for auction online, starting next… » 5/13/11 5:40am 5/13/11 5:40am

M.U.S.C.L.E Men USB Dongles Revive Childhood Memories, Sour Them With…

I was overcome with nostalgic joy this fine afternoon when I first laid eyes on these M.U.S.C.L.E Men USB dongles (short for Millions of Unusual Small Creatures Lurking Everywhere). The memories! These fleshy pink rubber men, featuring unforgettable names like Muscle Man, Mr. Blocky and Mr. Tea (teacup for a head, duh! » 11/30/08 2:30pm 11/30/08 2:30pm

Iron Man and Dark Knight Collectibles Are Super-Detailed Comic Book…

Ok, so the disembodied, interchangeable heads on these super-detailed Hot Toys Iron Man and Batman collectibles are a bit weird, but that's the only downside I can see so far. They're 1/6th-scale, and were on display today at the 2008 Tokyo Toy Show. If you thought Batman sculpt looked cool, just wait until you see… » 6/21/08 5:30pm 6/21/08 5:30pm

Life-Size Star Wars Droids Can Speak, Drain Wallets

Sideshow Collectibles stopped just short of encasing Anthony Daniels and Kenny Baker in fiberglass when they created these life-size C-3PO and R2-D2 collectibles. Due out later this year, the authentic figures are powered by lowly AA batteries and have working lights. They also make sounds from the movies and utter… » 3/29/08 4:00pm 3/29/08 4:00pm

Mickey Mouse-Themed iPod Nano on Sale in Japan: Dumbo Isn't a Fan

Collectors of Disney memorabilia are going to go nuts for this limited-edition Mickey Mouse iPod - if there are any left. There are only 500 of these 2GB Mickey-etched Nanos, which went on sale on March 14 for $293, and come with a rodent-embossed leather case and strap. But why didn't they make it an 8GB model? If… » 3/19/07 7:00am 3/19/07 7:00am