It’s an unhealthy obsession. And if it wasn’t enough to just collect and catalog them, I also waste a fair amount of time photographing them on makeshift sets. I need help.

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The Collection

I like toys. Always did, but never really had any money as a kid so it wasn’t exactly easy to feed the obsession when I couldn’t afford to buy anything. I started collecting sometime in 1998, which just happens to be the year my first child was born. I think having kids rejuvenated my interest in toys and gave me something to potentially hand down to them as they get older. Some of these have been sold off already since I’m running out of closet space.

Here’s the sad part: I stopped taking pictures sometime around 2011, so there’s a bunch of new acquisitions that aren’t even represented here. It’s going to take me a while to catch up with all the photos and links. In the meantime, here’s a sampling: