Amazing 1950’s Boy Scout Collection Unboxing from Mississippi Including Philmont, NOAC, Jamboree

I got a call from a former Scouter who was about to move and needed to downsize. When we got to talking about his Scouting history it was an amazing journey. Before he graduated high school this guy had been to the National Leadership Training at Philmont (36 days total), attended the 1957 National Scout Jamboree at Valley Forge and...Read More

Boy Scout Collection Unboxings Illinois and Rhode Island Collections 1960s-70s

You never know what you will find in a Boy Scout collection unboxing. I worked with two families to recycle these collections from loved ones back into the hobby. The first one up came to me from Washington State but the collection was from the W.D. Boyce Council in Illinois. This one looks like it may have been part multi...Read More

Boy Scout Collection Unboxing – Vintage Wisconsin and Super 2001 Jamboree

Back with another unboxing of vintage Boy Scout patch collections! The first box came to me from Florida but the stuff is all 1940s-early 50s vintage from Samoset Council in Wisconsin. The family that I purchased it from got these items in an estate sale down in the Sunshine State and I was happy to add them to my collection....Read More

Boy Scout Collection Unboxing – Texas District Scout Executive 1980s-1990s

You never know what you are going to find when you unbox the collection of a District Executive. These folks are literally the hardest working people in the movement tasked with recruiting troops running events and raising money to support the council. This collection came to me from Texas and belonged to a long time District Executive there. One of...Read More

Boy Scout Collection Unboxing St. Louis Eagle Scout 1964 National Scout Jamboree

I bought this collection from a gentleman who at age 72 realized that nobody in his family was really interested in his old Scouting memorabilia.  Luckily we connected and I was able to help him get these pieces recycled back into the hands of a collector.  He got his Eagle in 1963 in a troop in University City which is...Read More

Boy Scout Collection Unboxing 1968-1982 Western Pennsylvania Collection With Home Run Middlesex

I start this one off by reading a letter that is typical of many collections that I purchase. The guys two adult sons have no interest in his Scouting memorabilia and so he is looking for someone that would appreciate it. In the collection he actually had two coffee mugs that survived being shipped all the way to me in...Read More

Scouting Hot Finds Live Episode #6: Sourcing Uniforms For Steven Spielberg’s Movie The Fabelmans

OK spoiler alert! Today I'm telling the whole story of how I came to work with a Hollywood Costumer named Danielle to help outfit the actors in Steven Spielberg's The Fabelmans. I took my family to see the movie on Thanksgiving Day. I had really been hesitant to do a video about my involvement until I saw the final cut....Read More

Incredible Lifetime Professional Scouter Vintage Boy Scout Unboxing

This may top them all! I spoke on the phone and shared multiple emails with the family of this late Scout Executive to work out the details to make an offer and purchase the collection. His time in Scouting actually goes back before WWII as he grew up as a Sea Scout in New York City. Some of the pieces...Read More

Camp Barstow Live Boy Scout Collection Unboxing

When a collector contacted me at the beginning of the summer about a massive collection that included not only his stuff but that of his brother and father I was really intrigued. He was ready to move it on to someone that would appreciate it and I was VERY happy that he decided to sell it to me. But the...Read More

Boy Scout Collection Unboxing: 23 Pounds of 1980s Jamboree Goodies

Although this box sat in the corner of my office while I was serving as the Camp Director last summer (sorry Lewis) it was finally time to unbox the collection. This Scout was active in the 1980s and attended the 1983 World Jamboree in Canada and the 1985 National Jamboree held at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia. While at the...Read More

Boy Scout Memorabilia Collection Unboxing Storage Unit Treasure

This collection came to me from a lady whose family runs a storage unit business. The story is that someone passed away and in the process of cleaning out the storage unit they came across a ton of Boy Scout stuff. I had already bought some stuff from her and this was round 2. This guy was an Eagle Scout...Read More

Boy Scout Collection Unboxing New York 1960s Eagle Scout

Another unboxing to share with the hobby today as I got in one from New York that features lots of stuff from the 1960s.  It looks like this Scout went to the 1960 Jamboree and was later an adult.  There is a Wood Badge uniform shirt with the familiar Troop 1 number sewn on.  He was also a Brotherhood member...Read More

Amazing Boy Scout Knife & Hand Axe Restoration Unboxing

Bill Chadek in Nebraska has carved out a niche among BSA collectors. He restores old knives and hand axes to things of beauty. He is also a craftsman who creates original sheaths to go with these items. I have sent items to Bill before to be refinished and been very impressed with the results. Now whenever I get a cache...Read More

Michigan Boy Scout Collection Unboxing

This collection features items from a 1970s Eagle Scout from Michigan with some older pieces from his father who was a Scouter in the late 1940s.  As you will see in this video I actually lost track of the second box and had to re-shoot the last part of the unboxing to include all the patches and many of the...Read More

Boy Scout Collection Sorting Ludicrous Speed

I purchase Scouting memorabilia collections from people across the country who are looking to get their items back into the hands of a collector who will appreciate them. On my YouTube channel you can find over 50 unboxings where I really try and tell the story of the Boy Scout memorabilia that I find. In this short video you can...Read More

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