Holy Grail Order of the Arrow Collection Flap

It's not very often that you get the top item on your needs list in the Boy Scout memorabilia collection hobby! I really started focusing on organizing my Order of the Arrow flap collection in the last year. During that time I was able to get some key needs and got things down to about 10 key needs. Now I've...Read More

Boy Scout memorabilia booth at Sleepy Poet Antique Mall in Charlotte NC

For several years now I've had a booth at the Sleepy Poet in Charlotte NC focused on Scouting memorabilia. During October the vendors had to pack up all their stuff and move to the new location 2 miles down the road at 6424 South Blvd. I recorded this quick tour of my Scouting memorabilia focused booth after 2 days of...Read More

Scouting Hot Finds Insiders Round Table Patch Trading Challenges

In this final part of a Round Table discussion with Bill Mulrenin (NY State OA Trader) and myself we focus on an elephant in the room. Why not get back to the good old days of trading patches. While Bill and I love trading we discuss how for advanced collectors this becomes a real challenge. You are invited to go...Read More

Scouting Hot Finds Insiders Round Table eBay Selling Tips

In this video Bill Mulrenin (NY State OA Trader) and I go a little deeper into the topic of how to turn your collectibles hobby (we focus on Scouting memorabilia) into a small business. In this follow up piece of our interview we focus on pricing and how there is a very unique economy in a collectibles category. Some of...Read More

Scouting Hot Finds Insiders Round Table When Your Hobby Becomes More Like A Business

In this episode of the Scouting Hot Finds Round Table we literally turn the tables. Bill Mulrenin (NY State OA Trader) interviews Jason Spangler (Santeeswapper) regarding the topic of how to grow your hobby into a business. This becomes a very relevant topic with new IRS reporting requirements in 2022 meaning that even $600 in sales will trigger a 1099...Read More

Boy Scout Collection Unboxing 1969 National Jamboree Scout From Michigan

You never know where Scouts go on their journey and it would certainly seem that this Michigan Scout had a connection to Scouting in Japan. In the box I discover some items from the 1970 Nippon Jamboree (the equivalent to our National Jamboree). There were also several BSA patches from Japan possibly for Scouts that were there living on base...Read More

Boy Scout Collection Unboxing 40 Pounds of Memories from a 1960s Pennsylvania Scouter

I was very happy to help this Scouter from PA find a new home for his collection. In this unboxing video I crack open the two boxes and go through what he kept all these years. In the video you will see lots of Scouting items from PA including OA, camps and council event patches. But he also did some...Read More

Boy Scout Collection Unboxing Camp Alliquippa Yohogania Area Council BONUS Transatlantic Camp Mohawk

In this video I unbox two small vintage Boy Scout collections that I picked up. The first is just an envelope of stuff that includes some items from the Transatlantic Council. I was most interested in the felt 1959 Camp Mohawk patch from England. This was a BSA camp of the council overseas. The second collection was from PA and...Read More

Boy Scout Patch Collection Unboxing Pennsylvania Vigil Honor Scout Camp Staffer

This collection arrived to me on preview from a Scouter who had grew up in the West Branch Council and was on staff at Camp Kline for many summers in the late 60s early 70s. He was a Vigil Honor member of Tiadaghton Lodge 384. I was impressed with the amount of local stuff he had including some Order of...Read More

Bizarre 57 Pound Boy Scout Collection Unboxing From A Georgia Picker

What happens when a farmer from South Georgia who is also an estate sale and auction picker needs to cash out? This is one of the most odd collections of stuff I have purchased and the unboxing is just as random. But amidst the crushed Cub Scout regatta boats there are a few gems for sure! I took a big...Read More

Recycling A Boy Scout Patch Collection From New England Unboxing Video

I was so happy that this Scouter found my website when it was time for him to part with his lifelong Boy Scout patch collection. For decades this Scouter had held onto the memorabilia and it represents his career in the movement. I can see from the box that he was a Vigil Honor member of the Order of the...Read More

Boy Scout Patch Collection Unboxing – 1957 National Jamboree Alabama

Another collection recycled back into the hands of collectors! I got an email from a gentleman who attended the 1957 National Jamboree from Alabama who had kept his stuff all these years. We had a great phone conversation where I got to hear the details of his exploits at Valley Forge, PA all those years ago. In this unboxing you...Read More

1960 & 1964 Boy Scout Jamboree Collection Unboxing From Pennsylvania

When you get a collection in from a Jamboree Scout from the 1960s it's bound to have some interesting stuff. This collection did not disappoint. In fact this gentleman is a fan of my YouTube channel and I promised that I would get his collection included in one of my unboxings. Enjoy!

Hollywood’s Calling! Can you help outfit some Scouts for a movie scene?

I am helping a Los Angeles based costumer provide authentic Boy Scout uniforms for an upcoming movie. The costumer needs to outfit over 100 Scouts for the scene. I have provided them with over 100 pounds of uniform parts. However, some things are so specific that I just don't have any more to offer. So I'm sourcing from the Scout...Read More

Scouting Hot Finds Unboxing Three Generation Collection

This is the 2nd time I've received a box of Scouting memorabilia from a gentleman who did his Scouting in Baltimore and Virginia. This time around it has items from his dad and his son as well making it a three generation box. If you enjoyed watching this unboxing check out my playlist that has dozens of similiar unboxing videos....Read More

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