Help Bring “American Pickers” to Leadville!
Got Stuff? Well, if you got stuff and you’re willing to part with some of your stuff, then here’s some news for you!
The TV show “American Pickers” is headed to Colorado this October and looking for interesting characters with interesting items. So all you pack rats with buildings crammed to the rafters, now’s your chance to lighten the load.
For those who may not be familiar with the show, “American Pickers” is a documentary series airing on the History Channel which explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’. The high profile 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 US.
The show offers a fascinating insight into what it’s like to be the men on the ground on the frontlines of the antique industry. The show follows the pickers in their van as they go on a mission in search of America’s most fascinating and valuable antiques – treasures that have been long forgotten in junkyards and barns across the country.
This October, “American Pickers” is coming to Colorado, and who can think of a better place with a lot of old stuff, than Leadville! The show’s producer reported that they will be looking for movie and music memorabilia, sports memorabilia, western items, and basically any other oddball, one-of-a-kind, or interesting historical item.
So what does Leadville need to do to assure that the pickers van will make a stop in The Cloud City? Here’s all the information about what kind of items the show is looking for, as well as how you can submit photos of your stuff to try to capture Frank and Mike’s attention and get them to come picking at your place!