Meet Johnny Pumpkin Head – The Brownie

Meet Johnny Pumpkin Head – The Brownie

  Beistle designed and issued a multitude of brownies, influenced by the fairy-like sprites originated by Canadian author and illustrator Palmer Cox in the late 1800’s, comprising the curiously compelling Johnny Pumpkin Head family beginning in 1919. Here is verbiage taken directly from their 1923 catalog: “Johnny Pumpkin Head – A grotesque brownie with an abnormally large pumpkin […]

Collecting 101: Condition, Condition, Condition

Collecting 101: Condition, Condition, Condition

  “Condition Isn’t Everything- It’s the Only Thing.” -Vince Lombardi   Vince Lombardi was of course talking about football, but vintage Halloween collectors could incorporate his famous quote in their own game plan. The single most important factor in valuing collectibles is condition. Most items found in mint or near-mint condition command a much higher price than […]

Offering a limited array of superbly rare items for sale exclusively on our website.

Offering a limited array of superbly rare items for sale exclusively on our website.

Making a purchase is as easy as 1 – 2 – 3 Click the slide-out menu icon located in the upper right-hand corner of this page and select “Buy”. Choose the item or items you wish to purchase. Click the “Pay with PayPal” button. We offer a wide variety of payment options for your convenience including Personal Check, […]