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Inspector Collector on The Learning Channel

Inspector Collector with Mr. T

Collectors of the world unite by Tom Connors

The Hour, March 10, 2003


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Simple treasures by Linda Lombroso

Journal News, April 24, 2003


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The New Yorker, February 25, 1991, The Talk Of The Town


Harley Spiller has the right degree of acquisitiveness for someone with a bathtub in his kitchen. He has modest, carefully arranged collections of discarded keys, six pack holsters, graffiti stickers, and Mr. T memorabilia. Over his stereo hangs an assortment … Continue reading

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Dirty Money by Nato

YRB Magazine, June/July 2003


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Inspector Collector by Harley Spiller

WatchTime, February 2000


When I was 16, I bought my first watch: a Seiko Navigator Timer. It was during a family vacation in Saint Martin, and even today it brings back memories of that particular time and place – but back then it … Continue reading

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Finders, Keepers by Laurel Graeber

The New York Times, November 3, 2000


Anything can be the basis for a collection. Harley Spiller, a.k.a. Inspector Collector, should know: over the years he’s acquired paper clips, neckties, spoons and Chinese menus. “I have 6,000 different takeout menus going back to 1898 and from all … Continue reading

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Life Before Video Games

New York Edition, Museums For Families, Volume 2, Number 1, Winter 2002


Before television…before radio…before comic books. On December 15 and 27, kids ages 6-10 can discover how their counterparts managed to amuse themselves a hundred years ago as Harley Spiller – aka Inspector Collector – leads an insider’s tour of an … Continue reading

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