• Collectibles,  Indiana Jones

    The Value of a Dollar

    It may seem silly to some, but I was beyond excited when I saw this lunch pail at a local rummage sale last weekend. The price tag of $5 seemed too good to be true, but once I showed my true geek colors and gushed over this prized artifact, the owner agreed to sell it to me for $1. Sure, it’s a lunch pail. And it’s rusted. And it’s dented. And it’s missing the Thermos mug. But to really understand why I got so excited about this, you have to understand a facet of my youth. See, I grew up with Indiana Jones. I was five in 1984 when the…