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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #45 on: October 01, 2011, 04:05:44 PM »
Nice!  I think, I own more Ben Cooper than Collegeville. But I am always trolling on eBAY.  I'm still looking for a Ben Cooper ALIEN costume.
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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #46 on: October 01, 2011, 05:06:59 PM »
Nice!  I think, I own more Ben Cooper than Collegeville. But I am always trolling on eBAY.  I'm still looking for a Ben Cooper ALIEN costume.
Yeah those Giger Alien costumes usually go for quite a bit.
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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #47 on: October 01, 2011, 10:57:29 PM »
That collection looks better and better.
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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #48 on: October 01, 2011, 11:24:51 PM »
Yeah those Giger Alien costumes usually go for quite a bit.



Extremely pricey.  I have the mask, looks cool too.
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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #49 on: October 02, 2011, 02:20:20 PM »



Extremely pricey.  I have the mask, looks cool too.


I just saw the costume without a mask for sale on ebay at a decent price. Check it out, this would complete your set. http://www.ebay.com/itm/ALIEN-Ben-Cooper-1978-Halloween-COSTUME-H-R-GIGER-Rare-/170704897088?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27bece0440
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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #50 on: October 02, 2011, 05:37:32 PM »
Just saw a boxed Collegeville clown costume at an antique show today.........NOBODY around to give me a price. I shoulda grabbed it and ran off to teach them to MAN THEIR FRIGGIN BOOTH.
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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #51 on: October 02, 2011, 06:51:51 PM »
Just saw a boxed Collegeville clown costume at an antique show today.........NOBODY around to give me a price. I shoulda grabbed it and ran off to teach them to MAN THEIR FRIGGIN BOOTH.

AFTER putting it on.... :o

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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #52 on: October 03, 2011, 04:08:01 AM »
I just saw the costume without a mask for sale on ebay at a decent price. Check it out, this would complete your set. http://www.ebay.com/itm/ALIEN-Ben-Cooper-1978-Halloween-COSTUME-H-R-GIGER-Rare-/170704897088?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27bece0440



Thank you, sandman. I am watching it now. Costume will definitely go mask.
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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #53 on: October 03, 2011, 04:09:57 AM »
Just saw a boxed Collegeville clown costume at an antique show today.........NOBODY around to give me a price. I shoulda grabbed it and ran off to teach them to MAN THEIR FRIGGIN BOOTH.

You're starting to scare me. Lol.   ::)
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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #54 on: October 03, 2011, 09:14:38 AM »

Thank you, sandman. I am watching it now. Costume will definitely go mask.

Good Luck, I hope ya win it
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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #55 on: October 03, 2011, 11:26:46 AM »
Good Luck, I hope ya win it


I hope I do too.  ;D.  I will let you know.
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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #56 on: October 03, 2011, 11:37:53 AM »
Good Luck, I hope ya win it

Oh, btw!  I bought a  rare Metaluna Collegeville costume a year ago, without a mask.  Same situation as the Alien costume. I had the mask, then I found the costume and box on eBAY. But, the weird thing is, I had the complete Metaluna costume previous to that. Not knowing the rarity, I had traded the Metaulna(Collegeville) for something, I can not remember what I traded. Lol. I did regret it though.


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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #57 on: October 03, 2011, 10:55:02 PM »
Here is my Collegeville costume and mask collection and my NEW Collegeville Headquarters sign I just got in today.



How old is the sign? How did you acquire it?


I did some rearranging as I have started decorating for Halloween



Oh man! That display of yours is just too awesome!

Just picked up these two Spooky Spook Collegeville costumes both in mint condition





What year were those two costumes issued?

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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #58 on: October 03, 2011, 11:13:18 PM »
These Collegeville and Ben Cooper cheap store bought costumes qualify as folk art if you ask me. They define a time and place in American culture that didn't exist before the 1950's and is gone today.

Are Collegeville and Ben Cooper like the DC and Marvel of Halloween costumes? How would you compare the two companies and their product lines?

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Re: COLLEGEVILLE COLLECTION
« Reply #59 on: October 04, 2011, 01:06:13 AM »
How old is the sign? How did you acquire it?

Oh man! That display of yours is just too awesome!

What year were those two costumes issued?

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The sign was used in the late 60's through the early 80's. I bought it with some costumes on line. The Frankenstein and witch costume, that are spooky spooks are from the mid 80's

Are Collegeville and Ben Cooper like the DC and Marvel of Halloween costumes? How would you compare the two companies and their product lines?

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Well Collegeville and Ben Cooper costumes are both of similar quality, they were both very popular, and sometimes you will see one having the same exact mask as the other with just a different paint job. Other Halloween costumes were made by Halco, and even Sears.

I love the ones that POP in a black light, it so reminds me of the eighties.



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