Collector: Rick Marlowe talks to us about PezamaniA '18
Interview with Rick Marlowe
2:00 How he started his collection
3:12 Easier to load the older candy
4:00 We’re getting to have banana pez candy
5:00 His football collection and who they are signed by
6:50 Growing up in Toledo, Ohio
8:02 Pezamania – How Rick started working on it
10:10 Rick get the feels about the Pez Family
11:11 Their Charity: The Gliding Stars
Pez collectors have helped them raise close to ¼ million dollars for them
14:00 They will take whatever they can for the auction. Get in touch with them on the Pezamania Facebook Page
16:30 It’s all about the people He welcomes them all!
17:25 The Dealers are fantastic
17:55 The staff at the hotel are a big part of the convention
18:54 65 rooms open for room hopping this year!
48 dealers are setting up on Saturday and we’re at max (thanks to the fire department)
20:00 Be a Sweeties
22:00 The Hurleys are donating 2 paintings
Carl Web and his custom wooden pens – 6 are up for auction!
23:00 Next year is the 30th year! And you will want to be there
26:00 Starting a pez convention is a gamble
28:00 Qualifying why we collect pez. Head down to Ricks basement
29:48 Rick shows us the Pezamania pez dispenser for this year!
We got long card this year!! And Banana candies
31:31 The relationships you build over time
32:45 It’s a big family at Pezamania
Who you need to meet!
34:00 Are there more Men or Women Collectors?
35:30 The Wallet
36:00 Mike Chadwick – Ricks Mentor for collecting
The story of how they met
And the love for the Hobby
42:00 Finding a Donald Duck
The excitement of the Hunt
44:00 His Highlight of the Convention
Rick gets the feels again And there is a drinking game about it!
46:38 Registration is still open Has to get to him by the 20th if mailing it!!