The History Channel’s American Pickers Are Scouting The Northwest & Whidbey Island

by gerryoliver on June 4, 2012

in Latest News

The History Channel’s hit show American Pickers are scouting in the state right now to film shows in Washington later this month. They have never been to the PNW before. They’re looking for leads and one of their producers really loves Whidbey Island. Of course WE want them to come to Island County and the Oak Harbor Area.

The show wants interesting characters with intriguing antique items, and lots of them. Their favorite picks feature multiple buildings crammed with piles of cool stuff. They dicker with the owners and buy what the owners are willing to sell. They are modern day archeologists and the show is educational as well as entertaining. It is very popular right now. Huge.

I mentioned Maritime History and Naval Aviation History to the producer –and they were very interested —- because they have not done those before — and they tie in well with our islands. They are not as interested in farms, because they film a lot in the Midwest. They’re also looking for movie and music memorabilia, sports memorabilia, and basically any other oddball, one-of-a-kind, or interesting historical items you can think of.
I should clarify that they’re only looking for people with LARGE collections, not folks with just a few items, and they don’t go to shops, antiques malls, auctions, or flea markets.
They’re also NOT currently looking for any fine furniture, agricultural or farming items/equipment, depression glass, appliances, or pottery. Here’s a link to the show’s website and videos:
http://www.history.com/shows/american-pickers

Please have any of your leads contact Sherrye immediately.

Thanks
Sherrye Wyatt
Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism
(360) 320-3928
Sherrye@whidbey.com

whidbey island real estate oak harbor homes for sale

Leave A Reply With Facebook

comments

Whidbey Island Home Search Whidbey Island Home Values

Post by Gerry Oliver

Because the real estate industry is becoming more sophisticated and challenging every day, you need a professional team that stands above the rest. Serving as one of the preeminent real estate offices located on Whidbey Island, GO Realty is dedicated to superior executive customer service, while staying on top of the ever-changing landscape of the real estate business. GO Realty goes the extra mile to help you achieve your goals whether selling your home or buying your very first home. My goal for GO Realty is to be the “Local Leader” for innovative sales marketing techniques. To put it in plain words “GO Realty Gets The Job Done!” My Bio A native of Oak Harbor Wa, I understand what it means to be a part of our community. My continual pursuit of education and training, together are assets that benefit the GO Realty customers. My client list includes not only local sellers and buyers, but also some of the most prestigious and influential individuals of Oak Harbor. I am well versed in the luxury market, new home construction, while understanding what it takes to be a leader in the community when it comes to handling military transitions for families. My unparalleled enthusiasm and boundless energy allows me to set the highest goals for myself and the GO Realty team. I pride myself on being a very skilled negotiator with one thing in mind. Results For My Clients. I currently serve on the Oak Harbor City Planning Commission, I also donate my time to the Oak Harbor High School as one half of the Wildcat TV announcing team of Shane & Gerry. My career in real estate has encompassed a broad scope of transactions – single-family residences, condominium projects, land deals, & income and commercial properties. My Mission: Is to make sure every GO Realty client has an Executive experience in our Family Run Business. To obtain that goal, I will make sure every team member has the consistent training that is needed to give the service that we provide while being the technology leader here on Whidbey Island. If you feel that you are a hard worker and love people. Contact us to find out about the GO Realty experience. “With Gerry Oliver and his GO Realty Team you can expect Executive Service For All”

Gerry has written 333 articles.



Previous post:

Next post: