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What Sold! Vintage Toys Books And Memorabilia! - Tom Ray's Retro Vlog

Looking at vintage/retro items from my collection

I take a look at some of the vintage and retro things I sold online getting ready to ship them out. See these items from my collection of toys, games, books, and other memorabilia from the 50s through the 90s.

And at the end, I show one of my webcomic diary pages.

This is a video of my daily life since I decided to sell collectibles and pop-culture items I collect on eBay to help support my art career instead of taking on freelance work.

More vintage pop-culture items available in my eBay Store https://ebay.to/2vMYStC

Check out the other things I do too! :)

- Tom Ray's Art Podcast (interviews with artists) on Spotify - https://spoti.fi/36BlMk9

- Daily webcomic on Tapas - https://tapas.io/series/then-this-happened

- My webcomic eBooks "Then This Happened..." on Amazon - https://amzn.to/3cQa0bz

Music at the end of this video by my band Lorenzo's Music, listen on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2JJF39Q


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