Retro Collecting Grows in Tucumán
Pop, toy and geek culture spaces around the world are the protagonists of a retroboom. And the tendencies of the major powers no longer take years to reach our lands, they do so in minutes. Tucumán over the past year has multiplied the retro collectors fairs and their fans.
Every meeting of retro collectors is a journey in time for everyone. As samples increased, the exhibited materials also significantly improved. Retro collectibles encompass many things. If you are more than 30 years old, you will feel a connection with what we are going to tell you: if you are less, you will be surprised.
A classic are the promotional products of the most famous sodas, those glass glasses painted with characters from Robotech, Patera Rosa or Ninja Turtles. Veterans who consume chizitos and chips come across the famous tazos . Those little round figurines that were collected and that made us dream of taking out the winner of the “thrower”. Retro collectors have their toy exhibitors: Barbie, Rambo and He-Man shine on the stands. Characters who were icons of an era, not only transmitted action, but sought to implant an ideology.
The figurines over the years have been reproduced and we find several very old collections, many still in the sealed envelope. Stickers of Knights of the Zodiac, Sailor Moon, Dragon Ball have been combat weapons in the battles of figurines in recess. These retro collection encounters are unique quotes to find treasures. For example, a Charlcassette and García or a Long Play album by Almendra or Los Beatles.
For these Tucumans retro collectors are a passion and not everyone is looking to trade. Some exhibitors move what they collect so that others can see nothing more.
Collecting has matured
The fairs have shown an evolution, the first meetings of retro collectors were somewhat disorganized and untidy. Today every post has a presentation, there is a story behind every object, there is passion. There is no longer room for the supply of broken and dirty toys as they abounded in the beginning. The most heard phrase is “remember?!” , which unleashes thousands of sensations.
It’s a family space.
Over the years toys have changed, and they are not the same as those of parents and their children. The retro collection fair allows grandparents, parents, children, grandchildren to connect in a different way through classic toys. It is a unique cultural encounter, fun, each object has the story of the one who exposes it, but also in each one of us. Each retro collection date is a possibility for Tucumans to travel through time and connect to a fantastic world. If you want to live the experience, check out this pageof retro collection that will tell you about upcoming encounters.
Licenciado en Comunicación Social y periodista. Soy instructor de tenis y gané un Interclubes, también soy jugador y crítico de videojuegos. Siento que tengo un superpoder, pero aún no logro descubrir cuál es ni su alcance, imagino que es escribir. Siempre con la guardia alta.