Welcome to The Official Walter Day Trading Card Museum

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Class of 2017 to be unveiled at the Official Walter Day Trading Card Museum, March 17-19, 2017, during the Arcade Expo in Banning, California

BANNING, CALIFORNIA -- On Saturday, March 18, 2017, The Official Walter Day Trading Card Museum will present in ceremony its annual slate of "Trading Card Awards" and unveil The Class of 2017 -- the latest cards that will be added to the Museum displays. 

And, it will all happen during ARCADE EXPO 3.0

Arcade Expo 3.0 is one of the world's largest retro gaming festivals celebrating the amazing legacy of the coin-op era of electronic arcade machines. Founded by John Weeks, the event features John's personal collection of more than 800 arcade games and is considered by many to be "The World's fair" of electronic arcade gaming. To learn more, go here:  http://www.arcadeexpo.com

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The Walter Day Collection Book

Coming soon...

The official Walter Day Collection fully illustrated book.

Look for this Kickstarter event soon

More to come...

Todd Friedman

Appearances in the News Media

THE WALTER DAY COLLECTION has been mentioned in these news venues:

March 1, 2016 • RePlay Magazine • Tarzana, CA

March 1, 2016 • Retro Magazine • London, UK

March 1, 2016 • The Retrogaming Times • Online Magazine

January 15, 2016 • Fairfield Ledger, Fairield, IA

January 2013 • Austin American Statesman • Austin, TX

March 15, 2012 • The Des Moines Register, Des Moines, Iowa

February, 2011 • Fairfield Ledger, Fairfield, IA

Science Fiction Historical Trading Cards

For nearly 100 years, science fiction—affectionally called "speculative fiction" by master story-tellers like Robert Heinlein and Ray Bradbury—has inspired the world with a sense of wonder along with the expectation that the "improbable" will someday become reality. From the timeless works of the 19th Century (20,000 Leagues Under the Sea [1869] and The War of the Worlds [1898]), to today's modern cinematic marvels of the silver screen (Avatar [2009] and Guardians of the Galaxy [2014]), science fiction has been a prominent feature of our global culture. It is an understatement to say that Sci-fi  has been the source of limitless entertainment for the entire world. In recognition of the cultural importance of the science fiction genre, the Science Fiction Historical Trading Card Set has been created to commemorate the history of the global science fiction industry, honoring the literature, the authors, the films, the culture, and the historic milestones.

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The Dan Tearle Collection

Dan Tearle is a world renown sports artist who has already won an international following for his hand-drawn illustrations of Joe Montana and other stars of the NFL. As a devoted video game enthusiast, he has volunteered his services again and again to the Walter Day Collection of Video Game & Pinball Trading Cards, creating memorable portraitures of individuals who have earned their place in the electronic gaming history books. To learn more about Dan's work, go to:  https://www.facebook.com/dantearlesportsart/

Dan's trading card resume has now grown extensively with 37 different cards already in production and numerous iof them honored with DAN TEARLE AWARDS. The list of awards and trading cards includes the following (click on listings to go to the awards or cards):

AWARDS: #775 Walter Day, #1422 Billy Mitchell, #1664 Larry DeMar, #1709 Roger Sharpe, #1844 Mick Simmonds, #1861 Frank Ballouz, #1869 Todd Rogers, #2022 Victor Herbert Lavay, #2050 Eddie Adlum, #2066 Carol & Ralph Lally#2147 Mike Wright, #2182 Cheh Low, #2209 Jon Stoodley#2336 Mike Begum. 

CARDS:  #775 Walter Day, #821 Nolan Bushnell, #829 Mark Hoff, #925 100-Million Robotron Score, #1153 Centipede Commemoration, #1306 Bill Teeple, #1326 Defender Commemoration, #1352 Pac-Man Commemoration,  #1422 Billy Mitchell, #1482 Star Wars Cockpit, #1490 Keith Robinson, #1493 Eric Tessler, #1625 Jonathan Joosten, #1664 Larry DeMar, #1674 Gary Stern, #1681 Eugene Jarvis, #1691 Steve Ritchie, #1696 Mike Pacak, #1702 Robert Berk, #1709 Roger Sharpe, #1714 Jim Schelberg, #1721 Martin Ayub, #1754 Allen Staal, #1766 Josh Jones, #1844 Mick Simmonds, #1861 Frank Ballouz#1869 Todd Rogers, #2022 Victor Herbert Lavay, #2050 Eddie Adlum, #2066 Carol & Ralph Lally, #2147 Mike Wright, #2182 Cheh Low, #2197 Joel West, #2209 Jon Stoodley, #2253 Rachel Lara, #2254 Derek Sorrells, #2264 Kleisath & Boyer, #2336 Mike Begum.