‘American Pickers’ looking for unique private collections here

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team plan to return to Washington in April to film episodes of “American Pickers.”

“We’re looking for leads throughout the state, specifically interesting characters with interesting items, and lots of them,” said Emily Chafetz, casting associate producer for the History Channel series. “We are looking for different, unusual and unique items — something we’ve never seen before, and with an interesting story.”

The documentary series explores the world of antique “picking.” Wolfe and Fritz look for sizable, unique collections to learn the interesting stories behind them. They hope to give historically significant objects a new lease on life, while learning a thing or two about America’s past along the way.

Only private collections will be considered; no stores, malls, flea markets, museums, auctions, businesses or anything that’s open to the public.

If you or someone you know has a large collection or accumulation of antiques that the Pickers can spend the better part of the day looking through, send your name, phone number, location and description of the collection (with photos) to americanpickers@cineflix.com, or call 855-OLD-RUST. You also can find them on Facebook at GotAPick.