The long-running sitcom Petticoat Junction aired from 1963 to 1970 producing 222 half-hour episodes. Paul Henning was the show's creator, with Bea Benaderet (Kate Bradley), Edgar Buchanan (Uncle Joe Carson), Meredith MacRae (Billie Jo Bradley), Lori Saunders (Bobbi Joe Bradley), Linda Kaye Henning (Betty Jo Bradley), Frank Cady (Sam Drucker) and Mike Minor (Steve Elliott) heading the cast through the years. Here are ten valuable Petticoat Junction TV show collectibles that are sure to thrill "Petticoat" fans and collectors. Return with us now to the Shady Rest Hotel...
Petticoat Junction Paper Doll Book
Whitman produced the official Petticoat Junction Paper Doll Book in 1964. One example in near mint condition sold at auction for $75. Original price: 29 cents.
Petticoat Junction Paper Doll Book $75 - Hake's Americana & Collectibles
Petticoat Junction Game
Standard Toykraft produced the official Petticoat Junction Game. Find this one in complete excellent condition and it could sell for over $50.
Tyco's Petticoat Junction Train Set
Tyco produced the Petticoat Junction H O Electric Train Set for the vaunted Hooterville Cannonball in 1966. It carries a value of $200-300 complete in its original box.
Petticoat Junction train set $200-300 - Hake's Americana & Collectibles
Petticoat Junction Tyco Train Set Sign
The glossy paper sign for Tyco's Petticoat Junction Train Set is rare. It could sell for over $300 in top condition.
Petticoat Junction Dell #2 Comic Book
Dell Publishing produced five Petticoat Junction comic books from 1964-65. Dell #2 dated January-March 1965 in graded CGC near mint+ 9.6 condition sold at auction for $56. Original price: 12 cents.
Petticoat Junction Dell #2 comic $56 - Heritage Auctions
Petticoat Junction TV Script Collection
A lot of final draft scripts for 180 episodes of Petticoat Junction brought a top bid of $597.50 at auction.
Petticoat Junction TV scripts $597.50 - Heritage Auctions
Petticoat Junction Original Comic Art
The original comic art pages from Petticoat Junction Dell #1 comic book dated October-December 1964 sold at auction for $388.38. The unsigned art is attributed to Al Jeter. A Dell #1 comic in very good condition was included in the collection.
Petticoat Junction original comic book art one of 32 pages with comic book in very good condition $388.38 - Heritage Auctions
Petticoat Junction, TV Guide, February 8, 1964
Bea Benaderet (Kate), Linda Kaye Henning (Betty Joe), Pat Woodell (Bobbi Joe) and Jeannine Riley (Billy Jo) grace the cover of the February 8, 1964, edition of TV Guide. This issue sells for $35-50 in top condition.
TV Guide 2/8/64 $35-50 - Triangle Publications, Inc.
Petticoat Junction, Chicago Tribune TV Week, December 5, 1964
The Petticoat Junction girls appear on the cover of the December 5, 1964, issue of TV Week, a television listings supplement produced by the Chicago Tribune. Find this one in excellent condition and it could be worth $60.
Petticoat Junction, TV Guide, July 26, 1969
The cast of Petticoat Junction – Edgar Buchanan, Meredith MacRae, Lori Saunders, Linda Kaye Henning, June Lockhart – adorn the cover of the July 26, 1969, edition of TV Guide. This issue carries a value of around $30 in excellent condition.
Petticoat Junction TV Show Collectibles Credits
- All auction results/values courtesy Hake's Americana & Collectibles, York, Pennsylvania; Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas; TV Guide Specialists, Macomb, Illinois
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