"I guess it is kind of like Disney train items...they draw fierce collecting competition from two different and passionate groups."
I made fun when the DW bought a Disney 8773 15 car boxed set at a show years ago, she continued getting every Lionel Disney she could, I never laughed at her choices again.
As in the 1957
"Girl's Set" she got me for Christmas.
"Sticks & stones can break your bones...and hail will dent your Airstream"
So when is this..."old enough to know better" supposed to kick in?