The producers of the History Channel show “American Pickers” want to film once again in South Carolina and they are looking for potential sites to bring stars Mike Wolfe and Frank Frick.
Sumter auctioneer Rob Dinkins was featured on the popular show in May 2016.
“What the producers are looking for, obviously, is an interesting story,” Dinkins said.
And Dinkins had quite a story for the collection Mike and Frank picked: It was in an old ice manufacturing plant in Sumter and was amassed by his mother and stepfather. The two frequented flea markets and auctions for years and had an antique store in Sumter. Dinkins knew where almost every piece of the collection came.
In short: Dinkins had a story about the place, a story about the collection and a story about each piece. [Read more…]