Wilson antenna balls

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2015-06-26 10:35:34

Wilson antenna balls, or Wilson antenna toppers, are collectible items of movie memorabilia and automobilia produced for car antennae in the shape of modified volleyballs. They are a replica of the doctored Wilson volleyball, featuring a face and hair, that appeared in the 2000 film Castaway, starring Tom Hanks.

The balls were available during the early 2000s via home movie rental company Blockbuster.
One wilson antenna ball has his own Facebook page.

Antenna balls

Antenna balls or toppers are collectible items that sit on top of a car’s antenna. Also known as antenna ornaments, they are designed to add colour and varity to cars.

First produced in 1967 by the Union 76 gas station chain, some users also employ them as a visual aid to finding their vehicle in a crowded car park.

How much are Wilson antenna balls worth?

Wilson antenna balls can sell for up to $45 on internet auction sites.

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