Dads are special. Dads are different. Dads are one-of-a-kind.
When it comes to the world of fatherhood, these facts are truly what make things interesting. Even exciting, if you think about it. Every father on the planet has his own distinctive personality, his unique parenting style, his likes and dislikes. That’s why Father’s Day is not only a great opportunity to remind him you are always by his side, but to also celebrate his likes in an extraordinary way. After all, that is exactly what our dads have in common – they are extraordinary.
The Bradford Exchange, an employee-owned company, is dedicated to honoring our fathers with compelling, well-crafted meaningful gifts that appeal to fathers’ interests, hobbies, and passions. This year, Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 21, and we are proud to share with you some of our favorite picks featuring Dad’s favorite things. Scroll down to check them out.
Big Hits for Sports Fan Fathers
Is Dad a baseball fan? Does he love one of the MLB®’s most storied teams, the New York Yankees Hit one out of the park with this levitating Yankees baseball. It actually hovers and spins in mid-air, illuminated dramatically by its c-shaped base emblazoned with iconic team logos, icons, and colors. Available only in a limited edition, so act quickly to score one for Father’s Day.
Does your father get excited about game day on the gridiron? Give him the opportunity to toast all the action with this NFL Decanter Set. It features his favorite team’s logo and icons on four 10-ounce glasses and a matching 25-ounce decanter. 12K gold accents give this 5-piece set a handsome gleam and it arrives in a satin-lined gift box, perfect for a Father’s Day presentation. Choose from all 32 NFL teams.
NHL® fan dads are going to love this shining tribute to the legendary Chicago Blackhawks®. He’s sure to feel the thrill of cheering his team from the madhouse on Madison when he turns on this officially-licensed floor lamp in the comfort of his own home. Standing an impressive 5 feet tall, it showcases the team’s iconic colors and logos on all 4 sides. Plus, the wood-toned base features a hands-free floor switch to easily turn it on and off.
Exciting Discoveries to Pique Dad’s Passions
If your dad collects or is fascinated with, coins, this is one fired-up Father’s Day gift. Not only does this genuine Zippo® lighter feature a Lincoln penny honoring the exact year (1937-2000) of your father’s birth, but it can also be personalized with his initials. His lighter also comes with a historic fact card highlighting the key events that happened the year your dad was born. Officially licensed and guaranteed by Zippo® for life.
A fascination with classic cars and motorcycles is a favorite pastime for many fathers. If your dad falls into that category, he is sure to get all revved up about this limited-edition sculpture collection chronicling the history of the Indian Motorcycle in authentic hand-painted detail. It’s an impressive showcase of 6 of the most influential models over the past 100 years, as hand-selected by Indian Motorcycle executives. Plus, the collection includes a custom-designed curio case so Dad can show off his 2-wheeled wonders.
Does Dad like to tinker with trains? Is he an electric train enthusiast? We offer a wide selection of HO-scale electric train collections, including this one that features the mysterious wolf art of renowned artist Al Agnew. His Father’s Day ticket aboard the Silver Moon Express is something Dad will never forget. And his collection also includes a free track set and power pack – $ 100 value.
Your dad the history buff is going to be excited about this! A fantastic choice for coin collectors too, these collectible Proofs honor the brave U.S. heroes of the Pacific Theatre battles. Capturing the spirit and fury of these historic WWII skirmishes, each 99.9% silver-plated Proof coin features iconic sepia-toned imagery. Plus, Dad’s first issue commemorates the 75th anniversary of Iwo Jima and is accented with genuine black volcanic sand from Iwo Jima.
An Ensemble Standout for Stylish Dads
A handsome fashion statement for any dad that likes to dress with flair, this John Wayne-inspired vest is sure to impress fans of the legendary Duke. Handcrafted with premium leather and suede, it instantly recalls the rugged individualism of the Old West, as personified by John Wayne in movies like “True Grit,” “Big Jake” and “El Dorado.” Lined in a rough striped cotton, it makes a larger-than-life Father’s Day gift for sure.
Exciting Debuts for Pop Culture Enthusiast Fathers
The CAPED CRUSADERS are here to save Father’s Day! Fans of the BATMAN Classic TV Series will go “WOW” over this officially-licensed BATMOBILE™ sculpture. Ready to thwart evil, BATMAN and ROBIN are captured in action, jumping into their beloved crime-fighting vehicle. Best of all, when you switch on the “ignition,” the exhaust turbine, headlights and taillight all illuminate while the familiar TV theme song plays.
Give Dad the power of the MARVEL Universe with this epic Father’s Day gift. Just wait until he sees one of the icons of the Marvel Comics world, the Infinity Gauntlet, floating and spinning in mid-air. Hidden electro magnets suspend the authentically-recreated gauntlet above a rocky space base, all aglow with a dramatic white light. It’s the very thing that MARVEL fan dads dream of!
Which side is your dad on? He will be all suited up and ready to join the resistance in this officially-licensed STAR WARS™ jacket. Expertly crafted of genuine black leather, this vintage-style aviator jacket has a removeable Sherpa collar and quilted lining. And your father will really love the STAR WARS-themed patches on the sleeves, including 4 for the Rebel Alliance and 4 for the Galactic Empire.
Boldly take this Father’s Day where it has never gone before! If Dad is a STAR TREK fan, just imagine how great he will look in this solid sterling silver collector’s ring. Emblazoned with the iconic STAR TREK emblem against a dramatic black onyx background, this engraved band is out of this universe! Plus, it features a genuine diamond accent in the center and U.S.S. Enterprise images on either side. Includes a custom presentation case for an impressive gift-giving experience.
Fuel your dad’s passion for flavor and adventure through a historic trip with the King of Beers®. This officially-licensed collection brings to life official Budweiser artwork, logos, and emblems, from its early years to the present, captured on real-working, vintage-style sculpted tap handles. And Dad can show off his entire collection of tap handles with a real wood display rack, which is included as part of the collection.
We certainly hope this list of favorites helps you find a perfectly-matched Father’s Day gift for your dad. While we understand that all the dads out there have their own unique brand of individuality, we trust that our wide selection of gift choices will make shopping much easier.
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