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Toys for the Boys (And Gals)

Oct 17, 2014 09:00AM ● By Cate Reynolds
It’s fall, it’s football season (and baseball, with hockey and basketball around the corner), and also back to school for the kiddos, which means it’s high-time for a few luxurious toys to outfit the media room of the house. We’ve found a few items that would put smiles on our faces, show support for the home team, and entertain all around.

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Go Acoustic with a Chesapeake “Patuxent” Tier 1 Series Guitar from Knaggs Guitars

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Greensboro, Maryland, Knaggs Guitars’ creations are named after American Indian river names. Chesapeake line models include Choptank, Severn, Potomac, and Patuxent (pictured). From $6500 at knaggsguitars.com and select local dealers

Photo courtesy of Knaggs Guitars/Credit Larry Melton

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SUPER CHEXX Arcade Bubble Hockey by ICE

USA made by Innovative Concepts in Entertainment (ICE), SUPER CHEXX is an official licensed bubble hockey game with the USA vs CCCP teams from the 1980 Miracle on ICE, Team USA vs Team Canada, or any of the 30 current NHL and AHL teams. From $2495 at icechexx.com

Photo courtesy of ICE

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 Wood Floor Medallion Inlay

Compassion medallion (model #4309 pictured) by Oshkosh Designs in Wisconsin is made from 10 different woods. Shown in premium wood options including: American Cherry, Birdseye Maple, Jarrah, Leopardwood, Purpleheart, Qtr. Red Oak, Qtr. White Oak, Tigerwood, Wenge, and Yellowheart. Prices range from $100 up to $4000 by authorized installer Beers Flooring in Annapolis

Photo courtesy of Oshkosh Designs

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Napoleon Electric Slimline Series Electric Fireplace

Napoleon’s new electric fireplaces feature a generous glass front and a contemporary glass ember bed that complements the minimalist design. All units can be recessed into the wall for reduced protrusion into the room even with a heater. Five widths are available: 32", 48", 60", 72", 100" plus one 32" convex model. From $400 at napoleonfireplaces.com and select local retailers

Photo courtesy of Napoleon Quality Fireplaces

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Samsung Smart HU9000 UHD TV

Samsung’s curved screen is supported with proprietary technology that creates an accurate picture with exceptional color. From $3299 (55 inch) at samsung.com and local retailers

Photo courtesy of Samsung

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Go Electric with an S2 Mira Semi-Hollow Guitar from PRS Guitars

Musicians and hobbyist players take note. Stevensville’s own, Paul Reed Smith Guitars, has released the S2 Mira Semi-Hollow, which will give you distinctive tonal depth and stunning visual appeal. $1,389.00 with PRS bird inlays at prsguitars.com and select local dealers

Photo courtesy of PRS Guitars

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Crosley Radio iJuke Delux

Just dock your tablet onto the face of this retro jukebox and you can listen to your music playlists or watch videos on its screen. You can also tune to your preferred AM/FM radio station or pop in your favorite mixed CD. $1799 at crosleyradio.com

Photo courtesy of Crosley Radio

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NFL Team Neon Wall Clock

Brighten your room and your team spirit with an NFL licensed team neon wall clock. All 32 NFL teams available. $79.95 at nflshop.com.

Photo courtesy of NFL Shop