Don't go, you have done a awesome thing saving those!
I see where you may feel characterized and get defensive.
But please it's not always how it seems, you should stay, You have a GREAT collection! Lots to learn from!
The community here will help you find the potential value of what you have, There is more then a little bit of pocket change there.
but if you still plan on giving them away,
let me be the first to throw up my hand as high as I can and say "pick me, pick me" for any draw!