This section is about the activity of grouping together items that are related to one another by a finite group of criteria. (i.e. collecting) Items can be man made objects, like coins or stamps, or they may be items found in nature like sea shells or sand. Included in this section is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections. Collecting Recreation.
The hobby of collecting includes seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: The hobby of collecting includes seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining items that are of interest to an individual collector. Collections differ in a wide variety of respects, most obviously in the nature and scope of the objects contained, but also in purpose, presentation, and so forth. The scope of collecting is unlimited, as expressed in the old adage, "If something exists, somebody somewhere collects them."
- Collecting Category
- Collectable - A collectable is any object regarded as being of value or interest to a collector. There are numerous types of collectables and terms to denote those types. An antique is a collectable that is old. A curio is a small, usually fascinating or unusual item sought by collectors.
- Hoarding - Hoarding is a behavior where people or animals accumulate food or other items.
- Collections care
- Museum collections
- News, Collector's Planet www
News, Planet, features, links and free want ads for all collectibles, from Hot Wheels to comics to Star Wars... from a Canadian perspective. Collector's Planet.
- A Collectorsencyclopedia.com www
A searchable database of individuals' collections of various items. Collectorsencyclopedia.com. Images, descriptions and various information about the collectible is offered. Collectorsencyclopedia.com.
- History The inComplete Jukebox www
History and information on over 1000 different antique jukebox models, inComplete Jukebox, 60+ manufacturers, FAQs, listing of 1200+ jukebox hits, and jukebox links. The inComplete Jukebox.
- Virtual Sands Mechanical Museum www
Virtual museum of antique coin operated games, Mechanical Museum, pinball machines, sports cars, and clocks. Offers restoration services. Located in Sunnyvale, California, USA. Sands Mechanical Museum.
- Online I collectit www
Online collecting resource. I collectit.
- View CollectionDX www
View other peoples collections, CollectionDX, or add your own. Link your personal collection page. Also features exclusive articles pertaining to collecting. CollectionDX.
- Website Nonscents www
Website for the perfume and vanity collector. Nonscents. Individual/collector offers vintage perfume bottles, miniatures, compacts, and other vanity items. Nonscents.
- Canada's Trajan Publishing Corporation www
Canada's leading publisher of hobby periodicals. Publishing Corporation. For collectors of stamps, coins, sports memorabilia, antiques and collectibles. Trajan Publishing Corporation.
- Starting Collectors Universe www
Starting point for all collectibles. Universe. Price guide, auctions, experts, information and fun. Collectors Universe.
- A Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine www
A monthly publication on antiques and collectibles, Antiquing and Collecting Magazine, focusing on the American Southeast. Articles, classifieds, information on dealers, shows and events. Southeastern Antiquing and Collecting Magazine.
- Allows Colnect www
Allows collectors to manage their personal phone card, Colnect, stamp and coin collections from a centralized database. [multi-lingual site] Colnect.
- Information Antique Boxes www
Information source on antique and collectible boxes. Boxes. Site sells boxes but does not offer prices online. Hosts the Internet Antique Box Book. Antique Boxes.
- Collectable Paperboy News www
Collectable vintage magazines, News, old paper ads, old magazine covers. Paperboy News.
- An Collectors Society www
An online collectors site for coins, Society, comics and sports cards that includes message boards, registries and further information on a paid subscription basis. Collectors Society.
- Collecting World Collectors Net www
Collecting community featuring news, Collectors Net, articles, features, and links. Over 100 individual collectable areas featured with message boards. World Collectors Net.
- Features Collectibles at About.com www
Features information on starting collections and includes links to related sites. Collectibles at About.com.
- Interactive The Collective Detective www
Interactive service for dealers and private collectors. Collective Detective. Locate collectible items instantly, showcase your inventory to the world. Comics, cards, memorabilia, sports, general collectibles; new categories added continually. The Collective Detective.
- A Magazine Collector Club www
A message board for collectors looking to buy, Collector Club, sell, or trade magazine back issues. Magazine Collector Club.
- News, CollectOs.com www
News, CollectOs.com, forums and a search engine for collectors. CollectOs.com.
- An Collect.com www
An online antiques and collectibles community. Collect.com. Features news, buy and sell areas, calendars, directories, price guides, and forums. Collect.com.
- A Collector Cafe www
A site for collectors and dealers in antiques and collectibles, Cafe, providing news, features, email chat, classified adverts and an online meeting place for the collecting world. Collector Cafe.
- A Antique Advertising www
A collector's site with old tins and signs, Advertising, country store items, antique advertising, and tobacciana. Antique Advertising.
- Images Burkett's Antiques www
Images from a twentieth century nostalgia collection. Antiques. Includes handy oilers, Aunt Jemima, and Girl Scout items. Burkett's Antiques.
- Original Currier & Ives Lithographs www
Original Currier and Ives Lithographs and collector books from the collection of George Cohenour. & Ives Lithographs. Also offers conservation and restoration of antique lithographs and prints. Currier & Ives Lithographs.
- Site AntiqueWeb.com www
Site for antique and collectible News, AntiqueWeb.com, Information, Tips, and the Top sites on the Web. Join AntiqueWeb Ring for Free. AntiqueWeb.com.
- Provides Sweet Spot Online www
Provides news about the sports autograph collecting industry, Spot Online, including prices fetched for famous items. Sweet Spot Online.
- Buys University Archives www
Buys and sells autographs and historical documents. University Archives.
- Information A Guide to Book Collecting in the 21st Century www
Information on beginning or sustaining a book collection (Alibris. Guide to Book Collecting in the 21st Century.com). A Guide to Book Collecting in the 21st Century.
- An The Bookplate Society www
An international society of exlibris collectors, Bookplate Society, bibliophiles, artists, heralds, family historians and others dedicated to promoting the design, use and study of bookplates The Bookplate Society.
- Weblog Hallmark Ornaments Blog www
Weblog for collectors of Hallmark ornaments. Hallmark Ornaments Blog.
- The Antique Horology www
The Horological Foundation's directory of web sites for watches, Horology, clocks, instruments and barometers. Antique Horology.
- Features Interstate Time Company www
Features a slide show on "Collecting Illinois Watches Without Going Broke", Time Company, and discussion on private labeled Bunn Specials. Interstate Time Company.
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Alexa Directory Top Sites: Collecting Recreation
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dmoz.org Directory: Collecting Recreation