This section is for collecting sites that just really don't fit in any other section. It contains collecting related sites that are strange, odd, unusual or just simply unique. Included in this section is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections and online displays of collections. Out of the Ordinary Collecting Recreation.
The book is divided into three parts. In part one, Ronson describes his parents commissioning an artist to paint a family portrait, a trip to meet Santa with his son Joel, almost finding God, and a diary-style recasting of Ronson's "Out of the Ordinary" Guardian column. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Out of the Ordinary: True Tales of Everyday Craziness is British journalist Jon Ronson's fourth book. Ronson is known for his bestseller The Men Who Stare at Goats, which inspired the 2009 Hollywood film starring George Clooney and Jeff Bridges.
- Books by Jon Ronson
- British memoirs
- A Tissue Box Cover Collection www
A collection of unusual tissue box covers. Tissue Box Cover Collection.
- Individual The Daily Newspaper Collection www
Individual collecting front pages of daily newspapers. Daily Newspaper Collection. The site contains the catalogue. The Daily Newspaper Collection.
- Information Air Raid Sirens www
Information on air raid sirens and other siren and warning devices. Raid Sirens. Features photos, sounds, projects, restoration, forum, and links. Air Raid Sirens.
- Contains Old Spice Collectibles www
Contains detailed research on Old Spice for Men products: mugs, Spice Collectibles, and bottles. Also reports on eBay sales of Old Spice items. Old Spice Collectibles.
- Collection The Sneaker Net www
Collection of over 150 sneakers (most of them Nike) - pictures. The Sneaker Net.
- A Safety-Cards www
A collection which includes a complete alphabetical listing, Safety-Cards, images and a trade list. Site in German and English. Safety-Cards.
- A Justbakelite www
A brief biography on Leo Hendrik Baekeland with pictures of bakelite as well as links. Justbakelite.
- An Gin Traps www
An introduction to UK gin traps, Traps, including descriptions of variations and their uses. Gin Traps.
- A ATMCollector.com www
A collection of ATM and Debit cards from North America. ATMCollector.com.
- Photographs Antique Mouse and Rat Traps www
Photographs and information about collecting, Mouse and Rat Traps, and researching them as a hobby. Antique Mouse and Rat Traps.
- Collection Old Organizers Collection www
Collection of monochrome organizers, Organizers Collection, text and graphic PDA's, older brothers of nowadays multimedia hand held devices. Old Organizers Collection.
- A The Nailhunter www
A pictorial guide to date and pole nails. Nailhunter. Collecting date nails is considered to be closely related to insulator collecting. The Nailhunter.
- The Brick Collecting www
The history of brick making especially in the Hudson River, Collecting, NY area; includes information on identification of Hudson Valley and New England brick. Brick Collecting.
- A Yossie's Handcuff Collection www
A personal collection of Handcuffs, Handcuff Collection, Leg Irons, and other institutional and historical restraint devices. Includes resource links page, patent papers, function animations, and books. Yossie's Handcuff Collection.
- Sand Sands www
Sand collecting site. Sands. Offers to exchange samples of sand. Site is in Italian and English. Sands.
- Bakelite Bakelite and Plastic Museum www
Bakelite kitchen and homeware, and Plastic Museum, radios, clocks, jewelry, and cameras. Each item has a description. Includes images, books, links. Bakelite and Plastic Museum.
- A Antique X-Ray Tubes and Accessories www
A large collection of antique X-ray tubes and accessories, X-Ray Tubes and Accessories, with images and information. Antique X-Ray Tubes and Accessories.
- A Collecting Crest & Monogram Albums www
A personal site exploring and presenting research findings on the forgotten pastime of crest and monogram albums. Crest & Monogram Albums. Presented by Edward J Law. Collecting Crest & Monogram Albums.
- Thumbnailed Cliff Muskiet's Stewardess Uniform Collection www
Thumbnailed photograph galleries of uniforms worn by airline staff. Cliff Muskiet's Stewardess Uniform Collection.
- Photos, Fish Posters of the World www
Photos, Posters of the World, links and other information on all sorts of fish posters. Fish Posters of the World.
- A Handcuffs.org www
A collectors guide to vintage handcuffs, Handcuffs.org, featuring a gallery of handcuffs and related restraints as well as feature articles on handcuff collecting, Houdini and his fellow escape artists of the past. Handcuffs.org.
- A Talking Clocks www
A collection of talking clocks. Clocks. The site contains: photo galleries, some history of clocks that talk and interesting links about time. Talking Clocks.
- A Arenophile (Sand Collecting) www
A start point for sand collectors. (Sand Collecting). Arenophile (Sand Collecting).
- A Cabin Safety Cards www
A list of safety cards collected from airliners around the world. Cabin Safety Cards.
- British Scarf Collector www
British information for collectors of ladies scarves. Collector. Includes photographs. Scarf Collector.
- Online Whistle Museum www
Online Museum, Museum, dedicated to presenting and researching whistles and antique whistles devided by categories as : by function, by shape, by material, by manufacturers, by period and by region. Whistle Museum.
- A The Gamewell Diaphone Web Site www
A collector of information and devices showcases the distinctive public warning horns. Gamewell Diaphone Web Site. Information, images and history are featured. The Gamewell Diaphone Web Site.
- A Waistcoat Man www
A collection of waistcoats and three-piece suits, Man, including images and a place for other collectors to meet. Waistcoat Man.
- Collection The Mike Parks Bobblehead Page. www
Collection of Mike Parks bobblehead images from all over the world and users post their photos here. Mike Parks Bobblehead Page.. There is also information on acquiring the bobblehead. The Mike Parks Bobblehead Page..
- Provides Rubberband Man www
Provides information on starting a rubberband ball and has images of ongoing projects. Rubberband Man.
- Collection Backscratcher www
Collection of more than 130 Backscratchers. Backscratcher.
- Pictures, Bryan's Rubber Band Ball www
Pictures, Rubber Band Ball, statistics and guest book. Bryan's Rubber Band Ball.
- This My Bandaids www
This site contains images of an bandaid collection and a listing of the people that have made contributions to it. My Bandaids.
- Dedicated Treasure Jar www
Dedicated to a family's collection of miscellaneous junk that is found on streets and sidewalks. Treasure Jar.
- Source collectspace.com www
Source for information on space history, collectspace.com, space artifacts, and space memorabilia. Learn where astronauts will appear, browse collecting guides, and read original space history-related daily reports. collectspace.com.
- A Covers To Discover www
A picture collection about manhole covers. Discover. Accepts submissions. [English and French]. Covers To Discover.
- Collection Icebox Memories www
Collection of memorabilia associated with the way ice was harvested, Memories, stored and finally delivered in the early 1900s. Icebox Memories.
- Collection Paper Watermarks www
Collection of paper watermarks, Watermarks, with images and information about watermarks, and links to related resources. English and Español. Paper Watermarks.
- All Land of Noz www
All about collecting antique garden hose nozzles. Land of Noz.
- Online FlashlightMuseum.com www
Online museum of antique, FlashlightMuseum.com, classic and new flashlights. FlashlightMuseum.com.
- History Flashlight Museum www
History of flashlights and images of flashlights with information. Flashlight Museum.
- A The Lost Photo Gallery www
A collection of lost photos and passport photos, Lost Photo Gallery, found on the street and in other random locations. The Lost Photo Gallery.
- Lottery Global Lottery Collector's Society www
Lottery collecting enthusiasts who study and collect lottery tickets from around the world. Global Lottery Collector's Society.
- Encouraging Drainspotting www
Encouraging people to look down and check out the metal work at foot-level. Drainspotting. Pictures and frequently asked questions. Accepts submitted photographs. Drainspotting.
- A Solid Perfume www
A free informational forum for collectors of solid perfume compacts. Perfume. Includes a message board, searchable photo database and buying and selling area. Solid Perfume.
- Project The Sergei Rubber Band Ball Project www
Project owner is trying to build a very large rubber band ball named Sergei. Sergei Rubber Band Ball Project. Information on donating rubber bands, and Sergei's statistics. The Sergei Rubber Band Ball Project.
- A Coachbuilt Prams www
A collection of coach built prams or baby carriages and their restoration. Prams. Lots of images and descriptions. Coachbuilt Prams.
- A Aviation Safety Cards www
A website with the aircraft safety cards collection of Aaron Yan(Singapore). Aviation Safety Cards.
- Pictures, Straitjacket Page www
Pictures, Page, links, and sources related to straitjackets. Straitjacket Page.
- Around Frogs Collectors' Corner www
Around 100 frogs, Collectors' Corner, from all around the world, with images. Frogs Collectors' Corner.
- Large Bagophily www
Large collection of bags for air and sea-sickness. Bagophily. Collection tips, pics, swaps, resources, anecdotes. Bagophily.
- Large Bagland www
Large collection of airsickness bags, Bagland, alphabetically indexed by airline. Bagland.
- Collecting Ilene Wayne Productions: Collectibles in Paradise www
Collecting Hawaiiana, Wayne Productions: Collectibles in Paradise, antiques, toys, and other collectibles in Hawaii. Home of the Hawaii All-Collectors Show Ilene Wayne Productions: Collectibles in Paradise.
- Collectible Get Reel www
Collectible reel to reel tape recorders from the 40's, Reel, 50's and 60's including brands such as Ferrograph, Grundig, Telefunken, and Ampex. Wanted and for sale ads included. Get Reel.
- The Locksmith Blog www
The day in the life of a UK locksmith. Blog. Includes tips, tricks and interesting jobs. Locksmith Blog.
- Locksport NDE (Non-Destructive Entry) www
Locksport e-magazine. (Non-Destructive Entry). Includes news and back issues. NDE (Non-Destructive Entry).
- Allows Colnect www
Allows collectors to manage their personal phone card, Colnect, stamp and coin collections from a centralized database. [multi-lingual site] Colnect.
- 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.
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