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 Aviation Safety Cards www
A website with the aircraft safety cards collection of Aaron Yan(Singapore). Aviation Safety Cards.
- Thumbnailed Cliff Muskiet's Stewardess Uniform Collection www
Thumbnailed photograph galleries of uniforms worn by airline staff. Cliff Muskiet's Stewardess Uniform Collection.
- 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 Maytag Club www
A California and Federal Non-Profit Corporation Dedicated to the preservation of the Maytag History and restoration of their products. Maytag Club.
- Scotttie's Scratch Ticket Collecting www
Scotttie's Australian Lotology page. Scratch Ticket Collecting.
- All Snowmen Collection Cornelius Graetz www
All about the history of the snowman and the personal collection of Cornelius Graetz. Snowmen Collection Cornelius Graetz.
- A Vintage Ceiling Fans www
A collectors site about vintage ceiling fans, Ceiling Fans, with images, descriptions and links. Vintage Ceiling Fans.
- Collectors Straitjacket Floats www
Collectors guide to straitjackets. Floats. A guide for Houdini fans everywhere. Straitjacket Floats.
- A Justbakelite www
A brief biography on Leo Hendrik Baekeland with pictures of bakelite as well as links. Justbakelite.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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..
- A Tissue Box Cover Collection www
A collection of unusual tissue box covers. Tissue Box Cover Collection.
- 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.
- An Gin Traps www
An introduction to UK gin traps, Traps, including descriptions of variations and their uses. Gin Traps.
- Information Oozin' Goo www
Information about lava lamps including history and profile of the inventor, Goo, formulas for making your own lamps, a vintage lamp photo gallery, and link to message forum. Oozin' Goo.
- 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.
- 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.
- The Celebrating the Tidyman logo www
The Tidyman is the icon found on product packaging which encourages people to dispose of the packaging after use. the Tidyman logo. Increasingly, graphic designers are using creative variations of the standard logo on packaging. This site is a collection of these logos. Celebrating the Tidyman logo.
- A Cabin Safety Cards www
A list of safety cards collected from airliners around the world. Cabin Safety Cards.
- 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.
- 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.
- Site Menotomy Vintage Bicycles www
Site contains two on-line vintage bicycle databases and 6 Discussion Areas with topics on vintage bicycle pricing, Vintage Bicycles, dating and restoration. Menotomy Vintage Bicycles.
- 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.
- 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.
- Collection The Sneaker Net www
Collection of over 150 sneakers (most of them Nike) - pictures. The Sneaker Net.
- A Covers To Discover www
A picture collection about manhole covers. Discover. Accepts submissions. [English and French]. Covers To Discover.
- 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.
- History Flashlight Museum www
History of flashlights and images of flashlights with information. Flashlight Museum.
- 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.
- Provides Rubberband Man www
Provides information on starting a rubberband ball and has images of ongoing projects. Rubberband Man.
- 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.
- Sand Sands www
Sand collecting site. Sands. Offers to exchange samples of sand. Site is in Italian and English. Sands.
- 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 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.
- 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 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 Coachbuilt Prams www
A collection of coach built prams or baby carriages and their restoration. Prams. Lots of images and descriptions. Coachbuilt Prams.
- 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.
- Pictures, Bryan's Rubber Band Ball www
Pictures, Rubber Band Ball, statistics and guest book. Bryan's Rubber Band Ball.
- All Land of Noz www
All about collecting antique garden hose nozzles. Land of Noz.
- Business Business Card Collecting www
Business card collecting facts, Card Collecting, fun, and information. Links to business card collectors and traders around the world. Business Card Collecting.
- Collection Backscratcher www
Collection of more than 130 Backscratchers. Backscratcher.
- Online FlashlightMuseum.com www
Online museum of antique, FlashlightMuseum.com, classic and new flashlights. FlashlightMuseum.com.
- 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.
- Pictures, Straitjacket Page www
Pictures, Page, links, and sources related to straitjackets. Straitjacket Page.
- 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.
- Stapler Swingline Owner's Group www
Stapler collections. Swingline Owner's Group.
- British Scarf Collector www
British information for collectors of ladies scarves. Collector. Includes photographs. Scarf Collector.
- Travelsickness Needful Things www
Travelsickness bag collector from Norway. Things. Pictures and introduction to the terminology. Needful Things.
- Everything Spucktüten - Airsickness Bags www
Everything about airsickness bags: Collectors, Airsickness Bags, trading, links, conventions, FAQ. (bilingual German-English) Spucktüten - Airsickness Bags.
- Appraisals Colin Ritchie & Company www
Appraisals of antiques and fine arts for submission to auctions, Ritchie & Company, estate valuation, and insurance purposes. Colin Ritchie & Company.
- Pre-1940 Antique Lures and Lure Boxes www
Pre-1940 wood lures and their boxes. Lures and Lure Boxes. Over 500 pages of information, prices, photos, and how-to for collecting antique fishing lures. Antique Lures and Lure Boxes.
- Locksport NDE (Non-Destructive Entry) www
Locksport e-magazine. (Non-Destructive Entry). Includes news and back issues. NDE (Non-Destructive Entry).
- The Toool - Netherlands www
The Dutch chapters of the Open Organisation of Lockpickers. Netherlands. Includes details of the LockCon conference and scheduled gatherings. Toool - Netherlands.
- Allows Colnect www
Allows collectors to manage their personal phone card, Colnect, stamp and coin collections from a centralized database. [multi-lingual site] Colnect.
- 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.
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