From books to seashells to art to glass vases, objects to collect can range considerably based on taste and personal preference. While classics such as baseball cards, stamps and model cars are often enjoyable, so are ma... More »

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What a person thinks is fun to collect depends largely on her financial status and personality. If a person has a large or even unlimited budget and is willing to spend to be a collector, the type of items she can bring ... More »

People collect things for investment, enjoyment, social interaction and to preserve the past. When it comes to preserving the past, the question of true ownership sometimes causes issues. For example, those who collect N... More »

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Cleaning and preserving a dead seashell requires removing the barnacles, bleaching the seashell and polishing it to a nice shine. Dead seashells need to have the tissue removed first, which is done with freezing, boiling... More »

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Star Trek memorabilia are objects related to the popular science-fiction entertainment franchise "Star Trek." Memorabilia can include autographed items, collectibles, toys, models, posters, costumes and other articles re... More »

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Children often find satisfaction in collecting simple objects, including toys, items from nature and souvenirs from trips. Their collections need not be expensive but should include items the children find interesting. W... More »

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English silver maker marks are stamp marks placed on silver objects to indicate the purity, manufacturer, date and any other information deemed prudent for the identification of the finished piece. The appropriate term f... More »

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