People Are Sharing Photos Of Unusual And Strange Collections

Stamps, coins, vintage dolls, classic cars, trading cards, wine: these are some of the most popular collectible items. But these people took it to another level with their strange collections. So, people decide to collect different types of things for a lot of reasons. Most people collect some objects for fun while others consider their rare collectibles as investments. Whatever is the reason behind it, there’s no denying that the hobby itself is a fun reminder of different places and times. Furthermore, the joy of learning a lot about the history of each item is a priceless experience.

So, if you ever consider starting a collection, choosing a particular item to collect is of the utmost importance. Of course, your personal interest will play a major role in determining the specific type of collectibles. If you’re an art enthusiast, it’s only logical that you collect paintings from various parts of the world. If you’re a geek then limited edition action figures are definitely right up your alley. There are plenty of collectors who are inspired by random objects they’ve found in unexpected places. Their choice of strange collections may appear bizarre to some people. But that’s what makes them unique.


Take A Look At Some Interesting And Strange Collections

strange collections alphabet rocks

From random stones shaped like letters of the alphabet to used staples and pencil sharpeners, people are sharing their strange collections. If you have your own collection that is far from ordinary, feel free to share it in the comment section.


“A Year Ago, I Started Staying In And Piercing State Quarters, Instead Of Going Out And Getting In Trouble. Here Is My Collection So Far”

strange collections piercing state quarters


“I Started Feeding Bar Nuts To These Crows That Are Regular To The Patio Of A Bar I Work At. My Collection Of Gifts Finally Started After 3 Months”

crows bring metal objects for treats


“My Doctor Has A Kept All The Pictures Kids Have Drawn Of Him”

doctor keeps kids drawings of him

But why do people collect things? Well, a study claims that collecting items gives an emotional connection between the collector and the objects. While some people do it for investment, most collectors do it for emotional fulfillment. Whether for nostalgia, a connection to the past or the prestige of possessing the largest collection of something. Time and money spent on these collections mean nothing when compared to the joy and fulfillment they give. Not to mention the thrill of the hunt that comes with the experience.


“Perfectly round rocks found on the beach. Bonus: egg rock, triangle, and taco rock.”

strange collections perfectly round rocks


“This Is My Periodic Table Of Elements With Actual Elements”

actual periodic table of elements


“My Grandfather’s Pencil Sharpener Collection I Inherited”

strange collections vintage pencil sharpeners


“This Man’s Collection Of Lost Apples Varieties”

man collects lost apple varieties


Here Are Some More Interesting Collectible Items


“Over The Past 15 Years My Dad Collected 1,785 Bowling Balls And Built A Giant Bowling Ball Pyramid”

strange collections bowling balls pyramid


“My Grandma With Her Birdhouse Collection”

strange collections birdhouses


“Collection Of Reference Seeds Found In My Grandad’s Attic”

collection of reference seeds


“The Product Of 15 Years Collecting Shedded Antlers From The Woods”

shedded antlers wall decor


“Since The Late 80s, My Office Has Been Collecting Used Staples That Were Removed From Documents That Needed To Be Microfilmed/Scanned. Here Is That Collection”

used staples office collected


“Our Tire Sticker Ball Turned 6 Today”

tire sticker collected six years


“Some Of My Favorite Arrowheads. Amazing Little Pieces Of History Collected On Our Private Property In Southern Arizona”

strange collections antique arrowheads


“2 Years Of Collecting Sea Glass”

two years collecting sea glass


“I’m 14 And Here Is A Picture Of Me And My Chess Medals”

kid flexes chess medals


“My Four-Leaf-Clover Collection (Plus A Couple Five-Leafers In The Middle)”

strange collections four leaf clovers


“My Girlfriend Cleaning Her Monopoly Collection”

girl collects monopoly versions


Shark Tooth Collection

unique collectibles shark teeth


“The Airbnb That I’m Staying In Has A Collection Of Rubber Ducks In The Bathroom Wall”

unique collectibles rubber duckies


A Collection Like This Is Perfect For People Who Like To Travel


“My Sand And Dirt Collection From Every Place I Visited”

unique collectibles sand and dirt


While This One Is Great For Music Lovers


“I Helped My Dad Alphabetize His Vinyl Collection”

unique collectibles vinyl records


“My 100% Complete Collection Of Every LEGO Shield Ever Made”

unique collectibles lego shields


“My History Teacher’s Presidential PEZ Collection”

strange collections presidential pez


“This Collection Of Objects Swallowed By Children”

strange collections objects swallowed by children


“Marble Collection From The 1800s. All Made From Polished Semi-Precious Stones”

unique collectibles marble polished semi-precious stones


“Weapons Collection From The Royal Armouries In Leeds, UK”

royal armouries leeds uk


“This Is My Gameboy Mosaic Made Out Of Gameboy Games. Note: No Games Were Harmed And All Are Removable And Playable”

strange collections gameboy mosaic


“My (87yo) father’s “ugly” golf ball collection”

father collects ugly golf balls


“Local Pharmacy Has A Display Of Antique Medicines”

pharmacy displays antique medicines


“I Collect Rocks That Look Like Eggs”

unique collectibles rocks that look like eggs


Friend’s Mom In Australia Has A Collection Of Critters That She Found In Her Home

strange collections australian insects


“My Granddad’s Tool Collection In His Shed”

granddad shed organized color coded tools


“I Collect Food Shaped Erasers”

unique collectibles food-shaped erasers


“My Aunt Has A Spoon Collection That Has A Tiny Spoon Collection Right Above It”

strange collections aunt collects spoons


“My Dad’s Little Metal Detecting Museum”

dads little metal detecting museum


“My Entire Bow Tie Collection, Minus The One I’m Wearing Now”

unique collectibles bow ties


“My Mom Collects Sand From Beaches All Over The World”

mom collects sand from beaches all over the world


“A Small Part Of My Vintage Camera Collection”

unique collectibles vintage cameras


“My Game Collection Is Finally Out Of Storage! Wife Surprised Me By Building Shelves As An Anniversary Gift Today”

wife builds shelves for husband game collection


“An Array Of Cake Pans Collected In The Lifetime Of My Late Grandmother Taken From A Roof Top”

strange collections cake pans


Dice Collection

strange collections dice


“My Grandfather Used All Of His Hotel/Motel Keys He Received From His Job As A Travelling Salesman And Made Them Into A Map Of The US”

hotel keys formed usa map


“Someone Had All The Failed Presidential Candidates Bumper Stickers On Their Car”

failed presidential candidates car bumper stickers


“My Dad’s Lifelong Collection Of Matchbooks”

strange collections matchboxes


“My Copy Editor Father’s Collection Of Worn Down Pencils”

unique collectibles worn down pencils


“A Collection Of Things My Local Shop Has Pulled Out Of Flat Tires”

things pulled out of flat tires


Here We Have A Collection That Will Make Many Envious!


“The Only Remaining Picture Of My Childhood Star Wars Collection”

star wars collectible items


“The Amount Of Train Tickets I’ve Collected By Commuting To University For One Year”

strange collections train tickets commuting one year

So, what do you think of these unusual collections?