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

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”

 

“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”

 

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

 

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

 

“My Grandfather’s Pencil Sharpener Collection I Inherited”

 

“This Man’s Collection Of Lost Apples 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”

 

“My Grandma With Her Birdhouse Collection”

 

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

 

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

 

“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”

 

“Our Tire Sticker Ball Turned 6 Today”

 

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

 

“2 Years Of Collecting Sea Glass”

 

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

 

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

 

“My Girlfriend Cleaning Her Monopoly Collection”

 

Shark Tooth Collection

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

While This One Is Great For Music Lovers

 

“I Helped My Dad Alphabetize His Vinyl Collection”

 

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

 

“My History Teacher’s Presidential PEZ Collection”

 

“This Collection Of Objects Swallowed By Children”

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“Local Pharmacy Has A Display Of Antique Medicines”

 

“I Collect Rocks That Look Like Eggs”

 

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

 

“My Granddad’s Tool Collection In His Shed”

 

“I Collect Food Shaped Erasers”

 

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

 

“My Dad’s Little Metal Detecting Museum”

 

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

 

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

 

“A Small Part Of My Vintage Camera Collection”

 

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

 

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

 

Dice Collection

 

“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”

 

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

 

“My Dad’s Lifelong Collection Of Matchbooks”

 

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

 

“A Collection Of Things My Local Shop Has 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”

 

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

So, what do you think of these unusual collections?