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Discussion in '2000-02 Archive' started by SaggyWoman, Jul 27, 2001.
I collect postcards and shadow boxes/items. And you??
Stamps for my grandson, and happy memories!
The bride and I collect, paint, refurbish birdhouses. Have them hanging on the eaves of the garage (about 30 or so), so we see them from the deck on the back of the house. Many more are in the garage in various stages of completion.
Sure beats the "cow kitchen" - we had so much cow stuff that there was no place left to work!
(Personally, I collect unpaid parking tickets, but that's another story)
Somebody shoot me NOW! I collect birdcages and cows.
I'm looking for vases now with cow patterns, but I've pretty much given up the cow creamers, pitchers, etc. in place of roosters. I have no good reason, except I saw a rooster at Family Dollar that lookes just like the corn flakes one, and I really like that rooster, so I decided I'm going to try that now. My last cow thing was a picture of a cow making a face, and my last birdcage wasn't old, it was just a cute little one from Avon with two birds in it that chirp when you walk buy. It's suprised a couple of people.
Tea cups and pots, and Victorian Antiques. I especially like Victorian Christmas decorations. Send me some pleeeeeease!!!
I collect NASCAR stuff. I have a couple of great items. One is a Dale E. plate and the other is a Dale E. plaque.
Joy--girlfriend, if I had known that, I could have picked you up a teaset in Ukraine. They are beautiful, but for the American penny, come pretty inexpensive.
Hmmm . . . Old books, vintage magazines, old floral dishes like platters, plates, sugar/creamers, etc, white hankies (not the manly kind though), craft stuff (I buy it, then never get around to using it! LOL), & stationery.
And all of those things collect dust!
When I was a kid I collected patches, and had Mom sew them on a jacket. I had patches from placed we visited, like Yellostone, Smokey Mountians, Mt. Rushmore, etc. I also had alot of patches from the Boy Scout camps and activities.
I outgrew that jacket along time ago, but I held onto it.
Now my six year old son is wearing that jacket with my patches on it and he is starting to add his own.
I collect first edition and special edition Hot Wheels replicas of Chrysler products. A limited scope, but if you don't limit collecting Hot Wheels they will multiply like rabbits. I also have some Richard Petty models and watch for something unique along those lines.
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I collect first edition and special edition Hot Wheels replicas of Chrysler products.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
Interesting . . . My husband (and two sons) collect Mustangs from Hot Wheels . . . it has turned into a fun family activity to seach the displays at Wal-Mart and Target, or wherever! to find Mustangs. It all started a few Christmas' back when I found a couple at the dollar store . . . I put them in hubby's stocking (he has driven only Mustangs since 1984). Since then his collection has grown considerably, though they don't seem to produce the Mustangs often.
I check out Hot Wheels web-site to see what new models they are producing so I don't miss anything. Last year was a trial. In March I saw that they were producing a replica of a '67 Charger, but the car did not actually reach stores in my area til December. The anticipation was killing me!
Tennessee sports memorabilia, Cincinnati Reds memorabilia, and 1982 World's Fair memorabilia (Held in Knoxville, TN, my home area). That and a lot of Bible/theological books
Old junk of any kind. Just don't have the heart to throw things out. Lately, however, my wife became very creative in that she brings those old stuff to the Thrift Shop and gets tax credit (receipts of contribution) for them!
DUST I'm trying to start collecting Precious Moments Figurines (but with a cat, it's really hard to keep anything that is breakable). I also collect funny stories from the pre-schoolers that I work with. I guess that's about it, unless keeping any and everything that my Grandpa (my hero) gives me counts as collecting.
I collect balance scales..the kind in the court room.
My wife collects shoes...somehow,out of all the shoes she has, she says "I don't have any shoes to wear".. LOL
In my kitchen I collect decortive tin cans, and old klitchen utensiles, in the bedroom, (and my husband loves this) I collect pink rose things, and classic ballet Barbies, and fairy tale Barbies. In the living room, Home Intrior greatest stories ever told series of figurines, and their victorian ladies figurines.
I guess you could say I collest everything.
Books by or about Charles Spurgeon, & I have a few pieces of FireKing plates & bowls. Some were my granny's, did'nt know they were
collectable till a friend of mine saw them on my dishrack one day. Needless to say I don't use them any more!
I have a pretty good size collection of LEGO building blocks. It started out as something that I could do with my grandsons at my house and got out of hand
I LOVE lighthouses! I have lighthouse chimes, plates, paintings, figurines, etc. I am always looking for things with lighthouses on them. They are harder to find here in Mexico.