Most people have some kind of a hobby or a thing that they are particularly fond of. Sometimes these things turn into healthy (or not so healthy) obsessions. And that’s how the world’s most interesting collections are born.

Do you have a collection you’re proud of? Share your pictures here!

#1

My Mom Collects Sand From Beaches All Over The World

My Mom Collects Sand From Beaches All Over The World

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Jim Price
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My parents collected shells for decades. When they stopped beach combing in their later years, my mother donated almost all of them to her church. One of the other church members converted a cheap mirror into a beautiful showpiece with a number of them. My mother bought it and it hung in their entry way for years. A cousin now owns that piece.

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My Grandpa Has Been Collecting Beer Cans For Over Thirty Years, So I Thought I Would Go Ahead And Share His Collection

My Grandpa Has Been Collecting Beer Cans For Over Thirty Years, So I Thought I Would Go Ahead And Share His Collection

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#3

I Collect Different Versions Of The Painting "Sjöbjörnen"

I Collect Different Versions Of The Painting "Sjöbjörnen"

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I Collect The Little Prince In Every Language. They Are Souvenirs From My Trips Or From Friends

I Collect The Little Prince In Every Language. They Are Souvenirs From My Trips Or From Friends

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katarina
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

do you have a version in serbian? if not, i can buy one and send it to you :)

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#6

Been Trying To Collect This 1973 Version Of These Books For 11 Years And Finally Completed It, Without Online Shopping!

Been Trying To Collect This 1973 Version Of These Books For 11 Years And Finally Completed It, Without Online Shopping!

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Jim Price
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Damn... I BOUGHT this collection in '73 while in college. Still have it, too.

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#7

I Used To Collect Bottles Made In The 19th Century And Early 20th Century. I Had About 800 Of Them.

I Used To Collect Bottles Made In The 19th Century And Early 20th Century. I Had About 800 Of Them.

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Alysha Jones
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The organization in this photo makes me very happy. lol

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#8

Stone And Mineral (And One Composite) Eggs

Stone And Mineral (And One Composite) Eggs

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Alia Gail
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

ooo! i really love these! idk why they just made me really happy all a sudden!

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#9

I Used To Collect Smurfs And Even Created A Village... I Was Not A Child Anymore!

I Used To Collect Smurfs And Even Created A Village... I Was Not A Child Anymore!

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Stille20
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well if you have them of course you should display them.

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#10

My Mom Is Hard Rock Die Hard Fan (Is Just Passed Away 2 Months Ago)

My Mom Is Hard Rock Die Hard Fan (Is Just Passed Away 2 Months Ago)

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Mer
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Very sorry for your loss. :(

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#11

My Red Deer Antler Collection - I Find Them On My Trips In The Woods. (No Animals Are Harmed Or Killed - Antlers Are Naturally Shed Every Year)

My Red Deer Antler Collection - I Find Them On My Trips In The Woods. (No Animals Are Harmed Or Killed - Antlers Are Naturally Shed Every Year)

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Miss Cris
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Beautiful effect! I didn't know that one can collect them in the forest

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#12

I Collect Antique Books (Anything Over 100 Years Old)--But Only From Yard Sales And Thrift Shops. The Oldest So Far Is From 1856.

I Collect Antique Books (Anything Over 100 Years Old)--But Only From Yard Sales And Thrift Shops. The Oldest So Far Is From 1856.

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#13

I Collect Kodak Cameras. This Is Part Of My Collection Of About 300, Dating Back To The Late 1800s.

I Collect Kodak Cameras. This Is Part Of My Collection Of About 300, Dating Back To The Late 1800s.

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#14

# 10 I Collect Diecast Cars With Little People.

# 10 I Collect Diecast Cars With Little People.

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#15

I Collect Pitchers From Italy: Www.theclutterchronicles.com

I Collect Pitchers From Italy: Www.theclutterchronicles.com

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GalaxyInAJar
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Woah, I'd be scared to walk near it, I'd knock it over!

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#16

My Mum Collects Fridge Magnets From All Over The World

My Mum Collects Fridge Magnets From All Over The World

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Eliyahu Rooff
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'll bet that aircraft flight maps list this house as a magnetic deviation point.

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#17

I Collect All Things Maurice Sendak These Are Just A Few Of My Collection

I Collect All Things Maurice Sendak These Are Just A Few Of My Collection

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#18

I Collect My Cat's Beard, Which She Drooped Out. :-D Maybe To Make Calligraphic Brush One Day :-D

I Collect My Cat's Beard, Which She Drooped Out. :-D Maybe To Make Calligraphic Brush One Day :-D

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Dinetk
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That's cool! A friend of mine used to ask my cats hairs:he used them as antennas in modelcars 😳

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#19

As A Life Support Specialist, I Have Amassed A Collection Of Aircrew Flight Gear. This Just A Small Part Of It.

As A Life Support Specialist, I Have Amassed A Collection Of Aircrew Flight Gear. This Just A Small Part Of It.

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#20

Donkey Cart Planters Are My Passion! This Is Just Part Of My Collection.

Donkey Cart Planters Are My Passion! This Is Just Part Of My Collection.

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Blue Cicada
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Very creative. The humble burro, an important part of rural life world wide.

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#21

My Husbands Hotwheels Collection. This Is One Very Small Coroner Of His Store. Which Is More Of A Museum/storage Than Retail.

My Husbands Hotwheels Collection. This Is One Very Small Coroner Of His Store. Which Is More Of A Museum/storage Than Retail.

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#22

Our Collection Of Used Bread Tags, Collected Over 7+ Years. Hard To Walk Passed One On The Road Now

Our Collection Of Used Bread Tags, Collected Over 7+ Years. Hard To Walk Passed One On The Road Now

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#23

Once Upon A Time I Collected Claw Machine Stuffed Animals

Once Upon A Time I Collected Claw Machine Stuffed Animals

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#24

I Collect Pencil Sharpeners From All Around Australia

I Collect Pencil Sharpeners From All Around Australia

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#25

I Collect Alice In Wonderland (Non-Disney) Items. Most Are One Of A Kind. None Bought Online.

I Collect Alice In Wonderland (Non-Disney) Items. Most Are One Of A Kind. None Bought Online.

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#26

My Salt And Pepper Collection. This Is Mostly From Friends And Family Over The Last 18 Years.

My Salt And Pepper Collection. This Is Mostly From Friends And Family Over The Last 18 Years.

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Alia Gail
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

aw, i love salt/pepper shakers! i don’t collect them, but i’m charmed by them

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#27

I Have A Serious Bangle Addiction. This Is Not All Of Them.

I Have A Serious Bangle Addiction. This Is Not All Of Them.

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Agnes Jekyll
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

you have some bakelite!!! Oh, I love, love!

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#28

I Collect Goofy About 2000 Items

I Collect Goofy About 2000 Items

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#29

I Collect Hedgehogs...including Our Real One!

I Collect Hedgehogs...including Our Real One!

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Mykah Hercules
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Was anybody else looking for the real one in the photo? 😄

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#30

I Collect Seaglass And Make Jewelry Out Of It

I Collect Seaglass And Make Jewelry Out Of It

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#32

As A Sucrologist, Here Is My Collection Of 489 Sugar Packages

As A Sucrologist, Here Is My Collection Of 489 Sugar Packages

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Victor Calamity
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What a sweet collection! ...what? No one else was saying it!

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#33

I Collect Unusual Paranormal Items.

I Collect Unusual Paranormal Items.

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#34

I Collect "Labyrinth" Related Items, I Saw The Film When I Was 14 & It Introduced Me To The Late Great David Bowie.

I Collect "Labyrinth" Related Items, I Saw The Film When I Was 14 & It Introduced Me To The Late Great David Bowie.

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Marie-Eve Barette
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

One of my favorite movies of all times! I know the soundtrack by heart. :)

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#35

I Collect Vintage Cameras.

I Collect Vintage Cameras.

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#36

Part Of My Comics Collection

Part Of My Comics Collection

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#37

I Collect Copies Of The Hound Of The Baskervilles In Various Languages. I Have Several Hundred.

I Collect Copies Of The Hound Of The Baskervilles In Various Languages. I Have Several Hundred.

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#38

Me And My Sister Is Collecting Guitar Picks

Me And My Sister Is Collecting Guitar Picks

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#39

I Collect Battered Old Portraits Of Strangers.

I Collect Battered Old Portraits Of Strangers.

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RaroaRaroa
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love old portraits, imagining who they might have been and the lives they lived. Wouldn't it be great to find out who they were and reunite them with their ancestors?

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#40

Seaglass Collection - I Make Jewelry From It

Seaglass Collection - I Make Jewelry From It

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#41

I Collect Cloth Diapers. I Love New Releases And Chasing Down Rare Ones.

I Collect Cloth Diapers. I Love New Releases And Chasing Down Rare Ones.

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Miguel Valdez Lopez
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This IS a weird collection (but there's nothing wrong with it).

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#42

I Collect Empty Tea Bag Envelopes

I Collect Empty Tea Bag Envelopes

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Lilly Friedman
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

One of my friends has a similar collection. She's obsessed with tea!!

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#43

I Collect Polly Pocket (Bluebird) And Starcastles 😊

I Collect Polly Pocket (Bluebird) And Starcastles 😊

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Ana Azenha
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The pink star in the back was my first! Still have it, still lights!

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#44

I Collect Model Trains. My Collection Is Small, So This Is Half Of It. The Models Are Mainly Spanish And German Trains. The Scale Is H0 (1:87).

I Collect Model Trains. My Collection Is Small, So This Is Half Of It. The Models Are Mainly Spanish And German Trains. The Scale Is H0 (1:87).

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Victor Calamity
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Oh, I LOVE model trains! I used to get them every year for Christmas!...what great memories!

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#45

This Was A Recent Trip To Europe My Wife Is Hooked And Would Like To Continue The Collection.

This Was A Recent Trip To Europe My Wife Is Hooked And Would Like To Continue The Collection.

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#46

I Collect Lucky Cats (Maneki Neko) From Around The World! 215 For Now!

I Collect Lucky Cats (Maneki Neko) From Around The World! 215 For Now!

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Caro Beltran
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The one on the top shelf, far left in gray- makes me SO happy! 😊 What a great collection - thanks for sharing!

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#47

I Collect Umbrellas, Preferably With Ruffled Edge (Part Of My Collection)

I Collect Umbrellas, Preferably With Ruffled Edge (Part Of My Collection)

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#48

My Collection Of Prayer Cards / Estampitas Of Different Catholic Saints And Holy Personages...20 Clearbook Albums And Counting...

My Collection Of Prayer Cards / Estampitas Of Different Catholic Saints And Holy Personages...20 Clearbook Albums And Counting...

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#49

I Collect Cat Themed Earrings. I Have Over 250 Pairs.

I Collect Cat Themed Earrings. I Have Over 250 Pairs.

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#50

I Collect Galactus Art And Figures

I Collect Galactus Art And Figures

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#51

Creature From The Black Lagoon

Creature From The Black Lagoon

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Brinna Rhys Bell
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love this! Gives me such a Svengoolie feeling. :-)

#52

I Collect Nascar Cards And Sheet Metal

I Collect Nascar Cards And Sheet Metal

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Lilly Friedman
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I didn't even know these were available for purchase...

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#53

I Collect Stuffed Lions! It's Not Of My Full Collection :) Most Of Them Are From My Childhood And All Of Them Have Names And Even Personalities :)

I Collect Stuffed Lions! It's Not Of My Full Collection :) Most Of Them Are From My Childhood And All Of Them Have Names And Even Personalities :)

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Noctis Nix
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You have enough for several prides I bet.

#54

We Collect Shot Glasses From Every Country We've Been To.

We Collect Shot Glasses From Every Country We've Been To.

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caleb
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

man your a traveler i've barley left my county

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#55

I Make One Of These Every Time I Am Bored. I Have 3 Entire Notebooks Filled Already.

I Make One Of These Every Time I Am Bored. I Have 3 Entire Notebooks Filled Already.

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#56

And Pictures!

And Pictures!

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#57

My Moms Collection Of Bells...200+

My Moms Collection Of Bells...200+

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