Peculiar Collecting Hobbies
A hobby is an activity or interests because of pleasure or just for relaxation purposes, such as gardening, bird-watching, hunting, woodcarving and collecting products or favorite items. However, collecting of items are becoming an obsession for some collectors, thus, it makes them weird or peculiar with the kind of collections they gathered. Some collectors would go to other places to search for collectible products of their choice. Some peculiar collectors would even build their own museum, and would love to show their visitors their unusual hobbies of collections. Are you one of these collectors? I always love collecting Disney characters from toys to other stuffs.
1) Collecting Harley Davidson Motor bikes
2) Collecting Vintage Cars
3) Graham Barker Bellybutton Fluff Peculiar Collections
Graham Barker, the 45 year-old from Perth, Australia began collecting lints or clinging bits of fibers or fluffs from his belly button for the past 26 years, which he started collecting on January 17, 1984, while on a holiday. Every night, it was his “habit” of collecting lints and place it on clay pot. And now, this peculiar collections of lints from his navel is a record breaking 22.1 grams fluffs.
4) Barney Smith with his Peculiar Collections, Art of Toilet Seats
Barney Smith, a master plumber from San Antonio, Texas, turned his garage into a “Museum of Toilet Seats Arts”, a peculiar collections of toilet seats, with different work of arts on it. Barney Smith loves showing his visitors his weird museum.
5) Jean Guy Laquerre, Santa Claus Collector
Jean Guy Laquerre, a 74 year-old, the collector of 25,139 Santa Claus stuffs, which he started the collection in 1988 and in 22 years, he was able to collect awesome, peculiar and cute Santa Claus. Laquerre’s obsession on Santa Claus collection began when his aunt gave him a present of a 20th century Santa Claus figure 20 years ago.
Lynne Haney and his Santa Claus Collections
Mr Lynn Haney collection and producing different kinds of Santa Claus figures began in 1987. Haney, a Master Degree in Arts, began teaching other artists to sew costumes, paint Santa’s faces, and craft the figures and Haney will do the final touches. The collections are available in Chesterfield, VA, and see more Santa Claus figures in different style and costumes.
6) Bettina Dorfmann, Barbie Doll Collector
Bettina Dorfmann owns 6,025 Barbie Dolls collections. Bettina Dorfmann, 48 year-old from Germany, began collecting Barbie dolls 12 years ago. Her obsession began when she first owned a rare Midge doll from Barbie maker company, the Mattel in 1963. The Barbie doll celebrated its 50th Anniversary last March 9 (first Barbie dolls produced started on March 9, 1959). Dorfmann created a “Barbie Clinic” where she replaces broken limbs, fix Barbie lost hairs, sew beautiful gowns and dresses in Duesseldorf, Germany.
7) Wine Bottle Collectors
8) Wine Glass Collections
9) Paul McLeod and his Collection of Elvis Presley Memorabilia
Paul McLeod, 68, an Elvis Presley fanatic fan and began collecting Presley’s memorabilia 58 years ago. He was an obsessed Elvis Presley fan, and even name his son as Elvis Aaron. McLeod created his mother’s 150 plus years old house and decorated with Elvis photos, album and record labels, posters, and even gum wrappers. He was divorced by his wife because of these peculiar obsession collections of his beloved idol.
Rodolfo Vasquez Beatles Memorabilia Collector
10) Imelda Marcos Shoes Collections
Imelda Marcos, the former Philippine First Lady of the late President Ferdinand Marcos. Her collections of three thousand pairs of shoes and expensive jewelries became the most controversial collections of Philippine history.
Imelda Marcos Jeweleries Collections
11) Perfume Bottle Collections
12) Padlock or Lock Collections
The most weird collections of vintage locks and keys.
13) Squid and Octopus Collections
Ethan, a 6 year-old awesome boy from North Carolina loves collecting squid and octopus figures, from toys, pictures, and stuff toys. He is so fascinated with these weird collections. And he also loves collecting exotic animal pets.
14)Old coins or paper money collections
Paper Money collections
15) Matchboxes and Matchbooks Collections
16) Knives Collections
17) Peculiar Globe Collections
18) Scary, Creepy Dolls Collections
I can’t imagine these scary dolls collections inside my bedroom, staring at me. But, there are collectors who is really fascinated with these peculiar scary dolls collections.
19)Vintage Telephone Units collections
These old mobile collections may be funny to some, because of the new iPhones, Touch-screen mobiles and many more new models.
20) Exotic pets Collections
Music Box Collections
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