Out of the Ordinary
Vintage Collectibles : Out of the Ordinary
Air Raid Sirens - Information on air raid sirens and other siren and warning devices. Features photos, sounds, projects, restoration, forum, and links.
Antique Mouse and Rat Traps - This site includes photographs and information about collecting, and researching them as a hobby.
Antique X-Ray Tubes and Accessories - A large collection of antique X-ray tubes and accessories, with images and information.
Arenophile (Sand Collecting) - A start point for sand collectors.
The Art of the Ex Libris - Dedicated to bookplate collecting with sections focusing on heraldic bookplates and modern bookplates.
Backscratcher - Collection of more than 130 Backscratchers.
Bakelite - This is a site dedicated to all collectors of Bakelite and other associated old plastics.
Bakelite and Plastic Museum - Bakelite kitchen and homeware, radios, clocks, jewelry, and cameras. Each item has its comprehensive description. Includes images, books, links.
Bakelite Museum - A history of the plastic, backgrounds and a small collection. Site in German and English.
Brandon's Siren Site - Photos, information, and links, including storm damage photos.
Bryan's Rubber Band Ball - Pictures, statistics and guest book.
Business Card Collecting - Business card collecting facts, fun, and information. Links to business card collectors and traders around the world.
Cabin Safety Cards - A list of safety cards collected from airliners around the world.
Car Brochures - A private collection of classic and modern car brochures from around the world, includes for sale list, links, and images of the collection.
CDCult - AOL and other ISP CD Collection. This site shows the art in each ISP's cds or diskettes received in mail or magazines.
Christmas Pyramids (Windmills) - Information about Christmas pyramids and pictures and descriptions of Christmas pyramids from different countries.
Cliff Muskiet's Stewardess Uniform Collection - Thumbnailed photograph galleries of uniforms worn by airline staff.
Collect Space - Non-commercial site devoted to space memorabilia collecting; combines resources for the collector with an online gallery of a personal collection.
Collecting Crest & Monogram Albums - A personal site exploring and presenting research findings on the forgotten pastime of crest and monogram albums. Presented by Edward J Law.
Collectors Tech - British collector of electronic devices, calculators, radios, and watches.
CollectorX's Handcuff Collection - Features a personal collection of devices of human restraint. Includes descriptions of items with photos, available publications and related links.
Covers To Discover - A picture collection about manhole covers. Accepts submissions. [English and French].
The Daily Newspaper Collection - Individual collecting front pages of daily newspapers. The site contains the catalogue.
Drainspotting - Encouraging people to look down and check out the metal work at foot-level. Pictures and frequently asked questions. Accepts submitted photographs.
Elefant's Home - A large collection of pictures of elephants, including stamps, greeting cards and book covers.
Fantastic Bandaid Collection - A colorful personal collection of the bandaids. Included are images, links and history.
Fish Posters of the World - Photos, links and other information on all sorts of fish posters.
Flashlight Museum - History of flashlights and images of flashlights with information.
FlashlightMuseum.com - Online museum of antique, classic and new flashlights.
Fool of the Hills Garden Gnomes - Gallery of gnomes and links.
Frogs Collectors' Corner - Around 100 frogs, from all around the world, with images.
The Gamewell Diaphone Web Site - A collector of information and devices showcases the distinctive public warning horns. Information, images and history are featured.
GeekT - Geek History through T-Shirts. The history of technology is best told through the t-shirts that were made during the development process. Users contribute pictures of their shirts along with their histories.
Globes of the 20th Century - Informational site for collectors of 20th century terrestrial globes. Globe manufacturers, how to date a globe, globe bibliography, globe links and a photo gallery of typical 20th century globes.
Handcuffs.org - A collectors guide to vintage handcuffs, featuring a gallery of handcuffs and related restraints as well as feature articles on handcuff collecting, Houdini and his fellow escape artists of the past.
Hot Water Bottle Collection - Earthenware hot water bottle collection plus foot warmers, bed warmers and muff warmers.
Icebox Memories - Collection of memorabilia associated with the way ice was harvested, stored and finally delivered in the early 1900s.
Jeff's Date Nail Page - An illustrated, comprehensive site on railroad tie date nails. Included is general information on nails, the club, the e-mail newsletter, and the book.
Justbakelite - A brief biography on Leo Hendrik Baekeland with pictures of bakelite as well as links.
Land of Noz - All about collecting antique garden hose nozzles.
LanternCollection.net - Devoted to antique or vintage kerosene deadflame and tubular lanterns, includes images and links.
Lava Lamps - Provides basic information on lava lamps as well as how to make one.
The Lost Photo Gallery - A collection of lost photos and passport photos, found on the street and in other random locations.
ManHole.ca - Fine Sewer Art - Photographs sent in by visitors of various manhole covers from all over the world, as well as history and links.
Maytag Club - A California and Federal Non-Profit Corporation Dedicated to the preservation of the Maytag History and restoration of their products.
Menotomy Vintage Bicycles - Site contains two on-line vintage bicycle databases and 6 Discussion Areas with topics on vintage bicycle pricing, dating and restoration.
Modern Moist Towelette Collecting - Homepage for the Modern Moist Towelette Collecting Newsletter.
The Museum of Nostalgic Artifacts - A post modern collection of recent American relics. Exhibits, history, and photographs. Southern California.
My Bandaids - This site contains images of an extensive bandaid collection and a listing of the people that have made contributions to it.
My Flashlight Collection - Images of an extensive flashlight collection.
The Nailhunter - A pictorial guide to date and pole nails. Collecting date nails is considered to be closely related to insulator collecting.
Old Spice Collectibles - Contains detailed research on Old Spice for Men products: mugs, and bottles. Also reports on eBay sales of Old Spice items.
oliver-richter.com/md - MiniDisc blank collections including hundreds of scans.
Oozin' Goo - Information about lava lamps including history and profile of the inventor, formulas for making your own lamps, a vintage lamp photo gallery, and link to message forum.
Paper Watermarks - Collection of paper watermarks, with images and information about watermarks, and links to related resources. English and Espaņol.
Penguins Everywhere - A personal penguin collection, features figurines, snowglobes, Christmas ornaments and plush.
Pigeon ring collector - Enthusiast in Germany features racing rings and ownership cards from all over the world. Includes photos and contact details.
Pocket Calendars - This site is dedicated to a collection of pocket calendars. Includes links, images and reasons to collect pocket calandars.
Ripley's Believe It Or Not Collectors' Site - His fascination with the weird and unusual has made Mickey Ivanovitch one of the world's largest collectors of Ripley's Believe It Or Not memorabilia.
Rubberband Ball Miettinen - A rubberband ball website. This Finnish one is in need of donations.
The RubberBand Ball Room - Step by step guide to creating a rubber band ball. Personal bios, and links to friends pages.
Rubberband Man - Provides information on starting a rubberband ball and has images of on going projects.
Safety-Cards - An extensive collection which includes a complete alphabetical listing, images and a trade list. Site in German and English.
Safetycards.Ru - A collection of airline safety cards which specialises in aviation of the Soviet Union.
Sandcollection - Site about Sand, trading sand - including pictures, scans, newspaper articles about sand and a download section.
Sands - Sand collecting site. Offers to exchange samples of sand. Site is in Italian and English.
Scarf Collector - British information for collectors of ladies scarves. Includes photographs.
Scratch Ticket Collecting - Scotttie's Australian Lotology page.
The Sergei Rubber Band Ball Project - Project owner is trying to build a very large rubber band ball named Sergei. Go to this sit for information on donating rubber bands and Sergei's stats.
The Sneaker Net - Collection of over 150 sneakers (most of them Nike) - pictures.
Solid Perfume - A free informational forum for collectors of solid perfume compacts. Includes a message board, searchable photo database and buying and selling area.
Stegeo - A fairly eclectic collection consisting of stud boxes, roller blotter, bakelite boxes and dishware. Site consists of images and some text in English and German.
Straitjacket Floats - Collectors guide to straitjackets. A guide for Houdini fans everywhere.
Straitjacket Page - Pictures, links, and sources related to straitjackets.
Swingline Owner's Group - Stapler collections.
Swingline Shrine - Devoted to the loyal users of Swingline Staplers around the world.
Talking Clocks - A collection of talking clocks. The site contains: photo galleries, some history of clocks that talk and interesting links about time.
Tara Quest - Resources, pictures, and information about the Tara Ceiling Fan by Southern Fan Co.
Tissue Box Cover Collection - A collection of unusual tissue box covers.
Treasure Jar - Dedicated to a family's collection of miscellaneous junk that is found on streets and sidewalks.
Vintage Ceiling Fans - A collection with images, descriptions and links.
Virtual Mercury Arc Rectifier Museum - Photographic collection of Mercury rectifiers and associated electronic glassware includes interesting pictures, information and links.
Waistcoat Man - A collection of waistcoats and three-piece suits, including images and a place for other collectors to meet.
World Beach Sand - Collecting tips, trading links and general information on sand collecting.
Yossie's Handcuff Collection - A personal collection of Handcuffs, Leg Irons, and other insitutional and historical restraint devices. Includes resource links page, patent papers, function animations, and books.
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