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collection, collecting, assembling, aggregationnoun
the act of gathering something together
A hobby including seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector.
Collecting refers to the act of gathering or accumulating a particular set of items, information or data over a period of time. This can be driven by various motivations such as hobby, research, preservation, or investment. The items or data collected are often related or similar in nature, and can range from physical objects like stamps, coins, art pieces to abstract entities like knowledge, data, or experiences.
The hobby of collecting includes seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector. Some collectors are generalists, accumulating merchandise, or stamps from all countries of the world. Others focus on a subtopic within their area of interest, perhaps 19th century postage stamps, milk bottle labels from Sussex, or Mongolian harnesses and tack. The items collectors collect may be antique, or simply collectible. Antiques are collectible items at least 100 years old; collectibles are less than antique, and may even be new. Collectors and dealers may use the word vintage to describe older collectibles. Most collectibles are man-made commercial items, but some private collectors collect natural objects such as birds' eggs, butterflies, rocks, and seashells. Items which were once everyday objects may now be collectible since almost all those once produced have been destroyed or discarded are called Ephemera. Some collectors collect only in childhood while others continue to do so throughout their lives and usually modify their aims later in life. Philately, phillumeny, and deltiology are examples of forms of collecting which can be undertaken at minimal expense.
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The postal service are collecting post from each location daily.
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The numerical value of collecting in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of collecting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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I kept looking out for collecting happiness all my life till I one day realized that happiness stays with the one Who simply spreads happiness. So bring happiness to others and MickeyMize your life.
And the kid asks him whos the most influential person in his life. And Tommy starts tearing up and starts talking about his dad and the impact that hes had on his life. Its these signature moments where these kids connect with these guys at the Super Bowl. ULTRA-RARE ZION WILLIAMSON ROOKIE CARD HAS BOUNTY OUT FOR $ 500G Dilfer believes collecting cards is a great way for people to connect with their favorite players. Dilfer, who grew up in the Bay Area, said he grew up an Eric Dickerson fan, and his way of connecting with one of his favorite players was through trading cards. Im still a 12-year-old at heart, i collected cards and I think its cool. They still send me a bunch of cards. Its just fun channeling that inner 12-year-old again, and knowing that trading cards, especially as cool as Panini does them, really connects the kid to the player. I was an Eric Dickerson fan. And San Francisco 49ers fans were always getting mad at me because San Francisco 49ers fans were San Francisco 49ers fans. And I did like the Niners, but I loved Eric Dickerson. And I loved Eric Dickerson because I had Eric Dickerson rookie card when I was collecting cards with my buddies. It connected me to Eric Dickerson, and to this day, Eric Dickerson and I are San Francisco 49ers fans. Ive told Eric that story. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Dilfer added :.
What pursuit is more elegant than that of collecting the ignominies of our nature and transfixing them for show, each on the bright pin of a polished phrase?
I started my art collecting by collecting Western contemporary art. This was only natural for me as I was living in the West. Upon returning to Singapore, I feel that the type of SEA Art that resonates the best with me are works by the Nanyang School artists.
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