Most collectible aficionados started collecting for the pure joy of it. If you started late in the game, I am certain that it brought back fond childhood memories that left an indelible mark in the person you have become.
This is why it will take some time before I can compile "The Lists" to only include items that are worth mentioning. Please stay tuned and be patient with me as I go through this exciting but arduous process.
My spotlight selection below is by no means indicative of monetary value but more driven by sentimental value. Collecting is like embarking on a continued journey, a quest to preserve something held with high regard.
Fun Facts: Ringo Starr's personal copy of The Beatles’ "White Album" (Parlophone UK album, 1968 – No. 0000001) was sold for $790k.
Fun Facts: "May the force be with you." was first uttered by General Dodonna but popularized by other main SW characters.
Fun Facts: Species 8472, habitats of fluid space, was the one race with “true resistance to the Borg” and therefore was immune to assimilation.
Fun Facts: Magic was almost not called Magic. The game was called Mana Clash when the first solicitation for the game was sent out.
Fun Facts: Leonardo Da Vinci's Codex Leicester was the most expensive book ever purchased. Bill Gates purchased it for $30.8 million.
Fun Facts: A person who collects teddy bears is called an arctophilist and a person who collects clocks is called a horologist.