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 in each category 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.