Collectors Sentence Examples

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  • The balloon carries two collectors a given vertical distance apart.

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  • During the pre-Linnaean period, the beauty of insects - especially the Lepidoptera - had attracted a number of collectors; and these "Aurelians" - regarded as harmless lunatics by most of their friends - were the forerunners of the systematic students of later times.

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  • There are also a deputy postmaster-general, chief superintendent and four superintendents of telegraphs, a chief collector of customs, three collectors and four port officers, and an inspector-general of jails.

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  • The early collectors of natural curiosities were the founders of zoological science, and to this day the naturalisttraveller and his correlative, the museum curator and systematist, play a most important part in the progress of zoology.

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  • He added, "Me and my bill collectors."

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  • The height of the walls in the various observatories, the height of the collectors, and the distance they project from the wall vary largely, and sometimes electrometer, and they sometimes leave hardly a trace on the photographic paper.

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  • The action of the society in supplying practical instruction to intending travellers, in astronomy, surveying and the various branches of science useful to collectors, has had much to do with advancement of discovery.

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  • The common practice of ordinary collectors, until at least very recently, has been tersely described as being to " shoot a bird, take off its skin, and throw away its characters."

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  • Wallace (both at one time active entomological collectors) contain much evidence drawn from insects in favour of descent with modification.

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  • There is no good authority for the renderings "collectors of maxims," "collections of maxims."

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  • Sanitary institutes are held by the state board at various towns each year for the instruction of the public. Boards of appraisers and equalization oversee the administration of the tax system; the cost of collection, owing to the fee system for payment of collectors, was higher than in any other state of the Union until 1907, when the fees were greatly reduced.

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  • By the ancient Greeks and Romans obsidian was worked as a gem-stone; and in consequence of its having been often imitated in glass there arose among collectors of gems in the 18th century the practice of calling all antique pastes "obsidians."

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  • The intendants, by an exercise of their general or special powers, took the place of the elus, and delegated commissaires aux tailles (commissaries of the taille) for the assessment of the parishes, who guided and supervised the elected collectors - for the most part ignorant and partial peasants.

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  • That doctrine took some few years to produce its effect, but it became evident at once to those who accepted Darwinism that the natural classification of animals, after which collectors and anatomists, morphologists, philosophers and embryologists had been so long striving, was nothing more nor less than a genealogical tree, with breaks and gaps of various extent in its record.

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  • The deputy commissioners perform the functions of district magistrates, district judges, collectors and registrars, besides the miscellaneous duties which fall to the principal district officer as representative of government.

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  • Collectors of glass are chiefly concerned with the drinking-glasses which were produced in great profusion and adapted for every description of beverage.

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  • Inscriptions testify to its importance - among others one which indicates that it was the headquarters of the collectors of the 5% inheritance tax under the Empire in Italy beyond the Po.

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  • It is not to be inferred, however, though it is a favorite assertion of collectors, that no good netsuke have been made in modern times.

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  • There are three chief varieties of Hizen ware, namely, (1) the enamelled porcelain of Aritathe old Japan of European collectors; (2) the enamelled porcelain of Nabeshima; and Hizen (3) the blue and white, or plain white, porcelain of Hirado.

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  • No phrase is commoner in the mouths of Western collectors than Old Satsuma; no ware is rarer in Western collections.

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  • The porcelain of Kutani is among those best known to Western collectors, though good specimens of the old ware have always been scarce.

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  • The Bizen-yaki familiar to Western collectors is comparatively coarse brown or reddish brown, stoneware, modelled rudely, though sometimes redeemed by touches of the genius never entirely absent from the work of the Japanese artisan-artist.

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  • But as European and American collectors became better acquainted with the capacities of the pre-Meiji potters, the great inferiority of these new specimens was recognized, and the prices commanded by the old wares gradually appreciated.

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  • An interesting species of Cycas, C.Micholitzua, has recently been described by Sir William Thiselton-Dyer from Annam, where it was collected by one of Messrs Sanders & Son's collectors, in which the pinnae instead of being of the usual simple type are FIG.

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  • They'd made it through the blahs of winter and the doldrums of spring, managing to satisfy most, if not all, of the bill collectors.

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  • Byles, which contains a bibliography of his works, now very valuable to collectors.

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  • During the 18th century many works of art, which still remained in situ, fell a prey to foreign collectors.

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  • The taxes are collected by means of the mukhtars, termed for this purpose kabz-i-mal (receiver of treasure), and under the supervision of gendarmes specially named, termed tahsildar (collectors).

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  • Originally two series were elected, both assessors and collectors.

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  • In Upper Burma these headmen have always been revenue collectors.

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  • Banko faience is a universal favorite with foreign collectors.

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  • The cachet of the Fukagawa atelier was indiscriminately applied to all such pieces, and has probably proved a source of confusion to collectors.

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  • It is known to Western collectors K

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  • Thus, about the year 1865, there commenced an export of enamels which had no prototypes in Japan, being destined frankly for European and American collectors.

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  • They found three letters with his signature; collectors were very excited to have these instances of his autograph.

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  • He claims that " the pope bids his collectors go into the whole world, saying, ` He that believeth, and payeth the tenths, shall be saved.'

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  • In the larger " towns " the officers elected at this meeting may consist of five, seven or nine selectmen, a clerk, a treasurer, three or more assessors, three or more overseers of the poor, one or more collectors of taxes, one or more auditors, one or more surveyors of highways, a road commissioner, a sewer commissioner, a board of health, one or more constables, two or more field drivers, two or more fence viewers, and a tree warden; but in the smaller " towns " the number of selectmen niay be limited to three, the selectmen may assess the taxes, be overseers of the poor, and act as a board of health, and the treasurer or constable may collect the taxes.

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  • He has brought together, in the Bureau of American Ethnology in Washington, many hundreds of manuscripts, written by travellers, traders, missionaries, and scholars; and, better still, in response to circulars, carefully prepared vocabularies, texts and long native stories have been written out by trained collectors.

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  • The new species include a number discovered in central and western China by Dr Augustine Henry and other collectors; also several from Japan and California.

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  • These misconceptions were certainly widespread from the 13th to the 16th century, and were often fostered by the " pardoners," or professional collectors of contributions for Indulgences.

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  • In general, each county has from three to seven commissioners - the number is fixed by county laws - elected on a general ticket of each county for a term of from two to six years, entrusted with the charge and control of property owned by the county, empowered to appoint constables, judges of elections, collectors of taxes, trustees of the poor, and road supervisors, to levy taxes, to revise taxable valuations of real property, and open or close public roads.

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  • A difficulty has been in the paucity of examples, more due to the neglect of collectors than the rarity of specimens.

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  • Thus the indirect taxes of customs and excise which the Federal government imposes are levied by Federal custom-house collectors and excisemen, and the judgments of Federal courts are carried out by United States marshals distributed over the country.

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  • Al-Mufaddal was a contemporary of IIammad ar-Rawiya and Khalaf al-Ahmar, the famous collectors of ancient Arab poetry and tradition, and was somewhat the junior of Abu 'Amr ibn al-'Ala, the first scholar who systematically set himself to preserve the poetic literature of the Arabs.

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  • The author spent a world of pains in having these brought up to the highest perfection of the reproductive art, and began the system of exquisite illustration, and those facsimiles of his own and other sketches, which make his works rank so high in the catalogues and price-lists of collectors.

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  • Remains of similar drainage channels exist in many parts of the Campagna Romana and of southern Etruria at points where the natural drainage was not sufficient, and especially in cultivated or inhabited hills (though it was not necessary here, as in the neighbourhood of Velletri, to create a drainage system, as streams and rivers were already present as natural collectors) and streams very frequently pass through them at the present day.

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  • Of course there are many transactions, generally in the cheaper and coarser kinds of furs, used only in central Europe, Russia and Asia which in no way interest the London market, and there are many direct consignments of skins from collectors in America and Russia to London, New York and Leipzig merchants.

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  • They spare neither pains nor money in acquiring specimens, even from distant lands, to which they often send out expert collectors at their own expense.

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  • Libraries became a feature of the age, the kings leading the way as collectors, of books, especially the rival dynasties of Egypt and Pergamum.

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  • They were buried at Thebes, whence the coffins of several were obtained by the early collectors of the I9th century.

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  • In the execution of this plan, Hastings removed the exchequer from Murshidabad to Calcutta, and for the first time appointed European officers, under the now familiar title of collectors, to superintend the revenue collections and preside in the civil courts.

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  • Rubber vines and trees are abundant, but in some districts their number has been considerably reduced by the ruthless methods adopted by native collectors of rubber.

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  • A special interest attaches to the great auk (Alca impennis), owing to its recent extinction and the value of its eggs to collectors.

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  • The sinking fund consists of damages recovered against defaulting revenue collectors, railway stock and appropriations from time to time by the legislature.

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  • Undue claims on the part of the tax collectors were aggravated by the extortion of the public officials.

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  • From the first the attempt to rouse the denomination to organized effort for the propagation of the gospel met with much opposition, agents of the Convention being looked upon by the less intelligent pastors and churches as highly-paid and irresponsible collectors of money to be used they knew not how, or for purposes of which they disapproved.

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  • Finally, it should never be forgotten that the worst enemies of declining forms have been collectors who have not given these species the chance of recovering themselves.

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  • The collectors are not set out before the middle of July.

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  • A breeding stock is maintained to supply the ground, or the "collectors," with spat, and the latter, when sufficiently grown, is then transplanted to the most favourable feeding-grounds, care being taken to avoid the local over-crowding which is so commonly observed among shell-fish under natural conditions.

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  • Sometimes the opium is in a fluid state by reason of dew, and in some places it is rendered still more so by the practice adopted by collectors of washing their scrapers, and adding the washings to the morning's collection.

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  • But if the work had really been in existence at the time of the completion of the second part of the canon, the collectors of the prophetical writings, who in their care did not neglect even the parable of Jonah, would hardly have ignored the record of so great a prophet as Daniel is represented to have been.

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  • These landholders under the native system had started, for the most part, as collectors of the revenues, and gradually acquired certain prescriptive rights as quasi-proprietors of the estates entrusted to them by the government.

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  • The adventurous orchid-hunter, however, has penetrated deeply into their recesses in search of choice varieties, and collectors of these valuable plants are largely indebted to Colombia for their specimens of Cattleya Mendelli, Warscewiczii and Trianae; Dowiana aurea; Odontoglossum crispum, Pescatorei, vexillarium, odoratum, coronarium, Harryanum, and blandum; Miltonia vexillaria; Oncidium carthaginense and Kramerianum; Masdevalliae, Epidendra, Schomburgkiae and many others.

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  • The native states comprise in all 353 separate units, which are administered either by political agents or by the collectors of the districts in which the smaller states are situated.

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  • The administration of the districts is carried on by collectors, assistant collectors, and a varying number of supernumerary assistants.

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  • The ordinary medieval literature reached Iceland through Norway, and every one began to put it into a vernacular dress, so neglecting their own classics that but for a few collectors like Lawman Hauk they would have perished entirely.

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  • Objects of this kind are familiar to all collectors of fossils in chalk districts.

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  • There is probably some truth in the assertion of Salvian that many of the subjects of the empire preferred poverty among the barbarians to the tyranny of the imperial tax collectors.

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  • In 1391 the preaching of a priest of Seville, Fernando Martinez, led to the first general massacre of the Jews, who were envied for their prosperity and hated because they were the kings tax collectors.

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  • Three revenue commissioners, one of whom is an expert accountant, are elected biennially by each county court to examine the books and reports of the collectors, and three state revenue agents are appointed biennially by the comptroller to examine the records of all officials charged with the collection or disbursement of state or county revenue.

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  • I met Howie in a philosophy class, but I need a field where I can make enough money to keep the bill collectors at bay and put bread on the table.

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  • His predecessor, referred to as past-Death by his collectors, made exactly two mistakes, the second of which landed Gabriel his new gig ruling the underworld.

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  • Six women were among those presented for breaking the assize; others acted as collectors of rents for the manor.

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  • Some collectors like collecting music boxes such as antique music boxes, inlaid music boxes, ballerina music boxes, and carousel music boxes.

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  • And for trivia collectors -The Tub was the last boat to leave the old boathouse... .

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  • Just as important are the people who empty the cesspits, the street sweepers, refuse collectors and those who staff the car parks.

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  • We're not the old-fashioned dustbin refuse collectors any more.

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  • It is no wonder that Steiff teddy bears have remained so greatly prized by discriminating collectors.

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  • Occasionally houses are targeted by ' bogus collectors ' .

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  • House hunters, artists, antique collectors are all particulary catered for.

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  • The wheeled bins prevent serious injury for refuse collectors.

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  • The Royal Mint, in addition to supplying circulation coins, has since 1970 also produced commemorative and collectors coins.

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  • Bacchus Antiques Has provided corkscrews for collectors all over the world since 1978.

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  • However, the scientific names aren't just to boost the egos of fish collectors.

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  • The art of spotting fakes Art deco collectors must know their stuff; even major dealers can be fooled by copies.

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  • The first 2000 copies will be issued in a limited, numbered, collectors edition gatefold digipack.

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  • His work is now much acclaimed by collectors, as his talents as one of the leading impressionist is appreciated by the art establishment.

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  • Shoppers and collectors will find exquisite jade, hand-carved ivory and native handicrafts.

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  • Limoges collectors direct from limoge France.

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  • I'd like to see more success stories; collectors who purchased an unknown artist's work becoming instant millionaires.

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  • This set is sure to appeal to fans of rock ' n ' roll oldies, vocal group collectors and dancers alike.

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  • The ground floor offices are occupied by the rate collectors and assistant overseers.

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  • Built-in manual scorers and puck collectors Float on air system allows hover pucks to travel at great speed.

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  • Collectors are not always entirely scrupulous, I'm afraid.

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  • It's the perfect buying opportunity for festive shoppers and serious collectors alike.

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  • But in between, the new 12-inch format of record became a status symbol for music selectors and collectors.

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  • Susu collectors " who deposit the savings of their clients.

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  • I was forced the collectors universe fans may log by wpt enterprises.

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  • He brought all the " observable things," which the eager collectors of the previous century had been heaping together regardless of order or system, into relation with the vertical relief and the horizontal forms of the earth's surface.

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  • Garrod was the more skilled and ingenious anatomist, Forbes had a greater acquaintance with the ornithology of museums and collectors.

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  • That omnivorous universally credulous stage, which may be called the " legendary," was succeeded by the age of collectors and travellers, when many of the strange stories believed in were actually demonstrated as true by the living or preserved trophies brought to Europe.

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  • Whilst the race of collectors and systematizers culminated in the latter part of the 18th century in Linnaeus, a new type of student made its appearance in such men as John Hunter and other anatomists, who, not satisfied with the superficial observations of the popular " zoologists," set themselves to work to examine anatomically the whole animal kingdom, and to classify its members by aid of the results of such profound study.

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  • This tax, which must have tended to equalize the Athenian merchants with those of the allied cities, probably came into force gradually, for beside the new collectors called 7ropcvrai we still.

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  • Electricity pylon number collectors want the right to roam.

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  • It is true that parked cars do cause problems for the refuse lorries and collectors.

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  • Collectors refer to tulip-shaped eel spears with the saw-toothed blades as " European spears " or mud spears.

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  • Collectors are not always entirely scrupulous, I 'm afraid.

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  • It 's the perfect buying opportunity for festive shoppers and serious collectors alike.

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  • Moreover, savings accounts are open to " susu collectors " who deposit the savings of their clients.

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  • Great for reading aloud to young children and for adult teddy bear collectors.

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  • This is due in no small part to the swell of interest among doo wop collectors in the past 10-15 years.

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  • Vinfolio is an indispensable resource for wine collectors with wine offers, reviews and scores, and acquisition services.

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  • Coin Talk Discussion Forum allows coin collectors and investors to chat about worth, world and ancient coins, error coins and upcoming coin auctions.

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  • Many collectors are also realize that antique toys make a good investment in addition to the pure pleasure part of the hobby!

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  • Read on to discover some basic "musts" for antique toy collectors.

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  • American Toys is the premium resource website for toy collectors in the USA.

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  • As a fun collector's item and a great hobby, or as a serious collectors' domain, baseball cards have something for everyone!

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  • You can buy baseball cards from other collectors, from manufacturers and from card traders online.

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  • A beginner may want to browse and purchase cards online whereas a serious collector may need to meet other collectors and traders to find a 'rare' card in trade circles.

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  • ArtFetch offers all sorts of posters and prints for art collectors.

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  • Record collectors and DJs who are just starting out or who play small venues can easily find quality in lower-priced turntables.

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  • You can start by asking other memorabilia collectors where they buy their items.

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  • While vinyl record albums have become quite disposable, there is a huge international vinyl collectors market in existence.

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  • The retailer offers one of the most complete collections of patches, along with several framed sets that collectors will surely enjoy.

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  • Search auction sites like eBay to find individual collectors selling Star Trek patches.

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  • People who buy music records for enjoyment or who are collectors of this classic vinyl media can find what they need from a variety of sources.

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  • Collectors may consider buying antique Hamadan rugs due to their exquisite beautiful design, colors and historical value.

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  • Hamadan rugs produced within the last 150 years can be purchased from antique galleries, personal collectors and even online auctions.

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  • Old Carpet- This online dealer specializes in Persian rugs that are imported worldwide from galleries and other collectors.

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  • For instance, some collectors prefer World War II-era fighter planes.

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  • Collectors and extreme enthusiasts who purchased two may be your best sources, but then again, they are collecting them and/or have purchased them as backups so they may not want to part with them.

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  • Expect to pay a little more than retail price for the discontinued or the Chia Pets in original packaging because those are collectors' items.

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  • With such a large target audience, antique collectors and appraisers are constantly browsing listings in search of sports cards.

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  • The service is ideal for average consumers and collectors with large inventories, as the Web site offers a variety of tools and resources to help sellers succeed.

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  • For collectors, gold coins-especially rare ones-continually get traded, sold and purchased daily.

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  • Private collectors may sell their coins at auctions or in private transactions, but working with an individual increases the risk of fraud due to a lack of checks and balances.

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  • Always deal with reputable companies and coin collectors.

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  • Vintage and antique high school yearbooks are popular with collectors of ephemera and school-related antiques.

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  • Dealing with a collection agency can be a stressful situation, but sometimes a creditor has no choice but to employ the use of collectors.

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  • Of course, the best way to avoid problems with debt collectors is to pay bills on time, and a careful budget can help with that.

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  • Debt collectors are allowed to make contact in person, by mail, by telephone and by fax about the debts owed.

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  • Most collectors are simply people who are doing a job, and for this reason you should not allow yourself to take out your frustrations on the person who is calling to collect on a legitimate debt.

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  • It is a lot to weigh, especially when you are already faced by increasing debt and collectors harassing you on the phone.

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  • Luckily, there are laws set up that limit what these collectors can and can't do to get you to pay up.

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  • Knowing how to deal with collectors can help you regain control of an uncomfortable situation.

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  • The company that is owed money either employs collectors internally or they hire an outside agency to collect debts on their behalf.

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  • Not all collectors are trained the same way; some may be more lenient while others have a more aggressive approach.

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  • If you find yourself in this situation, negotiate with the collectors and make them an offer.

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  • Collectors are more likely to work with you to resolve your delinquent accounts if you make an effort to pay them back.

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  • This type of settlement requires you to get in the trenches with collectors, which often gets a little dicey.

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  • There are specific actions debt collectors can legally take as well as steps consumers can take in order to stop debt collectors from contacting them again.

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  • Collection agencies may not allow collectors to threaten customers or make false statements that might scare the customer into making payments.

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  • One of the key parts of the Act is the notification process which must be followed by debt collectors and consumers during the debt collection process.

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  • Harassment - Debt collectors cannot continually use the phone to annoy the consumer.

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  • Misrepresentation of the facts - The Act prohibits debt collectors from lying or making claims to the consumer or to anyone else in order to collect the debt.

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  • The statute of limitations does not stop collectors from legally pursuing payment, but it does prohibit lawsuits from creditors in an attempt to collect payment.

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  • In other words, collectors can still ask you to pay the debt that has exceeded the statute of limitations, but they cannot take you to court in an attempt to make you pay what you owe.

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  • For instance, collectors can only call you between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. and they cannot threaten you or use abusive language.

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  • Collectors are also prohibited from calling you at work if you've told them not to call you there.

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  • The Fair Debt Collection Practice Act prevents collectors from using threatening or deceptive acts in an attempt to collect a debt.

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  • Only deal with debt collectors in writing and keep copies of all communication with them.

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  • Solar heaters come in passive and active and include solar collectors and storage tanks.

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  • These tubes are named thermal collectors.

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  • These thermal collectors circulate water through a space, which in turn, heats the air in that specific area.

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  • When photovoltaic panels and collectors are used, it is called active solar energy.

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  • Some of us are collectors to the extent that we have a totally cluttered life.

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  • Nutcrackers - These traditional Christmas collectors' items are perfect for Country Christmas design.

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  • They specialize in serving re-enactors, living history groups, and collectors.

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  • The company has been around for over a hundred years and early Aladdin lamps are highly sought after by many collectors.

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  • These unique, old-fashioned, oil burning lamps and antique electric lamps are very popular with collectors.

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  • There is even an organization known as the National Association of Aladdin Lamp Collectors.

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  • This group sponsors an annual convention of Aladdin lamp collectors which includes an international lamp show and sale.

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  • This group also holds regional meets for collectors in selected areas to network and learn more about collecting Aladdin lamps.

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  • Tiffany lamps have since become highly valued collectible antiques, sought after by fine art collectors all over the world.

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  • Collectors want them for nostalgia or for DJing.

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  • The demand for this style of photography is high, due to the rising interest of collectors and art aficionados.

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  • Male figure photography is increasing in popularity, but female figure photography continues to occupy a lofty position in the hearts of fine art photography collectors.

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  • Collectors love authentic vintage clothing because it is unique, and it therefore comes with a hefty price tag.

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  • Still living artists accompany their work around the world and fine their work is in high demand by art collectors.

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  • Comedian Jay Leno is one of the most notorious celebrity car collectors.

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  • Although the tailfins and convertible roof make this model highly desirable for collectors, the Corvette did not earn its way into the American psyche until the debut of the Sting Ray in 1963.

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  • You should also check eBay and other sites dedicated to collectors.

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  • Broussoneti, etc., are interesting to collectors; but the difficulties of their culture are out of all proportion to their beauty, and those who only wish for large and beautiful flowers had better ignore them.

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  • Personalized with your name or your band's logo, collectors and fans will be eager to grab a pick.

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  • If you are looking for collectors items, there is no better place to look than eBay.

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  • However, they are still one of the most common guitar searches, and many collectors are dedicated to finding the perfect model.

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  • To create the sound Kings of Leon tabs collectors so want to emulate, Matthew relies on the following instruments.

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  • The result of this savvy marketing plan is jewelry that appeals to collectors across every age group, and no single collection is a better example of this fact than Judith Jack dog charm bracelets.

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  • The light subject matter and the exquisite attention to detail of each charm makes them true collectors items.

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  • When this happens you'll only be able to purchase them from private collectors and jewelry auctions, and they won't be found at a bargain.

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  • This adds to the exclusivity of the stone and makes it a highly desirable collectors or investment item as well as being stunning in jewelry.Loose stones are available in a range of colors and styles.

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  • They can be found in many antique and collectors stores as well as in specialist retailers.

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  • Serious Tiffany jewelry collectors with large budgets will enjoy collecting Tiffany moonstone necklace pendants.

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  • Antique jewelry collectors will have the best luck finding a Victorian crown brooch.

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  • A Soo chow jade pendant will appeal to collectors of serpentine and jade jewelry.

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  • The jewelry available will appeal to True Blood fans, vampire jewelry collectors and Gothic jewelry admirers alike.

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  • With the variety of well-crafted unique designs, True Blood inspired jewelry will be popular for a long time among fans and Gothic jewelry collectors.

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  • Collectors of classic Alice jewelry can find many pieces, including pendants, necklaces, bracelets, pins, and earrings.

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  • This allow a wide variety of collectors to buy replica rings.

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  • Some serious collectors prefer to purchase authentic championship rings from athletes.

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  • Collectors will be happy to know some of the most versatile selections of ring box designs are among vintage pieces.

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  • If the rides cannot be sold or are too decrepit, they may simply be demolished and scrapped, though some parts - entrance signs, roller coaster trains, etc. - may end up as collectors' items in museums or private collections.

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  • Instantly, Disney World ticket books became collectors' items, and they continue to sell on eBay today for a pretty impressive price tag.

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  • Game collectors may want to look at this release as well.

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  • The game may not be all that good, but since the game might be one of twenty left in existence, collectors make them valuable.

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  • Many collectors feel that the game goes hidden at flea markets or thrift shops because the game was packaged in a regular-sized VHS box.

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  • Unfortunately for collectors, the winery only produces a handful of barrels each year.

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  • The wine actually appreciates in value, with collectors seeking past years and vintages to taste.

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  • The amount of tannins in the wine is known as the wine's backbone or structure, and some wine collectors age well-structured Cabernet Sauvignon wines for decades before the wine is ready to drink.

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  • Many Italian wines are sought-after by collectors, wine lovers, and foodies alike.

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  • Collectors flock to wines in the 95 to 100 point range, and most are willing to pay a premium for quality rare wines.

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  • Popularity of the doll with collectors will also make a doll collectible.

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  • Many collectors collect a particular doll because of the craftsmanship.

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  • Some collectors choose dolls that were meaningful during their childhoods.

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  • Other collectors focus on fashion clothing or materials used in the construction of the doll.

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  • For all collectors of vintage dolls, the most important aspect of doll collecting is quality.

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  • It can be difficult for new doll collectors to evaluate and price dolls.

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  • Many collectors also like the convenience and extensive choices found when buying dolls on the Internet.

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  • They were generally affordable to most people of the times and are highly prized by collectors today.

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  • Internet Collector's Bazaar is a great place to find a variety of jars for sale by other collectors.

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  • Although there are a variety of reasons it boils down to how desirable the cookie jar is to other collectors.

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  • Some collectors collect cookie jars by the manufacturer.

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  • Since many cookie jars are popular because they remind collectors of their childhoods the savvy collector will consider contemporary jars that will be memorable for the current generation.

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  • They may know of collectors clubs or even other collectors that might be willing to begin a club with you.

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  • The really tough decision is to narrow down which styles you admire the most.While some collectors may narrow their search down to McCoy Indian Head cookie jars, they may not realize that there are other Indian themed McCoy pottery items.

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  • McCoy collectors may also opt to join a cookie jar-collecting club.

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  • Of course, you may also find these items through estate auctions and individual collectors.

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  • Learn more about the hobby by joining a sports collectors club and by reading anything you can find on the subject of sports memorabilia, such as collector price guides.

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  • Doll collectors in the know are familiar with Madame Alexander baby dolls, as well as the Cissy doll and numerous others.

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  • Doll collectors seem to gravitate towards these dolls because of their cherubic faces and the beautiful outfits that the dolls are dressed in.

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  • Many collectors began collecting dolls at a very young age.

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  • Collectors of Madame Alexander Baby Dolls will have a difficult time choosing which of these great dolls to add to their collection.

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  • Dolls may also be purchased from fellow collectors, on eBay or at Madame Alexander Doll Club conventions.

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  • Most price guides provide collectors with photos and the current year's prices so that collectors and sellers alike can set asking prices accurately.

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  • Collecting baseball cards can be a lifelong passion and seasoned collectors know that price guides are an invaluable resource.

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  • Online price guides contain the same information that their book counterparts do, however collectors should be aware not all Internet sites are updated regularly.

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  • There are several ways for collectors to either begin or continue a baseball card collecting hobby either on the Internet or by collecting cards in local venues.

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  • Online collector clubs are great places for collectors and sellers to meet, trade, and learn about the baseball card hobby.

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  • Price guides are one of the best ways for collectors to stay abreast of their hobby, as these guides provide price ranges, photos and more.

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  • Vintage baseball card collectors may have cards worth hundreds of dollars, whereas those collecting new cards may pay considerably less.

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  • Most card collectors of today started their baseball card collection with the Topps cards.

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  • Baseball collectors may be surprised at the humble beginnings of the now internally famous company.

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  • In 1951 Topps launched two sets of baseball cards for collectors.

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  • Each of these sets had 52 cards and collectors could play a game that simulated a baseball game.

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  • Serious collectors know that one of the most valuable Topps card is the 1952 Mickey Mantle card (card number 311).

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  • Many baseball card collectors concentrate their efforts on cards that feature MLB stars.

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  • Since this hobby is speculative, young collectors should have fun trading these cards.

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  • Many collectors hoard packages of the cards in the hopes that the next Mickey Mantle will come along and prove just as valuable.

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  • Some of the most valuable antique tomes have been known to fetch stunning sums at collectors' auctions.

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  • There are a number of ways that collectors of vintage books can find antique books in need of a good home.

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  • Biblio represents a number of booksellers specializing in the antique book market, and literally offers access to millions of volumes for collectors to choose among.

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  • Collectors can search more than five million titles via the AntiqBook database, and then order their selections directly from the booksellers themselves.

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  • Serious collectors often find auctions to be the best resources for finding coveted titles.

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  • There are a number of steps that collectors should follow to properly care for their finds.

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  • There is a brisk trade in baseball cards, and they are a very popular with a wide range of collectors.

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  • Today collectors collect baseball cards either specializing in a genre, or simply keeping a general collection.

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  • However with baseball cards, the combination of a large volume of cards, and huge numbers of collectors, means that there is a vibrant market of people constantly looking to extend or reduce their collections.

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  • Collectors often look to collect baseball card sets, and as such individual cards as well as complete sets have a value.

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  • Some collectors will look to fill in gaps of their collection with cards regardless of condition, with a view to changing the card for one in better condition when it becomes available.

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  • This is essential for collectors looking to buy or sell high value cards.

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  • Most collectors start with a piece they find and love.

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  • This piece may not be worth much in terms of money, but it gives the collectors a taste for what it is like to land a great find.

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  • Would-be collectors can begin by visiting auction houses and local antique shops.

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  • For almost four decades Avon has manufactured fashion jewelry that has become highly desired by many collectors.

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  • These jewelry items are highly desired by Avon jewelry collectors worldwide.

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  • Jewelry collectors today generally pay from $25 to $45 for a 1971 Precious Pretenders necklace, bracelet and earring set.

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  • Their jewelry has become the focus of many Avon jewelry collectors of today.

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  • Not all Avon jewelry collectors limit their collections to an individual designer.

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  • Holiday jewelry is also very popular with many Avon jewelry collectors.

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  • Often collectors search for holiday jewelry from specific years to fill a collection.

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  • There are many Avon collectors that only want vintage children's jewelry or pieces from Avon's early years.

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  • It is not difficult for most collectors of Avon jewelry to find pieces they want to add to their collections.

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  • With its reasonable prices, rich details and skilled craftsmanship, it will continue to be desired by jewelry collectors of future generations.

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  • The beautiful, handmade, Yixing teapot is prized by collectors.

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  • Since these teapots were in heavy use, not many of them remain, making them very sought after by collectors.

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  • Many collectors that love pets and animals surround themselves with pet collectible items of all styles and types.

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  • Many collectors love to surround themselves with items that remind them of a special pet, or of a pet they wish were part of their family.

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  • Other collectors only want pet collectibles from a certain era or manufacturer.

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  • Realistic figurines and prints of a distinct breed are always highly desired items for pet collectors.

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  • Other popular types of pet items sought by collectors are of horses and birds, such as canaries and parrots.

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  • For collectors that love antique or vintage pet collectibles there are many online antique stores and auction sites with a vast selection of collectibles of pets.

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  • For many collectors pets are both friends and companions, giving their love and loyalty freely.

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  • Some doll collectors, and many people who don't collect dolls, refer to all doll heads of the Victorian era as porcelain.

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  • Other collectors use the terms china, parian and bisque when referring to the different types of dolls.

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  • The dolls manufactured during the years of the Victorian era, approximately 1837 to 1901, are popular with doll collectors for their beauty and often looked upon as true works of art.

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  • They are highly sought after by today's collectors.

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  • Sadly, many novice collectors believe they are getting antique tin cookie cutters when in fact they are buying antique aluminum cookie cutters.

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  • The items are cross referenced and the books are easy to use for novice collectors.

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  • Many tool collectors know the thrill of finding an antique Stanley woodworking tool at an antique shop, flea market or garage sale.

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  • Throughout the last several decades, there has been an increase in the number of collectors interested in antique woodworking tools made by Stanley.

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  • Other collectors of the same type of tools never use them.

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  • Often these collectors limit their collections by whether a tool is patented or not, the era or tool type.

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  • However, there are also general tool collectors that look for anything made by the Stanley Company.

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  • For many antique tool collectors, the most desirable Stanley woodworking tools are planes.

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  • Many collectors look for older price guides for this purpose.The following are several antique tool price and identification guides.

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  • To determine the condition of a tool, most collectors refer to the The Fine Tool Journal Classification System.

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  • Another method used by some collectors to grade tools is a 1-100 rating system.

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  • Many saw collectors like old saws because they age to a beautiful patina.

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  • Other collectors may enjoy collecting vintage saws and other antique tools because it reminds them of their father, uncle, or grandfather.

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  • Because of this Simonds antique saws are a little harder to find than the other brands and command top prices among collectors.

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  • Collectors of antique woodworking tools are growing in numbers as more people discover the fun of searching for these work implements from years past.

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  • For many collectors the hobby of antique tool collecting begins when they see a tool they remember from their childhood at a garage sale or flea market.

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  • However, there is another group of antique tool collectors that are intrigued by the unique design, details and workmanship of the old tools.

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  • Some of these collectors are the craftspeople of today.

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  • Although many collectors add all types of antique Stanley tools to their collections, there are a large number that limit their collections to antique woodworking tools by Stanley.

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  • Resources for collectors of old woodworking tools include price guides, identification manuals and websites.

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  • A number of collectors of antique Stanley planes love using their old treasures because of their fine craftsmanship and excellent quality.

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  • Many old wood plane collectors do not want them for their possible future monetary value.

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  • These collectors are today's professional craftspeople and hobbyists that appreciate the durability, superior workmanship and long history of these old tools of the trades.

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  • A valuable online resource for both novice and experienced collectors of Stanley wood planes is Stanley Blood and Gore written by Patrick Leach.

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  • Although most antique coca cola bottles are easily recognized by their distinctive shape, many of those made prior to 1916 had straight sides and are highly prized by collectors.

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  • If you asked four different coca cola bottle collectors what the term antique coke bottle means to them, you most likely will get four different answers.

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  • Generally, most old coca cola bottle collectors use the term antique for bottles that are more than 50 years old.

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  • Bottles dating before 1900 are very rare and highly sought after by serious coca cola collectors.

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  • Doll collectors consider dolls made before approximately 1930 to be antique dolls.

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  • Antique doll clothes, hats, shoes and accessories are highly sought after by doll collectors as well as those that collect the lovely antique garments themselves.

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  • For doll collectors knowing the type of doll and its manufacturer are important to insure that the doll's clothing, hat and accessories are as true as possible to the original styles used when the doll was made.

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  • Gorgeous antique reproductions of hats and clothing for dolls by Eliza Bobkins are offered at The Antique Dolls Collectors Online Advisors.

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  • Certain machines are just more popular among collectors in certain areas.

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  • The best way to find out what your machine is worth in your area is to talk to local collectors and appraisers.

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  • This is a look that is prized by many collectors so resist the urge to sand it down and repaint it to look new.

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  • Although current price guides are essential for updated book values, many collectors also consider older price guides a valuable resource.

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  • A popular free resource for antique book collectors, Faded Giant has a database listing more than 50,000 books.

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  • Since the earliest of these were often garden chairs, collectors may find that the rockers are quite damaged or have been replaced because of exposure to the elements.

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  • An antique bone china tea pot is a special treasure to most collectors.

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  • From early trains made of tin-plate, cast iron and wood to the steam and electric models of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, antique toy trains have captured the hearts of collectors for more than six decades.

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  • Toy train price guides and books, old train catalogues and collectors' clubs and are several of the resources available to toy train collectors.

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  • Collector's Weekly provides numerous informative articles on specific topics of interest to model and toy train collectors.

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  • As the older machines continue to become antiques, collectors scour the world for machines they can add to their collections.

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  • Experienced book collectors and book dealers generally do not consider a book from the later part of the 1800s to be old.

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  • Most collectors agree that the most popular versions for collecting are the Featherweight models, the Turtlebacks (one of the earliest models), the Blackside, the Singer 301 model, and the Midget and toy models.

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  • There are some great forums on EBay where collectors get together to discuss items and ask questions.

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  • Some even have detailed cabinetry as part of the machine that is very desirable to some collectors.

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  • As with many antiques, if some type of provenance can be proven, the item can become more desirable to certain collectors.

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  • The value will be much less than a more common item that is eagerly sought by collectors.

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  • Their popularity means that after an item is retired the value will continue to rise as collectors vie with each other to possess the items of interest.

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  • When a collectible, be it a doll, collectors plate, statue, game, or other item is retired it means that the company will not make it any more.

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  • The company will continue to sell these collectibles; but, once the back stock is gone collectors will have to rely on other venues to acquire these pieces.

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