collector's piece


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collector's piece

An item that is especially noteworthy for its value, rarity, and/or history and would thus be prized by someone who collects such things. We went through my grandfather's attic and came upon a number of different collector's pieces, from rare toys to vintage rifles.
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Forty-eight of these texts are reproduced here, most importantly his abstract poem |ango layna' and his book Der Geist des Kubismus und die Kunste (Berlin, 1921), a collector's piece that is very hard to come by Relatively little is known about Blumner's life, and the editors have assembled a remarkable amount of information about him (pp.
A Warin "bird" could now fetch five thousand times that amount as a collector's piece.
Each article is designed to be something of a collector's piece," the designer said, "and can filt comfortably with other items in the consumer's home.
Each dress is a collector's piece and an invitation to join my exclusive group of 'Valli girls.
The traditional fabric woven along with the cultural elements adorning the shoe also help make it a collector's piece among Filipino kicks stalkers.
The expo will also see the launch of the 'Official Formula 1 Opus Bernie Edition,' the iconic collector's piece valued at $1 million.
A boxed example in terrific condition would be a real collector's piece, while one in average condition is still worth as much if not more than it cost when new.
THIS rare collector's piece is one of countless gems discovered during an exclusive auction at a Tyneside museum.
It's sure to be a collector's piece down the road," Morter said.
He added: "The real strength so far has been the traditional steam locomotives because as a collector's piece they are much more intricate, they evoke the great railway age.
Pc Roger Bradley,of Kington Police Station, said: 'This statue is so distinctive and a real collector's piece for anyone into science fiction.
Hardly historic in that the might of Northampton were put to the sword, but a collector's piece all the same because it was Steve McClaren's first victory.
Finally, I have just seen the covering pages of the racecard for the meeting, which is a real gem and a collector's piece.
Our proprietary and 100% environmentally friendly technology is what makes the 3,000th hit commemorative baseball a truly unique collector's piece," said Stefano Ongaro, senior vice president of marketing and product development for Gold Sport Collectibles.
An Agatha Christie collector's piece, improbably directed by Sidney Lumet.