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collector's item

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 items, from rare toys to vintage rifles.
See also: item

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.
See also: piece

collector's item

An object of great interest, value, or rarity, as in This necklace is a collector's item. Originating in the early 1900s as collector's piece, a usage still common in Britain, the term in its present form is occasionally transferred to persons as well, as in The Beach Boys became a collector's item on the tour. [c. 1930]
See also: item
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Collectors are typically mounted on a roof, but you can also mount them on the ground near a dwelling.
However, the agency said it plans to address first-party debt collectors on a separate track soon.
Canada-based Chubb Insurance Company has announced that it has launched a new kind of insurance policy for collectors.
Collector's Guide to the Amphibole Group covers an important, beautiful set of crystals--the amphiboles--and organizes them in such a way that mineral collectors will understand their properties and structural features.
This year, too, 6 million denars in subsidies will be paid to those installing solar collectors. According to the announcement posted by the Ministry of Economy, applications can be submitted by 31 May 2015.
We have accomplished much in the past year, Andrea Weihn Earley has been appointed assistant collector, new deputy collectors have been hired and, in addition to the traditional method of paying your taxes, we have added the ability to pay by debit or credit card, by phone or in person.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 7, 2014-NSM Insurance takes over American Collectors Insurance
RAMY SALAMA DOHA AN exhibition titled 'At the Collectors', which seeks to examine the role and commitment of art collectors to art and is in continuation of the previously held Katara Art Centre (KAC) Community Supported Art exhibition supported by University College of London in Qatar (UCL-Qatar), opened at the Centre recently.
Summary: Saudi collectors, displaying acumen and an eye for bargain, made unparalleled purchases of artwork at Art Dubai 2011, which took place last week from March 16-19.
ABSTRACT Artificial collectors deployed in May and early June obtained higher numbers of Aequipecten opercularis spat than when collectors were deployed in late June and July in both 2007 and 2008.
Donaldson Company Inc, a leading, worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems, has sold 1,000 Donaldson Torit PowerCore collectors worldwide.
There are similar parameters to help you compare solar collectors. But performing the tests to determine their values is more complicated than you might think.
This manufacturer of dust collectors announced an addition to its line of cartridge dust collectors.
Kemper Signs Marketing Agreement With Hagerty for Classic Collectors Vehicle Biz