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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Company boss John Mullock said: 'This is a tremendous collector's piece. The red glove has real visual impact and of course will be an investor's piece too.
"More of a collector's piece than mass entertainment; an exercise in ingenuity." Films and Filming
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.309-46) to form an afterword which is, as they rightly say, the first Versuch .
A Warin "bird" could now fetch five thousand times that amount as a collector's piece. In the United States, where the market for old-time decoys is even stronger, a turn-of-the century decoy recently auctioned for $275,000.
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.
The coupon book has some little things you can tear off and use, but we made the cover a collector's piece. And it had to get to a place where I felt like, That's what's going to be in my scrapbook, in my kids' scrapbook, or on my desk or something that I can frame.'
The traditional fabric woven along with the cultural elements adorning the shoe also help make it a collector's piece among Filipino kicks stalkers.
After making its debut last weekend, the Official Formula 1 Opus Bernie Edition, the iconic collector's piece valued at $1 million, will be revealed to Qatar at the upcoming World Luxury Expo in Doha.
Festive pride costs PS29.99 from charliesdirect.co.uk Not that the rugby man fan in your life would kick this leather beauty about - it's PS94.99 and a collector's piece after all.
"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. You can only get it by coming racing, and I can now provide concessionary rates to serving and retired military spectators and their families.