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The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide



November 14th, 2014 by in General

These people all hold a Guinness World Record for have gigantic collections of very unusual things.

Umbrella Cover Sleeves

Nancy Hoffman from Peaks Island, Maine owns the largest umbrella cover collection with 730 unique items. You can visit the museum she set up on the island and sing along to official song while she plays the accordion.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Belly Button Fluff

Australian Graham Barker has been collecting his own belly button fluff since 1984, and has the largest collection of it even though it weights in at 22.1 grams.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Water Bottle Labels

Lorenzo Pescini of Italy has a collection of 8,650 different bottled water labels from 185 different countries and 1,683 different springs.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Troll Dolls

Sherry Groom from Ohio set the record of 2,990 unique troll dolls in 2012. Although, now it is over 3,500 dolls.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Airline Barf Bags

Niek Vermeulen of the Netherlands has 6,290 airsick bags from 1,191 different airlines and almost 200 countries.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Miniature Chairs

Barbara Hartsfield has a collection of 3,000 miniature chairs which she has been collecting for over 10 years. She opened a museum in Georgia after setting the record in 2008.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Daleks

The 2011 official record belonging to Rob Hull (of the UK, of course) is 571 daleks, but now the collection is at 1,202 and counting. But the most surprising thing is that he isn’t even a Dr. Who fan.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Dice

Kevin Cook has a set the record for his collection of 11,097 unique dice. His website shows that he had 51,000 dice as of September 2014.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Teddy Bears

Jackie Miley from South Dakota had 7,106 different teddy bears in 2011 when she set the record. Now she is up to 7,790 and counting.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Winnie the Pooh Items

For even more bear items, Deb Hoffmann has a collection consisting of 10,002 items related to Winnie the Pooh and his friends.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Traffic Cones

David Morgan of the UK has the largest collection of traffic cones in the world. Although he only has 137 different cones, this is about two-thirds of all the types ever made.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Talking Clocks

Mark McKinley from Ohio owns the largest collection of talking clocks and the official record was set at 782 although he now has 954 clocks.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Barbie Dolls

Bettina Dorfmann from Germany has 6025 Barbies worth over $150,000.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Toothbrushes

Grigori Fleicher from Russia has a collection of 1,320 different toothbrushes.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

Stamps With Birds

Daniel Monteiro from India hold the largest collection of stamps featuring birds. It consists of 4,911 stamps from 263 countries and he is really excited about it.

The Most Bizarre and Fascinating Collections Worldwide

 

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