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DerekF
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Post by DerekF »

In these days of more home-based hobbies, what do folks collect? I know lots will have aviation memorabilia but what other stuff do you like to collect?

Here's some of my collections.

Fior a few years now I've collected brochures of the cars I've owned.
My first, a Triumph Acclaim and a few of the others.

Imagez20200412_151152 by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

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Imagez20200412_151344 by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

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Another collection I've built up over the years is maps. Mostly OS maps. I've a box full of 1:50000 and 1:63630 sheets covering most of the UK but I also have some very old OS sheets as below, some from the 1920s and 1930s and a couple of wartime sheets as well.

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I collect Matchday Programmes for Scotland & Edinburgh Rugby, Birding stuff and Beatles stuff.
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Interesting idea for a thread. Mostly musical instrument stuff for me:

Tanglewood TW28 acoustic guitar;
Ibanez AFS75T hollow body electro acoustic;
Epiphone Les Paul Studio (from 1996 so it still has Gibson on the headstock);
Tanglewood ukelele;
Washburn acoustic guitar;
Fender acoustic guitar;
Westfield bass guitar (cheap and nasty!);
Marshall 12w practice bass amp;
Washburn southside Jnr 15w amp;
Vox VT80+ amp;
Hartake HL77 loop pedal;
Yamaha EZ-220 keyboard;
Hofner Accordion;
Meinl Cajon;
With just the slightest bit of finesse, I might have made a little less mess.

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Ordnance Survey Landranger Maps,currently have most of Britain Mainland
also musical instruments especially guitars
at the moment have
Tanglewood Les Paul Copy fitted up with a Roland Guitar Synth
Yamaha Pacifica 112V
Yamaha Electric Bass
Gibson Les Paul Studio
3 Yamaha keyboards
Mandolin
Violin
6 Strat type guitars that I acquired in bits and pieces and have renovated/rebuilt( paint job,new hardware /electrics )
4 Acoustic guitars( Fender /Yamaha/Epiphone )
2 Classical Guitars
various amps /drum machines,fx boxes/pedals etc
oh and a Strange looking Casio Guitar Synth that I bought about 27 years ago but unfortunately doesn't work :oops:
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Derek I'm loving your maps by the way :up:
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CJS wrote:Derek I'm loving your maps by the way :up:



Me too,old maps are a visual treat
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As those that follow me on insta will know, I have a reasonably large collection of F1 models - cars, helmets etc in various scales mainly focused around Jenson Button.

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Also have a growing collection of art supplies that I never use.
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Cool models, and great photos too!
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I collect or rather did collect, medals!

I still have a complete set of World War 1 campaign medals and used to own a complete set of World War Two campaign medals including clasps and dominion versions which in some cases were silver, rather than silver coated!

I also used to own amongst many other, General Service medals with various clasps, Terrortorial Medals, Military MBE's and a OBE from the 20th Century but these were sold, along my Second War War collection, about 10 years go and I still regret doing so!

I'll take some pictures of those I still have and post them here!

I also guess it could be said that I collect model kits...

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...because I seem to buy more than I make! :smile:
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Some interesting stuff there. Anther thing I've collected have been cameras, mostly SLRs but other folding and compact cameras as well. Most of them are in working order too.
Here's a selection

ImageDSC_3722B by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

ImageDSC_3716B by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

ImageDSC_3713B by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

ImageDSC_3706B by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

ImageDSC_3698B by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

ImageDSC_3697B by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

ImageDSC_3689B by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

ImageDSC_3688B by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

Image18012012575 by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

Image20150324_201831 by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

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An OM10 was my first SLR. I got an OM1 shortly afterwards which was way better. Wish I'd kept it.
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CJS wrote:Interesting idea for a thread. Mostly musical instrument stuff for me:

Tanglewood TW28 acoustic guitar;
Ibanez AFS75T hollow body electro acoustic;
Epiphone Les Paul Studio (from 1996 so it still has Gibson on the headstock);
Tanglewood ukelele;
Washburn acoustic guitar;
Fender acoustic guitar;
Westfield bass guitar (cheap and nasty!);
Marshall 12w practice bass amp;
Washburn southside Jnr 15w amp;
Vox VT80+ amp;
Hartake HL77 loop pedal;
Yamaha EZ-220 keyboard;
Hofner Accordion;
Meinl Cajon;


I used to own an Ibby SR200 / practice amp and lots of other instrument bits.

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I collect digital audio synth recording devices called VST and also a few digital mixing devices all on my laptop -

Jup 8 V3 Roland Jupiter 8 VST
Moog VST
DX-D 7 Yamaha DX7 VST
Mixpad Digital mixer
Wavepad Digi mixer
Korg Digi physical VST keyboard

I have recorded quite a bit this way.

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CJS wrote:An OM10 was my first SLR. I got an OM1 shortly afterwards which was way better. Wish I'd kept it.


Edit - I did! My mum and dad just found it in a loft clearing! Woo hoo :win:
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Any other brass-rubbing collectors out there? Thought not :sad: Not that I've done any recently, well not since around 1985. Still got my collection though! :up:
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CJS wrote:
CJS wrote:An OM10 was my first SLR. I got an OM1 shortly afterwards which was way better. Wish I'd kept it.


Edit - I did! My mum and dad just found it in a loft clearing! Woo hoo :win:


Nice to see thier digital eqv brought bang up to date.

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