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Rustycans.com

Rustycans.com

What could be better than a beautifully rusted antique beer can? How about Mark Benbow’s handsome RustyCans.com website, devoted to the history of 85-and-counting corroded ale containers—a new can is added... Read More or Visit Site

Uniformfreak.com

Uniformfreak.com

Cliff Muskiet's incredible collection of 600 vintage stewardess uniforms from over 250 airlines since the 1950's, including accoutrements from hats to pins to scarves. Note: the home page is drab and... Read More or Visit Site

Alphabetilately

Alphabetilately

First shown in 2008 to celebrate the Smithsonian National Postal Museum's 15th anniversary, Alphabetilately is essentially a giant glossary of stamp collecting, 'from advertising covers through Zeppelin Post.'... Read More or Visit Site

Seateddimevarieties.com

Seateddimevarieties.com

Gerry Fortin’s definitive Web-based book on Liberty Seated Dimes from 1837 to 1891 features an easy-to-navigate table of contents that quickly takes collectors through the major design groups, varieties, and... Read More or Visit Site

TackleCollecting.com

TackleCollecting.com

Larry Nicholson's site dedicated to vintage fishing lures. Features beautiful images of lures and boxes from Fred Arbogast, Creek Chub, Paw Paw, Pflueger, Shakespeare, and South Bend - as well as contact... Read More or Visit Site

Star Wars Collectors Archive

Star Wars Collectors Archive

Gus Lopez and friends have created a parallel universe for Star Wars collectors, impossible to fully explore in one lifetime. Its core is the archive database of collectible items, but there's also quite a bit... Read More or Visit Site

Antique Mouse and Rat Trap Gallery

Antique Mouse and Rat Trap Gallery

OK... we werent expecting this one, either. But Rick Cicciarelli has put together such a definitive collection we couldn't resist. Highlights are the photos (and some line drawings) of a large selection of... Read More or Visit Site

The Remington Site

The Remington Site

Since 1999, the Remington Site has offered classical music collectors a glimpse into Remington Records, an independent and almost forgotten label that released cheap classical records in the early days of the... Read More or Visit Site

Toastermuseum.com

Toastermuseum.com

Jens Veerbeck's homage to toaster collecting is the best thing since sliced bread (which was invented in 1933, by the way). Browse Veerbeck's toasters (600 of them), other collectors' toasters, ultra-expensive... Read More or Visit Site

Detex Watchman's Clock Album

Detex Watchman

Philip Haselton's guide to watchmen's time recording equipment. Includes 19th century German portables, 20th century portables, stationary watchclocks, and central station electric watchclocks. Includes... Read More or Visit Site

Virtual Typewriter Museum

Virtual Typewriter Museum

This comprehensive site, a group effort, features a huge and beautiful collection browsable by brand and era, plus related collectibles (e.g. accessories). Also includes a history section, and a library with... Read More or Visit Site

RetroWow

RetroWow

Steven Braggs’ time-machine voyage back to life in Britain in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. Generously illustrated with photos and scans and narrated with great commentary, the site covers furniture,... Read More or Visit Site