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Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of Advertising collectibles. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is for sites related to the collecting of Advertising collectibles and memorabilia. Sites should be about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections including personal collector pages about their collection. (Examples of subcategories: Tobacco, Gas and Oil, Tins, Pins, Matchcovers, Trade Cards, etc.) Any Advertising Collectibles related to Food and Drink will be found under the Food & Drink Category. (e.g. Beer, Soda, Cereal, etc.)
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of autographs that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is about the activity of collecting autographs. Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of autographs. Personal pages displaying a collection of autographs are acceptable, however this category will not display sites that offer autographs for sale.
This category is for sites related to the hobby of "collecting baskets". No shopping sites will be listed in this category.

Sites which focus on selling baskets should be submitted to the Shopping/Antiques_and_Collectibles/Baskets category for review.

Please submit only sites related to the hobby of collecting baskets.
Sites with information for book collectors. Book sellers should be submitted to an appropriate subcategory of Shopping/Books.
This category is for sites containing information about antique clocks and watches. Sites primarily for selling items must be submitted to "Shopping: Antiques and Collectibles: Clocks and Watches" and will not be accepted here.
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Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Coins" that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping - Currency. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category. Please submit only non-commercial sites to this category.

All commercial sites are listed under:

Coins or

Numismatic Literature or

Paper Money

This category is about collecting coins (numismatics). Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of coins. For quick review of your site please select the correct sub-category. Sub-Categories are: Ancient
Coin Shows
Collectors
Elongated Coins
Error Coins
Grading
Medals and Tokens
Mints
Numismatic Literature
Organizations
World Coins
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of computers that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques_and_Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is about Collecting old computers and video games, both minis and micros. Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of computers.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Figurines" that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is for sites relating to Figurines. Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Figurines" and may include personal collector websites displaying a collection. Subcategories under the main Figurines category are for distinctive figurines. (E.g. Harmony Kingdom, Precious Moments, etc.)
Appropriate submissions include sites with a primary focus on collecting of beer and brewery related items. Sites related to the brewing and consumption of beer should be submitted to a more appropriate category. Sites engaged primarily in the sale of beer and brewery items and collectibles should be submitted to an appropriate shopping category. (see related categories under this heading)
Collecting of food/drink packages/wrappers/containers/labels/stickers, as well as food/drink advertising items and memorabilia. If a category mainly focuses on advertising collectibles, it should still stay here, but it should get an @link from /Rec/Coll/Advertising_Collectibles. Subcategories include: Beer, Soda, Kitchenware, Cereal, Tea, Chocolate and Candy, Dairy, Snacks, Liquor and Wine, etc.
The insulator-related site that you are planning to submit should contain original content that is of interest to insulator collectors, pertaining to the acquisition, identification, display, and/or history of insulators. Please search the directory thoroughly to ensure that this is the most appropriate category for your submission.

Sites for insulator clubs should be submitted in the ''Clubs'' subcategory (Recreation:Collecting:Insulators:Clubs).

Sites offering insulators and related items for sale which collectors would be interested in, should be submitted in the ''For Sale'' subcategory (Recreation:Collecting:Insulators:For_Sale).

Sites of modern-day commercial manufacturers (not offering information of interest to collectors of antique insulators) should be submitted in the appropriate Business subcategory (Business:Electronics_and_Electrical:Electromechanical:Hardware:Insulators_and_Insulation).

Glass Insulators were first commercially produced in the 1850s for use with batteries, telegraph lines and lightning rod systems. As telegraph, telephone, fire alarm, railroad signal, high voltage transmission and radio antenna system technologies developed, the need for insulators grew very quickly and reached its peak sometime in the second decade of the 20th Century. Yesterday's technology moved electricity over open steel and copper wire. Today's technology moves electronic signals and electric power from point to point in many different ways. Advanced composite materials, ceramic compounds, plastic conduit, glass fiber, and microwave broadcast have all conspired to render the glass insulator of yore obsolete. Although pioneering collectors tell stories of finding and swapping old insulators as early as the end of WWII, insulator collecting as a formal, organized hobby really didn't begin to emerge on the antiques and collectibles scene until the mid-1960s. In the USA today, the National Insulator Association has thousands of members. This category is about collecting insulators. These sites contain information about the acquisition, display, identification, and history of these collections. This category is dedicated to the dreams and pursuits of insulator collectors around the world.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Militaria" that would be useful or of interest to collectors. Also acceptable are online "museums" or displays of personal collections. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles/Militaria. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is for sites with information on militaria and collecting militaria. This covers items of all kinds (weapons, uniforms, medals...) from all periods of history past and present. Here you will find resources for collectors and display sites for private collections.
Please submit only sites dealing with collecting models in this category.

Sites selling models and related products should be listed under Shopping, and general information about models should be listed under Recreation: Models.

Sites in this category are a group dedicated to model collecting, of all sorts.
Organizations to do with collecting.

If your site is about collecting, please check out Recreation before submitting here.

If your site is a Home Page about the hobby, please check out Home Pages before submitting here.

This category is for organizations of and for collectors. For the topic of collecting in general, see Recreation/Collecting. Links to entire categories about collecting topics do not belong here.
Submitted sites should be about collecting items or collections of items; which are not covered elsewhere in the Recreation/Collecting branch and are unusual.

Please submit only non commercial sites to this category. All commercial site must be listed in the Shopping Category.

This category is for collecting sites that just really don't fit in any other category. It contains collecting related sites that are strange, odd, unusual or just simply unique. Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections and online displays of collections.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "paper money" that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement for your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles/Paper_Money. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

Features the activity of collecting Paper Money, for example bank notes, stock certificates, and notgeld. Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of paper money and paper money related items.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Patches" that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

Category will contain sites related to collecting all types of Patches. (e.g. Law Enforcement, Emergency Services, Souvenir, Logos, etc.) Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of patches as well as personal sites displaying a collection.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "phonecards" that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is for sites related to collecting Phonecards, Telecards, Moneycards and Store Value Cards. Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of phonecards.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "pins" that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is about the collecting of "pins". (e.g. pins from the Olympic Games, Hard Rock Cafe, Disney...) Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Postcards" that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

Sites about postcard collecting, exchanging and trading. Postcards are picture postcards sent in the regular mail, not the cards sent in email on the Internet. Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Razors" that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is about the activity of collecting "Razors" and razor related items. Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror" items that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is about the activity of collecting items that are Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror related. Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Sewing Items " that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is for sites related to collecting Sewing items such as machines, needle books, thimbles, etc. Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections. Sites may be anything from personal collector sites, to research and informational sites.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Shells" that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is for websites dealing with recreational shell collecting. Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Slot Machines" that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is about the collecting of "Slot Machines" Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Sports" items that would be useful or of interest to collectors of the item. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping: Sports: Memorabilia. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is about the collecting of sports related items. Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Stamps" that would be useful or of interest to collectors of the item. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to the appropriate subcategory of Shopping and/or Regional.

Commercial sites will NOT be listed in this category.
This category is about "Philately" (stamp collecting) Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Stickers" that would be useful or of interest to collectors of the item. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

This category is about collecting "Stickers". Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of stickers.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of themed items that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

All sites, which offer products and collectibles for sale on line and off line, should be submitted to Shopping/Antiques and Collectibles. Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

The sites listed here are those that deal with general categories of collectibles, that are related by a "Theme", as opposed to relationship by kind. (e.g. a collection of any item related to horses (a theme) whether it is a figurine, toy, book, stamp, coin etc., would fit in this category. Included in this category is information about the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections.
Acceptable sites should contain original content pertaining to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of "Toys" that would be useful or of interest to collectors. For quick review please search through the subcategories to find the correct placement of your site.

Commercial sites will not be accepted in this category.

Sites with a shopping and/or heavy commercial focus should be submitted instead to the Antique and Collectible toys and games or the general Toys and Games shopping category.

This category includes many websites that relate to collecting Toys. Sites found here will include personal collectors, clubs and informational sites or other sites which relate to the acquisition, display, identification, and conservation of these collections. Toy related subcategories include: Cars and Trucks, Beanie Babies, Dolls, Teddy Bears, Marbles, Action Figures, Fast Food, etc.
This category is for sites that encompass all types of trading cards in general, as well as genre specific sites that are not related to sports, playable as a game, or related to science fiction, fantasy, or horror.

Sites related to sports trading cards should be submitted to Recreation/Collecting/Sports/Cards.

Sites related to trading card games should be submitted to Games/Trading Cards. If the site is related to an individual trading card game, it should be submitted to the appropriate subcategory of Games/Trading Cards.

Sites related to science fiction, fantasy, or horror trading cards should be submitted to Recreation/Collecting/Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror/Trading Cards.

If the primary purpose of the site is to sell Trading Cards, it should be submitted to Shopping/Toys and Games/Trading Cards.

Trading cards are small cards, usually one of a set, with a picture or design on them. They are usually collected and traded in an effort to achieve a complete set.
Appropriate submissions include those that specifically relate to the collecting of writing instruments or related accessories, and provide information that would be of interest to the collector. Sites that are more specifically related to pens, pencils, or other accessories should be submitted to an appropriate sub-category of Writing_Instruments. Sites devoted primarily to the sale of writing instruments (retailers and dealers) should be submitted to an appropriate Shopping category.
Writing instruments of all types, new and old, are a popular collectible.
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