A menagerie or collection of everything else that does not conveniently fit into any other category.
Golden Rules For Collectors
You do not have to be a squirrel to be a collector, but it would probably help. Every collector is an individual and thus each collection is unique. Because of this is therefore not possible to give a definitive set of rules for collecting but at Rarity4u we have produced a general guideline to assist all collectors of all ages.
How To Ruin An Antique
Very few people set out intentionally to ruin an antique, but people regularly make costly mistakes every day when caring for antiques. Why should this be so? In most cases it is simply because they do not know any better, or they follow old wives tales and old fashioned handed down methods.
Not everything old is good and not everything modern is bad. The technology developed to put a man on the moon and oil platforms into the North Sea, has become available to us for use in our everyday lives.
The following is a list of the five most common causes or reasons why antiques become ruined.
Phillip came to me today,
and said it was time to go.
I looked at him and smiled,
as I whispered that "I know"
So You Want To Be A Collector
Squirrels collect and store during the summer when food is plentiful, to help them through the long winter when food is more difficult to find. Similarly with collectors, they look for pieces in times of plenty, so they can admire and enjoy their collection during the difficult times when time, money, space and suitable pieces are hard to find.
Baby boomers and the younger generations are nostalgically collecting Tupperware, since they remember their mothers and grandmothers using the items in their kitchens or selling the products as Tupperware Parties.