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collector's item

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collector's piece

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(Antiques) a thing regarded as being exquisite or rare and thus worthy of the interest of one who collects such things
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Noun1.collector's item - the outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection
curio, curiosity, oddment, peculiarity, rarity, oddity - something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
rariora - (plural) rare collector's items
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The cars have since become collectors' items - and one of them is up for grabs in Moira, Co Down.
Andy Poole, chief executive of the attraction, said: "Sue won our competition in 2008 to find a designer for the eggs and they have become collectors' items.
There will be lots of stalls available including books, jewellery, bric-a-brac, collectors' items, jigsaws, children's toys.
Maybe they are collectors' items to programmes like Cash in the Attic or Flog It
Corgi date back to 1956 and their toys, such as James Bond's iconic Aston Martin DB5, have become collectors' items.
Antiques enthusiasts will find the fair full of traditional, quality antiques and genuine collectors' items, while of course, at this time of year, there are always those who come seeking rare and unusual gifts in anticipation of Christmas.
00) between a Broad Oak side and a team from the Bulls Head, followed by a massive Sports auction at the pub at which there will be a chance to bid for some real collectors' items.
The comic books are still wildly popular collectors' items in Mexico and other parts of Latin America, and they continue to be much discussed and much read.
Royal fans are keen to get their hands on items bearing the old date believing they will become collectors' items.
Higher-priced pens, in general, tend to be limited editions, and are expected to become collectors' items.
Current bids for serial numbers GWS0001 and GWS0002 stand at $5,000 and $3,000 respectively, and all are sure to become collectors' items.
A short item on the last set of Hong Kong stamps featuring the image of the British queen, an event that led to lines outside of post offices, as thousands of people stood for several hours to try to buy what are soon to become collectors' items.