The strangest collections

They loved to collect postcards, stamps or inserts of gum? Certainly, these passions have been over the years ... But these people are dedicated to the hobby - collecting - more than a year, and this is not the limit.

1. Dimitris Pistiolas of Athens owns the largest collection of video cameras - all had 937 models of ancient and modern spotlights. (Thanassis Stavrakis / AP)

2. Since 2003, the Chinese collector Wang Guohua collecting packs of cigarettes, some of which he keeps in his room in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. The collection of 30,000 cigarette packs of more than 100 companies from 10 countries. (AP)

3. Collection Pokemon Lisa Courtney got into the Guinness Book of Records. The collection of 12,113 toys. (Paul Michael Hughes / Guinness World Records / PRNewsFoto)

4. Basement Ron Hood, who lives in Lewiston, Maine, has been converted into a veritable museum of candy PEZ. Now his collection of more than 3,000 candy-toy PEZ, although he considers it "a little." (Daryn Slover / Lewiston Sun Journal / AP)

5. The farmer Heinrich Cut demonstrates several of its 20,000 beer mugs in Kukskhavene. He himself does not drink beer, but collecting societies since 1997. Brother Heinrich collects copies of hours, but relative to the collection of his still far away. (Joerg Sarbach / AP)

6. The collection of rubber ducks Valley Hammer - was not the largest in the world, at least in the collection no one recurring ducks. In her collection in size in 2469 ducks were just a few hundred to break the world record set by a woman from California. (Bob Holiday / The Pantagraph / AP)

7. Guinness World Records recognized the collection of owls Pam Barker of Leeds, the largest in the world. In her collection of 18,000 owls. (Russ Dillingham / The Sun Journal / AP)

8. Mary Ann Sell of Cincinnati has a collection of films from the View-Master 40 000. (Mike Roemer / AP)

9. Key ring, bought in Vietnam (where he served as a helicopter gunner) was for 41-year-old Ron Tyler's first in his now vast collection. (Ann Williamson / Topeka Capital-Journal / AP)

10. Collection Santa Claus Sharon Badzhli so large (6000), which it took three weeks to get everyone together. (Rick Gargiul / The Saratogian / AP)



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