Thursday, October 19, 2017

2,552 Bookmarks Passed

We are happy to announce that bookmarks catalog recently has hit its first milestone of 2,552 items on Colnect.

Bookmark › Uffizi, Florence – Primavera by Botticelli, Italy, Colnect Catalog

Since ancient times people have had a need of tracking their progress while reading and that's why bookmarks have a really long history. Earliest bookmarks are dated from the 6th century AD.

Bookmark › Woman reading, France, Colnect Catalog

Even though bookmarks were used from very early on, they became popular only after printed books appeared. The reason being that first printed books were very expensive and people needed a way to mark their place in the book without damaging it.

Bookmark › Artigiancassa, Confartigianato, Italy, Colnect Catalog


Bookmarks come in many various designs and there are several materials used to make them. Currently, on Colnect, you can find bookmarks from 37 different countries.

Bookmark › Masta Trade, Slovenia, Colnect Catalog

Thank you, Colnectors, for your contribution, your help is much appreciated. Special thanks to the coordinator of this category, Andreu Canuto Garcia, [Pelacanyes], for being amazing :)

Bookmark › Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany, Federal Republic, Colnect Catalog

Colnect has been built by collectors just like you. If you wish to contribute to our growing community of collectors and start making catalog better for other fellow collectors then you can add new items, add images and information to already existing items, help to translate catalog to your language, edit the catalog, write wiki articles, and even create your own categories.

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