Wednesday, March 29, 2017

88,888 Postcards on Colnect!

Colnectors meet the new milestone of Postcards category! This time we have passed the point of  88,888 POSTCARDS!

Suwa Park, Japan, 1910, Colnect catalog

"Postcards" is one of the fastest growing categories on Colnect! More than 1,000 postcards from 73 countries have been added to the catalog for the last month.

Konstanz, band of frogs playing music, German Realm, 1925, Colnect catalog

The Postcards catalog is divided into countries, authors, issuers, colorings, orientations, views, years, themes and newly added for easy browsing. There are postcards from 261 countries all over the world in our catalog. We have 555 postcards with pictures of sunrises/sunsets, 969 Elephant-themed postcards, and 696 postcards with maps on them. Explore our Postcard catalog and find more and more various postcards.

Milan Peace Arch, Italy, 1954, Colnect catalog

We would like to say the special thank you to the super cool coordinators of the Postcards category, Vadym Sulimenko [Dravec] and Grzegorz PajÄ…k [quarteris]. Their enthusiastic work developing the category is making it bigger and better every year.

Lighthouse Fastnet. Ireland, Russia, 2013, Colnect catalog

We would also like to thank all the dedicated 27 editors61 translators, and 228 contributors that have helped the category to reach the new beautiful milestone.

Saurolophus, USSR, 1990, Colnect catalog


Do you want to join us and develop Colnect together? We always welcome and appreciate any help. There are many ways you can help us make the Colnect catalog better: add new items, add images and information to existing ones, translate catalog to your language, edit the catalog, write wiki articles, and even create a new category.





Sunday, March 12, 2017

44,444 Transportation Tickets Reached!

Happy new milestone, Colnectors! Today we celebrate an awesome achievement of
44,444 Transportation Tickets on Colnect!

KM Tidar - Passenger ticket for child, Indonesia, 1994, Colnect catalog


The category was launched in 2009 with only 222 items and now after all these years, we are proud of having such a great Transportation Tickets category with 44,444 items. The collecting of different kinds of transportation tickets is a popular hobby and Colnect now unites more than 900 active collectors of this kind of collectibles. The biggest collection of transportation tickets on Colnect belongs to gazzaoz. He has an impressive number of 9,699 tickets in his collection.
The Transportation Ticket category grows and develops day by day. For the last week, 147 tickets from 18 countries have been added to the catalog. For the last month, 916 newly added tickets from 41 countries appeared on the site.

Transport for London Visitor card, United Kingdom, Colnect catalog

There are tickets from the 123 countries on Colnect. At the moment the catalog presents tickets from 15 transportation types. There are Bus, Subway/Underground, Gondola/Aerial Tram, and Funicular/Cable car among them.

Terre Haute to East St Louis, USA, 1859, Colnect catalog

We greatly appreciate the work of the category coordinator Gary Hoff [gazzaoz] and all contributors, translators, and editors. You made the Colnect Transportation Tickets catalog such an interesting and hospitable place for collectors from all over the world.

Tram Sintra, Portugal, 2002, Colnect catalog

Colnect has been built by collectors for collectors and any help is much appreciated. Would YOU like to join as a contributor on the Transportation Tickets catalog as well? If you've never contributed information to Colnect before, please read our Catalog Contribution Guidelines.

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