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Showing posts with label milestone. Show all posts

Friday, August 25, 2017

80,008 Banknotes Cataloged ;)

We are so happy to celebrate the next awesome achievement in Banknote catalog. 80,008 banknotes are reached :)

100 Pesos, 1974, Mexico

We are grateful to the devoted two co-coordinators Vidami Istvan [mozistv] and Imre Csendes [SethChimera] for taking care of category. The help of the category editors and contributors is very much appreciated. Thank you for your time and dedication.



100 Francs, 1949, Belgium

Category of banknotes on Colnect is so various and diverse and includes paper money from 299 countries. There are some interesting facts about banknotes those you can find in our catalog.

The largest dollar bill ever issued was a Gold Certificate that has the face value of 100 000. They were issued in 1934 and were used for transactions between Federal Reserve banks only.

100,000 Dollars, 1934, USA


Banknotes with the £1 face values were in circulation from 1796. During the French Revolutionary wars, banknotes with small face values were printed to replace gold coins. £1 b
anknotes had circulated until 1988. The last issue of £1 banknote was decorated with the picture of Sir Issac Newton.


1 Pound, 1978, UK

Do you know that Martha Washington is the only woman memorialized on US paper money? Her portrait was printed on a silver certificate in denominations of $ 1 issue in 1886, 1891 and 1896.

1 Silver Dollar, 1886, USA

Do you want to join us and make Colnect better together? We always welcome and appreciate any help. If you've never contributed information to Colnect before, please read our Catalog Contribution Guidelines.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

33,333 Pocket Calendars on Colnect

We are happy to announce that Pocket Calendar category on Colnect has reached a great number of 33,333 items.

Windmill, Russia, 2015, Colnect catalog

We are very thankful to the category coordinator, Hans Meeuwisse [steamtrain], and all the helpers who dedicated their time to better this category.

Four Red Kittens, Argentina, 2006, Colnect calendar

Now the category featured the pocket calendars from 73 countries. The most popular theme of pocket calendars is, of course, cats. They are so cute and even a short single look at them may turn your mood up for a whole day :)

Girl, USA, 1891, Colnect catalog
The oldest pocket calendar in our catalog is dated of 1891. It is the only one item from the XIX century in our pocket calendar catalog. We hope to add more old pocket calendars to Colnect catalog. 

Mashpriborintorg, USSR, 1972, Colnect catalog

Colnect has been built by collectors for collectors and any help is much appreciated. Would like to join and contribute to the Pocket Calendar catalog too? Learn more on the Pocket Calendar Catalog Contribution Guidelines page. There are many ways you can help us make 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.


Friday, July 7, 2017

25,252 Milk Cup Lids on Colnect :)

We are very glad to announce our very unique catalog of  Milk Cup Lids is reaching a new great number of
25,252 items


Thomas Ott, 2016, Switzerland, Colnect catalog
Colnect Milk Cup Lids catalog is one of it's kind and we are delighted to be a sweet home for milk cup lid collectors from all over the world :) This category was suggested on the forum and after the discussion, it was created. We are open to everyone's suggestions on adding new categories to our catalog on New Categories forum.

Miele, 2016, Italy, Colnect catalog


Colnect collection management tools allow sharing and displaying a personal collection in an easy way. If you are not familiar with how to manage your personal collection on Colnect read our Help pages.


I love cats, 1992, Switzerland, Colnect catalog












We are very grateful to all contributors, editors, translators who day by day develop Colnect Milk Cup Lids catalog. Special thanks to super cool coordinator Els Van Gastel [leeuwin] for taking care of the category.
Praha, 2011, Slovakia, Colnect catalog

For now, there are 143 collectors of milk cup lids on Colnect. The biggest collection belongs to the coordinator of the category [leeuwin] with 16,869 items(!), the second collection belongs to [Ribouldingue] with 16,325 items, and the third collection belongs to [Bruun01] with 8,299 items.

Colnect has been built by collectors for collectors and any help is much appreciated. Want to start contributing to Colnect? 

There are many ways you can help us make 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.


Friday, June 9, 2017

7,777 Holy Cards on Colnect!

Seven is a holy number in many religions, so it is rather symbolic that our Holy Card catalog has surpassed 7,777 items!
 
Italy is the motherland of Catholicism, so no surprise that Penisola appenninica is the leader in this category with 6,755 items. By the way, Daniele Pennisi [Lelecollector], the coordinator of the Category, owns most of them (6,717). The two following countries are Venezuela and Spain with 318 and 115 cards correspondingly.


"Felix Martyr (holy body)", San Giovanni Gemini, Italy, Colnect catalog
From aedicule-type to mechanic canivet, from digital printing to chromolithography - the variety of holy cards on the category impresses.

Jesus - Adoration of the Shepherds", Vatican City, Colnect catalog

By the way, the first holy card collectors could live even in the 15th century, at the time when first cards appeared. Not everyone could afford sacred image of their patron saint, but necessity is the mother of invention as they say. People invented handmade prints, and later on the Benziger brothers started to crank out the cards in Switzerland. Who knows, perhaps, some of Benziger prints are here on Colnect.

"Joseph", Pisano Etneo (Zafferana Etnea), Italy, Colnect catalog

Plug in the world of collecting and make your inventions with us! If you want to contribute to Colnect, read our Catalog Contribution Guidelines.




Monday, May 29, 2017

4,444 Admission Tickets Reached!

We are happy to announce that Admission tickets category is reaching a new beautiful point of
4,444 items! 

Vaquillas Feria del Pilar, Spain, 1999, Colnect catalog

The category was launched in February 2016 with only 989 items. Since that time the category has been grown and developed and 372 Colnectors have added the admission tickets to their personal collection on Colnect.

George Harrison & Eric Clapton - Fukuoka Kokusai Center - After Show, Japan, 1991, Colnect catalog

Now catalog includes the items of 18 venue types and from the 85 countries. Exploring the catalog you can learn, for example, how the zoo tickets from the different countries look like. 

Prague Zoo. Children 1 day ticket, Czech Republic, 2010, Colnect catalog

Movie lovers can find cinema tickets from the 21 countries and the oldest one of them issued in Yugoslavia in 1958, the country that doesn't exist anymore.

Cinema Coloseum, Yugoslavia, 1958, Colnect catalog


We would like to thank the category coordinator, Hernán Bofill [hbofill12], and all the Colnectrors who contributed to the category with new items, editing, and translations.

French Cultural Festival - 02 - Pro, Thailand, 2005, Colnect catalog

Do you want to join us and make Colnect better together? Would YOU like to join as a contributor on the Admission tickets catalog as well? We always welcome and appreciate any help. You are welcome to learn more about the Admission tickets Catalog Contribution help page. Want to contribute on another catalog, help with translations or even start a new category on Colnect? Please see our Contributor Guide.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

50,505 Drink Labels Achieved!

We celebrate a new great achievement in the Drink Labels category -
50,505 items!

Bamberger Rauchbier, Beer, Austria, Colnect catalog

We are happy to celebrate a new beautiful and cool number in the drink labels category. It grows fast and already includes drink labels from 119 countries. Colnect catalog allows sorting the countries by the number of drink labels they include in. The biggest number of drink labels on the Colnect is from Czech Republic. You can find more interesting numbers exploring Colnect catalog.

Dewil beer, Beer, Bulgaria, Colnect catalog

On the page of each item, you can find information about country, company, brand, beverage, year and theme. Also, you can see newly added drink labels to the catalog for the last 1, 3, 7, 14, and 30 days in the sub-category of newly added items.

Autumn Pale Ale, Beer, Czech Republic, Colnect catalog

We very much appreciate all the help of all contributors, translators, and editors of drink labels category. The drink labels category has been grown into the great and beautiful one thanks to the devotion and hard work of our contributors. And, of course, our special thanks to the marvelous category coordinator, Mario Wicht [Betta1970].

Asahi 1982, Beer, Japan, Colnect catalog

Do you want to join us and make Colnect better together? We always welcome and appreciate any help. If you have never contributed information to Colnect before, please read our Catalog Contribution Guidelines.

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 Pająk [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, February 26, 2017

7,777 Tokens Available On Colnect catalog!

Colnectors, let's celebrate reaching the beautiful point of
7,777 tokens on Colnect!!!

Rita 50 jaar, Shopping Carts, Netherlands, 2007, Colnect catalog

Tokens category maintains a high standard, showcasing high-quality images and complete information on every single item. The Colnect catalog of tokens has years, countries, compositions, usages, themes, face values, and currencies filters so you can easily sort your collection in any way you want.


There are 2,844 collectors of tokens on Colnect, from 131 countries of the world. The oldest token is dated about 1467 and the newest one of 2017. The most popular themes to depict are animals and mythology.


We are all very grateful to all the volunteers who have been working on developing the Colnect Tokens category. The beauty of the category lies in your efforts in adding more and more new items, editing and translating the catalog. We thank the Tokens category coordinator, Hernan Bofill [hbofill12], for all the great things you do for Colnect.

Would YOU like to join as a contributor on the Tokens catalog as well? You are welcome to learn more on the Token Catalog Contribution help page. Want to contribute on another catalog, help with translations or even start a new category on Colnect? Please see our Contributor Guide.

Monday, February 13, 2017

55,555 Sugar Packets Reached!

Let's celebrate a new great achievement of
55,555 Sugar Packets on Colnect!

Norteńos, Argentina, Colnect catalog

We are proud of our Sugar Packets catalog. It started with only 1,316 items in August 2012 and it just reached an impressive mark of 55,555 packets.

Rolls Royce 1935, Canada, Colnect catalog

The Colnect Sugar Packet catalog includes items from 177 countries of the world. The country with the biggest number of sugar packets is Spain, with a staggering 13,460 of them!

C 5/6, Switzerland, Colnect catalog

The whole number of packets could be sorted by 285 themes. The most popular things to depict are hotels, airlines, coffee, restaurants, Christmas, and Zodiac.
The most common shape of sugar packets is the rectangle, but there are also sugar packets of uncommon shapes in our catalog. For example, cube, circle, pyramid, heart, etc.

Zeta Hearts-1, Italy, Colnect catalog

The Sugar Packets category has been developed into the great and beautiful one thanks to the dedication and hard work of our contributors. We want to thank all collectors who have been working day by day contributing to the category with items, translations, and editing. Special thanks to the category coordinator tuixons for leading the category.

Sugar Smile-2, Germany, Colnect catalog

Do you want to join us and develop Colnect together? We always welcome and appreciate any help. If you've never contributed information to Colnect before, please read our Catalog Contribution Guidelines.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

33,333+ Sports Cards Now on Colnect!

We are glad to announce that Colnect catalog has passed a new beautiful milestone of
33,333+ Sports Cards!

#186 Bernie Williams (1972-1973), 1972 Series 1, Basketball, USA, Colnect catalog

Since its establishment in February of 2014 with only 6,454 Sports Cards of 5 Sports, Colnect Sports Cards Catalog has passed a long way to the current milestone of more than 33,333 cards of 7 Sports.

#49 David Wells (1992), 1992 Series A: Score, Baseball, Canada, Colnect catalog


The Sports Cards catalog includes cards of 15 leagues, 9,872 players, 437 teams, and 72 seasons from 11 countries. And every day it has been enriched with more and more cards every day. 726 Sports Cards have been added to the catalog for the last 30 days.

#TWO-031 Mikhail Grabovsky, KHL. Season 5, 2012, Ice hockey, Russia, Colnect catalog 

The Colnect Sports Cards catalog is so great because of passionate collectors who have been building and developing it. Many thanks to the awesome category coordinators [neweden] and [nzexchange], and all editors, translators, and contributors for their dedicated work.

#30 Don Paul (1951-1952), 1951Series 1, 1951-1952, Gridironfootball, USA, Colnect catalog

Colnect has been built by collectors for collectors and any help is much appreciated. There are many ways you can help us make 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.

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