Showing posts with label milestone. Show all posts
Showing posts with label milestone. Show all posts

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.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

77,777 Coins On Colnect!

Colnect Coin category has been growing at a rapid speed and today we have reached the hypnotizing mark of
77,777 coins!

50 Pence (The Red Dragon of Wales), Numismatic Product, Jersey, 2013, Colnect catalog

Less than 6 months ago we celebrated a milestone of 66,666 coins. Since that time 11,111 coins in total have been added to our catalog. Just think of it; collectors from all over the world each day have contributed to Colnect about 62 coins!

20 Cents, Standard Circulation, Swaziland, 1974, Colnect catalog

You can find coins from the farthest corners of the world in our Coin catalog. There are coins from 404 contries, minted by 397 mints, with the face value of 1370 different currencies, and 41 shapes.

100 Córdobas (U.S. Bicentennial), Numismatic Product, Nicaragua, 1975, Colnect catalog

The impressively fast growth Colnect coin catalog is a result of immense work and dedication of the coordinators, Angelo Parla [angelo13] and Hernán Bofill [hbofill12], and all editors and contributors of the category.

½ Penny, Standard Circulation, Ireland-Hibernia, 1805, Colnect catalog

Colnect has been built by collectors for collectors and any help is much appreciated. Interested to start helping out your fellow collectors? Read our Contributors guide and fill out our Contributor application.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

22,222 Milk Cup Lids passed!

Our awesome Milk Cup Lids catalog has reached a new milestone of
22,222 items!

Farrier, Sahnalp, Austria, 1995, Colnect catalog

Take a look at the catalog and get familiar with it! There are milk cup lids from 57 world countries. The oldest milk cup lid is from 1952

United Feature Syndicate Inc, Japan, 1952, Colnect catalog

Visit our milk cup lids catalog and you will be impressed with the number of the things depicted on lids. There are milk cup lids on 242 themes in our catalog. The top 5 of them are Flowers, AnimalsOrchidsCity Views, and Cars.

Portraits, Burra, Switzerland, 1998, Colnect catalog


Thank you to all our contributors, editors, translators and super cool Milk Cup Lids catalog coordinator Els Van Gastel [leeuwin] for making this category so great and diverse!

Popp 1898, Nordheide, Germany, Federal Republic, Colnect catalog

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.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

13,013 Kids Meal Toys On Board!

Colnect is a friendly home for collectors of various collectibles. Thanks to volunteer contributors Colnect catalog grows larger day by day. Today we are happy to celebrate the Kids Meal Toys category passing a new beautiful milestone of


13,013 items! 



Flip Car #5, McDonalds, USA, 2014, Colnect Catalog

In our Kids Meal Toys catalog, you can find 19 types of toys produced by 143 brands from 28 countries all over the world. For the last 30 days about 650 items were added to our catalog.

Groove Monster, Monster Munch, UK, 1996, Colnect Catalog

We would like to express our gratitude to all people who have working and currently are working on developing and improving Colnect Kids Meal Toys catalog: coordinator, editors, contributors and translators.

Fishing game, Kinder Surprise, Ferrero, Worldwide, 2014, Colnect catalog

Thank you so much Hans Meeuwisse [steamtrain] for your dedication in leading the category. Colnect Kids Meal Toys catalog would not be so nice without your help.
Orange frisbee, Kinder Surprise, Ferrero, Worldwide, 2012, Colnect Catalog
If you would like to make your own contribution to the Colnect Kids Meal Toys catalog, please read our Catalog Contribution Guidelines. There are many ways you could help us make Colnect catalog better: add new items, add images and information to existing ones, translate catalog to your language, edit catalog, write wiki articles, and even create a new category.

Hi Lois, Onbekend, USA, 1995, Colnect catalog

Interested in helping to improve other categories? See our Contributor Guide help page. Any help will be very much appreciated.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

83,838 postcards on Colnect reached!

Colnect catalog is growing fast and this year we marked passing two milestones of Colnect postcard category - 66,666 and 77,777 postcards. Now it's time to add more variety to the milestone numbers and we are happy to celebrate the new awesome milestone of 

83,838 postcards!



It`s hard to express how much we appreciate the work of dedicated coordinators of Postcard category, Vadym Sulimenko [Dravec] and Grzegorz Pająk [quarteris]. Thank you for all the things you do to keep the category grow and develop.



Also, Postcard catalog wouldn`t be so beautiful, diverse and impressive without the great contribution of the editors, translators, and contributors. Thank you, collectors!



For the last four months, more than 6,060 postcards from 132 countries were added to the catalog. The most of them are from Germany, Federal Republic, USSR, and Italy.



Recently added postcards feature 347 themes. The most popular of them are Townscapes/City Views, Buildings, Architecture, and Landscapes.


Want to join us as a contributor? Please read our Postcards Catalog Contribution Guidelines. You can learn more details on how to contribute to Colnect on the Contributor Guide.


Thursday, November 24, 2016

Sunday, October 30, 2016

More than 66,666 Hotel Key Cards!

A year and a half ago, we were celebrating 50,005 Hotel Key Cards on the catalog. Now, over 16,666 Hotel Key Cards later, we are proud to mark the new milestone of 66,666 Hotel Key Cards, showing that the catalog is only growing faster and better as the milestones pass.
"Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort - Queen of hearts" Canadian hotel key card, from the Colnect catalog
With a rate of over 1,666 cards added every month, Colnect now features a catalog with Hotel Key Cards from 196 countries, 2,907 hotel chains and 292 themes.
"Hostal de la Gavina ***** GL" Spanish hotel key card, from the Colnect catalog
We would like to thank the coordinators of the category, Ignacio F López Vico [iflvico] and Angel L. Nebro [a1954], for their wonderful work on the hotel key cards catalog.

"Renaissance Golden View Beach Resort" Egyptian hotel key card, from the Colnect catalog
We would also like to express our appreciation for the contributors who make, by adding card after card, this catalog look the way it does today.
"Carlton Inter-Continental Cannes" French hotel key card, from the Colnect catalog
Would like to help add key cards to the catalog? Learn more on the Contributor Guide.

"Park Silver Obelisco Hotel" Argentinian hotel key card, from the Colnect catalog

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