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.

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.

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