Many people collect something as a hobby. Some common collections include stamps, coins, holiday decorations, models, antique toys, model trains, figurines, books. Collecting can be a source of enjoyment or clutter. In addition to collecting the items, people often want to research them. Sometimes they subscribe to magazines on the topic. Collections may require special storage or, in order to better enjoy them, ways to display the collected items.
In addition to the items listed above, people collect records, cars, dollhouses and furnishings for them, sports memorabilia, China, especially plates, or objects from a particular time period or style.