English version

collector's item

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcollector's itemcolˈlector’s ˌitem noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 an object that people want to have because it is interesting or rare, and might become valuable 🔊 The dolls are real collector's items.
Examples from the Corpus
collector's itemLevy, 46, readily concedes that the road map is an odd choice as a collector's item.The bottle - a limited edition which should become a collector's item - is only available through an exchange offer.All this I learn from the official match programme, price sixpence and now something of a collector's item.Reader H. R. Vaughan-Williams sent us this collector's item, which is probably prewar.
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