Top Ten Unusual Collections

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Collecting things and interesting items imaginable is one of the most common and oldest fixations of many people. There are those people who find satisfaction collecting newspaper clippings and stamps. There are those who enjoy collecting skins and skulls, and even penis castings. In this article, we are going to the extreme by covering the top 10 most ghoulish collections.

 

1. Stuffed Animals

Stuffed Animals

 

A self taught practitioner of taxidermy, Walter Potter maintained a wide array of stuffed animals that he presented in bizarre human-like poses and situations. His collection of stuffed animals includes rats, robins and toads. His collection was eventually dismantled and later sold in an auction.

 

2. Preserved Human Heads

Preserved Human Heads

 

General Horatio Gordon Robley has this obsession for items and things related to the early Maoris including the tattoos on the bodies of these early settlers of New Zealand. He was so serious about his collection that he included in his rich collection human heads which he considered great artworks.

 

3. Hair Collection

Hair Collection

 

John Reznikoff collection includes hair reps of many known personalities including Marilyn Monroe, Abe Lincoln, JFK, Albert Einstein, John Lennon and Elvis Presley to name a few.

 

4. Murderabilia

Murderabilia

 

While John Wayne Gacy remained lock up in jail, Rick Staton continued to become his exclusive dealer and later became known as the top collector of murderabilia.

 

5. Genital Casts

Genital Casts

 

It all begun as a simple way of meeting great and interesting men which went all the way for Cynthia Plaster Caster to start collecting genital casts of famous men. Her latest addition to her penis cast collection includes those from famous men such as Karen O, Jello Biafra and Jimmi Hendrix.

 

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