Tickets which are issued for journeys on transport such as buses, trains and trams. Some of which no longer exist, adding to the appeal of the collector.
Transport tickets are a very popular item to collect in the UK and they are appreciated by a great many people.
Ticketscan be obtained from a variety of sources, such as dealers, car boot sales, collectors fairs, flea markets and jumble sales, as well as antique dealers and antique fairs. The internet is another good source, especially on-line auctions.
Collectors can be of all ages and you are never too young or old to start a collection.
There is no real ability required for collecting transport tickets, collectors just need the appreciation of the object. Many will be interested in the history associated with the transport and the ticket itself.
Collecting tickets is an exciting and rewarding area of collecting. Collectors research tickets to enhance the value. Tickets are issued for travel on buses, trains and trams in cities and countries throughout the world. Ticket collectors enjoy tickets because they are a real piece of memorabilia from a journey and as such have a history associated with them. Ticket collectors look for historical significance, eye appeal and scarceness.
To build up a collection of transport tickets collectors need to be resourceful in their attempts to obtain items to add to their collection. You must be prepared to spend time rummaging through lots of items to find the one piece of treasure that you need to add to your collection. Much of the fun of collecting is the seeking of that elusive next item, whether it be at a car boot sale which could yield some great finds, or at a dealer where you may have to pay top prices.
Tickets may be obtained for the price of a journey! Scarce tickets may change hands for hundreds of pounds, or common ones for a few pence.
Level of Demand
The table below shows the maximum levels of demand that this activity requires. NOTE: These are not entry levels or levels of requirement and has nothing to do with ability.
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