What's in a Name? Collector Nomenclature

What's in a Name? Collector Nomenclature

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Tara Bellucci
Sep 27, 2011
We all know bibliophiles collect books. You may even know that philatelists collect stamps. But what do tegestologists and oologists collect? Here's a collection of strange and wonderful names for collectors. Aerophilatelist: Air Mail Stamps Arctophilist: Teddy Bears Brolliologist: Umbrellas Conchologist: Shells Deltiologist: Postcards Digitabulist: Thimbles Grabatologist: Neckties Helixophilist: Corkscrews Infulaphilist: Cigar Bands Lepidopterist: Moths & Butterflies Oologist: Bird's Eggs Phillumenist: Matches/Match books Planganologist: Dolls Sucrologist: Sugar Packets Tegestologist: Coasters Vexillologist: Flags Know any others? Add them in the comments! Image: Shutterstock.
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