Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Building Collector Holiday Gift Guide

We search antique stores, frequent flea markets, exist for hours on ebay all in pursuit of souvenir buildings. To assist your search, I scoured the internet for ideas and tips for a Building Collector Holiday Gift Guide. There’s still time to buy for a loved one, friend or to even treat yourself. Of course, InFocus Tech always has great and finely-detailed building replicas which make great gifts. For the dinning table, how about S&Ps such as Eiffel Tower Salt and Pepper Shakers andNew York Landmarks Salt and Pepper Shakers Set Here’s a twist on the old standard neck ties…architectural-theme neck ware like Chicago Skyline by RM Style multicolor polyester ties or Commercial Blueprint by Wild Ties blue polyester ties Check out this interesting gothic lantern called the Pickford Indoor/ Outdoor Luminary Lantern Perhaps a building pop-up book such as Architectural Wonders: A Pop-Up Gallery of the World's Most Amazing Marvels Show your worldliness with a Cathedral World game Family Games Cathedral World Pewter Plaza offers some souvenir buildings on their website including: Heidelberg Castle, Bratislava St. Michael's Tower, Germany’s Neuschwanstein Castle and Bamberg Cathedral and others. Don’t forget Timothy Richard’s building models. Gift shops, such as Washington D.C.’s National Cathedral, have an online stores with architecture-related items. Do you know of other online sources for souvenir buildings? Let us know using the ‘comments’ link below.

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