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Summary: The Collectors, a unique exhibition of various artefacts and collectibles and a DSS Signature Event in 2008, will begin on Tuesday, July 15, at Wafi, a key sponsor of the summer event.

The eight-day long exhibition is bound to appeal to all memorabilia lovers and even shoppers who would like to have a glimpse of rare collections of coins, photographs, sports and classic cars, ancient Islamic manuscripts, watches, medals, cameras, paintings, stamps and many other collectibles. The Collectors will be open between 10am and 10pm to enable visitors and residents to view the display.

The Collectors, a unique exhibition of various artefacts and collectibles and a DSS Signature Event in 2008, will begin on Tuesday, July 15, at Wafi, a key sponsor of the summer event.

The eight-day long exhibition is bound to appeal to all memorabilia lovers and even shoppers who would like to have a glimpse of rare collections of coins, photographs, sports and classic cars, ancient Islamic manuscripts, watches, medals, cameras, paintings, stamps and many other collectibles. The Collectors will be open between 10am and 10pm to enable visitors and residents to view the display.

Organised since 2005, 'The Collectors' is an ideal forum that aims to bring together collectors of various objects under one roof. Tshering Idnani, Senior Events Coordinator at Dubai Shopping Festival Office said, C[pounds sterling]The Collectors has been an attraction of every DSS edition since 2005 and this year, the collections displayed are some of the best weCOve had in a Collectors edition yet. The combination of international, regional, and local displays is definite to thrill visitors to Wafi.C[yen]

The exhibition this year features five international collectors who will display the worldCOs largest collection of snow globes, the worldCOs largest collection of licence plates and rosary beads, and the worldCOs largest collection of bookmarks. These displays have gained entry into the Guinness Book of World Records.

Additionally, the worldCOs second and third largest collections of CyDo not disturbCO signs will also be showcased in the event. Antique lovers can look forward to displays of jewellery, the Holy Quran, cameras, and gramophones.

The display however, does not stop there. Also included are miniature car collectibles, currency bundles from over 60 countries, and the mixed collection of Suhail Zarooni Co a well known local collector, consisting of branded miscellaneous items of Starbucks, Swatch, Cartier, James Bond, and even Harry Potter.

A special inclusion in this yearCOs exhibition is an exhibit of royal family photographs, unseen by most, adding the elegance to what is one of the most entertaining and curious collections exhibited in a Collectors edition.

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