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OK, we admit it - once you start collecting the Guinness Book of Records and associated publications, there comes a time when other related items come into view. This page of our site details some of the more unusual items we have collected; items which don't necessarily fit into other sections of our site, or deserve their own place on our site. As always, we'll add new items to this page as we come across them.

1979

Guinness Hall of World Records Brochure, Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

1985

Guinness Hall of World Records Brochure, Nashville, Tennessee.

1980s

Guinness Hall of World Records Brochure, Nashville, Tennessee.

1980s

Guinness World Records Museum Brochure, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

1993

Hollywood Guinness World of Records Brochure. 

1976

Guinness World Records Exhibit Hall Brochure, Empire State Building, New York. 

1983

Guinness World Records Exhibit Hall Brochure, Empire State Building, New York.

1988

Guinness World of Records Brochure, Empire State Building, New York.

1989

Guinness World of Records Brochure, Empire State Building, New York. 

1978

Guinness Museum of World Records Brochure and sticker, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco. 

2006

McDonald's/Panini collector's album.

1999

Micky Maus Magazin No. 40 (30/9/99)

Guinness Book of Records Card Collection

Front cover; Centre pages with collection box, instructions and first cards; front and rear of collection box.

1998

Telecom Italia Guinness Book of Records 1999 Telephone Cards.

2009

Doritos Collector Cards (36 cards to collect).

Early to Mid-2000s

Guinness World Records Zippo Lighter.

2002

CHIAMAgratis telephone card.

2000-2002

Guinness World Records Experience Shirts, Orlando, Florida. 

1987

Casa Botin postcard (oldest restaurant).

2000s

Guinness World of Records Fridge Magnet, Las Vegas.

2002

Guinness World Records Badge.

1994

Ping Pong gum

Guinness Record inserts (Brazil)

 

 

1984

Guinness Book of Records video game flyer, Sun Electronics Corporation.

1997

Promotional flyer for Maygay's Guinness Book of Records quiz machine.

1978

Halifax Building Society "World's biggest" Megaprint quiz card.

Feb. 1988

Guinness World of Records New York Official Opening

1980

IPC Magazines "Speed Slide!" quiz, with information form the Guinness Book of Records

2005

"Beano" comic (D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd.) with Guinness World Records "Trade & Play" Card Collection"

1988-1994

Badge celebrating an unknown record from the "Guinness Book 1988-1994"

2006 onwards

Matchbook advertising the World's Largest Liquor Store (off-licence)

Unknown Date

 

Guinness World of Records Museum Badge, Las Vegas

1988

Record Holder badge (20th July 1988, Manhattan-Windsor Products Limited). Possibly a prototype or sample.

Early to Mid-2000s

Guinness World Records Shot Glasses,

Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Early 2000s

Guinness World Records Experience Tankard

2007

 

Benfica "Maior Clube Do Mundo" (World's Largest Club) scarf.

c. 1998

 

 

"The World's strongest" bookmark.

c. 2015

60th Anniversary Thimble

1976

 

Bumper sticker (16x3in) advertising the Guinness World Records Exhibit Halls in the Empire State Building, New York City and the Circus Circus Hotel, Las Vegas.

 

c. 1976

 

Souvenir pennant (14x5in) advertising the Guinness World of Records Exhibition in the Empire State Building, New York City.

 

2000

 

In 2000, Hamleys of London produced a series of Guinness World Records in-flight magazines for British Airways Skyflyers. We have copies number #7, #8 and #9 (above). Each copy has seven "record zones",  plus a "Special Colouring Activity" (crayon-pencil supplied), "How to be a Record Breaker" and the "Latest World Records".

 

2000

 

In 2000, Kellogg's and bol.de produced six mini-booklets with records from the 2001 German edition. Each booklet folded to about 7cm by 8cm and contained 14 records and some promotional pages.

 

2000

 

In 2000, Hamleys of London produced a series of Guinness World Records in-flight magazines for British Airways Skyflyers. We have copies number #7, #8 and #9 (above). Each copy has seven "record zones",  plus a "Special Colouring Activity" (crayon-pencil supplied), "How to be a Record Breaker" and the "Latest World Records".

 

1977

 

Brochure from the opening of the New Steel Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey, which featured the Guinness Book of World Records exhibit and theatre show. A series of live record-breaking attempts took place from June 25th to September 1977. The brochure contains a two-page "History of the Guinness Book of World Records".

 

2002

 

 

A set of BiC lighters each with a different record (in German) from the 2002 edition of Guinness World Records.

 

2000

 

"Guinness World Records 2000 at WHSmith" T-shirt

 

1993

Collectors' Cards included in the Maariv newspaper [Tel Aviv, Israel] in 1993

 

1980s?

Guinness World Records Cotton Handkerchief (Japan)

 

1980s?

Guinness World Records Face Cloth

(Japan)

 

Unknown Date

Guinness World Records Cotton Handkerchiefs (Japan)

Unknown Date

 

Guinness World of Records Postcards, Las Vegas

Unknown Date

2006

Guinness World Records Collector Building Cards.

1999

TV Movie & :avanza Millennium Digest.

Promotional items

Over the years we have come across a number of Guinness World Records

promotional items. Some of these were perhaps used as gifts, whilst

others may be samples which were never used by Guinness World Records.

 

Guinness World Records Medal

(6cm diameter)

 

Guinness World Records

Coloured Pencil Set

 

 

Guinness World Records Medals

60th Anniversary (6.5cm diameter) and

7cm (boxed) medals from CCTV, China

 

Guinness World Records Travel Adapter

 

 

Guinness World Records USB Power Bank

 

 

Guinness World Records 4GB Memory Stick

 

Guinness World Records Pen and Pencil Set

Guinness World Records Pen