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    All over the world, there will be thousand of people with a collection hobby, most of them collect stamps, other pipes, matches, cigarettes boxes, empty bottles of beers and much more. - In Denmark, in a little town Vemmeltoftet there will be a man collected feathers from birds: I collect girls, also from all over the world.

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    All over the world, there will be thousand of people with a collection hobby, most of them collect stamps, other pipes, matches, cigarettes boxes, empty bottles of beers and much more. - In Denmark, in a little town Vemmeltoftet there will be a man collected feathers from birds: I collect girls, also from all over the world.

    Mr. Herluf Hansen collect feather from birds, birds from all over the world, and he will probably be the onlist man in the world there has collection of feather as hobby, he did not know anybody else. Hansen has probably the world biggest collection of singels pices, his collection of birds feather will be 14 million sixhundred and five thousand singel feather.

    It start be Herluf Hansens father, Kornelius Hansen start to collect feather as a child, now he is dead, but his son are now continue his father work, and every day arrive dead birds from many countries to Herluf Hansen. Feather for feather he pick them out by a pair of tweezers. He collect the many thousand feather in small boxes, and later on he place them, bird for bird, on a large pice of cardboard.

    It's different when many single feather there will be on a bird, mostly about 4 - 5.000 feather on the smaller bird, but large bird as turkey has about 11.500 single feather. A sparrow has 4.352 single feather Mr. Hansen said.

    Father and sons has now for over 50 years collect feather, and today his son continue. Herluf Hansen has now receive some many from people there are interested in his collection, and he will now move into a new house in Wimmeltoftet, and it will be a hope for him the new house will make it possible for him to opening a museum of bird feather, probably the onlist in the world.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADDNPWIV2UOCZP7JWI8GP64MWJ
    Media URN:
    VLVADDNPWIV2UOCZP7JWI8GP64MWJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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