Etymology
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collectible (adj.)
also collectable, 1650s, "that may be collected," from collect + -ible. Meaning "sought-after by collectors of relics, souveniers, etc." is recorded from 1888.
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uncollectible (adj.)
1819, from un- (1) "not" + collectible. Form uncollectable is attested by 1796.
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collectibles (n.)
also collectables, "things worth collecting," 1952, American English, from collectible.
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antique (n.)
1520s, "a relic of antiquity," from antique (adj.). From 1771 as "an old and collectible thing."
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cel (n.)
"celluloid sheet for an animated cartoon," from celluloid; became current by c. 1990 when they became collectible.
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