My scratch ticket collection
I started collecting used scratch tickets
when I was about 11 years old in the late 1989
My collection as of June 2002 consisted of:
- 1,550+ different Australian scratch tickets
- Spares / trades:
$1 - 7,300+
$2 - 5,800+
$3 - 430+
$4 - 450+
$5 - 520+
$10 - 130+
- A face value of $30,000+
(to buy every Australian ticket new)
- Overseas tickets 1,600+
- 18,000+ total tickets
Me (Scotttie) and most of my collection in June 2000 (Age 22)
- The majority of tickets are from Victoria, Australia
- I also have Australian tickets from N.S.W., QLD, S.A., W.A. and N.T.
- Overseas tickets from Austria, U.S.A.,
Belgium, Greece, Israel, Italy, Vietnam, Romania, Malta, France,
China and N.Z.
- This collection is very unique as I
have never bought a scratch ticket and never will, this collection was entirely found, received or
|Pink Box: Current Paddle pop
competition 'holding bay'.
Brown Box: Incompatible sized Ticket storage
Black Box: Overseas/interstate ticket 'holding bay' (before
counting and cataloging)
Little brown Box: Melbourne transportation tickets
White box: sports, cereal & other trading cards &
Brown Cardboard Box: Pez Items ready for trade
Orange Box: Collection of theme park entrance tickets, movie
tickets, product promotional scratch tickets, McDonalds competitions and
other 'ticket' like good for trade.
|Boxes in ticket box: Current ticket 'holding bay'
||Box covered in tickets:
Contains ripped and un-tradable tickets
3.NSW & QLD set
4.SA,WA & NT set
5.Winning tickets & special Overseas Tickets / Phone cards
6.Collector trading post newspapers & counter calculator
Third floor: General Australian scratch ticket trades
Second floor: Australian $1 scratch ticket trades all divided
Middle box with Victorian $3 and $4 scratch ticket trades.
|Ground floor: Box of Overseas tickets, another 2
boxes of paddle pop sticks and prizes.
||First floor: Victorian $2 scratch ticket trades all divided
and labeled. middle box with Victorian $5 and $10 scratch ticket trades.
I need to find
scratch ticket collectors!
If you have any information, collect or know of someone who collect's Australian
scratch tickets, contact me.
Due to my busy schedule, unfortunately my love
of ticket collecting hobby has taken a back seat. And so I have stopped all
I will continue again in 50 years time, when I
retire, or sell the entire collection (above), for the right offer,
in the mean time.