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Largest collection of magazines

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  • Who: James Hyman

  • What: Largest collection of magazines

  • Where: United Kingdom

The largest collection of magazines consists of 50,953 magazines and belongs to James Hyman (UK), in London, UK, and was verified on 1 August 2012.

James began collecting magazines in the early 90s when he was a script writer for MTV Europe and has amassed a huge collection highlighting the changes in pop culture over the years. The collection features 2,312 unique publications amongst the 50,953 magazines. The process of counting the magazines took approximately 128 days as James and his helpers worked their way through 450 crates filled with magazines.


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