World's Largest Star Wars Collection, Uber-Nerd Claims Title
One man, over 300, 000 Star Wars items.
Think you're big into Star Wars? Not as much as this guy. Steve Sansweet, once a a journalist, now president of Rancho Obi-Wan, takes the title of Biggest Star Wars Fan for his ever-growing collection of Star Wars memorabilia. Last cataloged at a whopping 90,546 items of unique, Sansweet's collection is filled with props from the films, an abundance of action figures, and tons of other Star Wars stuff.
1996 marked a 'force-ful- change in Sansweet's professional career, as he went from Wall Street Journal writer to Director of Specialty Marketing at Lucasfilm. Sansweet stayed with the George Lucas film company for over 15 years, all the while amassing his collection of memorabilia. Sharing his love for Star Wars with the people, Sansweet opened his own non-profit museum, Rancho Obi-Wan in northern California, existing "to serve the public through the collection, conservation, exhibition and interpretation of Star Wars memorabilia and artifacts." Loving Star Wars is literally this man's day job.
For a better look into the Star Wars-filled world of Steve Sansweet, check out Guinness' World Records video feature below.
If you're as hardcore into Star Wars as Sansweet it, check out Rancho Obi-Wan's official website to plan yourself a visit.
Source- Guinness World Records