Records & Achievements

Our achievements

The Museum of Romanian Records not only guests the world’s largest collections of corkscrews, pressing irons, and trivets, but it supports the greatest achievements and records of other Romanians. Below is a list with significant records and accomplishments that you can find in our museum.

The largest collection of corkscrews

The largest collection of corkscrews numbers 23,965 pieces and was set on 25 June 2015. Since the record was obtained, the number continued to increase and the collection now comprises over 30 000 corkscrews.

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The most expensive corckscrew

The most expensive corkscrew sold at auction is £49,600 ($77,718; €62,652) including premium and was bought in an auction by Reeman Dansie Auction House, Colchester, UK, on 25 November 2014.

The largest collection of Pressing irons

The largest collection of 30,071 items from different countries and periods. The record was set on 3 August 2016 but since then the collection grew and now exceeds 35 000 individual pieces.

The most expensive Pressing Iron

The most expensive pressing iron sold at auction is $15,000 (£8,839.65; €10,413.30) excluding commission, was auctioned by Simmons & Company Auctioneers, Inc (USA) in Cleveland, USA, on 06 August 2009.

The largest collection of trivets

The largest collection of trivets stands at 10,165 and was achieved on 11 April 2016​.

The Largest Collection of Edelweiss Items

The largest collection of flower related items consists of 2,754 Edelweiss related items, achieved by Alexandru and Cristian Dan Bartoc on 28 September 2017. 

The Largest Romanian Philatelic Collection

The largest collection of Romanian Philatelic Items has over 50 000 pieces and many of them are unique and very rare.