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9 unconventional Pope Francis collectibles

Pope Francis bobble heads are displayed at a souvenir store in Washington, DC on August 27, 2015.

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Lowbrow pope kitsch hits high gear

Ahead of Pope Francis' arrival in the United States on Tuesday, entrepreneurs have gotten creative when it comes to souvenirs and collectibles.

In addition to the rosary beads, biographies and commemorative T-shirts, companies have begun selling some pretty offbeat items.

Read on to see some of the lowbrow pope kitsch that's hitting high gear.

—By CNBC's Sarah Whitten
Posted 21 Sept. 2015

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