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Expertise on investing in stamps and autographs

Tuesday, August 21, 2007
The rare stamp and autograph markets have an enviable price history, this sets them aside from other alternative investments. There is full data available, year by year, on every stamp ever printed. This amounts to over 4 mn stamps worldwide..

A SQUARE :: 21Aug07 Expertise on investing in stamps and autographs
Category Collectibles: Stamps
Faculty Adrian Roose
Expertise Collectables
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
investors are able to track the performance of any rare stamp over 140 years as prices have been carefully documented in Catalogues dating back to 1865. The British Rail Pension Fund showed, collectables can be a profitable holding as part of a pension fund. Liquidity is not immediate and stamps are not priced on a daily basis but there is no reason why a holding of top quality rare stamps of a highly collectable country should not make up part of a fund.
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