With the London 2012 Olympics just days away there is an opportunity to acquire a piece of Olympic History in the form of London 2012 Olympic Memorabilia. So will you be one of the winners?
Collectibles are things that interest us and we want to keep, cherish or collect so it’s natural that we take steps to look after them and insurance for collectibles is a vital part of this. But before you look to arrange your insurance for collectibles, are your items deemed as a collectible?
At a recent auction of sports memorabilia, a staggering $4,415,656 (£2.79 million) was paid for a jersey worn by Babe Ruth, the baseball legend, making it the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. So what about sports memorabilia UK? Are items from sporting heroes in the UK worth anything near those of our friends over the pond?
Collecting Memorabilia UK is a popular activity at the moment. So whether you’ve already amassed a vast collection of memorabilia UK or are just starting out on that road, what can you do to look after your collection? Here’s our top 7 tips.
Whether you have an existing collection of art and antiques or you are just looking to value a family heirloom, the question arises – how to value antiques.
We all love our jewellery! This may be for sentimental reasons or the fact that it provides a feeling of achievement and of course, you may just like it for how it looks. But what is it actually worth? How do you get a valuation of jewellery?
Having seen the queues at the Apple Store whilst doing my Christmas shopping, I’m sure that the iPhone, iPad and iPod will be amongst the most popular Christmas presents. But how do you insure your new toys?
A partial or total loss of a stamp collection can be soul destroying and financially disastrous. Stamp collection insurance protects you from loss and enables you to re-build your collection.
Make sure you work out the right contents sum insured for your home. That’s the key piece of advice we give to our customers when arranging their house insurance with us. If you make a claim and you have undervalued your contents sum insured, the insurance company may not pay your claim in full.
With “cash for gold” style services now readily available and nationally advertised, jewellery has become an increasingly attractive target for thieves, so it’s imperative that you have adequate jewellery insurance in place to protect your precious gems.