Posts Categorized: Collectibles

Determining the Value of Your Stamp Collection

Stamps are a journey through time. They bring us back to a prominent place, person, or historic achievement. Every stamp has its own beauty, with each type classified into a distinct category. As collectors, we have boxes and albums full of stamps ranging from decades to centuries old. It’s important to look at what you… Read more »

Why Your Vintage Baseball Card Collection is Worth Insuring

Do you buy box after box of baseball cards looking for your next big break? You’re not alone. It’s a hobby for millions of Americans. We look for that rare 1 out of 100 card that hold the most value. As our collection grows, we start to think about properly protecting for our growing hobby…. Read more »

The Value of a Rare Book Collection

A rare book collection can be priceless to its owner. We’ve read these books time and time again, keeping them safe on our bookshelves for years, maybe decades. Although you may not know it, those rare books can be worth thousands of dollars. A book is timeless; the characters live on forever. Nearly four centuries… Read more »

Collector Coin Values Rising: When You Should Provide Protection for your Coins

The collector coin market is expanding. Values are rising and the demand for rare coins remain strong. This is evident by the number of coin auctions we are seeing, as well as the number of thefts and burglaries we’ve seen in 2015 alone. There are children and young kids starting to get more involved in… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Collectors Insurance for Your Classic, Vintage Car

When we have a passion for cars, we automatically begin to see ways in which we can fix miscues and increase the value of every vintage car we come across. It’s a hobby that we couldn’t imagine living without, but soon we think about insuring our prized possession to help us receive the coverage and… Read more »

Why a Customized Insurance Policy is the Best Way to Protect Your Valuable Collections

We all like to collect specific items. It’s a hobby, and once we delve deep enough into that hobby, our collection earns some value. Whether it’s coins, stamps, figurines, dolls, guns or memorabilia, we want to ensure they’re protected. Many homeowners policies don’t provide adequate coverage appropriated to the value of our collection, leaving us… Read more »

Collector Insurance: How It Will Protect Your Comic Book Collection

When you have a collection hobby, you grow your collection and look for antiques and rare items to get your hands on. Once the value of your collection increases, you go through all the steps to ensure it is protected. For comic books, the slightest damage to the cover will diminish the worth of your… Read more »

Benefits of Insuring your Sports Memorabilia Collection

We spend years starting and growing our collection of sports memorabilia that by now it could be worth thousands of dollars. Whether you’re seeking autographs at a game or attending events where your favorite player is signing, your collection can include everything from signed helmets, hats, jerseys, cards, pictures, and more. Chances are, you have… Read more »

Value for Classic and Collector Vehicles Expected to Rise in 2015

Car collecting has gone to a whole new level in recent years, and the amount of money raised at auctions has drastically increased. Throughout 2014, classic cars were auctioned off at record prices, totaling a whopping $1.3 billion to collectors in North America. When there’s a demand, the supply will follow suit. As collectors are… Read more »