Print this page Share

Investing in Collectables: An Investor's Guide to Turning Your Passion Into a Portfolio

ISBN: 978-1-74246-819-8
248 pages
September 2011, Wrightbooks
Investing in Collectables: An Investor


Ever wanted to make money from investing in something you love?

Whether you're looking to make money from your hobby or collection, or you're a serious investor seeking to profit from your passion or diversify your portfolio, Investing in Collectibles contain all you need to know.

Inside you'll discover:

  • tips for making a profit on your collection
  • how to buy and sell through art dealers and private sale, and at auctions
  • tax and other legislation governing collectibles as an investment
  • how to invest through self managed superannuation funds or trusts
  • how to detect fakes and forgeries.

This is the ultimate guide to collecting, investing in and making money from collectables.

See More

Table of Contents

About the authors vii

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction xi

1 Collectables as an investment 1

2 Types of collectables 19

3 International markets 47

4 Caring for and displaying collectables 59

5 Th e legal framework and collectables 75

6 Buying and selling through dealers and privately 95

7 Buying and selling at auction 111

8 Buying and selling online 133

9 Dos and don'ts when buying and selling collectables 151

10 Fraud 169

11 How to make money from investing in collectables 187

Useful resources 205

Index 225

See More

Author Information

CHARLES BEELAERTS is an economic graduate of the University of Sydney and a graduate of Harvard Business School. He is a financial consultant and best-selling author of Understanding Investments who has previously worked as an analyst for banks and investment firms.
See More

Buy Both and Save 25%!


Investing in Collectables: An Investor's Guide to Turning Your Passion Into a Portfolio (US $44.00)

-and- The Little Book That Still Beats the Market (US $24.95)

Total List Price: US $68.95
Discounted Price: US $51.71 (Save: US $17.24)

Buy Both
Cannot be combined with any other offers. Learn more.
Back to Top