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

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

Charles Beelaerts, Kevin Forde (With)

ISBN: 978-1-742-46821-1 June 2011 Wrightbooks 248 Pages

Description

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.

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