Do you have a stash of football cards that you collected as a kid? Are you looking to acquire a signed jersey or photograph from your current favourite player? These days, collecting sports memorabilia can be a fun and exciting hobby—and a potentially lucrative investment as well. Even if you’re just accumulating items for sentimental reasons, consider these tips as you expand your valuable sports memorabilia collection:
With the demand for sports memorabilia, there is also a rather lucrative market for fakes. So, be sure to do your research before you buy. It’s safest to purchase from the official stores of reputable organisations and make sure your item has been examined and approved by an authenticating company.
Most homeowner's policies will cover some of your valuables—up to a certain amount. But if you have (or are building) a more extensive collection, you may want to consider purchasing a Valuable Articles policy from an insurance company, like Chubb, who can provide the protection you need to replace a lost, stolen, or damaged item.
Not every piece of sports memorabilia is worth insuring. If it has a secondary market, it’s probably worth some money, and therefore worth protecting.
Any time you purchase a new item for your collection, you will want to add it to your insurance policy. .
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