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Superhobby Investing

Superhobby Investing

Making Money from Antiques, Coins, Stamps, Wine, Woodland and Other Alternative Assets

  • Author: Peter Temple
  • Publisher: Harriman House Limited
  • ISBN: 9781897597330
  • Category: Antiques & Collectibles
  • Page: 314
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What is 'superhobby investing'?Superhobby Investing is at the intersection of investing, collecting and other serious hobbies. It's about examining how you can ratchet up a hobby or a collecting passion into an investment option.If you are a stock market investor, this book will show how you can use the tangible assets that are normally part and parcel of collecting as a means of diversifying your portfolio. Or maybe you already own, or have inherited, some superhobby assets - a stamp collection or a set of first editions, say - but never thought of them as potential investments.Using this book, you can find out how to assess their value and how to convert them into a durable and profitable portfolio. This book shows you why developing one or more superhobbies can be a good idea, and looks at various forms this tangible asset investing can take.In each case the book explains how the markets operate, what the risks are, what returns can be expected, and what knowledge and skills are required. Each asset profile includes: - The history of investment in the asset- The basic characteristics and features of the market- The examination of long term returns, with detailed figures- The tax angles (if applicable)- The major issues- How to buy and sell, including major dealers and auctioneers- Sources of information

Guide to the Antique Shops of Britain

Guide to the Antique Shops of Britain

  • Author: Antique Collectors' Club
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Antique dealers
  • Page: N.A
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Choice

Choice

Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Academic libraries
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Antique Furniture

Antique Furniture

  • Author: John Andrews
  • Publisher: ACC Distribution
  • ISBN: 9781851492411
  • Category: Antiques & Collectibles
  • Page: 192
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This is a concise yet wide ranging survey of collectable antique furniture. The new collector will use it as an accessible reference tool enabling him to be confident in identifying key features of a wide variety of items. The book is structured chronologically by century and within each period by country. Periods, woods, jargon are intimidating - this is a guide to overcome initial confusion, Numerous illustrations complement the text.

The Unofficial Guide to Collecting Antiques

The Unofficial Guide to Collecting Antiques

  • Author: Sonia Weiss
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • ISBN: 9780028629223
  • Category: Antiques & Collectibles
  • Page: 478
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From casual flea market browsers to serious collectors, this indispensable guide shows readers how to be a savvy collector. The Unofficial Guide to Finding Rare Antiques provides the inside scoop on collecting and caring for everything from furniture, silver, and ceramics to memorabilia, toys, and more. Readers learn how to shop and appraise like an expert at auctions, shops, flea markets, dealerships, and private sales -- from gauging a collectible's condition to spotting fakes and reproductions. Shoppers are also armed with essential information on: How to determine a fair price How damages can affect a collectible's price How to care of their items How to negotiate the best deal whether they're buying or selling The best markets for collectible sales What to collect today that might be hot tomorrow

Library Journal

Library Journal

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Libraries
  • Page: N.A
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

Buyer's Guide

Buyer's Guide

1999-2000

  • Author: William White
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Library science
  • Page: N.A
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Beginner's Guide to Collecting Antique Furniture

Beginner's Guide to Collecting Antique Furniture

  • Author: Patrick Macnaghten
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Art objects
  • Page: 152
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Your 1st Book of Wealth

Your 1st Book of Wealth

The Beginner's Guide to Collecting, Investing, and Starting Your Own Business

  • Author: Aaron David Silver
  • Publisher: Career PressInc
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 224
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Offers advice on collecting art, antiques, coins, and memorabilia, and investing in stocks, bonds, real estate, and new businesses