In recent years the mainstream press has caught on to the power and safety of rare collectibles as an investment. Here you can see a small sample of the media coverage rare collectibles have enjoyed recently.
Luxury Investments Out-perform Property
The FT reports on Knight Frank's ‘Passion Index' due to launch on 6th March
Special Report: Investing in Stamps and Coins
FT Adviser September 2012.
A bit of loose change may boost returns
As alternative investments grow in popularity, rare coin collections now present interesting opportunities says FT Adviser's Simona Stankovska.
Philately could get you everywhere
Traditionally, British stamps ruled the investment roost, but now Chinese and Indian ones are attracting attention says FT Adviser's Nyree Stewart.
London 2012: Stanley Gibbons flags 'strong demand' for Olympics collectibles
The Telegraph's Rachel Cooper reports on Stanley Gibbons' Interim Announcement highlighting the strong demand for Olympics collectibles.
Usain Bolt's Autographs Boost Stanley Gibbons Olympic Revenue
Bloomberg reports on Stanley Gibbons Interim Announcement commenting on the company's decision to buy Usain Bolt autographs in advance of the Olympics.
Stanley Gibbons stamps its mark online
Tipped as one of Simon Thompson's '2012 Bargain Shares', Investors Chronicle report on Stanley Gibbons Interim Annoucement.
Stamp-collecting can bring first class profits
The Telegraph's Alison Steed looks at the increasing worldwide market for rare and desirable stamps.
A stamp of approval for this alternative asset
"The stamps that you and I collected as children are a serious investment proposition" Says Live Mint's Shashank Khare
Stamps can deliver first-class potential
The Financial Times' Peter Temple examines the case for stamp investment.
Investing off the Beaten Track
Deidre Bolton of Bloomberg Television's 'Money Moves' talks to Stanley Gibbons Investment Director Keith Heddle about the performance of rare stamps.
Alternative investments: medals
The investment market for medals is embryonic, but the collectors market is fully fledged and buzzing reports Real Business.
Collectible stamps show their strengths as an alternative hedge over the long term
Beverly Chandler of Opalesque London reports on Elroy Dimson and Christophe Spaenjers’ paper, "Ex Post: The Investment Performance of Collectable Stamps’, published in the Journal of Financial Economics.
"Stamps are like a fixed-term ISA."
According to Real Business, 'When it comes to alternative investments, stamps are like a fixed-term ISA."
Antiques: A buoyant market
Following the release of findings from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Arts and Antiques survey, Jenny Lowe, features editor at Investment Adviser, looks at the markets for art, stamps and cars.
China’s Stamp of Approval
"Given the booms in other alternative assets targeted by China’s nouveau riche–from wine to fine art—more than a few nerds could be in for a windfall." reports Duncan Mavin of the WSJ discussing the opening of Stanley Gibbons' Hong Kong office
Unprecedented volatility prompts investors to seek out new opportunities
Ian Lyall at This is Money investigates stamp and wine investments commenting on the ‘remarkable’ performance of Stanley Gibbons’ GB30 Index.
Rare Stamp Funds Lure Alternative Investors in Asia
Stanley Gibbons' Keith Heddle discusses the market for collectibles
Rare Stamp Dealer Set For Hong Kong Launch
Wealth Briefing's Asia correspondent, Vanessa Doctor, reports on the announcement that Stanley Gibbons is to open an office in Hong Kong.
Philately: The New Hobby of Smart Indian Investors
Indian investors find stamp collection not just a hobby, but a way to make money when other asset classes offer volatile returns reports The Times of India
China's stamps posting newsworthy results
China's stamps are posting newsworthy results says Simon de Burton of the FT's How To Spend It
Indian stamps fetch handsome prices at London auction
The MoneyLife team examine the trend for Indian errors at our June public auction
Time is right to buy into Indian stamp market
India's Business Today talks to Stanley Gibbons' Investment Director Keith Heddle.
Stanley Gibbons’ world famous stamp shop at 399 Strand, London is a collector's paradise, selling everything you could need – stamps, catalogues, albums, accessories, and much more...