Luxury Investments Out-perform Property
The FT reports on Knight Frank’s ‘Passion Index’ due to launch on 6th March
Does philately get your investment stamp of approval?
“Stamp values, like any asset, are driven by supply and demand and these are at their unbalanced best in the rare stamp universe…If your core wealth is invested in traditional asset classes, consider investing up to 5 per cent…” says Melanie Nutbeam of South China Morning Post
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.
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
Rock and Rolling in it
Kirsten Morel of Jersey's 'Business Life' looks at investing in music memorabilia; 'Stick to this advice and you'll never be disappointed".
The holy grail of stamp collecting
The Daily Mail's Katie Silver reports on the acquisition of a Plate 77 Penny Red, on sale for £550,000
Stamps can deliver first-class potential
The Financial Times' Peter Temple examines the case for stamp investment.
Daniel Radcliffe AKA Harry Potter says ‘Yeah!' to stamp investment
The Huffington Post reports on Daniel Radcliffe's interview with the Telegraph magazine
Stanley Gibbons boosted by new ventures in 2011
BBC News reports on the boost in trade thanks to our new website and office in Hong Kong.
Economic shudder sends savers flocking to pile cash into stamps
Lucy Tobin at the Evening Standard reports on Stanley Gibbons Trading Statement issued Monday 16th January 2012
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.
Mozart serenade leaf on sale in Jersey
BBC Jersey reports on a rare leaf from Mozart's 'Antretter', displayed at Stanley Gibbons' Jersey office.
World Traveller China Visits Stanley Gibbons for its Top 10 in London
Broadcast over 35 channels, 'World Traveller' provides Chinese travellers with the most professional, up-to date, comprehensive and practical outbound travel information, products and services.
The Best of Stamp Design
[Stanley Gibbons Post-Colonial exhibtion] "will provide a philatelic romp around the best of stamp design" says Design Week
Stanley Gibbons Group expands international network
Auction Central News reports on Stanley Gibbons’ new distributors in South Africa and United States.
Rare Stamp Funds Lure Alternative Investors in Asia
Stanley Gibbons' Keith Heddle discusses the market for collectibles
The Stanley Gibbons Group Expands into Asia
The Channel Islands publication Business Life report on Stanley Gibbons' new Hong Kong office.
Stamp magazine bucks trend with 12-month sales increase (Copyright Jersey Evening Post)
A specialist stamp magazine published by local business Stanley Gibbons has bucked the industry trend and reported an increase in sales in the last year.
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
South Sudan: How do you set up a nation?
Geoff Anandappa discusses the potential stamp issues with the BBC's Kathryn Westcott
A Different Kind of Index
Want to track investments in stamps? Wine? Art? Charles Passy at the Wall Street Journal looks at the indices available.
Surging Asian demand for tangible assets
Writing for Money Observer, Peter Temple claims that tangible assets have continued to prove their worth as investments throughout 2010 and early 2011, partly due to the impetus provided by Asian, especially Chinese, buyers.
Stanley Gibbons Launch China Rarities Index
The Channel Islands Business Life reports on the newly launched China Rarities Index
Time is right to buy into Indian stamp market
India's Business Today talks to Stanley Gibbons' Investment Director Keith Heddle.
The Express: Philately will get you everywhere
The Express talk to Stanley Gibbons Keith Heddle and Hugh Jefferies about stamp collecting and investment
What to look out for before you buy or sell autographs
The Economic Times looks at the ‘write buys’
Stanley Gibbons benefits from stamp collecting boom reports The Guardian
Despite the generally gloomy economic times, Stanley Gibbons' sales of British stamps to collectors are up 74% reports The Guardian.
Stuck on you: How the world fell in love with stamp collecting again
The Independent reports that stamp collecting is officially cool, with investors driving up prices for the 'artistically admired little squares'.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor: If my career goes stale tomorrow at least I've got my stamps to fall back on
During an interview with the Daily Mail, Sophie Ellis Bextor tells the world how she used to pore over her Stanley Gibbons catalogue, obsessively checking the value of her collection.
Stanley's China plan
Growing interest in rare stamps amongst investors has driven up profits at collectibles group Stanley Gibbons, which is turning its magnifying glass on oppportunities in China reports the Daily Express.
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...