While insurance has been traditionally associated with fixed assets and real estate and even one’s life, keep in mind that it can also work for your stamp collection. According to industry bloggers like Carrie Van-Brunt-Wiley and Samantha Alexander, it pays to secure your stamp collection and to do it now. Philately is not just about searching and researching about valuable stamps; responsible philately also means securing your collection so that the future generations (and enthusiasts) can appreciate all these. Signing up for insurance serves as your cover in case the stamps are compromised.
Sure, you can count on albums, plastic covers and archive or museum-quality plastic sleeves, but often these are not enough in protecting the integrity of the stamps. But it’s a different... Read More