Author Archives: Norma Chapman

How to Spot a Fake Coin?

If you take a tour of a museum or art center, you are bound to find a rare coin or two. Goldmasters coins & precious metals are of great significance and even greater monetary value. They hold a special place in history, denoting events and also giving meaning to certain actions of our forefathers.

Lately, there has been a concern raised by coin collectors, museums, and other numismatics – the issue of fake coins. For those of you in the industry, it is about time you armed yourself adequately. This article will give you some knowledge of how to bear these counterfeiters.

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Can Art Collectors Increase the Value of Their Collection?

You wouldn’t be the only one to have such thinking about art collection. Many think that collecting art is similar to speculation. You purchase a piece when you spot a budding artist. This will probably be at an affordable price. Once the artist makes it big, you enter the chat all smiles and holding one of his earliest pieces. From there, you are smiling at the bank with a big, fat cheque.

In most cases, the price of a piece of art will depend on the brand of the artist. Artists whose work is at the center of every post online and conversation will be highly-priced. But as a collector, is there something you can do to influence the value of art in your collection?

Well, why not keep reading and find out?

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How to Choose What Item to Collect

Aspiring to be a collector? You might have an impressive collection by a work colleague or friend of yours. The next question becomes: “What should you collect?” Looks simple enough, yes? It might be easy for some and not so simple for others. If you look at top collectors, you will find that everything from the typical to the extravagant can be considered a collector’s item.

Let’s take a look at some collection tips and rules that you can use as you create your new collection.

Collect that which you love

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Top Helpful Collector Tips You Should Know

If you ask many top collectors, they don’t rely on know when they started collecting their prized items. The urge has no clear starting point and neither does the collector notice. It is usually a close friend or family member who brings this to their attention. It is often an unconscious decision that stems from the heart.

But there is a small percentage who make an intentional decision to collect items. This article is just for them. With the tips and tricks in this guide, you should be able to collect smart.

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When Is it Time to Sell Your Collection?

The type of collection may vary; from antique militia figurines to stamps to comic books to baseball cards. You have not only invested time in them but also money. And as you look at them in pride (and like a proud parent), it pains you that you have to sell your prized collections. You might be struggling with some bills or probably an impromptu financial need arose. After making several inquiries and giving it much thought, you have come to this conclusion. But is it the right time? After all, no one wants to have remorse and a saddened heart. Well, continue reading and let us advise you on the matter.

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BST Auctions

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