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Sotheby's Sale Bear Witness

Prints

The hashtag #SothebysBearWitness was scattered across social media last week as a result of Sotheby’s London New Bond Street being transformed into a week long carnivalesque art-house event.

10 Toys you wish you saved

Toys

All those childhood favourite toys, which you wish you’d never thrown away, that might be worth something now. Here’s a look at some of the most popular.

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Protecting art & collectibles in transit

The globalization of the art market and the rise of E-commerce and the internet have made far-flung acquisitions possible. Demand for the rapid transportation of objects from city to city, country to country and continent to continent places an emphasis on sound packing methods and appropriate insurance cover.

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Protecting Books

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

InsureMyStuff has 30 years experience in insuring books. We provide all risks, worldwide fine art insurance. But there are some things no policies can protect against – notably wear and tear, and gradual deterioration. Here are our tips to help you avoid the disappointment of damage to your book collection.

Buyers Guide to Books

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

In Pride and Prejudice, Miss Caroline Bingley exclaims to her audience in the drawing room of Netherfield Park, “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book.” Although said with a hearty dose of contempt by the discontented aristocrat, this pithy statement from the pen of Jane Austen encapsulates the sentiments which many people have truthfully felt towards books and reading for centuries.

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Insuring Collections

Looking after one’s collection is top of most collector’s priorities, but, however careful you are, accidents can happen, and so insurance provides an important layer to anyone's good risk management programme.

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