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Rare Stamp Investment with Stanley Gibbons Investments



Find out more about the benefits of investing in rare stamps with Stanley Gibbons Investments.

Find out more about the benefits of investing in rare stamps with Stanley Gibbons Investments.



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    • Stanley Gibbons Ltd 399 Strand London WC2R 0LXwww.stanleygibbons.com/investment London – Jersey – Guernsey - Hong Kong
    • The financial landscape Trust Quality Expertise Longevity
    • BBC’s Nick Robinson Trust Quality Expertise Longevity “Things are going to get worse, a lot worse, before they get better…”
    • Charles J. Windass Trust Quality Expertise Longevity “The numbers don’t lie…”
    • “The numbers don’t lie…” Trust 10.1% Quality Expertise Longevity
    • “The numbers don’t lie…” Trust 13.4% Quality Expertise Longevity
    • “The numbers don’t lie…” Trust ZERO Quality Expertise Longevity
    • A surprising asset class Trust The world’s most valuable commodity by weight… Quality 325 x per gram more expensive… Than weapons’ grade plutonium Expertise Longevity What is the world’s most expensive stamp worth? GBP £ 1,600,000
    • Great Britain SG 43, 1864 £550,000 Trust 1864 1d Rose red Pl.77 Quality Only nine examples of this very rare plate have been recorded This is the adjoining stamp to the example Expertise held in the British library Longevity
    • Great Britain SG 2, 1840 £120,000 Trust 1840 1d Black Pl.4. four margin block The worlds most iconic stamp Quality From £300 to £300,000 The ultimate collector piece Expertise Longevity
    • China SG 2, 1878 £85,000 Trust 1878 thin paper, 2.5mm spacing 3ca red- brown Quality Complete sheet of twenty-five from setting I A spectacular and very rare large dragon Expertise piece. Longevity
    • China SG 2968, 1980 £1,300 Trust 1980 8f Year of the Monkey The first Chinese New Year stamp issued by Quality the People’s Republic Catalogued at £1,300, having jumped in Expertise value from £275 in just 5 years. Popular with Chinese collectors because of the colour as red is considered lucky in Longevity China, as is the number 8 (the face value is 8f). Coincidentally, 8 million printed.
    • But there’s a problem isn’t there… Trust Quality Expertise Longevity R.I.P.
    • Trends in prestige collectibles marketRising number of new collectors andinvestors globally TrustSupply-demand economics QualityNew breed of ‘collectors’ –Ultra High Net Worth Individuals ExpertiseIncrease in collectors trading at auction(from Ebay to Sothebys) LongevityImpact of internet on liquidity, knowledgeand tradabilityEmerging world markets » China (20 million collectors) » India » Brazil
    • Trends in rare stamp marketThe Bloomberg-listed GB30 Index of rare stamps has delivered compoundannual growth of over 10% per annum over past 50 years Trust Quality Expertise LongevityThe GB 250 Index shows a CAGR of 13.4% over the last 10 years
    • “The numbers don’t lie…” Trust 38.6% Quality Expertise Longevity
    • Perceived risksLack of knowledge TrustLiquidity QualityTransparency ExpertiseAuthenticityLarge trading spreads LongevityChargesConflicts of interestStorage and insurance
    • Trust + expertiseA global brandA British institution since 1856 TrustHolder of the Royal Warrant since 1914 QualityInternationally recognised expertise ExpertiseA lifetime guarantee of authenticity Longevity “This is a small company with a big asset: its brand is imbued with an unblemished reputation for expertise and honest dealing.” The Times
    • What we offer you? 3 primary investment products Trust Capital Growth Plan - straight ‘buy and hold’ – hassle free investing for the Quality medium to long term Portfolio & Platinum Portfolio Builder - Expertise build it and manage it – you make regular payments to suit you to build a growth Longevity portfolio over time New Flexible Trading Portfolio - dynamic trading option where you can add to your portfolio and sell items when you choose.
    • What we offer you?We provide for you: A balanced, bespoke portfolio for the best Trust chance of both security and growth Quality An investment structure to suit your needs Outsourcing of expertise Expertise A dedicated investment portfolio manager Longevity Free annual valuations, storage & insurance Portfolios under management are subject to a bi-annual independent audit
    • Portfolio Growth Plan – IllustrationThe table below shows your potential returns assuming an initial investment of£1,000,000: Trust 5 year 10 year Quality Capital Growth Capital Growth Plan Plan ExpertiseSum invested at start £1,000,000 £1,000,000Value at end* £1,610,510 £2,593,743 LongevityOur commission** £122,102 £318,749Your return £1,488,408 £2,274,994% Growth 49% 127% * Based on annual 10% compound return ** 20% of profit
    • Rare Stamp Investment Fund GB rare stamp fund currently being set up as a 5 year closed-ended Jersey entity Trust To be authorised in Jersey as a Jersey Private Placement Fund under the Jersey Private Fund Guide issued by the JFSC Quality The likely level of the fund will be £10 million. The minimum amount Expertise targeted is £5 million and the maximum is £15 million. Longevity Minimum investment required per investor to be £250,000 Target launch date of 3rd quarter, 2012 Provides the opportunity to become involved in a regulated investment within the collectibles market and part ownership of much larger collection offering wider diversification22
    • The wealth management challenge To preserve clients money in real terms over 3-5 years Trust Not to worry about volatility but focus on sustainability To make money where the opportunities are; investment growth can’t Quality be manufactured Expertise To be flexible in order to continue finding ways to make clients money Longevity To find true diversification23
    • What the FT, Sunday Times & and IFA say Trust Quality Expertise Longevity
    • At your service Trust Quality Expertise Keith Heddle, Investment Director Longevity investment@stanleygibbons.com 0845 026 7170 www.stanleygibbons.com/investment
    • Stanley Gibbons Ltd 399 Strand London WC2R 0LXwww.stanleygibbons.com/investment London – Jersey – Hong Kong