The Editor’s Top 5 stories of 2009



2015-06-26 11:47:37

The Editors Top 5 stories of 2009

There have been thousands of stories on the website this year here I highlight my favourites

Warren Buffett v Luxury Collectibles.

We often describe Collectibles as Passion, Pleasure and Profit.

So can you really make money out of Collectibles?

This article shows how Luxury Collectibles have outperformed even the legendary Sage of Omaha!

Robert Burns' bible.


The famous 'Burns Bible'

How is it possible that historical items like this are not all held in Museums?

We couldn't believe our luck when we managed to secure Robert Burns' personal bible.

The history behind the Bible is fantastic, a great talking point for Burns Night on 25th January.

Good News: Collectibles improve your mental health.

They can reduce stress, add years to your life and 'people with hobbies are healthier and happier,' says a new study

So not only willCollectibles make you money and give you pleasure, but you'll also benefit from having an active brain and living longer!

Vietnamese tree collection is worth $17.64m.

We can't think of another story that sums up the complete diversity of Collectibles.

It goes to show that whatever your passion you can build a valuable collection around it.

Collector pays $4 at flea market and makes $1m find...

The incredible story of how a copy of the Declaration of Independence was discovered at a local antiques market.

A great example of the global interest that Collectibles stories generate. This story was syndicated around the world.

Anything is possible with Collectibles. No matter what your interest.

In 2009 you could have purchased a T-Rex skeleton, Frank Sinatra's classic car, George Washington's earliest known signature, a First Edition of Darwin's Origin of Species, a strand of Elvis's hair, Marlon Brando's vintage watch - the list goes on and on.

And one things for sure.

As long term investments, both financial, and lifestyle, these items will likely outperform your bank savings, and give you infinitely more pleasure.

In 2010 we'll be bringing you all the news and views free of charge.

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Adrian Roose

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