Last Updated on 8/9/2004 by bidz
Linda Whitney, Daily Mail
5 August 2004
“BORED with bonds? Sickened by shares? You could try investing in something more exciting, such as classic cars, wine, stamps or toys. Collectors say that done wisely, it could prove worthwhile as well as providing plenty of fun.
Investments such as wine, whisky, cars, books, stamps, antiques and gold are called alternative investments, or ‘tangibles’, because you can see and touch them – even display them.
…In antiques and collectible toys, for instance, Kegan Harrison, toy specialist at auctioneers Bonham’s, says: ‘Dinky Toys have been a cast-iron investment…”