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Miscellaneous Collections Insurance

One of the great and most interesting things at Assetsure, is we are often asked to quote on some very esoteric collections. Often these collections start with just a single item, perhaps inherited or obtained at a charity auction. This one item can spark an interest in obtaining similar items and before too long the owner is facing the prospect of having a collection which is too large to be covered under a standard home contents insurance policy.

Sum insured aside, the collector may also demand more specialist cover, particularly if they take all of some of their collection out of the home, perhaps for the purpose of a talk or a lecture.
At Assetsure, we can arrange insurance for any type of collection on a World Wide "All-Risks" Insurance basis, normally without any excess. Policies also include specialist cover which may be useful to collector such as;

• Cover in respect of New Acquisitions.- which provides you with an extra 25% increase on your sum insured to allow for new acquisitions. You are then allowed 30
days to inform us of these new purchases.

• Defective Title Insurance- We provide you with cover if a person claims to be the rightful owner of an item you have acquired (providing you a acquired the item
during the period your insurance with us is valid)

• Depreciation Insurance. If we repair a damaged item, we will also pay for any loss in it’s value.

What can be covered?

We can provide quotations for almost any type of collection, including; toys, train sets, teddy bears, trading cards, film & movie memorabilia, militaria, medals, coins, stamps, kitchenalia, football programmes, records, entertainment posters, glass and ceramics.

This is just a very short list, of collectable items we have been asked to quote on. Providing your can prove ownership of the items and the values can be substantiated in the event of a loss, we will be interested in providing you with an insurance quotation.

To obtain a quotation, please contact our office on 0208 0033 190 or click on the above link to complete an enquiry form.

Why we stand out...

We are a specialist insurer of collectible items. We will consider most types of collectible items, including: stamps, coins, memorabilia, militaria, ceramics, glass, toys, records, posters, dolls, books, ephemera, clocks, model railways etc. Cover is “All Risks" which includes accidental damage, accidental loss, and theft insurance.

Premium protection promise

Premium protection promise

We value our customers. Your premium will not be loaded next year by the insurers if you make one claim under £500. We reward loyalty and will guarantee if you find a cheaper renewal quote we will match it.

Excellent Claims Service

Excellent Claims Service

You can easily report a claim to us by telephoning our claims department who can take instructions from you regarding your loss, or if you prefer, you may email us. Full details are contained in your policy document. We’ll assist you to obtain a repaired or replaced item as quickly as possible.

30 day money back guarantee

30 day money back guarantee

We are so confident in the product we supply that we have arranged with the insurers to allow you 30 days to change your mind and request a full refund, this is rather than the generic 14 days given by most. Even if after the 30 days is up, you decide our policy is not for you, we will refund you all of the insurance you haven't used with no deductions from the return of premium.

Treating you fairly...

We will not charge you any additional admin fees to make amendments to your policy or to cancel. We won't use enticing introductory offers to draw you in as we believe the price should be good from the start.

We are so confident in the policy we arrange, that you will be entitled to a full 30 days to change your mind and obtain a full refund. This is an improvement on the 14 days which is normal. Even if after the 30 days is up, you decide the cover is not for you, we will arrange for your policy to be cancelled and a full return of premium to be provided (Subject to no claim being made).

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Your Questions Answered

Who are Assetsure ? icon-thin-chevron-down

Assetsure are a UK Insurance intermediary. We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and are members of the British Insurance Brokers Association.

How will you settle my claim? icon-thin-chevron-down

The most we will pay in total for each incident of loss is the amount insured which you choose when you take your policy out.

How much should i insure my collection for? icon-thin-chevron-down

You should insure you collection for the current market value

When will I receive my policy? icon-thin-chevron-down

Your policy will be delivered instantly by e-mail. Cover will start from the date you request.

How long does it take to arrange insurance? icon-thin-chevron-down

In most cases, we can provide cover the same day that you request it and you can buy the insurance online immediately. In cases where we cannot quote online, we endeavour to provide you with a quotation within 24 hours during the week. If you would rather discuss your arrangements over the telephone, please call us, we'd be pleased to speak to you.

What sort of Collectable items will you cover? icon-thin-chevron-down

We will consider almost any type of collection including Antiques, Coins,

Medals, Millitaria, Objects d’art, Pictures, Paintings, Prints, Records, Stamps, Toys and Wine. Please call us if you wish to discuss .

Are there any Age restrictions? icon-thin-chevron-down

Our collectables policy is open to persons resident in the United Kingdom who are over the age or 21