ANDA Coin, Note & Stamp Show 2008: Postage Stamps Acquisitions (Penny Black, Sarawak, and Malaya Straits Settlement)

As promised, here are some of the items I purchased from the ANDA Coin, Note & Stamp Show.

This entry will be dedicated to stamps.

First up, the word’s first adhesive postage stamp called the Penny Black. It was issued on the 1st of May 1840. So, that makes the stamp about 168 years old! I’ve been wanting to get the Penny Black for so long now and finally, I own one. Nice piece eh?

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Collecting Coins and Banknotes for Investment Purposes?

It has been a while since I last wrote a post. Minus the Van Tharp article series, which were all posted automatically, it has been about a week since I last wrote anything.

Today, let’s talk about Coins and Banknotes. Is there a way how one can profit from them? Apart from the usual FOREX trading, I believe that it is possible to profit from collecting coins and banknotes. Old coins and banknotes as well as the new ones. In fact, history tells us that is indeed possible. Returns of roughly around 13% per annum. Now, that’s not too bad at all! Of course, as with all other investment vehicles, future performance are never guaranteed.

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