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Stamps for Investment - Kenneth R. Lake

W. H. Allen, 1970, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped. Edges of the text block lightly spotted and tanned.

Reprint. [First: 1969] From the cover: “A world-wide stamp-collecting boom has pushed prices to almost unbelievable heights. It has also brought a rush of ‘investors’, who with little knowledge of stamps have tried to profit from the boom — not always successfully. There is money to be made from stamps, which can in fact represent an excellent form of investment while providing a lot of fun also.

Many ordinary collectors know far less than they should about their hobby, and it is the purpose of this book to provide a readable and concise guide to the investment market in stamps. This is no list of ‘hot tips’, which might be out of date before publication, but a standard textbook that tells a collector how to use his money sensibly — and what to avoid. One of the attractions of stamps is that one can build up a profitable collection gradually with a very small outlay, and this book can be a constant guide to every facet of an exciting hobby that offers even a newcomer pleasure and profit to suit his purse.”

Jacket designed by Ken Reilly. Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Purple boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 151 pages.
Stamps for Investment Kenneth R. Lake