Muhammad Ali memorabilia offers investors 13.38% pa
Investors are waking up to the opportunities for diversity and profit offered by Muhammad Ali memorabilia
Paul Fraser Collectibles, Tuesday 10 January 2012
Muhammad Ali memorabilia may seem an unlikely starting point for reinvigorating faltering portfolios, yet many seasoned investors are finding "The Greatest" a superb man to have in their corner.
The Muhammad Ali memorabilia market focuses on two key areas: bout used apparel and autographs.
Muhammad Ali's autograph has risen in value by 13.38% a year since 2000, according to the PFC40 Autograph Index.
In November we saw the trunks Ali wore in his 1971 defeat to Joe Frazier make $173,102 at auction.
That figure represents an 8.25% pa rise in value when compared with the $57,500 achieved in 1997 for a pair of Ali trunks from his 1975 bout with George Foreman.
On occasion, the two areas combine. A pair of early training gloves, signed "Cassius Clay", sold for $22,000 in 2010, $18,000 above estimate.
The figures suggest that the desire for Muhammad Ali memorabilia has taken a major step forward in recent years.
A realisation among investors that Ali may not be around for much longer is a key factor behind the surge in demand and value, ahead of an anticipated flood of nostalgic collectors entering the market.
We recently sold Ali's sweat trunks for £950 ($1,425), which will probably appear quite a steal in years to come.
Investors looking for the diversity and enjoyment that Muhammad Ali memorabilia can offer would be well advised to consider a wonderful photograph of Ali with the Beatles, signed by the boxer, that we have available today for £1,950 (approx. $3,050).
We believe the dynamic shot and bold autograph offer real profit potential over the coming years.
As with all our items, you will also receive:
· A certificate of authenticity with lifetime moneyback guarantee
· Free insured delivery
· Free storage (if required)
To purchase this superb piece of Muhammad Ali memorabilia or to discuss other collectibles investments, please contact us at:
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