[78-L] Collectors Insurance

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Sun Dec 16 10:19:35 PST 2012

Perfect example. I've taken Billie Holidays to the CAPS meeting and sometimes 
had huge offers for a set of Columbia reissues, and sometimes brought them back 


On 12/16/2012 1:10 PM, Cary Ginell wrote:
> One of the most volatile is Billie Holiday's "Strange Fruit" on Commodore. At its height of value, during the initial airing of Ken Burns' "Jazz," I was able to get $150 for a copy in E condition, especially from Japanese buyers. Now, it 's back down to get-what-you-can-for-it.
> Cary Ginell
> On Dec 16, 2012, at 9:37 AM, David Lennick<dlennick at sympatico.ca>  wrote:
>> I check eBay and Popsike and sometimes CollectorsFrenzy.com to see what's
>> going. A record that got a high price last month or two years ago sometimes
>> can't be given away this week, even at a low minimum.
>> dl
>> On 12/16/2012 10:17 AM, neechevoneeznayou at gmail.com wrote:
>>> It could vary. I've seen some prices on ebay that are quite a bit lower
>>> now than what they have been in the past.
>>> joe salerno
>>> On 12/15/2012 7:01 PM, Ray wrote:
>>>> Serious questions, do you estimate your collection at what you may have paid
>>>> for it, or what you think it's worth now, or what you realistically would be
>>>> able to get for it?  And if the latter, how do you determine what that
>>>> estimate would be?
>>>> RayK
>>>> From: Cary Ginell
>>>> Just ran an online estimate with Collectibles Insurance Services, Inc., the
>>>> company that doesn't require an itemized list of your collectibles. You
>>>> apply for a certain amount and describe the collection in the policy. For
>>>> $100,000 in coverage, the cost is about $600 per year. For $150,000, it's
>>>> $693, and for $250,000, it's $876. Of course there are other parameters, but
>>>> this gives you a rough estimate of the cost.

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