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Stamp Dealers & Auction Houses

Fine Arts & Collectibles for Commercial Clients

Stamp and Philatelic Dealers

HWI is a leading provider of insurance for stamp dealers & auction houses with over 30 years of industry experience. Whether you’re looking for all-risk policies tailored to suit your needs or assistance with your existing policy, our knowledgeable staff can help.

If you are a Stamp Dealer or Auction House, your collectible inventory is your livelihood.

That’s why we have created a wide range of policies to cover your inventory against loss or damage, ensuring that you can carry on with business as usual without having to worry about the financial consequences of an unfortunate event.

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We provide the following cover for stamp dealer insurance:

Cover is provided against loss or damage for stock of:

  • stamps
  • covers
  • envelopes
  • postcards
  • albums
  • philatelic literature and/or articles of philatelic interest including autographs and the reference library.

Additional collectibles

Additional collectibles can include but are not limited to historical documents, pictures, paintings, numismatics/coins or paper money, rare books, sports cards and other memorabilia all being part of your stock/inventory or for which you are responsible.

Why work with us?

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HWI has been providing Stamp and Philatelic Dealers/Auctioneers with insurance since 1982. We offer expert advice in insuring philatelic related items having built a well-deserved reputation as the premier philately insurer in the world.

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Bespoke policy

Managed by professionals with a wealth of experience, we offer coverage for specialist dealers, retailers and auctioneers providing a personal touch and knowledge of our clients’ needs and practices.

International network

Our international presence and diverse client base allow us to partner with the best insurers in the business. We're experts in our industry and can match you with the provider that best suits your individual requirements.

Interested in receiving a tailored insurance proposal?