Reasons for owning collectibles among wealthy Americans in the United States, 2013

Which of the following are reasons you own/collect these assets?

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 21, 2013
Reasons for owning collectibles among wealthy Americans in the United States, 2013 The statistic shows the result of a survey carried out among wealthy and ultra wealthy Americans in the United States. This particular statistic deals with the reasons around owning collectibles as assets. 19 percent of wealthy Americans surveyed stated that collectibles are a safe asset that will hold their value.
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Which of the following are reasons you own/collect these assets?

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Reasons for owning collectibles Share of respondents
I enjoy the intrinsic value of the items79%
I consider the asset(s) a family heirloom for which I am the caretaker38%
I expect an increase in value and return on the investment32%
I enjoy being part of a community of people who share a similar interest26%
It is a safe asset that will hold its value19%
It is part of a philanthropic commitment or strategy6%
It is a tax strategy2%
Reasons for owning collectibles Share of respondents
I enjoy the intrinsic value of the items79%
I consider the asset(s) a family heirloom for which I am the caretaker38%
I expect an increase in value and return on the investment32%
I enjoy being part of a community of people who share a similar interest26%
It is a safe asset that will hold its value19%
It is part of a philanthropic commitment or strategy6%
It is a tax strategy2%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 21, 2013
The statistic shows the result of a survey carried out among wealthy and ultra wealthy Americans in the United States. This particular statistic deals with the reasons around owning collectibles as assets. 19 percent of wealthy Americans surveyed stated that collectibles are a safe asset that will hold their value.
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