KNOWLEDGE

Investments Of Passion

How cars stack up against the rest

Coins. Watches. Wines. Art. Whisky >

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Whisky, watches, wine, or cars

In 10 years, exceptional historic automobiles have risen 194%

GET DRUNK, GET RICH

Despite significant over-supply and softening in the values, whisky retains top spot for 2020.

Headlines around the world in 2019 belonged to The Macallan, with a bottle of the distillery’s 1926 Fine & Rare fetching £1.2 million at Sotheby’s in October.

HANDBAGS...

The best ROI of last year crown belongs to handbags, believe it or not.

Hermes handbag values rose 13% in 12 months.

FOR THE LONG HAUL

Following the boom years of 2012 to 2016, the environmental and legislation headwinds weighed on classic cars in 2019 with values down 7%.

Regardless, 10 year price change stood at a healthy 194% for the period.

SOURCE

Knight Frank's Annual Wealth Report 2020

All data Q4 2019, except stamps Q4 2018. Coloured diamonds provisional data.

10 YEARS

12 MONTHS

Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index

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