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May 19, 2:51pm Top

I tried to search the site, but in vain. Does anyone carry insurance of their books in their home?
Similar to Collectibles Insurance...I know one can purchase a rider to add to their homeowners insurance, however I was wondering about a specialties insurance? Perhaps one's First Edition books carry more value, harder to replace and it would be better to have separate insurance on them.
Thank you in advance for any information.
~Heather in California

May 20, 1:11pm Top

When I lost my house in a natural disaster six years ago, my insurance company paid for everything I submitted. It helped that I pictures and supporting documentation (some receipts, my Amazon account documents) and pictures of the damaged items lying in my yard. We did have replacement insurance.

Check with your homeowner's insurance agent to see if you need to insure special editions differently.

On a side note, my son's Lego collection was worth a lot more than my many books were worth!

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