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Welcome to our Private Collections Insurance Request Form!

We understand the value of your unique items and prioritize their safety during transit, whether for relocation, shipping valuables, or other personal needs.

Please be aware that this form does not provide an instant online quote.

Our team will contact you shortly to discuss your requirements and offer a personalized quote. Thank you for trusting us with your private collections insurance needs.

Let's begin.

Proposer's Details

Your Title *
Your First Name *
Your Surname
Please enter your postcode to select your address *
House Number/Name *
Telephone *
Email *
Your Age
Occupation *
Nationality
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Location of items to be insured

Address *If same as your address please enter 'As Above'
Postcode *
If you wish to include transits (for an additional premium) tick appropriate box
UK Only
Worldwide
Please confirm where the items insured are stored?
Please advise how often the items insured will travel and how they will be transported?
If travelling to events, please advise what kind of events will be attended?
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Premises construction and use

 

Are the premises (including outbuildings):

 

Built of brick, stone or concrete and roofed with slate, tile, asphalt, metal or concrete and in good condition and repair?*
Yes
No
In an area which is free from flooding and not in the vicinity of any rivers, streams or tidal waters?*
Yes
No
A flat or apartment*
Yes
No
If yes, which floor? *
Used for any business or professional purposes or open to the public?*
Yes
No
Regularly left unattended by day or night?
Yes
No

Building and decorating work

 

Please note that once you have taken out an insurance policy, you must contact your broker before entering into any agreement for work to be carried out at the insured premises.

 

Do you intend to carry out any work on the premises insured involving outside contractors?
Yes
No
Please provide details of work to be undertaken *

Security


Alarm

Is the premises fitted with an alarm?*
Yes
No
What make is the alarm? *
What signalling method does the alarm use?*
Connected to Police
Central Station
Bells Only
Is it NACOSS approved?*
Yes
No
Does it protect all areas containing the insured items? *
Yes
No
Is the alarm under a maintenance contract?*
Yes
No
By whom?

Safe

Do you have a safe?*
Yes
No
Please provide the make, model and age of the safe *
Weight and Dimensions *
How is it secured to the premises? *

Other security

Are all final exit doors fitted with a five lever mortise deadlock? *
Yes
No
Please give details *
Are all windows, fanlights and skylights fitted with key-operated locks?*
Yes
No
Please give details *
Do you have a strongroom?*
Yes
No
Please give details *
Is your property protected by any other means? *
Yes
No
Please give details *
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Insurance History

Name of current or previous insurer *
Expiry date of current or previous insurance
Has any insurer declined to accept, cancelled, refused to continue or agreed to continue only on special terms any insurance for the proposer or any other person to whom this insurance would apply? *
Yes
No
Please provide details *
Have you had any claims in the last 6 years?*
Yes
No
Date of claim *
Value of claim/loss *
With whom was the property insured? *
Details of claim *
Add another claim*
Yes
No
Date of claim *
Value of claim/loss *
With whom was the property insured? *
Details of claim *
Add another claim*
Yes
No

One of our team will call to discuss your insurance coverage with you.

Have you, or any other person residing with you, ever been convicted of arson or any offence involving dishonesty, e.g. fraud, theft or handling stolen goods?*
Yes
No
Please provide details *
Are there any other factors affecting this insurance of which you are aware? *
Yes
No
Please provide details *
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Amounts to be insured

 

Please list all your items and their value one per line in the appropriate boxes below. Sometimes, an independent professional valuation/appraisal may be required and should be forwarded with this proposal if available.

 

If you already have an itemised list, you may attach it below.

Pictures, paintings, sketches, prints and the like
Books
Statues and sculptures of a non-fragile nature, items of non-precious metals or wood
Porcelain, pottery, ceramics, glass, jade and other items of a brittle or fragile nature
Antique furniture
Clocks, watches, barometers, mobiles and other mechanical art
Gold, silver and other precious metals
Mechanical Music and Automata
Other Items
Upload your itemised list here
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Total value of all items: *
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Specialist Private Collections Insurance

About Primo

Our Rich Heritage and Commitment

Since its inception in 1971, Primo has been at the forefront of providing exceptional insurance solutions. The name Primo was officially adopted in 2000, symbolising the merger of nine established businesses, some with over five decades of experience. Since 1987, our management team has ensured consistent and reliable leadership.

In December 2022, Primo became part of the A-Plan family. Together with Howden, A-Plan has grown into one of the UK's largest independent insurance brokers. This strategic partnership enhances our ability to deliver top-tier service and comprehensive insurance solutions to our clients.

Personalised Customer Service

At Primo, we are dedicated to offering personalised customer service. Our office ensures that every call is promptly answered by a knowledgeable and friendly staff member. We do not employ automated call handling systems. When you contact Primo, you can be confident that a helpful human being will assist you.

Our Specialist Private Collections Insurance Services

Comprehensive Coverage for Your Private Collections

We specialise in providing bespoke insurance quotations for a wide range of private collections, including art, antiques, jewellery, and other valuables. Whether your needs are straightforward or complex, we have the expertise to assist you. For more intricate risks, particularly those with significant liability considerations, we may require up to two weeks to secure the best possible coverage. Our strong relationships with leading insurers across the UK enable us to offer exceptional insurance options tailored to your specific requirements.

Request a Quote

To obtain a quotation for insuring your specialist private collections, please fill out our detailed insurance form. This will help us understand your unique needs and provide the most accurate and comprehensive insurance solutions for your valuable assets.