Antique dealers generally work for a store, auction house, or independently. This is a sales-oriented position where they are either visiting auctions, and salerooms to purchase and showcase items or advising their own customers on the worth and history of their items.
The primary risk to antique dealers is damage to valuable inventory, this can be caused by theft, fire, floods, and accidental breakage by clients or staff.
The calculated risk can grow depending on where products are sold, an antique dealer who moves around their items to markets and shows may have an increased risk of damage than one who stays at a permanent retail location. Therefore, antique dealers can avail of class two income protection.
Status: mild risk- insurable