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Discussion in 'Purchasing Precious Metals' started by Irons, Mar 30, 2010.



  1. the_shootist

    the_shootist The war is here on our doorstep! Midas Member Site Supporter ++

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    I bought 8 and I got no such email

    Edit: Finally heard from the seller. So now we wait until they arrive
     
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    historyrepete Silver Member Silver Miner

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    I got mine. Seller was prompt and communicated well. I'm pleased with the transaction.
     
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  3. Irons

    Irons Deep Sixed Site Supporter Mother Lode

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    He emailed me last night too my second one is on the way. :)
     
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    Took a chance on this. $100 in ebay bucks too. Thoughts?
     

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  5. the_shootist

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    Appears to be a nice score
     
  6. Irons

    Irons Deep Sixed Site Supporter Mother Lode

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    Beautiful coin! I still need to get a double eagle some day you did great knocking a big chunk of the premium off. :2 thumbs up:
     
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    Followup. I got all 8 coins and they passed all the tests (size, weight) and the condition was better than described. Excellent fractional gold purchase
     
  9. the_shootist

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    Irons Deep Sixed Site Supporter Mother Lode

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    Meh, just like real life everything has an ugly side. ;)
    I have this British Gold fetish, it just kicked in after years of stacking Gold everything else.
    Odd, yep, but I run with it!

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  11. the_shootist

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    Not that odd at all, I have a number of British sovereigns as well as Canadian, South African and Austrian coins just to have some variety
     
  12. Irons

    Irons Deep Sixed Site Supporter Mother Lode

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    I heard that.

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  13. the_shootist

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    oldgaranddad Gold Member Gold Chaser Site Supporter ++

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    Ordered two on the recommendation of Irons and The Shootist. Looking forward to getting them.
     
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    Fjpod Silver Member Silver Miner

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    I bought one two days ago from my lcs for $294, 1913, AU- $294. Not bragging (yes I am), but just letting you know what's out there. $312 is not bad. Let us know if your offer is accepted.
     
  18. the_shootist

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    He accepted my offer just a tad over what Fjpod paid for his. I agree $312 isn't bad at all but the man has a small amount of flexibility, especially on quantity bids. The last batch I bought from him were in excellent shape...I would say they were all AU but I'm not a grader, I'm a stacker :)
     
  19. the_shootist

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    If yours are as good as the ones I bought from him previously you'll be pleased.
     
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    Chester-Copperpot Gold Member Gold Chaser Site Supporter Platinum Bling

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    Queens Beast arrived today. Great looking coin.

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  21. Irons

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    Ooooohhh goddamn I need one of those chop chop! Thanks for the pic. :2 thumbs up:
     
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    This good, I want to snag one of those brit lion coins at the end of May. :2 thumbs up:
     
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    Chester-Copperpot Gold Member Gold Chaser Site Supporter Platinum Bling

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    Best looking bullion coin out there. Still only $40 over at JMB.
     
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    pitw Gold Member Gold Chaser Site Supporter

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    I sold 15. Never even gotta see them. It was worth it.
     
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    Silver prices are insane!
     
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    Insanely cheap?
     
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    EXPENSIVE sir! Was checking prices on line and silver is out of hand right now hoping for a pull back, gold seems more reasonable hasn't rallied as fiercely.
     
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    Agreed, that's why I picked up some more gold.
     
  36. Irons

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    "Fierce" is the word that immediately comes to mind when I think about silver sir.

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    andial Sir Midas Member Site Supporter ++

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    Traitor.
     
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    No, it's not that, my two-wheeler broke. That stuff's heavy!
     
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    Stopped at the country store last Friday for a bite at lunch and this fellow pulls up across the parking lot with a truck full of stuff. I watch him unloading crap like he was sitting up a yard sale right there in the gravel around his pick up.
    Finished choking down my burrito and milk and walked out to the van and waited on pops. Think mebe I logged in to gim and thanked a post and then looked over at the truck sale now fully set up about 100 feet away when I spotted what I thought was a generator.
    As I've been in the market for a deal on one for some time, I walked on over. Kinda snuck up on the guy he was kicked back shotgun side with his legs hanging out. Said hello and preceded to what was now surly a generator and a vintage Honda none the less. When I seen it I got excited but figured he would want a fortune if it ran.
    So I enquired what he was asking and my heart skipped a beat when he said 2 and a quarter.
    I ask him if it ran ok. He said it was a damn gooden, choked it pulled once and it roared to life.
    Ask if he would take 2,... right now I would he replied,and I slapped it down.

    Upon researching its a 78 model same as me. Runs and spits juice like a new one. I feckin love it, got that old school style.

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    Damn ! Right place with the cash in hand man that is a nice genny. New ones are 99% chinese shit.
     
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