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Physical Platinum Drying Up

Discussion in 'Purchasing Precious Metals' started by Chester-Copperpot, Jul 21, 2015.



  1. southfork

    southfork Mother Lode Found Mother Lode

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    Hard to move though, most dealers want it way back of melt.
     
  2. Chester-Copperpot

    Chester-Copperpot Gold Member Gold Chaser Site Supporter Platinum Bling

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    Most dealers want everything way back of spot. I've got a handful I'll deal with, but most are highway thieves.
     
  3. CrimsonGuardJay

    CrimsonGuardJay Silver Member Silver Miner

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    And platinum is up $45 today, making this the first time in the history of this planet I actually bought a reasonable amount, right before a strong move up.
     
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    edsl48 Silver Member Silver Miner

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    I bought one and paid the extra 20 bucks for it to be in the plastic "early release" blah blah holder. My thoughts are that in that holder my heirs wont get taken by some LCS offering them the spot price of silver for it and that Apmex will always offer a decent price for their slabbed items. Ask me in 2o years how it worked out but the price is way up today...makes you wonder if the Government is playing games again.
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    CrimsonGuardJay Silver Member Silver Miner

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    The reverse clearly says "1 oz .995 fine platinum", as long as your son and daughter can read, I don't think they'll sell it for 30 bucks.
     
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    Mr Paradise Midas Member Midas Member

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    I think I'm gonna grab a couple of those PAE's myself in hopes platinum regains it's place atop the spot price board in the near future.

    Love the fact that they have a $100 on them yet they're $200 bucks cheaper than the "$50" GAE or Buffalo.
     
  7. edsl48

    edsl48 Silver Member Silver Miner

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    A point well taken and appreciated. However I notice on Ebay the counterfeits seem to get better by the day and, well for 20 bucks it's cheap insurance and will eliminate a LCS from coming up with the old "well its not BU" line. I am not down on LCS's but not all of them are on the up and up. Someday I will have to write a story about the time I took a Krugerrand to a shop as an experiment and was told it was 14K and was offered a price based upon a 14K... just sayin
     
  8. ttazzman

    ttazzman Midas Member Midas Member Site Supporter

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    ran into a seller that have 20-30 1/4oz proof 69dcam pcgs plat eagles..........what would be a safe price to give for them........LOL....not spot...
     
  9. savvydon

    savvydon Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    There are several variables to be considered, but as a rough guide I would say it is fair to offer spot plus $50-100 per coin.
     
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    ttaz, nice find and good luck!

    here is what a dealer has up on that, (spot at $1032) MS 70's

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    2003 1/4 oz Platinum American Eagle MS-70 PCGS
    Each of these patriotic coins features a beautifully detailed image of the Statue of Liberty, which is the perfect subject for the U.S. Mint's only investment-grade Platinum coin. Population of only 251* perfectly grade MS-70 coins. Read More

    QuickShip® Eligible
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    Any Quantity $458.10 $477.19

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    Here is what JMB has for non graded

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    Plat Ask: $ 1,031.50

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] 1 - 1920+ $327.86$325.36
    Credit Card / PayPal
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] 1 - 1920+ $341.52$338.92
     
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  11. Usury

    Usury Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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    I wouldn't pay more than spot. I bought some of those in the crash in 08. Tried to flip them a few years later when prices were up and nobody would pay squat--not even spot. Best I could find was to sell them back to Apmex for a little under. So again...I wouldn't pay more than spot. I doubt he'd get more anywhere else.
     
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    ttazzman Midas Member Midas Member Site Supporter

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    i have been a spot price bullion buyer for years lol (i am#1 melting pot guy LOL) ......so this is outside my experience....platinum never sells for spot bullion or otherwise.....does anyone know what grey sheets offer/ask is on these? here is a pic of one ....Usary (yes i will probably talk myself out of these but its rare to see this kind of lot)


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    savvydon Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Grey sheet is $340

    If you bail and your seller is looking for spot have him look me up... just sayin'.
     
  14. ttazzman

    ttazzman Midas Member Midas Member Site Supporter

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    If it was a spot deal i woulda already bought all he had......:)

    Thx for the grey sht info
     
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