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PWA 1967

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  1. I am an Alchoholic although not had a drink at all for over four years ,i have never had a pint in one of those dimple things but have probably drank out of everyother glass in the picture. I think that dimple one is maybe an old mans glass 😃
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    More Pennies

    I bought this in a collection a couple of weeks ago and not the best picture,about as good a strike as you could find on a George V penny.
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    More Pennies

    They are really hard to find Mike especially with lustre and i have looked and bought a lot over about seven years.This was one of the best ones i bought thats UNC and very lightly MT and are so hard to find its one i kept when i sold a lot of other types.
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    Pennies High grade.

    Not a penny but a book. The British Numismatic Journal Volume 81 2011. Hardback and approx 400pp in like new condition ,the book has numerous studies ,articles etc and happy to mail the details if anyone is interested or take a picture of the contents page just PM me. It does have a 22 page study though that is penny related.....Written by R.J.Pearce.😀 A study of the "Weyl " pattern pennies ,halfpennies and farthings dated 1860 and 1887. Quite big and heavy ,so will cost me a few pound to post. £20 Posted . Pete.
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    Steep slabbing premiums

    It was a really good buy for £30 👍 They are really hard to find in high grade , one sold slabbed for a premium at LCA graded CGS Choice UNC 82 for £280. My own was graded by NGC MS65 and then graded by CGS 85 which is a really high grade and the picture not doing it justice. I Sold it privately ,but was for a lot more than the one graded 82.
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    Steep slabbing premiums

    Thanks Mike A perfect example of a picture of a coin and what i was trying to explain and the benefits of sometimes having a coin slabbed to sell it. I am not suggesting anyone pays high prices for slabbed coins , just the fact that if you can sell them for more by spending an extra £20 or so it can often be worth it. As you have the coin in hand and you can grade properley what grade is it please and can i assume its problem free ? I will leave a wide grading scale as obviously reflects the possible resale value if it was slabbed......... GEF , AUNC ,UNC, CHOICE UNC ,BU ? Thanks again. Pete.
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    Steep slabbing premiums

    Yes ,not every coin is going to have a premium just because its in plastic or else everyone would be slabbing them to sell. I am on about ones graded really high MS65 or CGS 82/ 85 ,in other words bronze pennies that are BU and problem free.
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    Steep slabbing premiums

    The picture would not fit on the other post .
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    Steep slabbing premiums

    I think the main benefit is we all have different opinions on grade if you are looking at a picture. Pictures may show faults or problems but may not always capture the strike ,lustre or eye appeal.The independent grade that a slab offers imo gives more confidence for buyers worldwide ,especially why we have covid restrictions on shows ,viewing at auction etc. 12 months ago i started to sell some ( the better ones ) of a slabbed collection and then continued over the next couple of months ,so the coins were sold to numerous buyers.Nearly everyone sold for the CGS value or in some instances quite a lot more and not one was returned.Coins regardless of year and type will all be different ,however ones that are slabbed in a really high grade will sell for a premium ,not just to investors but to people who realise they dont turn up all the time.I think looking and reading the forum we may become blinkered and not like them slabbed or the prices people may ask.The bigger picture is there are people buying them everyday ,although they may not post on here its not because they dont know how to grade themselves or know anything about coins but they want high grade coins independently graded. As an example this 1926 ( i had posted the picture on here before ,so a good example ) was slabbed by NGC ,i broke it out and sent it to CGS ,although i did not tell CGS the grade or that it had been slabbed previously.I was confident after receiving the coin and seeing it in hand that it would achieve a high grade and at the time fitted in the collection i had put away.So the coin was independenly graded by two grading companies and sold straight away. The difference was it was in a slab ,whereas the picture below shows the coin raw. I will let you form your own opinion on grade and what it sold for ,but after selling a lot i do now know that buyers will pay much more for high grade or problem free coins if the slab confirms it ,its just that they dont post on here 🙂
  10. Not really for Ians coins as sure he will get back to you Mike but if you want to look at any that have sold. If you look at the left hand side and scroll down to Show Only and then tick the completed listings box it will show you the finished sales.
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    New UNC Coins

    Yes Chris its ones like you bought that are hard to find in BU as most will be circulated and the mintage figures/ prices in the books for the 10p dont seem right 3,487 ,000 and £1 - £4. The £2 in UNC mentioned above at £60 in the books is more on the right mark with regards price as they are also really hard to find.
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    New UNC Coins

    I found someone who had a sealed bag and bought twenty and then told a couple of people i knew who were looking for one , including Michael. Michael telling me they were really hard to find and having a BU one on his site for £100 untill the bag turned up , tells me not many as he had been looking for years.
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    New to collecting - my story so far

    Wakefield as well is a good one , which when we get back to normal is once a month.
  14. Everytime i have bought Lots from DNW the website has worked really well and always received the day after paying ,obviously geared up properly and Hat off 👍 Well wrapped aswell without all the daft sellotape some Auctioneers and Dealers use ,one lot i bought at an Auction house a couple of weeks ago they just put the coins in bubblewrap all together ,with selloptape wrapped round. I assume the capsules are ones that you gave them with the coins Nick ?
  15. Yes ,some nice coins ,so much so that i bought some 👍
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