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  1. Some cracking good sixpences will have to have a go on a few. 😀
  2. Not sure if I paid too much for the 1892 3d bought on eBay for £35 just could not let it go. 😮 😁 At least I won't have to buy another one now.
  3. Also a very nice 1892 Threepence as an upgrade. The best example I have seen for a while😀
  4. Some recent additions to the collection two sixpences 1894 and 1896 probably not the best examples. I am finding it quite difficult to find better have been looking for several months. Are these dates that difficult to find?? in top condition. .

    Question on Teutoburger Münzauktion actions

    There are several small auctions being held on a few coin groups on Facebook that have been going on for a while now. For example there's a 24 hour auction you place your bid and the auction is carried on until a clear. 24 hours is completed without anymore bids. It works like this, you perhaps place a bid of £10 and are the highest bidder. Once you are outbid the clock is reset for another 24 hours. It carries on until there is a clear 24 hour gap with no more bids, and if you are the highest bidder you win the lot. It can go on for a few days. The other auctions are usually set to end on a certain date and time. I have picked up a few nice coins this way .

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    You beat me to it I was going to say that as well🤣
  7. My latest addition to my sixpence collection, a 1787 George III without semee of hearts. Although these are quite common I am happy to get an example at a reasonable price. This is now my second of the 1787, my other has semee of hearts. Now entering an area I not that familiar with, so grading these will be a bit more challenging for me. I am leaning towards a grade of VF or NEF am I correct? If anyone can give me any tips that would be great thanks.
  8. Paddy very nice example of the 1925 George V Sixpence (With Broader Rim) looks slightly better than my example below.

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    Old Coin Monthly's still outstanding

    Hi Mike yes anything you have would be great. Thanks for taking the time to have a look.😀
  11. One day I saw Arnold Schwarzenegger eating a chocolate egg. I said to him, "I bet I know what your favourite time of year is." He said, "You have to love Easter baby".!!!

    Old Coin Monthly's still outstanding

    Thanks Mike I appreciate that😀

    Old Coin Monthly's still outstanding

    Well if you ever get round to doing that, I would be interested to know which ones have articles about Threepences and Sixpences. The only one I have is July 1981 and covers Sixpence Varieties. It also says that the next Months Issue covers Victorian Jubilee and Old Head sixpences and Edward VII. So would be interested if you could confirm this for me if possible. I can then go searching for that copy.
  14. First off, one of my chimney jokes. I like chimney jokes....I've got stacks of them. During the lockdown, I have discovered that the advantages of "Easy Origami" are two-fold. Some news about EXIT signs.....they are on the way out. I'm reading a book, at the moment. It's called, "The Wonders of Super Glue". I can't put it down.