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  1. mick1271

    1908 Pennies F166, all AU or thereabouts

    Hi Paddy . I will take A . Thanks Mick
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    1908 Pennies F166, all AU or thereabouts

    sorry to be a pain , could you stick up pics of the other 2 , or pm me them . thanks Mick
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    1908 Pennies F166, all AU or thereabouts

    Hi Paddy , could you post a pic of the best one please.
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    1908 Pennies F166, all AU or thereabouts

    Do you have any left Paddy ?
  5. I had a quick look at the obvious ones in Krause .Canadian 1 cent is a flat topped 3, Jamaica is different and Guernseys 1903 was done by Heatons .If it is a punch for a foreign one , it will take a bit of work or good luck to find it.
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    1905 Halfcrown

    Would probably set you back £500 nowadays.My 1905 florin has the same sort of colour /tone .
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    1905 Halfcrown

    I got a nice 1904 penny that was advertised like that .I asked for pics and the seller sent me 3 to choose from .If he had told me it was pot luck , I wouldn't have bothered. I would have went down the same route with these. I am struggling to find one within my budget . Michael Gouby has a couple , but they are no better grade /price than the ebay ones . I have found a few other dealers wanting more for poorer examples. The more I look , the ones on Ebay are looking more reasonably priced (at least for the better ones). I would normally pick this type of thing up at my local collectors fairs , but they stopped due to Covid , and aren't starting up again .Scotland has only a handful of dealers and even less collectors fairs .
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    1905 Halfcrown

    Not my thing , although I do have a 1933 penny of oriental origins .Collecting on a budget can be frustrating at times .
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    1905 Halfcrown

    Looking at past results .ones in similar condition are £150 -250 .I know they were slightly pricey and massively overgraded as well .Hence why I thought I would ask on the forum first .The lack of collectors fairs up north is making it harder to pick up bargains.
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    1905 Halfcrown

    Looking for a 1905 Half crown .Not looking for anything special , just a gap filler .There is a dealer selling some for £325 on Ebay , but would prefer to ask about before I buy one .Something similar for a bit cheaper (preferred) , or something a touch better for the same price . Many thanks Mick https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/284108174604?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=585599426080&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649
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    ebay clearout

    The F25 and 1865 pennies are better than what I have .I have stuck a couple of bids on them to remind me to keep an eye on them . Even if I don't win them , I will at least bid them up a bit.
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    1837 and 1845 pennies

    Finally got an 1845. That's me completed my penny date run . Now to upgrade them lol .
  13. I had the Pfizer one (1st dose) about 6 weeks ago .Felt fine the next day , apart from a bit of a sore arm .The following couple of days , I felt like I was coming down with the flu .Was even laid up in bed for most of the 2nd day .Hopefully the next one isn't as bad .
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    More Pennies

    Couple of newbies .Been after a decent 1904 for a while (at a fair price ). And picked up a low grade 1909 ON'E Penny .I saw it when I bought my better one , and it was still unsold 2 weeks later (so I decided to add it to the pile) .
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    1837 and 1845 pennies

    Sometimes you just get lucky .I will get one eventually , so I will just plod along upgrading the rest of my collection as I go.