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21 minutes ago, craig12 said:

 

buying too many different products to get to my 140 oz

 

Actually that is a better strategy than sticking it all into a few bars mate. The spread in the variety can make you better returns over time especially if you have picked up anything interesting, collectible or cheap. 

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10 hours ago, craig12 said:

buying too many different products to get to my 140 oz , I must have bought over 20 different products , when I open my storage box I sort of get a bit down that I didn't get organised in my sort of way , my heart said buy 14 x 10 oz bars  but we got sidewards and ended up with 1 oz this and that and before you know it you've got a mish mash of too many products    at the minute I think ive got about 40 different products when 14 would have done 

 

ps sorry 1 product would have done  14 x 1 x 10 oz bar 

That is me right now. I love it, but I’m all over the place. I don’t know when I’ll get organized if ever.

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Bought ten 2 oz. QB Lions, then ten Griffins, followed by ten Dragons and ten Unicorns. I am now hooked and will have to pay for the whole collection. I lie to myself saying that when I am older I can sell them as ten collections, but unless the proverbial bovine excrement hits the fan, I will most likely die owning them all.

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20 minutes ago, Vacendak said:

Bought ten 2 oz. QB Lions, then ten Griffins, followed by ten Dragons and ten Unicorns. I am now hooked and will have to pay for the whole collection. I lie to myself saying that when I am older I can sell them as ten collections, but unless the proverbial bovine excrement hits the fan, I will most likely die owning them all.

I wouldn't call that a mistake by any stretch of the imagination.  Quite the opposite, really.

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On 12/4/2017 at 10:12, blackadder said:

I amazed myself,I stuck to one thing until i got x amount or a set etc etc.

That’s what I’m realizing. I’ve been into the large older silver coins lately. The ones that are 80, 70% silver mainly and some 90%. But I just love them and I think I’m going to keep collecting them and some junk silver. 

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My biggest fail was bidding almost spot price for a 1kg 999Ag coin from Chine (sold via Germany). Found out it is fake just before paying so the seller opened a 'Didn't Pay' case on me. Don't know what will happen but I'm not going to pay for sure :D

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7 minutes ago, Big23 said:

My biggest fail was bidding almost spot price for a 1kg 999Ag coin from Chine (sold via Germany). Found out it is fake just before paying so the seller opened a 'Didn't Pay' case on me. Don't know what will happen but I'm not going to pay for sure :D

That was lucky ! Good job you found out before you paid.

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On 12/4/2017 at 10:12, blackadder said:

I amazed myself,I stuck to one thing until i got x amount or a set etc etc.

That’s what I’m realizing. I’ve been into the large older silver coins lately. The ones that are 80, 70% silver mainly and some 90%. But I just love them and I think I’m going to keep collecting them and some junk silver. 

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31 minutes ago, Bullionbilly said:

That was lucky !

Yeah, I realized that platform is cr@p.

I reported the seller and the product, wrote an extra E-Mail, no response at all... The feedback was ~99% positive although he's been doing this for months or even years :-/

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57 minutes ago, Big23 said:

My biggest fail was bidding almost spot price for a 1kg 999Ag coin from Chine (sold via Germany). Found out it is fake just before paying so the seller opened a 'Didn't Pay' case on me. Don't know what will happen but I'm not going to pay for sure :D

How did you find out? It every PM purchaser’s nightmare. Glad you found out before handing over you’re hard earned

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3 hours ago, Vacendak said:

Bought ten 2 oz. QB Lions, then ten Griffins, followed by ten Dragons and ten Unicorns. I am now hooked and will have to pay for the whole collection. I lie to myself saying that when I am older I can sell them as ten collections, but unless the proverbial bovine excrement hits the fan, I will most likely die owning them all.

That's the spirit! :D

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Several years ago I thought I had won real bargain buying a kilo Kookaburra from eBay at about one third of the going rate ( circa £800 at the time ).
Everything described the genuine article including a picture of the kilo coin.

What arrived was a tiny 5 gram replica version, very thin with a smooth rim.

When I contacted the seller she didn't have a clue about coins and had just added a downloaded photo with her description taking the details from her trinket.
Fortunately there was no issue obtaining a refund - the photo showed a reeded edge and what was supplied in miniature had a smooth edge !!
I also had a genuine kilo Kook for comparison - I should have kept the photo of the 2 side by side.

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1 hour ago, Paul said:

My biggest mistake? Starting sacking silver in the first place ! :( 

I think most of us feel the same :lol:

If i dont buy silver the price goes to the moon but as soon as I buy it goes down dramatically :mellow:

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26 minutes ago, Alex said:

I think most of us feel the same :lol:

If i dont buy silver the price goes to the moon but as soon as I buy it goes down dramatically :mellow:

This always happens!

People placed a group order over the weekend of 2000 Euro - silver prices have dropped 15p/oz since the weekend!

Such is life!

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2 minutes ago, BackyardBullion said:

This always happens!

People placed a group order over the weekend of 2000 Euro - silver prices have dropped 15p/oz since the weekend!

Such is life!

I bought in January 2017 , its 1.5pounds/oz for me not really a big loss and I bought kookaburras,2 rolls plus some generics.

Luckily I spent twice or more on older coins.

I`m afraid the silver price will most likely hit 8-9 pounds.oz in max 2 years due to the pound recovery (slight recover), a drop in demand and increasing selling.Full break on stacking silver for me but I really want to hold a decent silver bar in my hands.

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i started buying silver coins 6 months ago my target 100 oz  at present i have 115 oz spread over 20 different coins i enjoy all the different coins and would find it boring with just a few types dont intend selling for at least 5 years and will continue to buy coins that i like the look of but not in the same quantity as my new target is 100oz in quality silver bars so am i a stacker or collector or an inbetweenie

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40 minutes ago, dutchman said:

i started buying silver coins 6 months ago my target 100 oz  at present i have 115 oz spread over 20 different coins i enjoy all the different coins and would find it boring with just a few types dont intend selling for at least 5 years and will continue to buy coins that i like the look of but not in the same quantity as my new target is 100oz in quality silver bars so am i a stacker or collector or an inbetweenie

Damn I wish my regrets were as productive as yours :lol:

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