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craig12

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  1. craig12

    keep haggling

    just managed to buy a 5 oz libertad 2004 £75 inc postage £71.10 +£3.90 , its above my cost average I like to get down to but looking at the e bay completed listings I think the lowest on record is £78 inc postage , so if it checks out genuine , im well happy with this 5 oz to the stack , did try £65-£70 but no joy //it did have a start price of £100 to be fair and all the completed sold ones at £80 + tend to be 2018/19 coins
  2. craig12

    keep haggling

    ill check ,, I forgot as well comes with a free tube
  3. craig12

    keep haggling

    just got 10 x phills for £128.04 on e bay with a few milk spots inc p and p the coins were £12.50 each , I think that's spot +11% or similar , the seller got a sale im happy , it just goes to show that if the silvers genuine , there are bargains to be had took 3 counter offers to get there but this is more like the usa way ,I simply cant pay £15-£18 per oz any more ,
  4. leasing cars don't start me/ mugs game
  5. I now look on silver a little different , I went to the building society the other day for my 1% interest and thought , now what , that's rubbish, I know ill buy a property as an investment, or I could buy a place in spain , or I can get another classic car , which ever way you look at it theres a cost to maintain these investments , council tax , rates , elec , gas, service charge, ground rent, car tax , car insurance, etc etc, , now looking at silver what are the maintenance costs zero , nothing yes it might not have performed well but you buy it store it forget about it , yes it can go down , but so can proprety and classic cars and Spanish property, im sticking with precious metals , £1000 spent requires no ongoing costs , and if I can secure for under £15.50 per oz cost average im well happy
  6. craig12

    now im confused

    how can you test it and then get a refund surely youd damage the item testing it , its not like 2 coins when you can hear the silver ching
  7. craig12

    now im confused

    bottom line is , im not sure wether to return it or keep it , if I know its silver then ill keep it but pay more attention to images next time
  8. craig12

    now im confused

    the seller says you can see the silver under the gold on the edge of the bar , apmex have release this sort of stuff in the past $199 but not this date
  9. craig12

    now im confused

    sorry its a $1 bill not $100
  10. craig12

    now im confused

    looks like there were gold plated versions of $100 4 oz notes through apmex my item was 233117985548 looked silver in photo , im trying to find a reference to it being genuine , I e apmex or similar
  11. craig12

    now im confused

    received my 4 oz silver 100$ bill today , well in a sort of gold colour , stamped as 999 silver on it as I understand there were some gold covered copper notes , contacted seller straight away , it isn't toning im sure its the colour of a £2 coin on the bi metal of a £2 coin , im gutted , ahh well probably a return , it looks silver in the photos , like they should , mirror silver finish
  12. can anyone tell me please why the max keiser 1 oz coin/round is so expensive ? im scratching my head I think they go for between £30-£99
  13. a one dollar bill 4 troy ounces , this sadly went against my maximum price per oz of £16 but try as I might all sellers wouldn't let these go cheap , so I do love em so had to pay £80 posted , ahh well its put the average cost average up but whats it doing in the bank zilch...…..
  14. ive recently tried to compare what I think is a good buying price per oz for silver as a good deal , and I don't think this is a bad comparison , at akinsons if you go to their 1kg bars and look at the very most bars to purchase you get a price currently of £15.80 , so if you can pick up the odd coin or two ,at the price you would have to buy 50 + 1kg bars to get the same price , not rocket science I know , but I sort of think its a good gauge on a good deal