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Jay2

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    Stacker & Collector

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    Shiny savings and great playthings.

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  1. Jay2

    Comedy eBay Typo

    There is a company called Pen Island. Their website is penisland.net Classic fail!
  2. Jay2

    2018 South Africa 1 oz Silver Krugerrand (BU)

    Why is their GBP price almost the same as the Euro price? I presume you buy the orders in Transferwise Euros, so the fee will push that up a little but hopefully not as much as making it 1 for 1. It's still a great new bullion and outshines any Maple or Owl or Ark, I'd say.
  3. Jay2

    2018 South Africa 1 oz Silver Krugerrand (BU)

    Now Europeanmint are also selling it for approx. £13.40 too, in singles (before delivery factored in of course). https://www.europeanmint.com/2018-1oz-south-african-silver-krugerrand-coin/?mc_cid=74d16bff07&mc_eid=dad5d3c942 I expect @BackyardBullion will be getting a huge haul of these in the near future.
  4. Jay2

    GOLD DEALS - See a deal, post here :)

    So they are giving away 900 Euros to every buyer. How generous! ... No feedback. Classic.
  5. Jay2

    for sale Hand poured silver for sale

    Stunning little critters! If you could somehow get iridescence on the beetle it'd make a fantastic 'scarab' piece. I think there's a few liver-of-sulphur videos on youtube that show how to make rainbows silver with just the right amount of time, before it goes fully 'antiqued'.
  6. Jay2

    completed 2017 Sovereigns anniversary privy

    If we can 'conserve' a 69 up to a 70 then there's something dodgy going on over at NGC. May as well slip a cheque for £50 in the envelope stating "BRIBE for grader."
  7. Jay2

    GOLD DEALS - See a deal, post here :)

    If I buy one off them right now, it's £1003.09 delivered straight to me. In a hypothetical Group Order, with a tenth share of their postage to you (£1.80) and £10 onwards SD to buyers, the total per coin is .. £972.64? £30 saved? It's not nothing, but then again if we buy 2 direct to ourselves we save about £23 anyway. Much easier to 'organise' with a mate, lol. Or.. by digging in our other pocket. I've just talked myself out of it, almost. Yay logic?
  8. Jay2

    GOLD DEALS - See a deal, post here :)

    Oh, wow, I tested the shopping cart and yeah, it's 18 quid postage on 10oz of 'Roo gold. I'm so used to seeing gold be free delivery on another site, or on their own offers where any 2 ounces can be free delivered. My mistake.
  9. Jay2

    GOLD DEALS - See a deal, post here :)

    At the current gold price, wouldn't it be a difference of about £33, from the original 5% down to 1.5% cost, which more than covers the Special Delivery and then smile money for some silver. Admittedly it's a lot of cash handling and faffing, but everyone would save £23. Perhaps you could wrangle onwards delivery out to individual people if you've got a good rapport with Chard Lizzie ...Wait, do they charge postage on large gold orders?
  10. Jay2

    GOLD DEALS - See a deal, post here :)

    Chards are doing a bulk deal on some gold bullion 1oz coins, while stock lasts. It has potential for a group order if @BackyardBullion or someone equally well organised and trusted was interested in upping the stakes slightly. https://mailchi.mp/chards/gold-bullion-clearance?e=7b3af4d54f Essentially if 10 people bought in, it would be 1.5% premium on a gold Kangaroo, Perth Ox or coloured Rooster. They aren't my cuppa tea, personally, but others will like them and it's still cheap gold at the end of the day.
  11. Jay2

    Today I Received

    Do you pay spot price for this phase of yours? I grab them at spot whenever I can but don't go out of my way, not after getting one good example anyway.
  12. Wow. Are you going to be 'randomly selected' for some kind of audit soon? Jokes aside, amazing how these hauls are growing! What's the G/SR on this order?
  13. Jay2

    Today i sold

    This thread is definitely going to be educational and, for some people, sobering stuff. It puts a more human face to the alternative: searching eBay Sold Listings and hoping it's not dealers buying off themselves to help hype things. Thanks to all who contribute. Definitely following.
  14. Jay2

    Today I Received

    It would be huge! I'd love one of those silver saint George statues, though. They made two versions, I think? @RegalStacker was supposed to be [exclusively?] selling some in the UK.
  15. Jay2

    Today I Received

    Some coins from around the world came in from another junk auction. A few nice sharp examples. I'm really happy with the New Zealand half crown, the Innsbruck University 50 schillings, and the Rupees.