eBay bargains thread

Discussion in 'General Precious Metals Discussion' started by rbaggio, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. 66rounds

    66rounds Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I got a no interest offer on a credit card thinking I could buy bullion, except my favourite dealers don't accept credit cards. Completely forgot about eBay.
     
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    I get lots off ebay :)
     
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    66rounds Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    As long as PayPal is covering you, it's a low risk transaction.
     
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    I agree and I've had no problems. I use common sense and avoid anything that looks too good to be true.
     
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    Nice one!

    It that doesn't prove to you the stupidity of eBayers then nothing will.:p

    I would like to see his COA stating that the coin is 1 oz gold:D

    And high relief too;)

    The only coin of this type that had any precious metal content was the silver one in the masterpieces in silver set of 1988.

    Thanks for the laughs Roundy.:)
     
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    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/152512885358

    Same coin available for $200! Not even worth its face value.
     
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    Yes have to agree with you it is hard getting even face value for these coins.

    I tried to unload a stack of these coins at the bank one time, the tellers didn't want to accept them and I had to create a bit
    of a disturbance, and get the manager involved before they would accept them.

    Needless to say I wont try that again.

    I don't go out and deliberately purchase these monstrosities, but at every auction when I purchase bulk silver items a few
    of these mongrels are always there amongst the silver goodies.
     
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    the picture is RAM, but titled Perth Mint
     
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    I should share a buy i bought a couple of years ago. There was a country NSW seller selling a family collection. The seller had good feedback but only 40 ratings. The auction was for 10-15kg of coins including round 50s, pre and post decimal silver, a 1930 penny with possible tampering, a few random sovereigns and more. The photos they showed were like 1980s nokia shots and despite numerous requests i couldn't get much better. I messaged back and forth and got a good feeling that the seller was naïve but genuine. I ended up offering and paying around 4000 for the collection. I think i used direct deposit and there was no ebay protection at the time so it was a big gamble.

    What did i get? I got exactly what was offered. 3 full sovereigns and 2 halfs. 300 round 1966s. Around 5kg of pre decimal silver and similar post decimal. Lots of penny and half penny in bulk etc. Nothing was sorted or graded. I kept some of the items i wanted and sold the rest for around $8k. The 1930 penny was a fake as expected.
    Was a very nervous couple of days waiting to see if anything arrived though.
     
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    Seems a lot of cheap gold on eBay this morning. Legit looking sellers.

    There's even a 50 peso (1.1oz) for $1000. I wouldn't touch it but possibly a real but retarded seller.
     
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    That's the same guy selling the item I posted about above. He's got a lot of gold for sale but a shit rating so I'm just browsing.
     
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