Rare, Collectable and Vintage Gold Bars.

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  1. Captain Kookaburra

    Captain Kookaburra Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Matches my tray.....

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    Made by Walker and Hall in Sheffield in 1907.
     
  2. XB

    XB Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Also matches the Hip flask I sold here a month ago :)

    CK those buttons are going to look so good when you stitch them on your waistcoat :D
     
  3. Captain Kookaburra

    Captain Kookaburra Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Just recieved these Walker and Hall babies in the post.... Going straight to the Pool Room Safe...

    (OK... I have no Pool Room .... Safely Stacked in a GoldStacker StackBox.) :)
     
  4. hyperinflation

    hyperinflation New Member Silver Stacker

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    Here is a UBS branded Kinebar.. available at 1% over spot at any branch in Switzerland... Will have to pick up a few more next time I'm over :)

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  5. Captain Kookaburra

    Captain Kookaburra Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Wish we had banks like that :(
     
  6. wilkes

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    DAMN! I was asking UBS about gold and they told me it would be ordered in at the branch I was near within two days... And I forgot to ask how much!!!
     
  7. hyperinflation

    hyperinflation New Member Silver Stacker

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    Not every small brach stocks all types, but the main one just down the road from Zurich stations has everything!
     
  8. wilkes

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    Yeah, I was there a few weeks ago and neglected going to the head station... If I had any idea they only charged 1% premium I would have!
     
  9. Vredaren

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    1% over at any, even the small ones? I have a relative in Switzerland so this is quite interesting!
     
  10. hyperinflation

    hyperinflation New Member Silver Stacker

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    Dunno about the really small ones. I only got 5g, 20g and 1oz ones, and they were about 1% over if you pay in CHF or EUR.
     
  11. Aurora et luna

    Aurora et luna Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Bought these 1/2oz gold buttons yesterday.
    Learned something interesting from another stacker at our meet.
    Seems they are an ideal format for smuggling gold.
    Just swallow these pill size gold buttons and let nature take it course after you arrive at your destination. :p

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  12. alor

    alor Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    some people may be looking at the EXIT strategy :lol:
     
  13. wilkes

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    The funny this is, it would probably be good for your body too. Any small particles that are released in the body can have a cleansing and anti-bacterial effect.
     
  14. Naphthalene Man

    Naphthalene Man Active Member Silver Stacker

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    But what if you really need to go while on the plane?
    Do you take plastic bags in your pocket so you can pack it in, pack it out? Or do you give it a wash and repeat the process :)
    Hope you have short fingernails.
     
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    There's a reason they're nicknamed smugglers bars.
     
  16. Black_Sun

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    How many of these in your stomach, large intestine, colon, would it take to set off the metal detector? Who wants to try it? Its quite tempting as it would be great to know the answer.
     
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    I will be a guinea pig if I get to keep the gold :D
     
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    An Aztec word for "gold" is "teocuitlatl", which literally means "excrement of the gods"; from "teotl" meaning "god", and "cuitlatl" meaning "excrement".

    Therefore... it is theoretically possible, that if you smuggled gold into Mexico, and got caught by customs (because the metal detector went off), when they make you go to the toilet, and they see what you shit, some of the customs officers might freak out because they'll think you are a god. Cool... :cool:
     
  19. jawkwind

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    not mine :(
     
  20. Aurora et luna

    Aurora et luna Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Pics of a minted bar I purchased recently.
    Can't seem to find any information about the Dow Bank

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