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12 Jan 2022

Happy New Years and some updates!

Coins-United States | slybluenote

I want to start by wishing everyone a happy and prosperous New Years. As most of you know, I’m not a member of any coin clubs. I have been thinking about joining a club and have checked into the prospect a couple of times. My local coin dealer that I do business with is the President of 2 such clubs in my area. On the 6th of Dec., 2021 I attended my first coin club meeting. Mark, the president did give me a heads up that this club has a auction and started at 1900 (7 p.m.) and to be there at about 1830 (6:30 p.m.). I showed up at 18:45, and Mark was right; they auctioned off quite a few pieces and then the meeting ended. I did participate by purchasing the last item which is the 1858 small letters Flying Eagle that is pictured with this post. It was graded as a “good” and I think that’s the proper grade for this coin. The flip had $15 on it but bidding started at $10 which is the price that I paid, which I thought was a pretty good price for a flying eagle! I was a little disappointed with the meeting because I really thought that after the auction there would be some discussions of the pieces sold or some other aspects of the hobby. I haven’t talked to Mark since the meeting, but if he brings the subject up I may explain how I feel about the club’s agenda. The other 2 pieces pictured here are the last coins that I bought in 2021.

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01 Dec 2021

Storage and this and that!

Collecting Tips | slybluenote

Well, it’s that time of year folks. Unlike last year, this years inventory is being accomplished digitally, which to me is a massive undertaking due to my seniority and the learning curve involved. I’m using Numbers for my spreadsheet/inventory and Pages Note Taker for my journal. I’m making great strides on my inventory. I’ve got my purchases from last year entered along with a couple of entries from 2020 that I had neglected to enter. Each sheet is named for a denomination with multiple tables including one for supplies. It’s not 100 % done, but it’s relatively close. I still have to convert my 2020 and 2019 entries. My coin closet is in disarray as can be expected during a inventory, but I have last year’s pen and paper inventory to assist me, so needless to say, keeping accurate account of your inventory is of the utmost tasks you can achieve. I’m also considering replacing the dehumidifier at this time also. Storage is also one of the things that should be of particular concern.

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