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clearing out some coins!

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  1. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    I need to raise some cash for closing costs on my house.... so i need to unload some coins.

    link in my sig to my auctions.

    some good deals and some bulk lots in there.

    all starting at .01 and no reserve!
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    which ones would be a good buy?? thinking about buying some

    those unopened boxes.. are those rolls of $1 coins?
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    they are all good buys up to a certain price.... the auction will dictate that :D

    the unopened boxes are the washington pres coins
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presidential_$1_Coin_Program
     
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    90 accord Chicks dig the box Moderator VIP

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    try hitting the "macro" button on your camera for better close up pics...usually a button with a little picture of a flower. also, on some camera's, you can put it in "super macro" in the manual mode but pushing and holding the macro button
     
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    i did... i have a tulip icon. :( my camera sucks at those types of photos. great for outdoors and long range shots.

    ohh well, its a woot-off point and clik special. nothing expensive by any means
     
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    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

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    why didn't you set any reserves? aren't you worried about losing money?
     
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    reserves cost listing fees, and discourage people to keep bidding if they bid and see it hasn't hit their reserve.

    there's only one auction i'm concered with not hitting what i want for it. the rest will surely end up turning me a profit, since i bought most of these items long ago.

    its amazing how many people are watching that $10 platnum coin :D
    hint hint
     
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    If I didn't just pay an absurd amount of money for three summer courses I would try to steal half of your lot.
     
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    yeah, i REALLY don't want to sell any of these.... but the house is a good investment too. closing costs just suck ass. you CANT finance them or add them on to your mortgage at all, so you have to pay cash. i'm about 4 grand short of the 8500 i need for closing :( so, i'm hoping to raise 4 grand or so here.....
     
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    You think you gave those auctions enough time to reach the type of prices needed to raise 4 grand?

    Are you trying to sell some of the stuff you have in the garage/shed in your parents house and in your own house?
     
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    there's plenty of time. most of my auctions already have 5-10 watchers. the coin bidders wait to the last minuet to try to get the best deal. if i put it for 7 days, i wouldn't get any bids until the last 2 days anyway.... and no one wants to wait for stuff :D

    that platnum coin should turn in around a grand, and both proof set collections should be over a grand. the 7 morgans should be 800 bucks or more, and the rest i'm hoping to fill in the remaning money to hit my mark
     
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    last 12 hrs the bids are gonna go nuts.. you'll make your money easy how things are looking now with 2 days left still.. you hardly see that much action that early
     
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    We'll the auctions are starting at $.01 of course thats going to generate interest.

    Do the bid increments jump as the price increases? As in, the increments may be $1.50 now but when the coin is $1000 will the increments be higher?

    I usually just use an auction sniper, that bids up until my max bid, with 3 seconds remaining in the auction, so I never pay attention to the increments.

    Good luck on getting the four grand, it sounds like you know that you're going to pull it off, already.
     
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    yea, the bid increments increase.. i know that when it reaches $100, they go up to $2.50 instead of $.50 or what ever it is.. i'm sure it gets higher as the auction price gets higher
     
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    so, what was the outcome of these auctions.. get what you were looking for??
     
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    He made $2,591.86. :ph34r:

    Well, assuming all of his buyers actually paid up.
     
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    i won a bunch of auctions :) but fuck if im paying :lol:
     
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    they didn't do as well as i though thye would. chris helped me out last minuete to save me from losing my shirt on the no-reserve auctions :D

    i think its because i ended them on saturday afternoon. i wasn't thinking when i listed them...
     
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    I was just about to ask you how you made out.
     
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    Did you get positive feedback? lol
     
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