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Offer On A 5 Gallon Water Bottle Filled With Cents

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 Posted 01/27/2020  06:42 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
No more than 2x face.
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 Posted 01/27/2020  07:16 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add joecoin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
What else is he going to do with them?

I'd offer face value, I would pick them up.


Or offer 10% over face, he delivers.
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 Posted 01/27/2020  08:10 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add scopru to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Agree with the others. The offer should be close to face.
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 Posted 01/27/2020  08:23 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add hfjacinto to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm saying face also. I doubt there is much in terms of a find in the bottle. Most likely just common change.

If you really want to be fair offer him face and if there are any funds you split the value 50/50
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 Posted 01/27/2020  08:27 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add keith12 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Face. Your taking them off his hands Then you have to get rid of them. Maybe a little under face
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 Posted 01/27/2020  08:58 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add westernsky to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Face value plus 5% and he gets to keep the bottle.
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 Posted 01/27/2020  09:06 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Face plus 5% sounds fair to me.
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 Posted 01/27/2020  10:10 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add TNG to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I have heard of these glass water bottles breaking when picked up and full of coins. I have not seen it happen but that is a lot of weight. Chances are the seller just wants cash instead of the jar of coin.
I would only agree on $475 and hope you can get it home.
Use padding and a deep base hand cart. It wouldn't surprise me if it didn't shatter when tipped to the edge to get the carts plate under it.
So try to slide the bottle over the plate rather than tip it on edge to get the plate under.
Tricky situation!
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 Posted 01/27/2020  11:07 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Connor to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Let us know how this turns out!
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 Posted 01/27/2020  3:44 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Greasy Fingers to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hello Everyone....thanks for the replies, I'll start by offering 450 to max of 550

@ CoinCollector2012..a whole weekend..at my speed I'm thinking more like a few months..

@ TNG...I agree/worry about the breaking, I'll be making a wooden create to transfer it
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 Posted 01/27/2020  6:09 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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...I agree/worry about the breaking, I'll be making a wooden create to transfer it

You might need a forklift to load it in your truck or car .
Face sounds about right ,but how are you guys supposed to determine that ?
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 Posted 01/28/2020  1:04 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add just carl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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from change received (not searched),

And if you believe that, I'd like to offer you a chance to purchase shares of stock on the Empire State building.
I'd just ask him to take them all to a bank himself.
I really dislike those NON SEARCHED coins.
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 Posted 01/28/2020  1:17 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add keith12 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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And if you believe that, I'd like to offer you a chance to purchase shares of stock on the Empire State building.
I'd just ask him to take them all to a bank himself.
I really dislike those NON SEARCHED coins.


Not everybody is searching their pocket change. I know I don't . Better things to do then look for the very rare 1955 double die.
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 Posted 01/28/2020  1:28 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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And if you believe that, I'd like to offer you a chance to purchase shares of stock on the Empire State building.
I'd just ask him to take them all to a bank himself.
I really dislike those NON SEARCHED coins.

Why do you feel his co-worker searched though all those pennies Not everybody is into the hobby as we are .
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 Posted 01/28/2020  5:42 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Greasy Fingers to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@ just carl...I'm afraid of heights....now if your talking the Golden Gate Bridge....I'm in... My co-worker (he)is not a searcher and takes no interest in some of my finds I bring into work to share with another co-worker(she) who I got interested into collecting
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