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2020 Holiday Exchange - Secret Santa

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 Posted 12/04/2020  03:26 am  Show Profile   Check SilverCents's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SilverCents to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Ah sorry I forgot to mention, older US coinage from the early 1900s and the 1800s are also something I strive to get with time.

But in the end, I'm grateful for anything and everything. Just wanted to open my spectrum a bit because I know some collectors don't have specific sections of coinage. Whatever makes it easier for them.
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 Posted 12/04/2020  11:37 am  Show Profile   Check nss-52's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add nss-52 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Is there a "when to open" rule?


I'm in favor of opening upon receipt.
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 Posted 12/04/2020  12:32 pm  Show Profile   Check rggoodie's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add rggoodie to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 12/05/2020  06:37 am  Show Profile   Check rggoodie's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add rggoodie to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Santa has been informed that there is much activity going on with many mail and package carriers.

Stand by


The exchanges are about to happen

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 Posted 12/05/2020  10:48 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add merclover to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I completely forgot about the exchange for this year... am I too late? Maybe at least put on a waiting list? (please? )

Edit: I know, rules are rules... I'll try to remember next year (Christmas is getting earlier and earlier very year!)

Have fun & Merry Christmas everyone!

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 Posted 12/07/2020  01:23 am  Show Profile   Check SilverCents's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SilverCents to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Ah I'm really sorry about that Merclover.

If I was in the States I would send you something but sadly the US Government only lets us send one package per month.
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 Posted 12/07/2020  02:01 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add That coin dude to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Same here, same problem. I was going to do this, but I got caught up with birthday packages so I couldn't.
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 Posted 12/07/2020  10:42 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SaintRidley to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Was able to get my item to send to my giftee today. It's taking a fairly short trip this year, so hopefully dropping it in the mail tomorrow gets it to its destination by Saturday.
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 Posted 12/07/2020  11:45 pm  Show Profile   Check ryurazu's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add ryurazu to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hmmm register early, however now a bit stumped as to what to send that will be appreciated, I think probably silver always does nicely. Also hopefully it can get there before Christmas if I sent it this week.
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 Posted 12/08/2020  02:16 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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I think probably silver always does nicely.


Gold will probably work, too.
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 Posted 12/08/2020  05:09 am  Show Profile   Check SilverCents's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SilverCents to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Silver is a pretty good middle ground for any collector I think.
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 Posted 12/08/2020  2:04 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add keith12 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm Guessing I received mine today. I know there are coins in there, and I haven't ordered any lately. They are going under the tree.
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 Posted 12/08/2020  3:07 pm  Show Profile   Check rggoodie's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add rggoodie to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
And so it starts
List to be attached this evening.
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 Posted 12/09/2020  06:16 am  Show Profile   Check rggoodie's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add rggoodie to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Those who have not yet received

88isgreat
Adam_E
Billie
Brenpickle
Bud250r
Canadian-Banknotes
Carrigna
Cdncoins
CelticKnot
Colhand1
CollegeBarbers
Finn235
gidjit
GMS5
HALF
Hello There
Jason39305
Jfransch
Jgfindring
Jimjumper
jram

loonielewy
matthewvincent
mcshilling
Mint_marq
mmerc20
molydeii
mrpapageorgio
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nss-52
NumisRob
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okiepb
Pertinax
petef7365
Princetane
ryurazu
SaintRidley
Shantiom
SilverCents
silverwolf
Spence
SPott
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Susuman
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 Posted 12/09/2020  2:47 pm  Show Profile   Check unruhjonny's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add unruhjonny to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I sent mine today;
I didn't wrap it inside the package, so hopefully it will be obvious to my recipient what it is before it's opened ;)
Hopefully both the "numismatic" declaration, or the "c/o C.C.EX." was enough to get the hint across to my assignment of the contents.
I paid extra to ensure it gets received BEFORE Christmas (it's been hit and miss in the past for me), so, I'm sitting here hoping I'll see my recipient post up it's received BEFORE the 24th!!
Still lamenting the passing of our penny;
Hopefully I'll be passing the bug onto the next generation.
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