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The World's Fair of Money comes back to Chicago

August 9, 2013 @ 11:53 AM

Dont miss the best coin show of the year....  in terms of bourse size, attendance and family friendly activities.

After a one-year hiatus, the World's Fair of Money is back in the Windy City for a three-year run at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center from Aug. 13-17, 2013.

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Westchester County Coin Club moves to a new home!

August 6, 2013 @ 11:04 AM

How exciting that the WCCC will be moving its meetings to the Eastchester Public Library located at 11 Oakridge Place in Eastchester starting with the August 2013 meeting.

This is the best coin club in Westchester and always meets on the 3rd Wed of each month.  Please feel free to stop and visit....meeting starts at 7pm!

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That Class Ring Won't Make You Rich!

August 5, 2013 @ 11:44 AM

Please Be realistic.

When you walk into a "Cash For Gold" shop, that  old class ring might provide you with some extra walking-around cash, but it won't make you rich.

Scrap dealers will only pay you for the amount of gold in your jewelry, and "very few things are made of solid gold,"

For example, a 14-karat ring is only 58% gold; the rest is just base metals.

Oh, that class ring... 99 out of 100 times I'll bet its only 10K gold, or only 41.3% pure

Before making an offer, a buyer may perform what's known as a "karat fineness" test — which involves scratching the metal — and applying acid to the gold dust to determine the actual gold content.

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Yes, I will ask to see you ID

August 1, 2013 @ 11:42 AM

Be prepared to show ID.

Gold buyers are required by law to ask sellers for government-issued identification

This requirement is designed to help police investigate the sale of stolen property and deter money laundering.

All reputable gold buyers comply with these rules!

"If you're not asked to identify yourself, you're in the wrong place."

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