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PNNA Report w/pics - 10/8

Dave99BDave99B Posts: 8,353 ✭✭✭✭✭

I made a quick run down to the infamous 'Thrilla in Tukwila' this morning. This is always a really nice show. I didn't have a lot of time, but I was able to make several passes. I needed to hustle back home to watch the Mariner/Blue Jays game. Priorities, man.

The show seemed pretty busy, which was great to see!

I chatted with a few members, including Glenn from Americana. Glenn had picked up a complete set of Barber quarters (among other sets) from a long time collector, many in AU. Great coins! I looked for upgrades to my PCGS VF quarter set. Didn't find anything, but it was nice to chat with Glenn again ... his Barber inventory always amazes me.

I wandered around looking for nicely toned PCGS Proof Mercs, but only saw a few white examples.

I did locate a 1894-O PCGS VF20 Barber half (a hole in my half series) but decided to pass. Looked like it may have been rubbed a little ... I'm picky when it comes to my Barber sets.

Seemed like a lot of dealers were buying, which was also nice to see. Several dealers told me they were having trouble refilling their inventories.

Sadly, my only purchase was a little bag-o-dimes! Oh well, still fun.

Dave

P.S. Go Mariners!

Here are a few random pics I took as I navigated the floor, just to give you a flavor the show. Enjoy!

Always looking for original, better date VF20-VF35 Barber quarters and halves, and a quality beer.

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  • SeattleSlammerSeattleSlammer Posts: 9,953 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks for the report and all the case pics! ⭐️😎 I’ve been to that show so many times that I know whose case is whose just from the coins inside …. not sure if I’ll be able to make it tomorrow or not….

  • pcgscacgoldpcgscacgold Posts: 2,635 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks for the show report with pics.

  • AdamLAdamL Posts: 165 ✭✭✭

    Good report and pics! Thanks

  • pointfivezeropointfivezero Posts: 1,631 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks for the report and great pictures. I zoomed in on all the display cases. It was almost like being there except for all the money I saved.

    Tim

  • ms71ms71 Posts: 1,459 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice report. In taking a quick look at all the certified coins in the dealer cases, I noticed only two (2) with green beans (of course I may have overlooked some). Wow. I've heard a lot of dealers say that it has become difficult to replace CAC coins in inventory I guess so.

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  • kazkaz Posts: 9,065 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks for the report and photos!

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Great report and pictures @Dave99B. Thanks, almost like being there. Cheers, RickO

  • ashelandasheland Posts: 22,673 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Cool stuff in those cases!

  • WaterSportWaterSport Posts: 6,706 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Probably a lot of shorted out key boards now because of the drool....

    WS

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  • airplanenutairplanenut Posts: 21,900 ✭✭✭✭✭

    So... what does a dime bag go for these days?

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  • FlatwoodsFlatwoods Posts: 4,122 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks for the trip. I enjoyed seeing all the cases!

  • LakesammmanLakesammman Posts: 17,289 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks for the report!

    In the 4th pic that's me in the Hawaiian shirt - next time tell me to suck it in! :D

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  • Dave99BDave99B Posts: 8,353 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @airplanenut - I paid $300 for the $10 face bag. Nice group of dimes, with a few VG and F examples rattling around.

    Dave

    Always looking for original, better date VF20-VF35 Barber quarters and halves, and a quality beer.
  • nwcoastnwcoast Posts: 2,838 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks for the fun report and all the supercool pictures!
    I’d really hoped to make it this time as I was about an hour away instead of the usual 4.
    Other challenges got in the way. Bummed!

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