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Club auction earlier

logger7logger7 Posts: 7,765 ✭✭✭✭✭

I stopped at the monthly Berkshire coin club earlier tonight in Pittsfield held at the library auditorium, I happened to be passing through and was invited.

Decent attendance of 25 or so even with the snow. They usually have $5K or more in coins that sell, tonight the auction was light, so not very close to that.

One mistake in the auction that most members attending missed was an 1823/2 Bust dime in a nice fine condition listed as 1832. So a $200 plus coin sold for less than $40!


  • Mr_SpudMr_Spud Posts: 3,963 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Did the seller find out that he made a mistake?


  • 2windy2fish2windy2fish Posts: 676 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Did you happen to place the high bid? Any chance for a pic?

  • johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 26,997 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice catch and good eye on the bust dime. One never knows

  • logger7logger7 Posts: 7,765 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It was still in the flip from Berkshire coin from 15 years before; someone else got the 1823/2 Bust 10c. Original nice fine. I talked to the winning bidder afterwards, offered him $100 and he wanted $400 for it!

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @logger7.... Good eye... No one told the seller prior to the auction? Too bad... Cheers, RickO

  • logger7logger7 Posts: 7,765 ✭✭✭✭✭

    This was the auction list; their format of the meeting were some Q and A and then to go through the auction items to find active bids and then quickly go over it section by section again.

  • jerseybenjerseyben Posts: 92 ✭✭✭

    They type up the auction list in advance? Wow, that is a lot of work...

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