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Serendipitous Fun: Getting that little extra by accident on an eBay purchase

braddickbraddick Posts: 22,498 ✭✭✭✭✭

I recently purchased a complete 1964- 1981 set of Kennedy half dollars with a BIN on eBay.
Here is the offering:

The photos were not great, but they looked slightly better than your average put-together set. Including the album,
the price seemed reasonable.
The bonus comes when upon arrival, I am looking over the set- checking out the condition of the 1970-D and such when
I also check the proof 1964. Sure enough, and without a doubt- it is the Accented Hair variety.
Not the kind of score to retire on and certainly not a "you suck" worthy contender, yet it was fun just the same.
A little spark of joy upon its discovery.
I am sure we have all experienced that- getting a little something extra on a purchase.

I also want to read other stories where the score doesn't need to be monumental, just a neat added bonus.



  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @braddick ... Very nice find.... I always check for that when I see listings or offerings at the gun show... Have found a few that way. Cheers, RickO

  • OnastoneOnastone Posts: 3,676 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Sweet! I just got my very first accented hair half a few months ago. What a great find you made~

  • braddickbraddick Posts: 22,498 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Not a super big deal, but the collector who put the set together was knowledgeable enough to include both the 1979-S Type 1 & 2 (even though there are no spots for both).


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