V. Kurt Bellman's Recent Activity

  1. V. Kurt Bellman liked sonlarson's post in the thread Selling Coins/Bills Below Face Value?.

    In 1992 the Mexican Peso was devalued. 1000 old Pesos became 1 New Peso. Since the KM#493 was minted from 1984-1992 the 100 Pesos became...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 4:59 PM
  2. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread NGC Certifies 17 Glass tokens from WWII.

    When you read the article, it at least SUGGESTS these are the same thing as the previously "unique" one. They're all patterns, and they...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 4:54 PM
  3. V. Kurt Bellman liked TypeCoin971793's post in the thread NGC Certifies 17 Glass tokens from WWII.

    Well, the value of the one that sold about a year ago just went down.

    Jul 24, 2017 at 4:52 PM
  4. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread The Sheldon scale...created by a theif?.

    This is a tremendously valuable point. The entire numerical system we use for coin grading is about as arbitrary as it could be. And that's...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 4:32 PM
  5. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread The Sheldon scale...created by a theif?.

    I agree the correlation is the first step, and a necessary one, but I see them again becoming so utterly fascinating to the data industry,...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 4:25 PM
  6. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread NGC Certifies 17 Glass tokens from WWII.

    ... or did the holder prongs just widen sua sponte, Moses standing by the Red Sea-like, and then resume the normal configuration?

    Jul 24, 2017 at 4:21 PM
  7. V. Kurt Bellman liked messydesk's post in the thread NGC Certifies 17 Glass tokens from WWII.

    As 17 were graded, I would imagine it wasn't difficult for the graders to compare them with each other and assign grades once some sort of...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 4:19 PM
  8. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread 1980 Nickel strange coating.

    I'm in the process of "Phoenixing" (bringing back from the metaphorical ashes) my old Commodore 128D 8-bit machine. Why? Because I write...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 4:11 PM
  9. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread 1980 Nickel strange coating.

    Betcha you could make free long distance calls too.

    Jul 24, 2017 at 4:00 PM
  10. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread The Sheldon scale...created by a theif?.

    This may be one of the most brilliant things I've ever read on CT. Bravisimo! This is exactly my indictment of our fascination with "big...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 3:58 PM
  11. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread The Sheldon scale...created by a theif?.

    I have to be bluntly honest here. This thread bugs me a little. We were once a people who could keep things separate, siloed if you prefer....

    Jul 24, 2017 at 3:52 PM
  12. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Where to Get a Decently Priced 1 Crown Coin?.

    Darn it. I wasn't supposed to quote him on that. Sorry.

    Jul 24, 2017 at 3:46 PM
  13. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread 1980 Nickel strange coating.

    Dave, we've met. You strike me as being from the "filling up Blue Books with page after page of longhand written brilliance" generation,...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 3:44 PM
  14. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread 1980 Nickel strange coating.

    This is why these millennial jabronies think they can't live without 128 Gigs of storage on their phones. That and stupid games. I've had...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 3:39 PM
  15. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread How many people purchase silver and gold like this? So stupid....

    Isn't that where "The Wild and Craazy Guys" were from? Not the Coneheads. They were from France.

    Jul 24, 2017 at 3:36 PM