V. Kurt Bellman's Recent Activity

  1. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Is this worth getting slabbed?.

    Right now I'm into early copper, 3 cent nickel, and classic commemoratives. I do keep all my current sets up to date, though, and there are...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:36 AM
  2. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Is this worth getting slabbed?.

    Yes, I live in central Pennsylvania, and I went to Anaheim, California for the summer ANA show in 2016. Went to Portland, Oregon for the...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:31 AM
  3. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Don't be tempted by this one . . ..

    Yes and ... notice that the detail on the aliexpress link I posted is BETTER than on the eBay coin. And people wonder why I'm so negative...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:13 AM
  4. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Ebay...Still a Cherrypickers Paradise 2017'.

    Again, the story is even WORSE than that. AFTER the coin was revealed to NOT be a Matte Proof, the SELLER used the story in a promotional...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 9:11 AM
  5. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Don't be tempted by this one . . ..

    Here, about halfway down on the right:...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:57 AM
  6. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Don't be tempted by this one . . ..

    https://www.thespruce.com/chinese-coin-counterfeiting-ring-4071202

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:37 AM
  7. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Don't be tempted by this one . . ..

    Seriously? Are you going to sit there and tell me you haven't been reading about the absolute FLOOD of fake Chinese coins now washing over...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:26 AM
  8. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Don't be tempted by this one . . ..

    Which proves one thing - there are lots of crooks and idiots on eBay.

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:24 AM
  9. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Don't be tempted by this one . . ..

    Look, it's not even up for debate - the coin is a fake, period! Have you ever BEEN on the Chinese sales sites? There are tons of pieces...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:18 AM
  10. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Ebay...Still a Cherrypickers Paradise 2017'.

    You'll forgive me if I think that's a lie.

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:17 AM
  11. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Ebay...Still a Cherrypickers Paradise 2017'.

    It's worse than that! I believe you HAVE read the last word. As far as I know, the certification has been cancelled, but the OP refuses to...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 7:58 AM
  12. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Sales tax.

    The list of modern economy countries WITHOUT a national sales tax or VAT is extremely tiny.

    Jan 20, 2018 at 7:52 AM
  13. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread My collection as of late! Sorry for bad photo quality :(.

    I DO get that thinking, not just in numismatics, but in most aspects of life. It's been called "having and adhering to standards" when and...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 7:46 AM
  14. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Don't be tempted by this one . . ..

    I give up. [IMG]

    Jan 20, 2018 at 7:43 AM
  15. V. Kurt Bellman replied to the thread Is this worth getting slabbed?.

    Want to learn how best to store and/or display really odd error coins? Go to a major coin show, not some local yokel one, look up @Fred...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 7:37 AM