PCGS Show in New Orleans

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  1. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    PCGS is having a member show in New Orleans over the next 3 days. Anyone besides your humble collector here planning to attend?
     
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  3. CoinCorgi

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  4. ToughCOINS

    ToughCOINS Dealer Member Moderator

    With ya CC . . . I wish I could be there too.

    Have fun, SD.
     
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  5. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Have lots of fun but it’s too far for me.
     
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  6. Mike Thornton

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    Wish I could go, but I'd have to use all my spending money on gas to get there and back.
     
  7. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    I cannot attend. Would like to know how it goes and what is popular. For those of you that do attend let us know how you did K, thanks. Be safe.
     
  8. mpcusa

    mpcusa "Official C.T. TROLL SWEEPER"

    Would be cool if I could go, try and stick
    with west coast shows, when I can attend.
     
  9. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    Post a show report when you can
     
  10. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Buy them all and share. At least buy a few for yourself if their not good enough for us
     
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  11. Santinidollar

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    I wish you folks could have joined me at the PCGS member show in New Orleans. I had planned to go Wednesday, but really bad weather set me back a day. Thursday was a magnificently sunny day — and a reminder that the hot season is just about upon us in south Louisiana.

    The show was held at the hotel of Harrah’s casino in downtown New Orleans, a couple of blocks from the French Quarter. About 20 or so dealers were exhibiting. Talk about some high-grade coins, especially in the gold category!

    The highlight of my show was meeting John Brush and John Call of David Lawrence. They nabbed my show allowance with a 1936 satin Buffalo proof that had been the subject of a lengthy hunt by yours truly. Can’t wait to show it off!

    I had four grading vouchers from PCGS. I’d never submitted my own coins, so a PCGS rep showed me the ropes. Submitted a 2021 O-privy Morgan, a 2021 Peace and the two-coin 2021 ASE reverse proof set. Total cost:$32 for the mailing cost. PCGS says there’s currently a 50-day processing time for routine submissions.

    Before you ask, I did not venture into the casino, knowing I would hear the siren of the blackjack tables. I’m out of shape on the tables and need to work with my blackjack trainer before playing.

    All in all, it was a happy few hours.
     
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