Say it isn't so @fred weinberg

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  1. Mark68

    Mark68 Well-Known Member

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  3. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

  4. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    Well everyone has to retire at some point, good for him! :D
     
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  5. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Have a great retirement Fred.
     
  6. desertgem

    desertgem MODERATOR Senior Errer Collecktor Moderator

    My Dean asks each year....and I say Too Damn much Fun!
    Jim
     
  7. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    A good read for the morning.
    Congrats Fred!
     
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  9. Jeffjay

    Jeffjay Well-Known Member

    While I'm not an error collector I very much enjoy the error section and reading Fred's posts. Hope he continues to contribute his expertise here.
     
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  10. masterswimmer

    masterswimmer Well-Known Member

    Congrats on a magnificent, storied carrier @Fred Weinberg

    I'm hoping the old adage holds true for you Fred, 'you can take the man out of the hobby, but you can't take the love of the hobby out of the man' ;) I sure hope to see the likes of you still posting here on CT.

    Enjoy retirement. Health and happiness to you and yours.
     
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  11. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    @Fred Weinberg …Congratulations on your retirement, Fred. I can say that in the 4 years I’ve been a member here, there have been about 30 top notch experts that I have learned from and you were and are and always will be one of the best. I found myself making an analysis and then you chimed in and confirmed. Made me feel accomplished.

    We said: “Was that the right call?”…and the answer was: “Yes, Fred said so”.

    …Spark
     
  12. eric6794

    eric6794 Well-Known Member

    @Fred Weinberg thanks for the years and helping years ago for varieties help
     
  13. paddyman98

    paddyman98 I'm a professional expert in specializing! Supporter

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  14. paddyman98

    paddyman98 I'm a professional expert in specializing! Supporter

    Fred.. Circa 1970's
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    Recent Fred
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  15. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

    Congratulations Fred, and many happy years in retirement.
     
  16. John Burgess

    John Burgess Well-Known Member

    Congrats on retirement, now you'll have time to pursue your hobby, coins! :hilarious:
     
  17. Fred Weinberg

    Fred Weinberg Well-Known Member

    Mornin' guys -

    Yes, although I am retiring after 50 years as a full-time dealer (and a collector
    for 12 years before that), I do plan on reading and posting this chat room -

    It's taken me almost a year to sell, put into Heritage's auction, organize,
    throw away, and get ready to close my office - aiming for the end of February or so.

    FUN will be my last FUN table, the Feb. Long Beach Expo will be my last LB table,
    but I do plan on going to the LB shows, and maybe a FUN show in the future, just
    to socialize, have a dinner or two with old friends, etc.

    Although I do plan on a full retirement, I want to keep up with news, events, and
    gossip !

    Thanks for all the kind words.

    Fred
     
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  18. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    Have a relaxing retirement Fred.
     
  19. SPP Ottawa

    SPP Ottawa Numismatist

    @Fred Weinberg - I am just curious, as as one of the few Canadian collectors who regularly submits error coins to PCGS; do you still plan to authenticate errors for PCGS?
     
  20. Fred Weinberg

    Fred Weinberg Well-Known Member

    No, Jon Sullivan, who most of you know,
    just started doing Mint Error authentications
    for PCGS in the past month.

    I'm still available for special situations or coins.
     
  21. SPP Ottawa

    SPP Ottawa Numismatist

    Thanks for the prompt reply. I do know Jon, and feel good knowing that error coin validation at PCGS is in great hands. I just shipped out a batch of 20 Canadian errors earlier this week to PCGS, so he will get all the fun!

    Enjoy your retirement sir!
     
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