To pick...or not to pick...that's the question?

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Paddy54, Oct 24, 2021.

  1. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Hey brother can you spare a half dime?

    Well this morning I got up early wanted to see one of my best dealers friends. Len always gives me great prices and deals. So I met him at the flea market up in Joppa Md.
    Len had his tables set up ,a few of his regulars were there already when I rolled in.
    Plus I had to hit his love and CWT tokens....for a good look.

    Len has trusted me for years many times asking me to watch his table, at a show while he left the room.
    He allows me to go though his inventory to hunt my varieties. Well this morning hunting indians I opened his binder and found an 1873 closed 3 broken D ddo :) he had it marked at 75 $!
    So as always Len like ill take $60 on the 73....Im like nope....he like you dont like the price....I said nope he's like what do you think is fair? I'm like well at least another $425 added to the $75 so like $500 is more like it.:)
    Yup the 73 ddo in vf and of course he offered it to me...I have 1 so I didn't need it...and I wasn't going to take advantage of a good friend. Who always throws me a discount....
    But beware I am the hunter! images.jpeg.jpg
     
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2021
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  3. wxcoin

    wxcoin Getting no respect for 65 years Supporter

    Good for you! If I was in your shoes I would have done the same thing. Good friends are priceless!
     
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  4. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    . . . and that's why he trusts you. Good job.
     
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  5. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    If it was any old dealer who I had no relationship with, I'd cherry pick that all day. What you have though is a friendship and there is no amount of money I'd cherry pick that for.

    PS, Glad you see you back buddy :)
     
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  6. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter


    You did his homework for him, but you didn't take advantage. Very respectable. Friends helping friends. That's what cements a relationship. The good Lord watches down on folks like you, dear fellow.
     
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  7. AirborneReams

    AirborneReams Supporter! Supporter

    Good on you, you rarely see that anymore these days!
     
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  8. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    Now that's how to be a real friend!!! Way to go!!!!
     
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  9. AirborneReams

    AirborneReams Supporter! Supporter

    Airborne!!
     
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  10. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    Air Force!!
     
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  11. AirborneReams

    AirborneReams Supporter! Supporter

    Oh no I thought army!!
     
  12. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    Nope, I retired from the Ch;)air Force!!!
     
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  13. AirborneReams

    AirborneReams Supporter! Supporter

    Either way thank you for your service my brother in arms ;)
     
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