Tubes for 1 gram silver?

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  1. Adam34falcon

    Adam34falcon Member

    Hey,

    Do you guys know of any tubes that will fit 1 gram silver bars or 1 gram silver rounds (bars preferably).

    Thanks
    - Adam
     
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  3. Deserttaxguy

    Deserttaxguy New Member

    I have to ask a dumb question, why would you buy silver in grams? Doesn't the price per ounce become prohibitive?
     
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  4. V. Kurt Bellman

    V. Kurt Bellman Typical Government Drone

    I hope he doesn't seriously believe he'll be needing them to make change, but anything's possible in a silver market where the sellers are "selling" financial apocalypse scenarios. :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:o_O:vomit:
     
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  5. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    Maybe a soda straw?
     
  6. Adam34falcon

    Adam34falcon Member

    I normally do get one ounce rounds but I just like to have some 1 gram silver bars.
     
  7. Adam34falcon

    Adam34falcon Member

    Wouldn't that be too small?
     
  8. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Just drop them into a cent tube. Anything small enough to store these would likely get lost as easily as the gram bars.
     
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  9. brandon spiegel

    brandon spiegel Brandon Spiegel

    I have never bought them, but they seem like fun. In regards to an investment, their small size causes them to command a high premium, which has held over time, especally when they have a design on them. Therefore, they can still be a good investment even if the price does not reflect the melt value in my opinion.
     
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  10. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    The premium is there for the "sell", but I seriously it is there for the "buy".
     
  11. sakata

    sakata Devil's Advocate Supporter

    Do they come with magnifying glasses?
     
  12. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Looking on e-bay, one supplier says they are 13 mm, about the same as a silver three-cent, and a silver trime is 0.75 g
     
  13. Adam34falcon

    Adam34falcon Member

    Thanks for the info

    Thanks

    https://www.apmex.com/product/246/17-9-mm-dime-size-round-coin-tube
    This dime tube is a little bit smaller it said, I would assume this works better than a cent tube?
     
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  14. longnine009

    longnine009 Hammer of the gods

    There's also silver cards:

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  15. SilverWilliesCoinsdotcom

    SilverWilliesCoinsdotcom Well-Known Member

  16. Deadline

    Deadline Active Member

    On an average of $2 a gram that's $40 an ounce silver. Might as well get a silver Krugerrand or two ASE"s...
     
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  17. Argenteus Fossil

    Argenteus Fossil Active Member

    I have some 1 gram bars. I keep mine in Airtites with the foam ring. No, they don't make them that small. Instead I put 5 or so in each Airtite. I use the ones with the foam rings so they don't bang around side to side so much. This way I can also stack up my gram bars alongside coins without worrying of getting misplaced.
     
  18. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    Current spot price puts a gram of silver at .55 cents.
     
  19. SilverWilliesCoinsdotcom

    SilverWilliesCoinsdotcom Well-Known Member

    some people collect the one gram silver bars simply because it's fun. On a whim I bought 30 of them, symbolic of 30 pieces of silver. They were of the Silver Bullet design. Now I saw that they had a design for just about anything, animals airplanes Prospectors trains planes automobiles maybe snakes I don't know green alligators and long necked geese some Humpty back camels and some chimpanzees maybe even a unicorn somewhere. it doesn't have to be all about profit or investment. Sometimes you just gotta have fun.
     
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  20. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    31.1 grams in a troy ounce. At $2 a gram that's $62 an ounce.
     
  21. Deadline

    Deadline Active Member

    Thats funny, I just came back to edit my post because I had realized my math was off. Yeah, $62 an ounce. Im an idiot, hehehe...
     
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