Monthly Archives: November 2017

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MONTHLY SUPPLEMENT: JOEL ISKOWITZ AND NARRATIVE ART ON U.S. COINAGE

By |2017-11-30T23:28:21+00:00November 30th, 2017|Blog|

BY MICHAEL “MILES” STANDISH Reflecting on his work with coinage during a 2015 interview, Joel Iskowitz said, “it's very gratifying to think that my art work has such wide reach, though a majority don't know who I am and don't even know that it's an artist that creates these miniature works of art.” This quotation [...]

Low Cost Gold In The Age Of QE, AI, Trump and War

By |2017-11-30T23:24:57+00:00November 30th, 2017|Blog|

'Fear and Loathing In the Age of QE … AI' is a presentation given at Mining Investment London earlier this week. Stephen Flood, CEO of GoldCore presentation (28 minutes) was well received at the conference which is a strategic mining and investment conference for leaders in the mining and investment sectors, bringing together attendees from 20 countries. Key topics in the video: – A [...]

Introducing: The IWC Tribute To Pallweber Edition ‘150 Years’ (Live Pics & Pricing)

By |2017-11-30T23:24:31+00:00November 30th, 2017|Blog|

One of the most famous early IWC pocket watches from the company's late 19th century production, is the digital display pocket watch known as the Pallweber. The Pallweber pocket watches are named after the Austrian watchmaker Josef Pallweber, who patented his invention in 1883, and licensed it to IWC. (He licensed the design subsequently to [...]

GREYSHEET: MARKET SOLID FOR THE NIMBLE

By |2017-11-29T23:08:45+00:00November 29th, 2017|Blog|

Our final three-in-one set of newsletters of the year find us with the rare coin market in a healthy place. While not everyone may agree, those who have been able to adjust to current grading standards, embrace new technologies, and have taken the time to understand the multi-tiered pricing structure that now exists have performed [...]

Interview: Longines VP Juan-Carlos Capelli On Why His Company Continues To Invest In Quartz

By |2017-11-29T23:08:33+00:00November 29th, 2017|Blog|

I doubt I was alone in my surprise earlier this year when I learned of Longines's investment in a new series of quartz movements with greater accuracy than standard ETA offerings. Sure, from a heritage angle, this makes a certain amount of sense. Longines was there during pivotal moments when electronic timing took off, and [...]

Own Gold Bullion To “Support National Security” – Russian Central Bank

By |2017-11-29T23:06:27+00:00November 29th, 2017|Blog|

– We own gold bullion to “support national security” – Russian Central Bank – Russia warns Washington: Confiscating fx reserves would be “declaration of financial war” – Russia has quadrupled its gold bullion reserves in decade – BRICs discussing 'the possibility of establishing a single (system of) gold trade' – Russia, China & maybe Saudi Arabia form alliances [...]

QUARTERLY REVIEW: DATED GOLD COINS REMAIN IN DEMAND

By |2017-11-29T06:16:30+00:00November 29th, 2017|Blog|

BY JOHN FEIGENBAUM, PUBLISHER & PATRICK IAN PEREZ, EDITOR With our presentation of the final Quarterly edition for 2017, it's fitting that this is the one issue that is entirely devoted to gold coinage. Since our last QIII, published in September, gold prices are almost exactly where they were 90 days ago. In some ways, [...]

QUARTERLY REVIEW: DATED GOLD COINS REMAIN IN DEMAND

By |2017-11-28T23:21:58+00:00November 28th, 2017|Blog|

BY JOHN FEIGENBAUM, PUBLISHER & PATRICK IAN PEREZ, EDITOR With our presentation of the final Quarterly edition for 2017, it's fitting that this is the one issue that is entirely devoted to gold coinage. Since our last QIII, published in September, gold prices are almost exactly where they were 90 days ago. In some ways, [...]

GREENSHEET: ACTIVITY ACROSS THE MARKET

By |2017-11-28T05:56:14+00:00November 28th, 2017|Blog|

BY PATRICK IAN PEREZ, EDITOR November was a multi-million dollar month for the United States currency market, with the Heritage sale of part VIII of the Newman Collection and Stack's Bowers auction in Baltimore. The most anticipated lot was the 1861 $10 St. Louis Demand note which sold for a healthy $168,000. Not surprisingly, the [...]

Financial Advice from Dr Wayne Dyer

By |2017-11-27T23:08:55+00:00November 27th, 2017|Blog|

Financial Wisdom from Dr Wayne Dyer – Don't make money the guiding principle for what you have or do – Avoid debt, focus on value rather than price in $, € & £ – Do everything you can to eschew debt – Finding the inherent value in everything – A dollar does not determine worth – The 12-step program [...]

Hands-On: The H. Moser Venturer Small Seconds Purity

By |2017-11-27T23:08:55+00:00November 27th, 2017|Blog|

I honestly can't believe it's taken me this long to get around to writing about this watch. When I first saw it at SIHH last January, I was totally taken with it, both in principle and execution. If Moser's well-known Concept dials (those with a fumé finish and no text or markings at all) are [...]