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NGC Signs American Astronaut Clayton Anderson to Autograph Labels

By | 2018-06-20T22:09:39+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Blog|

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 19, 2018) - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that American astronaut Clayton Anderson will individually autograph NGC certification labels. From 2007 to 2010, Anderson was a part of three Space Shuttle missions and two consecutive International Space Station expeditions.   Anderson first rocketed to space aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis (STS-117) on June 8, [...]

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Editors’ Picks: The Best Entry-Level Vintage Watches

By | 2018-06-20T22:09:28+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Blog|

There are many different ways to get into watch collecting. Some people start with something like a Seiko 5, others save up and jump right into the deep end, while others still buy and sell rapidly to experience as much first hand as they can. One question we get all the time though is, "What [...]

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In Gold, Silver and Bitcoin We Trust? Goldnomics Podcast with Ronald-Peter Stoeferle

By | 2018-06-20T22:07:20+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Blog|

In Gold, Silver and Bitcoin We Trust? Goldnomics Podcast (Episode 5) interview with Ronald-Peter Stoferle We interview our friend Ronald-Peter Stoeferle, partner in Incrementum in Liechtenstein and author of the must read, annual gold report 'In Gold We Trust' in this the fifth episode of the Goldnomics Podcast. There are 3 key “tides of change” that Ronni [...]

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1913 Nickel Sells for More Than $3+ Million

By | 2018-06-19T22:12:01+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Blog|

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, Editor   A specimen of the 1913 Liberty nickel owned by famous collector George O. Walton has been sold in a private transaction for an undisclosed amount between $3 million and $4 million. The coin, co-owned by Jeff Garrett of Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries in Lexington, Kentucky, and Larry Lee of Coin [...]

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Talking Watches: With René Beyer

By | 2018-06-19T22:09:11+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Blog|

There are certain moments in your life as a watch collector that you just don't forget. The first time you strap on a vintage Rolex. The first time you hear a truly exceptional minute repeater. They're milestones that also set the tone for everything that comes after. I can say, without reservation, that the afternoon [...]

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Own A “Bit Of Gold” As We Are Moving Ever Closer To A Trump Trade War

By | 2018-06-19T22:09:06+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Blog|

 – Own a “bit of gold” as we are moving ever closer to a trade war – Global stock markets fall and main China index down sharp 3.8% at a two-year low – Investors are starting to worry that Trump is deadly serious about a trade war by John Stepek of Money Week The Chinese stock market [...]

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Watch Spotting: Brooks Koepka Wins The U.S. Open (Again), Wearing A Rolex (Again)

By | 2018-06-18T22:09:16+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Blog|

If you were following the U.S. Open yesterday, you watched Brooks Koepka swing his way to victory for the second year in a row. Koepka is the first player to win the U.S. Open in back-to-back years since Curtis Strange did it in 1988 and 1989, and he's only the second to do it since [...]

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Gold Bullion Depository In Texas Officially Opened This Week

By | 2018-06-18T22:09:06+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Blog|

The Texas Bullion Depository officially opened for business this week. The creation of the facility represents a power-shift away from the federal government, and sets the foundation to undermine the Federal Reserve's monopoly on money. In June 2015, Gov. Greg Abbot signed legislation creating the state gold bullion and precious metal depository. The facility will not only provide a secure [...]

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Bitcoin Price To $0 Or $1 Million In One Year? MoneyConf 2018 Poll

By | 2018-06-18T08:30:44+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Blog|

– Bitcoin price in one year (June 2019)?  – Bitcoin at $10,000 is the call of majority of MoneyConf poll participants – Bears see bitcoin at $0 while uber bulls see $100k/$1m (incl. Max Keiser) – Is binary and “bitcoin will likely go to zero or go much higher” – “Which cryptocurrency are you betting [...]

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Exclusive Interview with Jim Halperin, Founder & Co-Chairman of Heritage Auctions

By | 2018-06-18T08:29:59+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Blog|

Greysheet Publisher John Feigenbaum recently had the pleasure of interviewing Heritage Auctions Founder and Co-Chairman Jim Halperin, a man who took his love of collectibles and knowledge of computer technology to build one of the largest and most successful auction firms around. Halperin, born in Boston in the 1950s, grew up in the era of [...]

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Auction Report: The McQueen Estate Disputes The Provenance Of Supposed Steve McQueen Submariner Being Sold By Phillips

By | 2018-06-18T08:29:34+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Blog|

For the two weeks since Phillips announced that it would be selling a Rolex Submariner reference 5513 given by Steve McQueen to his stunt man Loren Janes, the watch world has been buzzing. It's not uncommon for watches with rich provenance to come up at auction, to cause lots of excitement, and to hammer for [...]

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Weekend Round-Up: A Capsized Ship, An Adventurous Raccoon, And Some Incredible Drawings Of Watches

By | 2018-06-18T08:08:04+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Blog|

Each week our editors gather their favorite finds from around the internet and recommend them to you right here. These are not articles about watches, but rather outstanding examples of journalism and storytelling covering topics from fashion and art to technology and travel. So go ahead, pour yourself a cup of coffee, put your feet [...]

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