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Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2003 17:23:04 -0500
Subject: Re: [Colonial Numismatics] NGC to Certify Colonials
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Byron,
Does the grading service have a gauranty where they'll reimburse you for
your purchase if misattributed or not genuine? That would be interesting to
see.

Ray


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Sent: Friday, January 31, 2003 5:09 PM
Subject: Re: [Colonial Numismatics] NGC to Certify Colonials


> --- In colonial-coins@yahoogroups.com, "mike468hodder <mhodder@t...>"
> <mhodder@t...> wrote:
> > I wonder if anyone remembers...when NGC and PCGS announced they'd
> be
> > slabbing colonials, years ago, I and many others objected
> vehemently, in the
> > press. PCGS claimed to have scores of years grading experience with
> > colonials and to have seen them all, blah blah blah. NGC, on the
> other hand,
> > acted like gentlemen and decided not to slab a series as difficult
> as colonials.
> > I still have the letter from NGC stating they wouldn't be slabbing
> colonials.
> > Sigh, I guess times have changed, huh?
> >
> > Mike H
>
> Yep, I was there and remember it well, Mike. I also recall getting a
> nasty letter from a national dealer after I had commented on his
> willingness to sell slabbed colonials. Much the same as the local
> dealer who sold a British counterfeit slabbed as a Machins - some
> people only look at it from the $ angle. And I don't pitty the poor
> suckers who take the word of/on the slabbers/slab. The whole concept
> still disgusts me.
> Byron
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