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Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Show Report

We've been attending Long Beach for over 30 years- it has always been a good retail show for us!Read More

Whitman Baltimore Spring Expo Show Report

Landed in Baltimore on Tuesday evening to start early Weds on Stack's Bowers Lot viewing. I spent about 4 hours looking at hundreds of coins starting with Copper type through Peace Dollars.

I love type coins and they are a bargain right now.

Yes, I specialize in Silver Dollars, but we will be diving back into type in a big way. Prices are so low compared to a few years ago. Many opportunities here to grab some great deals.

I will be buying Indian Head cents, 2 cent pieces, 3 cent silvers, 3 cent nickels, Buffalo nickels, Mercury Dimes, and many more cool type coins to sit along side the best inventory of Morgan and Peace dollars anywhere.

2018 will be a great year, so come along for the ride!

After lot viewing, I met dealers in the trading rooms to look for cool newps and want list coins.

If you want first shot at newps or want me to help you with your want list, I am your guy. I work harder than anyone trying to find you the best coins at fair prices.

Thursday was setup day and another day of trying to buy cool coins. It is very tough to find nice coins now. The trading floor is filled with the same old stuff. Dealers bring me double row box after box of coins to try and sell me.

Maybe I pull out 3 coins per box, maybe 1. Maybe I bought 20 coins in a 4 day show.

I did buy an 1895-O PCGS ms63 plus Morgan and filled a want list slot with it- made a client very happy.

Each day I alternate between staying at my table, and walking the floor looking for coins.

At night, I have a quick dinner then do my auction bidding from my room. For those who don’t know, it takes about 4 hours to look at a few hundred coins and then about 3 hours per night for 3 nights to figure which coins to bid on and execute my bids. That is 13 hours to win not enough coins.

It is worth the gamble as sometimes great coins slip through the cracks.

Friday was get away day, so spent most of the time at my table. Left at 3:30 to get to the airport. I got home at 1am CA time, and 4am in my head.

Saturday, I played my usual tennis match with major jet lag. We won 6-0 6-0,so maybe jetlag is the way to go :).

Sunday I was back at work listing newps and talking to clients about what I found for them.

Many more clients are giving us consignments, as we do a great job selling their coins.

Next week I go to Las Vegas for the PCGS Members only Show.

If you need coins graded, let us know.

Then we are off to the Central States show April 25th-27th.

Thanks for reading,

F.U.N Show Jan. '17

This year, the FUN Show was in Fort Lauderdale, FL a vacation mecca for many with long stretches of sandy beaches, lots of fishing boats, yachts and cruise liners, gliding through the intracoastal waterways.Read More

Baltimore Whitman Expo Nov. '16

This year's Fall Baltimore coin show displayed signs for a great show. There was a decent size auction and the weather was fabulous for November.Read More

Long Beach Sept '16

A big thank you goes out to all our dealer friends and clients who joined us for the September Long Beach Expo. To all those dealer friends and clients that didn't make it, WE MISSED YOU!Read More

Anaheim A.N.A. Aug '16

We really enjoyed having the ANA in our own backyard this year. It was nice being able to stay home and not have to mess with the aspects of traveling. We didn't miss busy airports, long security lines and those lovely, tiny airplane seats.Read More

Long Beach June '16

The Long Beach Expo was a good show for us. We had our usual corner table and filled 7 cases full of coins. We have an extensive hand picked inventory right now, giving collectors a wide range of coins to choose from.Read More

Schaumburg April '16

We had our own corner table at the Central States Numismatic Society show in Schaumburg, IL. Now with 7 show cases to fill instead of the usual 4, we were able to lay out our entire inventory.Read More

Dallas March '16

The ANA's National Money Show event in Dallas, Texas was our third in a month. We have been very busy here at LSRC to say the least. And, we are very happy to be busy buying and selling a number of the best coins on the planet.Read More

Long Beach Feb '16

The February Long Beach show started off well. David Hall announced there was a record attendance Thursday for the show. We were very busy and did a good amount of business Wednesday and Thursday.Read More
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