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Old 01-28-2017, 01:22 PM
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Wanted to consult with the collector members on AA about this $2 bills collection offered from Bradford Exchange. Not a huge investment and I am a sucker for all things collectible although most of the time I tend to control myself. This caught my eye as a something that would be nice to have a full collection of. Not sure of future collectibility potential though? Waste of money? (although would bring pleasure having a full set ). Your thoughts? They have a "statehood" and "national park collection". Limited to 5,000 sets.


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Serge.......Lets see if I have this right. They are selling $2 bills for $25 with a little art work and a state name printed on them. That's $1250 for $100 dollars worth of $2 bills when you buy all 50 states.

Hmm, let me think....... . . . . . . .
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Old 01-28-2017, 01:58 PM
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Serge.......Lets see if I have this right. They are selling $2 bills for $25 with a little art work and a state name printed on them. That's $1250 for $100 dollars worth of $2 bills when you buy all 50 states.

Hmm, let me think....... . . . . . . .
Dan, I see their marketing effort had much less impact on you than it had on me!

But these $2 Bills are extra special! The obverse of each still features the traditional portrait of President Thomas Jefferson, but it also makes a perfect "canvas" for exclusive, vividly-colored montage artwork customized for each state. You'll enjoy glimpses of each state's most fascinating sights, symbols, and stunning natural beauty; adding to the effect, the custom artwork also includes imagery inspired by the collector-favorite State Quarters. The reverse of each statehood bill features the famous depiction of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Your bills arrive in crisp Uncirculated Condition, preserved in crystal-clear sealed holders. A FREE Custom Deluxe Display Box is included with your collection, and boasts a rich mahogany finish and a silvery title plaque to handsomely showcase your bills for years to come. Very strong demand is expected for this must-own $2 Statehood Bill collection, so don't wait. Order now!
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Serge.......Lets see if I have this right. They are selling $2 bills for $25 with a little art work and a state name printed on them. That's $1250 for $100 dollars worth of $2 bills when you buy all 50 states.

Hmm, let me think....... . . . . . . .
LOL........sounds about as good as a lot of the 'audio equipment' investments made around here !

On a serious note I'd think that type of investment is for ones own 'collectable interests' , nothing more.
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Gold ounces here.
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Do you mean "metric ton" Sir?
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Do you mean "metric ton" Sir?
Ha... I have a few; hundred.
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Gold ounces here.
Paid $305/ea for my 1996 Maple Leafs.

Unless we have some incredible inflation, those $2 bills at the bank for $100 are a whole better an investment(?) than the $1500 (don't forget the shipping) you are looking at. As art, only you can decide what they are worth to you.
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