Tag Archives: Saint Gaudens

CAC Offers $20 Million For 1933 Double Eagles

The Certified Acceptance Corp. (CAC) is offering to pay the U.S. government $20 million for the 10 highly publicized 1933 Saint-Gaudens double eagles recently found to be government property.

The offer is “solid,” and could even be increased following closer inspection of the coins, said John Albanese, founder and president of the New Jersey-based firm.

“Considering all the trouble the government is having with the deficit… Continued...

Posted in CAC, News | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Rare coin market update

With the Summer coming to a close, we typically expect to see a natural slowdown in sales as collectors focus on the change in seasons, including getting their kids back to school, and so on. This year, however, has been surprisingly different. For some reason, we’ve seen a sharp uptick in the activity at David Lawrence. As I write this blog, gold is showing a $24 gain for the day… Continued...

Posted in DLRC (David Lawrence Rare Coins), John Feigenbaum's Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Tonight’s Auction…a Great, multi-faceted Indicator

This has been a refreshing and exciting week for us with four great collections closing in tonight’s Internet auctions. The positives are numerous because each collection demonstrates some unique features:

The Snowdrift Collection contains hundreds of DGS-graded coins and the bidding from collectors has been broad and extremely supportive. We guaranteed the consignor an amount on each of 294 coins, and we typically will be the… Continued...

Posted in DLRC (David Lawrence Rare Coins), John Feigenbaum's Ramblings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment