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Scrap metal bust?

 
SkysTheLimit
(@SkysTheLimit)
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While I was at VI Cargo yesterday about 15 cop cars swooped in and appeared to be raiding the scrap metal business next door.
Copper buyers??

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Topic starter Posted : October 19, 2012 12:45 pm
speee1dy
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hope so

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Posted : October 19, 2012 1:04 pm
Ronnie
(@ronnie)
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About time, and hopefully the cash for gold guys next,

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Posted : October 19, 2012 1:15 pm
sallyf
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I despise those guys - not only do they seem to be a magnet for every piece of stolen jewelry for miles around, but they prey on people...banking on them to not know the value of their pieces. I recently went to an event held by one bunch and they offered me $125 for the bracelet I was wearing - after they had examined it...after i had stopped laughing, I asked their 'appraiser' what he thought he was looking at...????/
To cut a long story short - it was a silver watchchain hallmarked etc...made in Edinburgh in the early 1700's by a master silversmith - every link hallmarked and with a silver sixpence and a hallmarked safety bar and clasp...worth about $1000 conservative estimate. What if I hadn't known what I had.?

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Posted : October 20, 2012 12:12 am
terry
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Sallyf, you are correct but keep in mind the $1000 value is for the workmanship and metal. They are only giving you the scrap price and that is reduced so they can make money as well

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Posted : October 20, 2012 11:02 am
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