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May 04, 2018, 08:09:52 AM
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Still for sale John? I can get you 115BTC

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May 04, 2018, 07:51:54 PM
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I am speechless as it's such a nice bar and you've held it for so long. Props.

The raffle inceptions would be real.

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May 10, 2018, 09:23:21 PM
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If i had to assign a value, it would be 100BTC+100BCH+100BTG+100BTP+... = ~118 BTC

unpeeled 'storage' bars commonly go for about 1BTC, and i think peeled 100BTC bar would fetch a similar price.

so anything <119BTC is a pointless offer, and 125BTC seems like a fair asking price

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If i had to assign a value, it would be 100BTC+100BCH+100BTG+100BTP+... = ~118 BTC

unpeeled 'storage' bars commonly go for about 1BTC, and i think peeled 100BTC bar would fetch a similar price.

so anything <119BTC is a pointless offer, and 125BTC seems like a fair asking price

Well said you tasty ice cream treat!

125 btc seems like a reasonable price for both buyer and seller.

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May 10, 2018, 09:56:03 PM
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If i had to assign a value, it would be 100BTC+100BCH+100BTG+100BTP+... = ~118 BTC

unpeeled 'storage' bars commonly go for about 1BTC, and i think peeled 100BTC bar would fetch a similar price.

so anything <119BTC is a pointless offer, and 125BTC seems like a fair asking price

Fork coins as of right now are worth ~22.41 BTC, if we ignore market depth. A bit higher than what you stated.

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May 11, 2018, 06:04:05 AM
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@Fattcatt it is in Ahonen's Encyclopedia if you don't have here are some photos.

Thanks for the link to the photos.  I had never seen these before and pardon my french but they are fucking gorgeous!!

Smart investment at the time OP and like so many others have said props for trying to preserve it intact!!
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May 11, 2018, 02:43:45 PM
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I unload your stress of holding it for 0.5 BTC

Pls inform me back. Thx
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May 11, 2018, 02:53:48 PM
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If i had to assign a value, it would be 100BTC+100BCH+100BTG+100BTP+... = ~118 BTC

unpeeled 'storage' bars commonly go for about 1BTC, and i think peeled 100BTC bar would fetch a similar price.

so anything <119BTC is a pointless offer, and 125BTC seems like a fair asking price

Fork coins as of right now are worth ~22.41 BTC, if we ignore market depth. A bit higher than what you stated.

are they? I saw BCH as ~0.17/BTC (which is fairly high compared to a 30day average), and BTCP+BTG totalled about 0.01/BTC.  If im missing out on another 5% gains let me in on the secret

in fact, https://btcdiv.com/ seems to back this up - if you search a casascius coin (any year is pre-forks), the total is ~1.1766

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May 11, 2018, 10:33:34 PM
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If i had to assign a value, it would be 100BTC+100BCH+100BTG+100BTP+... = ~118 BTC

unpeeled 'storage' bars commonly go for about 1BTC, and i think peeled 100BTC bar would fetch a similar price.

so anything <119BTC is a pointless offer, and 125BTC seems like a fair asking price

Fork coins as of right now are worth ~22.41 BTC, if we ignore market depth. A bit higher than what you stated.

are they? I saw BCH as ~0.17/BTC (which is fairly high compared to a 30day average), and BTCP+BTG totalled about 0.01/BTC.  If im missing out on another 5% gains let me in on the secret

in fact, https://btcdiv.com/ seems to back this up - if you search a casascius coin (any year is pre-forks), the total is ~1.1766

My bad, 22.41BTC was a bit high. You're missing BCX though, which forked 1000:1.

16.235BTC from BCH
2.26BTC from BCX
0.68BTC from BTG
0.288BTC from BTCP


~19BTC plus some misc fork coins that are worth a bit less.

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May 12, 2018, 07:53:17 AM
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Still for sale John? I can get you 115BTC

Yes, it is still available but I am asking 125 BTC. I have no reason to sell it for less than I can get by peeling it. I'll send you a PM.

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May 12, 2018, 01:01:23 PM
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lease it to a museum, You can make monthly checks, it will be insured, everyone gets to see it and you still own it
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May 12, 2018, 01:41:53 PM
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I think a raffle would work for the price you are looking for
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May 12, 2018, 03:13:48 PM
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I think a raffle would work for the price you are looking for

Although i would love to see the piece raffled i dont there there is anyway we can pull off a $1M raffle and raise the requisite funds to pull it off.  The logistics might not be worth it either.  John for the amount of trouble i would just peel it.  Safest way for you with little amount of trouble.  At your asking price you sacrifice 6btc but eliminate all the stress, well worth it

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May 12, 2018, 07:21:43 PM
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I think a raffle would work for the price you are looking for

Although i would love to see the piece raffled i dont there there is anyway we can pull off a $1M raffle and raise the requisite funds to pull it off.  The logistics might not be worth it either.  John for the amount of trouble i would just peel it.  Safest way for you with little amount of trouble.  At your asking price you sacrifice 6btc but eliminate all the stress, well worth it
Could probably lease it out to the British museum or something and be like here's 100BTC loaded on a small sticker on this bar.

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May 12, 2018, 07:43:38 PM
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As others have pointed out already, kudos to you for holding onto this for so long. As a few others have worked out, and as you have yourself stated, I wouldn't sell this for anything less than 125 BTC. At the level of money we are talking about, its safer just to peel it when bartering over 1 BTC.

Good luck in your sale bud.

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May 13, 2018, 12:26:18 AM
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Pictures as promised:

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May 13, 2018, 05:26:52 AM
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Beautiful, I have only seen one in pictures
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May 13, 2018, 09:32:10 AM
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Wow, really nice!
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May 13, 2018, 10:26:59 AM
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Speaking of raffles... I would not mind hosting it with minerjones escrowing the funds. I could probably make it work, get some news station in on it and people will come.. Raffleceptions have proven to work.

Raffles aside, great bar OP, I'm surprised you had the stomach to hold on to this for so long! Kudos to you.

The sad thing is I could not even afford the Raffle Tongue

Excited to hear what happens with it!

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May 14, 2018, 08:27:19 AM
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Your best bet is to reach out to Greenplastic or otoh. They are the only people I believe that can make a deal with you.

or I could do a payment plan over 100 years Tongue

Just stumbled upon this thread, I assume that you're based in the States and would want to transact in person there, are you in any particular rush or having held this for so long are you happy to wait a few months for an offer higher than 115BTC?

I'm presently traveling for a few months and leave my BTC on Ledger Blue wallets in bank's safety deposit boxes, ideally my next visit to the States wouldn't be until January 2019.

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