I see vids and read articles that this is quite complex, especially for higher amounts.
I’m European, this complicates things more, there is hefty import tax AND 21% on basically everything. Gold is so far VAT exempt, but for how long…?
I was thinking of buying gold/platinum on my next travels. In stead of packing them als coins, putting them in check-in or hand luggage, perhaps it’s best to roll them in toilet paper and just put in your wallet to go through the x-ray machine. 1oz coins would be noticed, but older 3-6g gold coins and half ounce platinums might be indistinquishable from nickle currency?
Also I might bring some Canadian Wildlife back to Canada or USA. Tubes full. Impossible to pull off? Or can that be considered money as it’s got nominal value and is offical mintage from national mints?
Else I may have to resort to simple making a trans-atlantic parcel and declaring whichever to explain any x-ray checks?
I’ve also wondered about that XC Scater I have been thinking of heading home to Scotland if things got really bad here and I would love to take my stash with me but going through customs would be a hassle (to much weight) even for baggage luggage. Maybe that’s the way to go instead of carrying it on the plane and the only thing you would have to worry about is customs when you get to your destination.
I usually take a direct flight to Scotland from the States when I visit and when I get to the customs they always say welcome home and pass me through without checking my bags. Lol
Maybe I should rent a boat and go that way, lol but then again heard to many stories about guys losing their stack and the boat. Lol
" But a trial THEN an execution would scare the living bejeebers out of the rest of the traitors!
I cannot disagree with you Mary, but we did have a good showing from the patriots that stood
up to the BLM in person and took Bundy's cattle back! KEWL!!! "Reply To: BLM sells 29 oil and gas leases in Northern NV
" Government screwing the little guy, 52 ranchers forced out of business in Bundy's county. Huge area sold to the Chinese(sold OUR public land) and the tortoise area was Gold Butte, right smack where Bundy lives. Land worth $30million sold for $4.5million. BLM director is Reids ex chief advisor, R... "Reply To: BLM sells 29 oil and gas leases in Northern NV
" I am not planning on going to Minnesota anytime soon, too damn cold there...even in summer for a life long Texan :)
But I will keep that in mind...like I said above, the dimes and quarters are safe but I just think there are much better deals than eBay, only kinda kidding about the $1.75 deliv... "Reply To: How off the mark am I? Or am I?
" PS: Mary is purchasing in bulk and her method is VERY SAFE, and applies to most stackers here @SD. Better to pass on what a collector would consider a "good buy" for a few singly slabbed coins, when you are stacking larger amounts for SHTF. Her rationale is solid for her situation. KISS Theory Ru... "Reply To: How off the mark am I? Or am I?
" It is cool that you found an AU 1949-S in your purchase though!
And I do agree that the dimes and quarters are "safer" because they are too hard to produce in enough quantity, while making them good enough to pass w/o the ring test, much less with the ring test, because of the intricacies of ... "Reply To: How off the mark am I? Or am I?
" I hate to keep bagging on you MaryB, and I am really not, it is what you posted versus you as a person...the bet was Schiff vs Mish and they are BOTH wind bags, imho, as you probably think I am :)
I am not a troll but someone who hates to see people pay too much...look at my posts, I do the ma... "Reply To: How off the mark am I? Or am I?
I have quite a few dimes that I will sell you for $1.75 each, delivered :) That equates back to $25 spot...or you can take my Kilo Perth Kookaburra bet, I will take $15 and you can take $25 and the first one there... "Reply To: How off the mark am I? Or am I?
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