The following Q&A is excerpted from Clifford Mishler’s Coins: Questions & Answers: Q: Is collecting any type of coin a good investment? A: No! The hobby collector—be it of coins, back-scratchers, or Bavarian beer mugs—is occasionally persuaded to purchase by impulse or sentiment. Indulging frequent lapses into irrationality is part of the fun of maintaining a hobby. But the strictly … [Read More...]
Last week I invited suggestions to improve Mega Red, also known as the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book. With over 1,500 pages and weighing more than six pounds, it will keep the reader occupied every evening for a week.
It is the season for Christmas and related holiday shopping. What better gift could you give to a friend or relative than this book? Listing at $49.95, with its size, it is bound to impress any recipient!
I especially recommend the younger set. Kids from about age 10 to 16 are in the midst of learning rapidly and have a great curiosity about the world around them. Many of the leading rare coin dealers of today and yesteryear started as teenagers. A copy of Mega Red will combine information about coins and American history and, of course, will list thousands of coin values.
I can’t think of a better way to spend less than $50 for a holiday gift that may change the life of each one who is lucky enough to be on your list.
Wait! There’s more. I just contacted Whitman and they offer readers of Coin Update a special deal for Mega Red if ordered before December 24: 20% off if you enter code DB20! Additionally, any order over $10 will receive free freight.