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...]
The Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) has launched an online CCG Store to make it faster and more convenient to order NGC Display Boxes, PMG Storage Bags, and other products. The CCG Store can be found here.
Products that can be purchased through the store include:
NGC Display Boxes, an attractive and efficient way to store coins encapsulated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Options available include:
- NGC Standard Holder Display Box (holds 20 standard NGC holders) — $8
- NGC Red & Gold Display Box (holds 20 standard NGC holders) — $10
- NGC Double Thick Holder Display Box (holds 14 NGC Double Thick holders) — $8
- NGC Oversize Holder Display Box (13 millimeters) (holds 16 holders — 164 x 123 millimeters x 13 millimeters) — $15
- NGC Oversize Holder Display Box (18 millimeters) (holds 12 holders — 164 x 123 millimeters x 18 millimeters) — $15
NGC Oversize Holder Display Box (23 millimeters) (holds 10 holders — 164 x 123 millimeters x 23 millimeters) — $15
NGC Starter Kits, a new way for coin collectors to get everything they need to get started with NGC, including a loupe, flips, NGC sample holder, NGC Standard Holder Display Box, tote bag, and one-year NGC Associate membership voucher (for new or free members only). NGC Starter Kits are available for an introductory price of $59.
NGC Double Pocket Flips, perfect for submissions of raw coins to NGC for grading. Measuring 2.5 inches by 2.5 inches, these inert, non-PVC flips are sold in a pack of 50 for $9.
PMG Storage Bags, an attractive and efficient way to store banknotes encapsulated by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG). These are available in Large ($7) and Small ($6) sizes.
When they first order, customers can create their own login and password for the online CCG Store to conveniently store their customer information for future purchases. These logins are not currently integrated with NGC and PMG memberships, but CCG plans to update them in the future.
Paid NGC and PMG Collector members receive a 10% discount on NGC Display Boxes and PMG Storage Bags. (NGC Starter Kits are not discounted.) Join or upgrade today at NGC’s website or PMG’s website.
Customers can also order at the CCG Store via guest checkout, but no discounts will be applied.
Shipping costs will be calculated through the online store for all orders, and a sales tax will be applied for residents of Florida, calculated by county. The online CCG Store is able to ship to U.S. and international addresses.
Press release courtesy of the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.