In no event will I be liable to any party
(i) for any direct, indirect, special, punitive or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, and the like), or any other damages arising in any way out of the availability, use, reliance on, or inability to use my Neutral Numismatic Dealers page and its information, even if I have been advised of the possibility of such damages, and regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise.
(ii) for any claim attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in, or destructive properties of any 'information'.
(i)This list can change at anytime.
(ii)This list is provided as a public resource for numismatists.
(i)No party will hold me responsible/liable for any and all damages/losses to anyone who gets ripped off on any and all deals with any and all dealers listed on this web page.
(ii)No party will hold me responsible/liable for any and all damages/losses to anyone who collects coins, paper money, medals, exonumia (including, but not limited to, tokens) and other elements of numismatics for investment, as the numismatic/precious metals market can take unpredictable turns at anytime, anywhere in the planet Earth or the universe.
(i)Please don't send unsolicited, harassing, obscene or threatening e-mail or s-mail (snail mail) to anyone listed on this page.
(ii)Please don't "spam" (including, but not limited to, sending junk e-mail, unsolicited commercial e-mail, unsolicited bulk e-mail and mailbombing) anyone listed on this page.
(iii)You are responsible/liable for your own actions and you will not hold me responsible/liable for your own actions.
(i)Remember that the goal of numismatics (coin collecting) is to have fun, and not to be greedy.
(i)By reading any or all contents of this web pages (and their links), you will abide by all terms of this disclaimer.
This page is always under construction.
In every hobby, there is a share of good dealers and a share of unsavory, unscrupulous and bad dealers and also a share of neutral dealers as well, where no one can speak either or bad about those types of dealers, or where there is no known opinion, or where there are mixed reviews about those dealers. Of course, using those 'neutral' dealers involves some type of risk-taking, so if you decide to do business with dealers listed on this page, just be careful, and be vigilant.
The rules for this list are:
1. Any dealer who has a mixed record on file, will be listed here.
2. Any dealer who is listed here that improves his/her rating significantly will be removed from this list and be placed in the Good Dealers List.
3. Any dealer who is listed here that worsens his/her rating significantly will be removed from this list and be placed in the Bad Dealers List.
If you like to say anything about any of the dealers on this web page, e-mail me and your name/email will not be disclosed when I publish your comment on a page linked to this one.
A star before the name of the dealer means I have done business with that dealer in question previously.
For the Offenses:
Category B - Bad Customer Service is divided into these
BL - Being too slow to ship merchandise/refund money
BR - Reneging on a deal -- It can be any of these below:
1. Not sending money to the other party for a coin that s/he bought or won in an auction.
2. Not sending the coin(s) after money has been received by him/her.
3. Not following through with the return policy as described in his/her advertisment.
BZ - Other Kind of Bad Customer Service not listed above
Category F - False/Misleading/Deceptive Advertising is divided into
FA - Altering/Defacing Coins
FC - Cleaning Coins in a way that harms the coin
FD - Dipping Coins
FO - Overgrading Coins
FW - Whizzing Coins
FX - Counterfeiting Coins
FZ - Other Kind Of False Advertising not listed above
S - Spamming (in any form)
T - Telemarketing & Overcharging -- Charges more than 40% more than what (the higher of Coin World Trends, Coin Dealer Newletter (CDN, aka Greysheet), Certified Coin Dealer Newsletter (CCDN, aka Bluesheet), or the Pink Sheet (Indian Cent pricing guide, available at Eagle Eye Rare Coins, for Indian Cents only)) say the price of a properly graded coin would be for a majority of coins (and appears on Home Shopping Channels, Sunday Newspaper Inserts, etc.)
For the notes:
P - Probationary Neutral Rating
Here is the list of numismatic dealers who I have received a mix of satisfactory and unsatisfactory reports on: (in NO particular order)
Neutral Dealers/Traders With Web Pages:
|Name||URL||Date Added||Comments||Alleged Offenses||Notes|
|*Fox Valley Coin Exchange||http://www.foxvcoin.com||July 31, 1997||Comments||FO|
Neutral Dealers/Traders With E-mail:
|Name||E-mail address||Date Added||Comments||Alleged Offenses||Notes|
|*Perry Suszek (JR Coin Center)||firstname.lastname@example.org||July 31, 1997||BL, BR, FO|
|John Duranemail@example.com||May 8, 1998||Comments to be added shortly||BZ, FZ||P|
Neutral Dealers/Traders With No E-mail or Web Pages:
|Name||Where is this dealer located?||Date Added||Comments||Alleged Offenses||Notes|
|*Continental Collectibles (was Foothill Coins & Collectibles)||Van Nuys, California||July 31, 1997||Comments||BR, FO, FZ|
|The Coin Depot||Greenville, South Carolina||July 31, 1997||Comments||FO|
|Bob Kelly's Rare Coins||San Juan Capistrano, California||November 5, 1997||Comments||FD, FO|
|*Littleton Coin Company||Littleton, New Hampshire||May 8, 1998||Comments||T|
To read the comments about all the dealers listed on this page, click here.
To find out who the neutral traders are, go to Neutral Traders Page.
To find out who to avoid, go to the Bad Dealers Page or the Bad Traders Page.
Want to see who the Good Dealers/Traders are???? Then you can go to the Good Dealers Page or the Good Traders Page.
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