Travis, James and Kevin are talking about the ever-changing markets of gold and silver commodities. Learn why gold has seen such an astronomical rise in value over the last 20 years, the real differences between sterling silver and coin silver and why mint marks are important!
ALSO: - Scrapping for bullion - Why do people horde gold and silver? - How to break in to trading silver and gold - Paying "spot price" - Platinum, Palladium, Rodium and other rare metals - Winston Churchill and his $6 Million Golden Toilet
Travis, James and Kevin are talking with their friend (and militaria expert) Jeff Shrader! Jeff gives an overview of medal and militaria collecting and why it can be a problematic business as well as why it can be a tricky type of collecting to break in to!
Also: - What drives the value of a Purple Heart? - Specialization of military collections - Most common types of things collected - Stability of the militaria market
Travis, James and Kevin welcome on Jared, a close friend of Travis and one of the most informed Transformers collectors in the fandom.
Hear more about how Jared met a young Travis hustling deals on the convention room floor, how Michael Bay has most definitely adversely impacted the franchise and which Transformers collections will be valuable in the future.
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