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Now let's have the rundown on English money. I know the pound, but what the heck is a pence? Big Grin



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Then what's a sixpence? Clones? Big Grin
 
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Now let's have the rundown on English money. I know the pound, but what the heck is a pence? Big Grin



It's a vice president. Big Grin


Then what's a sixpence? Clones? Big Grin


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With a giftcard balance, points accumulation, and $5 i just bought 1000 pennysleeves. Or should I say .005 sleeves.
 
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Well I just acquired 300 penny sleeves for $2 as the dealer had some old stock plus sending me some Mexican made sleeves to evaluate (the company getting these produced is Danish) at present they look and feel just like the sleeves I already have from Ultra Pro that are made in China.

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John

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Now let's have the rundown on English money. I know the pound, but what the heck is a pence? Big Grin


So a pound and a quid are the same thing? When I watch a UK show they always interchange those two terms and even in the same sentence.


Yes a pound is the same as a Quid. Quid is slang for a pound
 
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Pence is a sort of slang for penny
EG Thruppense for a 3 penny piece or Tuppence for 2 pennies
Although the UK have decimilised their currency they still use the name New Pence instead of cents
Were other Commonwealth Countries have adopter and changed their currencies to equal from the Stirling to decimal system.
In New Zealand it was decided that the 1 shilling piece nicknamed the bob should equal 10 cents thus 20 shillings or bobs that equalled 1 Pound should now equal 2 dollars
Coins we had were
Penny
Threepence
Sixpence
Shilling 12 Pence
Florin 2 shillings
Half Crown 2 shillings and sixpence (= quarter
10 Shilling Note ( equal $1 )
1 Pound Note ( equal $2 )
We also had Farthings ( Quarter of a penny )
Half Pennies
Crowns equalling 5 shillings but these coins were not used in everyday buisness
 
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Well I just acquired 300 penny sleeves for $2 as the dealer had some old stock plus sending me some Mexican made sleeves to evaluate (the company getting these produced is Danish) at present they look and feel just like the sleeves I already have from Ultra Pro that are made in China.

regards

John


Curious for the final judgement on these sleeves.

They are Beckett Shield, so they are from the same company as NSU in a round-about way.

The logic being that made in Mexico will keep the supply chain closer at hand instead of relying on shipping containers and the port of entry to get them. They are trucked to the warehouse in Texas.

Just got pages in this week to evaluate. Hopefully toploaders will be coming soons as those are going to be the real challenge to supply right now.

Ed

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The sleeves are made by Arcane Tinman ApS who also make different sized sleeves for cards used in board games. These sleeves for trading cards are made with the assistance of Beckett hence the name. Clearly Beckett have got involved in accessories for cards.

regards

John

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