Anyone know anything about Silver Bars?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Dan1099, May 20, 2007.

  1. Dan1099

    Dan1099 Dumbing My Process Down

    Aug 7, 2004
    For college graduation, my uncle gave me a silver bar, but didn't tell me anything about it. It's marked as follows:

    999+ FINE SILVER 10 TR. OZ.

    followed by a serial number

    I know it's not worth a ton, just based on the value of silver, but that's not what really concerns me. I just want to know the history of these things, etc.

  2. RWP


    Jul 1, 2006
  3. Dan1099

    Dan1099 Dumbing My Process Down

    Aug 7, 2004
    Mine is much plainer than that. No graphics, etc, just a large Engelhard logo. Hmm.

    Thanks for the help.
  4. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    no chocolate center?
  5. Fontaine


    Apr 27, 2006
    emmmm shiny
  6. Poop-Loops

    Poop-Loops Inactive

    Mar 3, 2006
    Auburn, Washington
    Save it for when you fall in love with the woman of your dreams and oh, wait, that's GOLD, not sliver. Screw that, then. In that case get a cool bass pickguard made from it or something.
  7. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Put it away. It'll go up in value.

    I've been looking to get into bullion a bit myself.
  8. Diggler


    Mar 3, 2005
    Western PA
    Melt it down and cast it into bullets in case you run into any werewolves.
  9. DougP


    Sep 4, 2001
    way off topic: those rings are very neat. i imagine i dont even want to know how much those cost.
  10. $200-$400 ;)
  11. Dan1099

    Dan1099 Dumbing My Process Down

    Aug 7, 2004
    Somehow I figured Smash would be the one that knew what was going on here.

    I figured it wouldn't be worth a whole bunch. Apparently they're something he has a bit of a collection of. I doubt I'll ever go and sell the thing, because, really, I can't imagine myself hard up for 150$ to 300$. I'm more likely to keep it as a keepsake, etc.

    Thanks for all the help, guys.

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