Otago Daily Times : 2020-11-21

GENERAL & COURT : 31 : 31


ADVERTISEM­ENT Collectors Needing War Medals Gold & Silver At Very High Prices Interestin­g Small Collectabl­es Wanted John Bertrand Collectabl­es Returns to Dunedin & Otago C urrently, throughout NZ and the world there is a big demand by collectors for war medals. These cover all wars right through from the New Zealand Land Wars and the Boer War, to the First and Second World Wars and the later Korea and Vietnam conflicts. New Zealand Servicemen and Women first served overseas in the Boer War in South Africa around 1900 and the war medals awarded for this service are needed by the buyers, as are any other Medals from early New Zealand and the New Zealand Wars. General service medals from both the First and Second World Wars will also be purchased, but as can be imagined these were awarded in fairly large numbers. “If a group of medals has any special award for bravery such as the Military Medal, Military or Flying Cross or other medals for Distinguis­hed Conduct or Meritoriou­s Service, these can add great value to a group” stated Mr Tony Grant, buyer for John Bertrand (Collectabl­es) Ltd. “Many families have old medals, some dating back to early Imperial days, that they are not sure what to do with. We will be happy to look at any war medals whatsoever, just bring them in to venues” he said. The buyers from John Bertrand (Collectabl­es) Ltd, are visiting Dunedin and Otago this coming week and are happy to look at any interestin­g items, for example vintage pocket and wristwatch­es such as Rolex, Men’s Omega, Breitling and gold watches etc. Also wanted, pre 1920’s picture postcards, Maori and Pacific artefacts, old fountain pens and other small antique or historical items. “If you have something unusual which you would like to sell, please bring it into one of our venues, we would like the chance to at least have a look at it” said Tony Grant, buyer for the Company. “We will consider anything which may be of interest to a collector” he said. W ith buyers from John Bertrand (Collectabl­es) Ltd in Dunedin and Otago this coming week, Mr Tony Grant from the company says “Now is a fantastic opportunit­y to go through those drawers and cupboards and dig out those unwanted items and turn them into cash” Especially wanted by the buyers are Old Gold and Collectabl­es such as War Medals, Old Coins & Banknotes, Vintage Watches and any interestin­g old items. “We are keen buyers, especially of the items in the list below” said Mr Grant. “Everyone has something we want to buy and nothing is too small for our considerat­ion. We are just as happy to buy one item as we are buying 1000 items”. The buyers will be in Dunedin and Otago this coming week (see below). If you are in doubt about any items you wish Some Big Dollars in Early Banknotes E arly New Zealand Banknotes dated Ten Shilling or One Pound banknote from before 1932 are currently fetching a New Zealand trading bank dated 1932 or big money! This is according to Mr Tony before. Grant, author of the Denominati­ons of five pounds and higher would be worth from $700. “Any banknote dated prior to 1900 would be on a buying trip for John worth at least $1000” said Mr Grant. Bertrand (Collectabl­es) Ltd and would be Also purchased are any Reserve Bank of very keen to see any of these issues. “We New Zealand pre-decimal issues, especially will pay at least $300 for any undamaged 50 Pound notes. All overseas banknotes prior to the 1950’s are also wanted. Old Coins Can Toss Up a Rarity C heck those drawers and cupboards, you may have a rarity lurking amongst your coins. This advice from Tony Grant, buyer for John Bertrand (Collectabl­es) Ltd. “We want to see any old foreign coin accumulati­ons. We will be quite happy to go through your coins on the spot and give you an idea of what we can pay. You just never know what can turn up! New Zealand Silver coins up to 1946 will be purchased at 10 times their face value. In fact we buy all coins” he said. John Bertrand New Zealand Coin & Banknote Catalogue. Mr Anthony (Tony) W. Grant in Dunedin and Otago this coming week Mr Grant is Fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society of New Zealand Incorporat­ed Director and Buyer John Bertrand (Collectabl­es) Ltd to sell, for an instant appraisal. take them in Author of the John Bertrand NZ Coin & Banknote Catalogue JOHN BERTRAND (COLLECTABL­ES) ARE BUYING NOW!! TOKENS WAR MEDALS GOLD & SILVER OLD GOLD ETC • • • • * , , WRIST & POCKET WATCHES COINS COLLECTABL­ES “ ” • HISTORICAL MEDALS • • - “ ” , , OUR BUYERS ARE IN DUNEDIN & OTAGO THIS COMING WEEK BANKNOTES “ ” WAIMATE Sat 21 Nov Senior Citizens Hall, Corner Shearman & Glasgow Street 9 am to 12 noon - OAMARU Sat 21 Nov Eveline Presbyteri­an Church Hall, 424 Thames Highway (SH1) 1 pm to 4 pm OAMARU Sun 22 Nov Brydone Hotel, Flannagan’s Room, 115 Thames Street 9 am to 12 noon PALMERSTON Sun 22 Nov Palmerston Community Centre, 104 Ronaldsay Street 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm WAIKOUAITI Sun 22 Nov East Otago Events Centre, John Browne Room, 207 Main Road 3pmto4pm NORTH DUNEDIN Mon 23 Nov Oast House, Heritage Leisure Lodge, 30 Duke Street 9 am to 12 noon • KAIKORAI Mon 23 Nov Kaikorai Presbyteri­an Church Hall, 127 Taieri Road 1pmto4pm SOUTH DUNEDIN Tues 24 Nov South Dunedin Community Hall, 253 King Edward Street 9 am to 12 noon MOSGIEL Tues 24 Nov St John Ambulance Hall, 7 Hartstonge Avenue 1pmto4pm CAVERSHAM Wed 25 Nov Caversham Baptist Church, Corner South Road & Surrey Street 9 am to 11 am MILTON Wed 25 Nov Senior Citizens Hall, 33 Union Street 12 noon to 1 pm BALCLUTHA Wed 25 Nov St Andrew’s Church Hall, Corner Clyde and George Streets 2pmto4pm GORE Sat 28 Nov St Andrew’s Church Lounge, 4 Devon Street 12 noon to 3 pm TAPANUI Sat 28 Nov St John Ambulance Rooms, 4 Suffolk Street 4pmto5pm ARROWTOWN Mon 30 Nov Arrowtown Tennis Rooms, 12 Centennial Avenue 9amto11am WE WANT TO BUY – CASH-IN NOW WANAKA Mon 30 Nov St John Ambulance Training Room, 4 Link Way 1pmto4pm CROMWELL Tues 1 Dec Presbyteri­an Church, Bannockbur­n Room, 10 Elspeth Street 8.30 am to 11 am ALEXANDRA Tues 1 Dec St Enoch’s Church Lounge, 12 Centennial Avenue 12 noon to 3 pm NO APPOINTMEN­T NECESSARY ROXBURGH Tues 1 Dec St John Ambulance Hall, 145 Scotland Street 4pmto5pm FRANKTON Wed 2 Dec St John Ambulance Rooms, 10 Douglas Street 9 am to 12 noon Please note: Suitable ID is required if you wish to sell any items. QUEENSTOWN Wed 2 Dec St Peter’s Church Hall, Corner Church & Camp Streets 1pmto3pm John Bertrand (Collectabl­es) Ltd Members of the Australasi­an Numismatic Dealers Associatio­n and the New Zealand Numismatic Dealers T: 04 232 9832 • E: info@bertrand.co.nz PO Box 323, Wellington 6140 Associatio­n