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i am looking for anyone with what was called the Antique Bronze for inspection and photography! we are trying to decide if this coin is the same as the AG or not. can't find anyone that really HAS the AB.

 

lara

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Ok, I have a tranquility that looks like either antique gold or bronze, how can I tell the difference between the two? I bought it from the site during one of the exclusive sales.

 

To me antique gold and antique bronze are too hard to distinguish. :ph34r:

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Ok, I have a tranquility that looks like either antique gold or bronze, how can I tell the difference between the two? I bought it from the site during one of the exclusive sales.

 

To me antique gold and antique bronze are too hard to distinguish. :ph34r:

 

I would love to help you, but I have never seen the bronze one. The best thing I can suggest is a direct comparison with coins of which you know they are gold or bronze.

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I took the liberty of tweaking that photo in photoshop a bit to get the colors a bit better. Hope no one minds!

 

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I took the liberty of tweaking that photo in photoshop a bit to get the colors a bit better. Hope no one minds!

 

 

Thank you! :ph34r:

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I took the liberty of tweaking that photo in photoshop a bit to get the colors a bit better. Hope no one minds!

 

 

Thank you! :ph34r:

 

and thank you for posting the pics. so very cool to see most of them all together.

 

another tranqNut

rsg

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Ok, I have a tranquility that looks like either antique gold or bronze, how can I tell the difference between the two? I bought it from the site during one of the exclusive sales.

 

To me antique gold and antique bronze are too hard to distinguish. :ph34r:

 

If you bought it from the Castle site, you could probably log in and review your past invoices to find out which it was sold as.

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avroair "To me antique gold and antique bronze are too hard to distinguish. :ph34r:"

 

And the antique bronze 2007 Compass Rose looks like brass :-)

 

 

southpawaz "If you bought it from the Castle site, you could probably log in and review your past invoices to find out which it was sold as."

 

I wouldn't count on that. I just purchased a "Dark Gold" from the castleman and it turned out to be a Dark Rhodium. I am keeping it though : - ) Guess he didn't have it under the right light. Dark Rhodium looks Silver under a 25watt bulb but Gold under a 60watt bulb.

 

Here is a question. I have a Dark Gold from the first production run and the enamels are harder to see through (more murky) than on the Dark Rhodium yet he obviously used the same colours. Were the enamels more translucent on the 2nd production run of the Dark Gold ? I am interested because I was aiming at getting a 2nd run Dark Gold but won't worry about it if the enamels look the same.

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i have been working on a list of all the tranquility editions that was started by keewee several months ago. if you are a TranqNut, let me know and i'll send you what i have. always looking to perfect the list.

 

lara

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i now have them all! yahoo!!!!!!!! well, all but that mystical mint error antique bronze - and i am not really sure that even exists! have to see it with my own eyes before i believe.

 

the black widow gold.

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Congratulations RSG!!!! Way to go :P

 

thanks karen! it took 6 months of real persistence! now i need to find something else to be fanatical about. :)

 

lara

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Congratulations RSG!!!! Way to go :laughing:

 

thanks karen! it took 6 months of real persistence! now i need to find something else to be fanatical about. :blink:

 

lara

How about taking some awesome REPLACEMENT photos for the geocoin trading gallery. My first Tranquility is incoming: a gold Germany. :D

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Congratulations RSG!!!! Way to go :(

 

thanks karen! it took 6 months of real persistence! now i need to find something else to be fanatical about. :lol:

 

lara

Poor RSG - just when you think it is over - TWO new Tranquilities appear :)

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Congratulations RSG!!!! Way to go :(

 

thanks karen! it took 6 months of real persistence! now i need to find something else to be fanatical about. :lol:

 

lara

Poor RSG - just when you think it is over - TWO new Tranquilities appear :)

 

what two new ones? come one, don't be a tease!

 

rsg

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Wow!

 

Congrats, RSG!

Let's see if the mint error Bronze one will show up some day.

 

Now it will be a lot easier for me to get the remaining ones :)

 

Congrats again!

Whitby

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Wow!

 

Congrats, RSG!

Let's see if the mint error Bronze one will show up some day.

 

Now it will be a lot easier for me to get the remaining ones :D

 

Congrats again!

Whitby

 

thanks whitby! and i am always trying to help you get the rest!

 

lara

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Congratulations RSG!!!! Way to go :)

 

thanks karen! it took 6 months of real persistence! now i need to find something else to be fanatical about. :anibad:

 

lara

Poor RSG - just when you think it is over - TWO new Tranquilities appear :laughing:

 

what two new ones? come one, don't be a tease!

 

rsg

I just noticed one for sure listed on geocoincollection.com- The Trickster.

Was that Lara I just heard throwing her mouse against the monitor and running away screaming?!? :ph34r:

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Congratulations RSG!!!! Way to go :)

 

thanks karen! it took 6 months of real persistence! now i need to find something else to be fanatical about. :anibad:

 

lara

Poor RSG - just when you think it is over - TWO new Tranquilities appear :laughing:

 

what two new ones? come one, don't be a tease!

 

rsg

I just noticed one for sure listed on geocoincollection.com- The Trickster.

Was that Lara I just heard throwing her mouse against the monitor and running away screaming?!? :ph34r:

I don't think so. She already has that one.

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Congratulations RSG!!!! Way to go :)

 

thanks karen! it took 6 months of real persistence! now i need to find something else to be fanatical about. :anibad:

 

lara

Poor RSG - just when you think it is over - TWO new Tranquilities appear :laughing:

 

what two new ones? come one, don't be a tease!

 

rsg

I just noticed one for sure listed on geocoincollection.com- The Trickster.

Was that Lara I just heard throwing her mouse against the monitor and running away screaming?!? :ph34r:

I don't think so. She already has that one.

Hmmmm. I must not recognize that one by it's name. What color combo is it?

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Please tell me there aren't any more new tranquilities out there after I was assured there weren't any more being made. :ph34r:

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There were 2 versions made recently and that is suppose to be the end of the Tranquility coins.

 

Here is a picture of The Trickster, 1 of the new versions:

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There were 2 versions made recently and that is suppose to be the end of the Tranquility coins.

 

Here is a picture of The Trickster, 1 of the new versions:

tranquilitythetrickster.jpg

WOW! This coin is sooo awesome! How can one get this beauty???

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the trickster is a very limited edition made for the TranqNuts amongst us. it was sold by invitation only. if there are any coins left, they probably will be sold on ebay — part of the fund-raising efforts for kaitlyn. that's from castle man.

 

rsg

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thats an awesome new coin, you lucky lucky guys.

 

i wont event attempt to push my luck going after one of those, im just small fry amongst you guys. i do hope that i can request that a tranq would be saved for me for a future trade as right now i am totally skint and i probably have nothing you want in a trade :)

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thats an awesome new coin, you lucky lucky guys.

 

i wont event attempt to push my luck going after one of those, im just small fry amongst you guys. i do hope that i can request that a tranq would be saved for me for a future trade as right now i am totally skint and i probably have nothing you want in a trade

 

These coins were limited to 1 per person so I imagine there will not be a lot of them traded. There were only 35 made and I know mine is going in my collection. The best chance to get one will probably be when Castleman sells the left over coins on Ebay.

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to clear things up a bit. the new tranq was originally castle man's idea, not mine. but when he suggested it to me, i jumped in with both feet and wanted to be part of the colouring process. so he agreed. and i named it, The Trickster.

 

the colours were originally imagined a bit different, but communications about numbers and enamels were a bit off so the outer rim colour turned out a bit BRIGHT, we might say. i really didn't see "orange," but orange we got. i "saw" something more subdued, more elegant i think. i'll save those colours for another day, another coin.

 

the trickster is another name for the coyote of indian legends and he tricked me with that gaudy orange. i have had some memorable encounters with the tricky guy and the name really fits.

 

the design of the coin is all paula's and no matter the differences between us, i feel priviledged to have a small part of this TQ. as most of you know, i consider the tranquility the most beautiful of all the geocoins out there.

 

now perhaps i can put my enthusiasm to rest (some say obsession.)

 

lara

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to clear things up a bit. the new tranq was originally castle man's idea, not mine. but when he suggested it to me, i jumped in with both feet and wanted to be part of the colouring process. so he agreed. and i named it, The Trickster.

 

the colours were originally imagined a bit different, but communications about numbers and enamels were a bit off so the outer rim colour turned out a bit BRIGHT, we might say. i really didn't see "orange," but orange we got. i "saw" something more subdued, more elegant i think. i'll save those colours for another day, another coin.

 

the trickster is another name for the coyote of indian legends and he tricked me with that gaudy orange. i have had some memorable encounters with the tricky guy and the name really fits.

 

the design of the coin is all paula's and no matter the differences between us, i feel priviledged to have a small part of this TQ. as most of you know, i consider the tranquility the most beautiful of all the geocoins out there.

 

now perhaps i can put my enthusiasm to rest (some say obsession.)

 

lara

 

I know what you mean about the translucents, it's really tricky with them if you don't do samples anre aren't so used to working with them. I was a bit disappointed with my runestones because of that issue, I had just envisioned something quite different, but in the end it all worked out!

 

Lara, they look fine~ I'm glad that you could be involved in something that means so much to you!

 

Naomi :)

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That turned out great. I agree that the Tranquility is the most beautiful design. The only coin that comes close IMO is the 2007 Compass Rose 2tone (polished gold & nickel). I would love to see a picture of the other new Tranquility.

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I got my first Tranquility in the mail today thanks to a trade with Castle Man. I love it so much that I think I will start slowly collecting towards a full set.

 

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I got my first Tranquility in the mail today thanks to a trade with Castle Man. I love it so much that I think I will start slowly collecting towards a full set.

 

 

how are you coming with that?

 

rsg

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That turned out great. I agree that the Tranquility is the most beautiful design. The only coin that comes close IMO is the 2007 Compass Rose 2tone (polished gold & nickel). I would love to see a picture of the other new Tranquility.

 

LOL! Change your votes around now!

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I got my first Tranquility in the mail today thanks to a trade with Castle Man. I love it so much that I think I will start slowly collecting towards a full set.

 

 

how are you coming with that?

 

rsg

Well so far I have made only one more trade for the Luxury but hopefully I will start getting more once my Brahean coins actually arrive for trades. Thanks for asking though. :unsure:

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That turned out great. I agree that the Tranquility is the most beautiful design. The only coin that comes close IMO is the 2007 Compass Rose 2tone (polished gold & nickel). I would love to see a picture of the other new Tranquility.

 

LOL! Change your votes around now!

 

How about this for walking a grey line :unsure:

 

Favourite = Knights Templar 2 tone

Most Classic = 2007 Compass Rose 2 tone

Most Beautiful = Tranquility Purple Haze Nickel

Most Secret Agent = Licence To Cache Bronze

Most Avroair = 2008 Personal Nickel :anibad:

 

I have to think up something "Most" for the Brahean now :)

Its analogous to Polygamy, "I love them all your honour" :)

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Did not know there was a special Tranquility thread :yikes:

 

Now I try my luck over here:

 

Has anyone a German Tranqility coin for trade or sale?

I really want one, pleassssseeee :unsure::):):anibad::angry:

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ive joined the tranquility gang. im now the proud owner of my first tranq. yay.

 

well, you have to tell us which one you have!

 

rsg

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ive joined the tranquility gang. im now the proud owner of my first tranq. yay.

 

well, you have to tell us which one you have!

 

rsg

 

oh yeah ;) its a trickster. and it lived up to its name, it managed to trick a little more money out of my starving bank account after i vowed to myself i mustnt buy anymore coins for a few months.

im really pleased i did get one though cos ive been trying so hard to get hold of any of the older editions to no avail. its a beautiful coin and bigger than i imagined it would be.

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Answer me true . . . Do ALL those various Tranquility geocoins share the Same ICON OR are there different ones :D ?

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Answer me true . . . Do ALL those various Tranquility geocoins share the Same ICON OR are there different ones :D ?

 

unfortunately the coins all share the same icon. some are in such small editions i don't think they could have different icons.

 

rsg

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