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May 07, 2013

Do you know your own mind?

I’d like to think I do, but being subjected to the full-force of high pressure sales tactics I wonder.

I telephoned to order a consumer product I saw and thought might be useful.

I expected it to be a simple transaction. I would tell the operator what I wanted, provide credit and delivery information and hang up.

Simple.

As the old TV ads used to say, “Wait, there’s more.”

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About the Author
David C. Harper has been a coin collector since 1963. He joined the Krause Publications editorial staff in 1978 and is currently editor of Numismatic News and World Coin News. He also edits two books annually, North American Coins & Prices and Coin Digest. He is the author of the Class of '63 column that runs each week in Numismatic News. His first bylined numismatic article appeared in the June 1971 issue of Coins Magazine and his various Krause Publications assignments included a stint as editor of the magazine 1980-1983. Harper received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 1977. He had a double major of journalism and economics.

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