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Subject:  Re: No receipt = zero tax basis? Date:  10/15/2005  8:38 PM
Author:  ziggy29 Number:  81114 of 123001

>> The fact is, I do NOT know how much I paid, only that gold was considerably more per ounce in 1980 than it is today. I don't even know exactly when I bought it, except it was in the earlier part of the year. (In fact, for all I know, perhaps I pre-ordered it in late 1979 ... but I do