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The Weirdest Vending Machines Dispense Gold, Drugs, Used Panties And Breasts

by | 18th, June 2009
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gold-machine-to-goIN GERMANY, shoppers and any waiting for a train or plane can buy gold from vending machines.

TG-Gold-Super-Markt wants to place machines at 500 locations in Germany to cater for anyone desperate to buy gold at around 30 per cent higher than the spot market prices for the cheapest product.

The price is updated ever few minutes, but still anyone looking to exchange currency for gold should also know exchange rates, interest rates and
The “Gold to go” machine at Frankfurt Airport offered punters the a 1g wafer of gold for €30, a 10g bar for €245, or gold coins.

Says Thomas Geissler, who owns the company:

German investors have always preferred to hold a lot of personal wealth in gold, for historical reasons. They have twice lost everything. Gold is a good thing to have in your pocket in uncertain times.”

Which is why the company gets paid in, er, euros…



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