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Cinemo
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« on: October 03, 2011, 07:39:29 am »

With the new technologies on the Banknotes I have found a drop in the grade of note delivered from Bankmachines from UNC or almost to Fine or less.

I was wondering if anyone had some tips on which banks generally had new money ( bricks) or which types of bank machines delivered new bills.

I am in Nova Scotia and I generally use TD.  In branch they have told me they never or rarely recieve new money.  Their machines here spit out only worn bills.

Prior to the upgraded journey $10s and and the Journey $20s , I found Scotia Bank machine very good for new $10s and $20s.

If someone is nice and has access to new notes let me know if you can help out.

I typically like getting a minimum of each signature.  But I do aspire to get several (2-5) sequential from each prefix.
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« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2011, 03:09:06 pm »

Brand new notes are wherever you find them.  That's about as helpful as I can be.  ::)  People working in the distribution system might know where and when new bricks go out, but that's about it.

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« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2011, 12:53:39 am »

Personaly I have found the Bank of Montreal to have nicer notes, especially if you're a senior or ask nicely for them.  Casinos are usually a good bet too.

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« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2011, 01:00:18 pm »

I'm also looking for the Macklem/Carney signatures in $5's, $20's, & $50's.If anyone has any,please email me@ vancouver_vaults@shaw.ca.
Thanks everybody!
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« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2011, 02:04:25 pm »

Personally I have only seen so far $50 in Macklem/Carney. Has anyone noted or seen in other Denominations ?
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« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2011, 08:32:34 am »

I've seen a single $5 and $20 with M/C signatures, but lots of $50s.
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« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2011, 01:17:10 pm »

I've got one $20.00 and lots of $50.00's but I haven't seen a $5.00.

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« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2011, 04:00:03 pm »

mmars has it right. It really is hit and miss.

Whenever a new issue is released, the Scotiabank main commercial branch in downtown Vancouver has always had them ready for me on the first day of issue. At other times, the branch may or may not have brand new notes available. My credit union never has new notes; they claim that they get all of their cash from customer deposits only.

I believe that any chartered bank has the ability to order new notes from Bank of Canada regional offices. Whether or not branch staff are aware of this or not, or if they are willing to do it for you even if they are, is highly variable.

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« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2011, 09:44:36 pm »

Keep an eye out at the ATM.  If you take out $100 and its 5 crisp 20's in sequence, more often than not the ATM is fully loaded with brand new bills. 
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« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2012, 01:41:38 pm »

You can request from your bank but most will charge a fee - around $15
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« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2012, 02:21:04 pm »

Be careful about doing multiple withdrawals or frequent withdrawals at bank machines.  This could get your account red flagged, and that could result in as little as a security warning (a nuisance) or as much as having your accounts closed and being told to take your money some place else.  :-[  I speak from experience.

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« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2012, 03:35:36 pm »

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This could get your account red flagged, and that could result in as little as a security warning (a nuisance) or as much as having your accounts closed and being told to take your money some place else.    I speak from experience.

Also... put in an overwhelming amount of deposits into the ATM where you actually fill the depository and the machine puts itself out of service....this is a NO NO as well...and I too can speak from experience  :-[



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« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2012, 01:45:49 am »

I think the easiest way to get new notes in good shape is to get a wife that works in a bank.
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« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2012, 07:17:18 pm »

Now's the best time to get new crisp notes because Chinese New Year is coming up (23rd), Most branches that have Asian clientele have new notes right now.

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« Reply #14 on: June 10, 2014, 02:11:03 am »

Business owners have a good chance of getting new bills when they order money from their banks.  I have found that it also depends on the denom of the bills.  10's seems very hard to find new UNC.  100's, 50's, 20's and 5's come into my workplace pretty regularily in UNC bundles.  I did find a few weeks ago a new bundle of FDT $10's Journeys. I was pretty amazed to see them especially since the Polymers have been out for awhile.  I managed to scoop up 20 of them ;)
 

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