I have an old (2014) paper wallet I’ve deposited coins into over the years. I have another paper wallet that was generated around the same time, but wasn’t used until last year. I just finished syncing Bitcoin Core and imported the keys from the paper wallet, first the older key without rescan, then the newer key with rescan.

After a rescan, I’m not seeing the expected balance.

I’ve been monitoring the old wallet with the Samourai Sentinel app. This app shows a balance of 8 BTC at the address. When clicking through, the app takes me to: 1PMoUJpj73FUTbjMiKwJfJoo4fJaUE9bTr. This looks about right, and like what I expect. (for some reason, the link doesn’t work direct, but navigating to http://srv1.yogh.io and entering the address brings it up; cookie related probably)

But in Bitcoin Core, I don’t see the balance. I do see the balance for the newer wallet, which has 2 BTC in it here: 1LwpoTZwuS8Yw5T9EdnnHemmqQ46jCUznK.

$ bitcoin-cli listreceivedbyaddress
[ { "address": "14H7dShaq6CGtyZQujckNSswac7tM5CMjE", "amount": 7.00850502, "confirmations": 388012, "label": "", "txids": [ "d7896aa4f8bc3cb40c7abc5e388f9f505b607a57b73a0ab6594355eb6977155e", "ecc0149be32a31f721ed722b6788773796c627bfc6edab6dcd6242a4cd0f2a5e", "8a0ac886cff7af925be4df890e0fddc44929bd781716661c1706536c92d74789" ] }, { "address": "1LwpoTZwuS8Yw5T9EdnnHemmqQ46jCUznK", "amount": 1.99645000, "confirmations": 33899, "label": "", "txids": [ "783042888dc68a52379f4905260ee3e457524ce7a1738d0d1dbdf2f5a7e84016", "14e16a88bab62f5a40580635ed4476e0859ecf36f943488afb15f838f2c307d4" ] }

The second address matches my newer paper wallet, but the first address doesn’t match the older wallet, and it looks like it’s been completely spent. These transactions predate those I expect and see in 1PMoUJpj73FUTbjMiKwJfJoo4fJaUE9bTr, so it’s possible this was a key re-used by mistake, but my memory doesn’t go that far back.

Can someone explain what’s going on? Did I mess up somewhere?

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