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by impairedsquirrel
Tue Oct 04, 2022 12:43 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: 1881 S vam 54 B
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Re: 1881 S vam 54 B

I've found three. The first two were raw (one for $50, one for $30) and both ended up MS63s. The third was listed on eBay as "MS65 1881 Morgan dollar", but the holder clearly said 1881-S... not sure why I even took a closer look, but that one cost me $150... FTR, I've sold an MS63 for $500 and the M...
by impairedsquirrel
Sat Oct 01, 2022 10:25 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Beating to a Different Drum LOL
Replies: 5
Views: 141

Re: Beating to a Different Drum LOL

colwillys wrote:
Fri Sep 30, 2022 10:40 pm
WE used squirrel guns back then too .
:lol: Gulp!
by impairedsquirrel
Fri Sep 30, 2022 9:08 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Beating to a Different Drum LOL
Replies: 5
Views: 141

Re: Beating to a Different Drum LOL

Classic cars? In 1956? They called them carriages, Tom!! :lol:
by impairedsquirrel
Fri Sep 30, 2022 9:04 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: yet another PCGS "oops"
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: yet another PCGS "oops"

Well... they both have... uhhh... ummm... a one?
by impairedsquirrel
Fri Sep 30, 2022 9:02 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Great recent finds attributed
Replies: 8
Views: 134

Re: Great recent finds attributed

I don't see a single MS70 in the batch... what, are you shopping for lowballs for that rabbit now? :lol:
by impairedsquirrel
Fri Sep 30, 2022 9:01 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Non Graded but self ATTRIB fOR Sales
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Re: Non Graded but self ATTRIB fOR Sales

Nah, not this time.
by impairedsquirrel
Sat Aug 27, 2022 7:58 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: value on peace
Replies: 31
Views: 535

Re: value on peace

chgolaw1 wrote:
Sat Aug 27, 2022 6:19 pm
BTW I didn't"t see any gray hair on that crazy squirrel!
Sorry Dom, here's a self-portrait BEFORE photoshop:
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by impairedsquirrel
Fri Aug 26, 2022 11:45 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Help with 1882 S Gouge in "D"
Replies: 12
Views: 187

Re: Help with 1882 S Gouge in "D"

Have you tried poking it with a stick?
by impairedsquirrel
Fri Aug 26, 2022 11:38 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: value on peace
Replies: 31
Views: 535

Re: value on peace

Insane? Squirrel? My good sir, I can most assuredly assure you there are NO insane squirrels here.
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Nice to hear from ya Dom!
by impairedsquirrel
Sun Aug 21, 2022 5:38 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1878 VAM 33?
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Re: 1878 VAM 33?

Half-bean under the branch, a polished ear and no clashing? Yup, 33.
Know this and everything else is just noise. ;)
by impairedsquirrel
Sun Aug 21, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Looking for the owner of coin in photo
Replies: 7
Views: 399

Re: Looking for the owner of coin in photo

Glad it stayed in the fam Mitch! :)
by impairedsquirrel
Fri Aug 19, 2022 9:40 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Looking for the owner of coin in photo
Replies: 7
Views: 399

Re: Looking for the owner of coin in photo

Nestv... that was Norm, was it not? (sigh) Another forty on the curb for those we've lost. :cry:
by impairedsquirrel
Sun Aug 14, 2022 7:01 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Anyone need a 1921-S "VAM-29A" in PCGS64? SOLD!!
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Re: Anyone need a 1921-S "VAM-29A" in PCGS64? SOLD!!

I'm so bright my daddy called me sun...
by impairedsquirrel
Sat Aug 13, 2022 9:52 pm
Forum: What's it Worth?
Topic: 1878CC Vam7a
Replies: 8
Views: 550

Re: 1878CC Vam7a

Great pick! You pulled the trigger while I was mulling it over...
by impairedsquirrel
Sat Aug 13, 2022 6:53 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Anyone need a 1921-S "VAM-29A" in PCGS64? SOLD!!
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Anyone need a 1921-S "VAM-29A" in PCGS64? SOLD!!

It's the one shown in this post: http://www.vamworld.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1073&hilit=wow I'm not particularly sure which sub-variety it would actually fall under any more, but it IS a WOW! VAM. I found an MS63 with a stronger (less polished) "I" clash, which is the only reason I may be will...
by impairedsquirrel
Sat Aug 13, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: can an AU55 coin be PROOF LIKE
Replies: 36
Views: 1420

Re: can an AU55 coin be PROOF LIKE

Ok, so I think you may be confused about "PL". An AU coin is supposed to have some luster left, so, by default, you SHOULD still be able to see mirrored fields (in the less contacted areas) on an AU coin. "PL" has everything to do with mirrors and nothing to do with wear...
by impairedsquirrel
Sat Aug 13, 2022 6:34 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Possible new finds
Replies: 45
Views: 2241

Re: Possible new finds

Just a note, some of the folks you've been conversing with have been doing THIS professionally for decades as well... and they're building on knowledge that others have accumulated for decades before them. In your profession do you ever use Occam's Razor? If so, ask yourself this question: Would it ...
by impairedsquirrel
Tue Aug 09, 2022 11:56 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: "78 8TF VAM-9A Possible new die state??
Replies: 9
Views: 344

Re: "78 8TF VAM-9A Possible new die state??

I must be losing my ever-loving mind, but I can't even convince myself this is a VAM-9... am I really that out of practice??
by impairedsquirrel
Mon Aug 01, 2022 10:18 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1882-O Chin
Replies: 10
Views: 536

Re: 1882-O Chin

Short answer? No. This isn't a particularly late stage v38b... those dies really went through a lot.
by impairedsquirrel
Sat Jul 30, 2022 6:59 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Possible new finds
Replies: 45
Views: 2241

Re: Possible new finds

Maybe it's time to forget about what you think you see and look thru the listings for marriages with the mintmark tilted strongly to the left. There's only a couple of options. Imagination can help you once you understand the basics within this field, but honestly right now you are doing yourself a...