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by vamsterdam
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Back from NGC
Replies: 27
Views: 8006

Re: Back from NGC

What a group! Did you have Ngc attribute them or did you do your own? As for the dark side, I have a gsa, soft pack of course, 1922v4, I don’t see too many vams of note in gsa softpacks. They are usually picked over pretty well.
by vamsterdam
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1900 P Adjustment Strike?
Replies: 7
Views: 2610

Re: 1900 P Adjustment Strike?

Weak to no reeding is a big indicator of a low pressure/die trial, die setup piece.
by vamsterdam
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1878 8 TF VAM 14.15!
Replies: 12
Views: 3844

Re: 1878 8 TF VAM 14.15!

Neither is going anywhere for me.
by vamsterdam
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Attribution pages
Replies: 5
Views: 2309

Re: Attribution pages

When you say new “wiki”, do you really mean wiki as in Wikipedia wiki? And will it be different than what we have here?
by vamsterdam
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Personal/Private VAMWorld Pages
Replies: 7
Views: 2781

Re: Personal/Private VAMWorld Pages

I really should go back and delete all those messages. They just take up space.
by vamsterdam
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1922S pinned wing die gouge?
Replies: 2
Views: 1178

Re: 1922S pinned wing die gouge?

Do you pictures for us to see what you are talking about?
by vamsterdam
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1880 P VAM-33a E Clash EDS "Picks"
Replies: 13
Views: 4430

Re: 1880 P VAM-33a E Clash EDS "Picks"

I am still shocked the previous owner did not send this to Leroy. It has been quite some time.
by vamsterdam
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Neat 79p Error... S/T?
Replies: 13
Views: 4387

Re: Neat 79p Error... S/T?

I did not say it was a proof! I only saw the denticles and how sharp and deep they were and it made me think of a proof. it is OBVIOUSLY NOT a proof. neither the obverse or reverse is from the proof dies. I think I would know proof dies well enough. I have handled quite a few of them.
by vamsterdam
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: O/T Welcome Back RJ ?
Replies: 9
Views: 3209

Re: O/T Welcome Back RJ ?

I wonder if that totally ends the punkin chunkin.
by vamsterdam
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: O/T Welcome Back RJ ?
Replies: 9
Views: 3209

Re: O/T Welcome Back RJ ?

oh poop. I just read a post on facebook about Bolton wanted no competition in whitehouse cybersecurity and he went back to the NSA.
by vamsterdam
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Neat 79p Error... S/T?
Replies: 13
Views: 4387

Re: Neat 79p Error... S/T?

the denticles made me think proof! I found a 1866 5c 1866/1866 sold as a f-vf. au all day long. weakly struck in center of the shield. yours is weak thoughout the portrait and I am not sure why. reverse is gorgeous. the obverse looks heavily worn--but not.
by vamsterdam
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Getting to know you...
Replies: 51
Views: 15714

Re: Getting to know you...

Some have figured me out. the name is a hybrid of a hamster I had 37 years ago(Hamsterdam). still addicted to VAMs and especially 1879s. and 8tf, and 1921s thornheads, and clashes, and doubled dies, and mislplaced dates, repunched dates, overdates......
by vamsterdam
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: New from leroy(07/20/2018)
Replies: 37
Views: 10616

Re: New from leroy(07/20/2018)

why do I have to loging every time I reply to this even If I didn't log out????? also, 1879s VAM 1J has an ovaloid clash in front of the bridge of the nose, between the second and third set of leaves, in the field. it is closest to the innermost leaf of the second group from the top. Can someone pos...
by vamsterdam
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: New from leroy(07/20/2018)
Replies: 37
Views: 10616

Re: New from leroy(07/20/2018)

1878 vam 163A ll/l 26*B2c (194) I-4 R-6 Obverse ll/l 26--Radial die crack from rim below 7 up to right side of 7 with displaced field break. my comments-crack goes all the way to hair. Also shows part of an N clash, although Leroy disagrees. Shape, size, location are spot on. 1879s Vam 105 lll 2*55*...
by vamsterdam
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: New from leroy(07/20/2018)
Replies: 37
Views: 10616

Re: New from leroy(07/20/2018)

1879s v104 obverse lll2 35• C3ao (doubled 187, acid treated leaves). (184) I-3 r-5 Obverse lll 2•35- dame die as VAMs 66 & 86 but earliest die state Reverse C3a- slightly acid treated two leaves at ON, one at U, two at N and one atl of left wreath and ONE & UNITED. Die marker-fine polishing lines at...
by vamsterdam
Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1928-P Super Pick
Replies: 12
Views: 4176

Re: 1928-P Super Pick

Try some ammonia on a qtip over some of the black areas. Spin the qtip parallel to the coin surface and see if it pulls it off. And don’t forget to rinse it when you are done. And yeah, great cherrypick.
by vamsterdam
Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: New from leroy(07/20/2018)
Replies: 37
Views: 10616

Re: New from leroy(07/20/2018)

Vam 1j clashes n, ust, m
by vamsterdam
Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: New from leroy(07/20/2018)
Replies: 37
Views: 10616

New from leroy(07/20/2018)

1979s vam 1J clashed n,it’s, m monster clash
1879s vam 104 (can’t find notes)
1879s vam 105 doubled 18-9, cap top
1878 7tf vam 163a radial die break 7
by vamsterdam
Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1878-S VAM 103.3?
Replies: 5
Views: 2037

Re: 1878-S VAM 103.3?

Vam 103.2 has been the easiest for me, hands down. 103.5 is hardest and often comes with problems. 103.3 is awesome in its own right, being the EDS of v49. 103.1 is rare in me. 103.4 seems plentiful in ms but I have not found it in that grade.
by vamsterdam
Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1891 “EIBERTY” Morgan Dollar, "LIBERTY" MISSPELLED
Replies: 18
Views: 6339

Re: 1891 “EIBERTY” Morgan Dollar, "LIBERTY" MISSPELLED

One of the best graffiti jobs I have ever seen. Somebody enjoyed doing this subtle alteration.