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by keilg1
Wed Dec 14, 2022 9:15 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Mark Kimpton Collection at Stack's/Bowers
Replies: 8
Views: 600

Re: Mark Kimpton Collection at Stack's/Bowers

Hope you had a wonderful dinner with your wife. Had my eyes on the 01-O 25A as it was a pretty piece. Had my eyes on quite a few and was a bit surprised many didn't go higher. These might not be the most valuable of coins in some ways, but these are immensely valuable in others! Happily ended up sna...
by keilg1
Sat Dec 10, 2022 2:31 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Any otherTY clashes besides 87-O VAM-30A
Replies: 5
Views: 180

Re: Any otherTY clashes besides 87-O VAM-30A

Thanks!

Love those as other examples but not TY clashes, right?
by keilg1
Sat Dec 10, 2022 11:58 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Any otherTY clashes besides 87-O VAM-30A
Replies: 5
Views: 180

Re: Any otherTY clashes besides 87-O VAM-30A

1886-O VAM-19A... for starters...

Knew there was at least ONE more - different rotation, different offset but wonderful example.

Now... any others?
by keilg1
Sat Dec 10, 2022 11:52 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Any otherTY clashes besides 87-O VAM-30A
Replies: 5
Views: 180

Any otherTY clashes besides 87-O VAM-30A

Pulling together a talk I'm giving to the Nottingham Numismatic Society on Monday night and going to show my lovely example (not bad at NGC's AU55 mark), but don't want to misspeak. So can anyone correct my ignorance: Are there any other TY chashes like the 87-O VAM-30A? I thought there was but for ...
by keilg1
Sat Dec 10, 2022 9:49 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: @ fogie 1904-s vam 9 or maybe vam 5 , not really sure yet questions
Replies: 14
Views: 352

Re: @ fogie 1904-s vam 9 or maybe vam 5 , not really sure yet questions

My unprofessional vote: High (for sure if not very high if that variant exists) and normal (no tilt)
by keilg1
Fri Dec 09, 2022 2:49 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: My Lucky 13!
Replies: 41
Views: 14826

Re: My Lucky 13!

Found this from a while ago and was wondering: can we get pictures of the variety? Would love to see what the MPD and die chips look like...
by keilg1
Thu Dec 08, 2022 7:44 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1879O Morgan help
Replies: 16
Views: 414

Re: 1879O Morgan help

Again, great pictures showing a lot of action on the coin. I'm not seeing the classical hub doubling seen on 30-36 and 39, so those can be ruled out but I'm definitely not the expert. I still love the gouge at the beak - it looks familiar to another coin I've seen (and likely described somewhere on ...
by keilg1
Wed Dec 07, 2022 4:05 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1879O Morgan help
Replies: 16
Views: 414

Re: 1879O Morgan help

For the hub doubling, be sure to look closely at UNITED as these are the key letters - can't miss them when they're there.
by keilg1
Wed Dec 07, 2022 2:51 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1879O Morgan help
Replies: 16
Views: 414

Re: 1879O Morgan help

Wicked cool polish lines in many places. Nice gouge at the beak, too. Looks like a tilted left MM? Or regular slightly shifted left? Can you see any hub doubling (see http://www.vamworld.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=7017&p=58254#p58254 for a bit of my own questioning on this lovely date and mint)? ...
by keilg1
Wed Dec 07, 2022 7:42 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1891-O V1Ax - a lit'l guidance?
Replies: 9
Views: 430

1891-O V1Ax - a lit'l guidance?

Still insanely jealous of messydesk 's 1A2 pick up in such a high condition ( http://www.vamworld.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=6899 if any of you missed that great post). Sorry I can't get a better picture of a recent purchase but I wanted to ask if you think this a 1A2 or a 1A3? Happy either way b...
by keilg1
Tue Dec 06, 2022 9:33 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Got something pretty cool today
Replies: 12
Views: 551

Re: Got something pretty cool today

Wowzers, batman. These are wickedly cool!
by keilg1
Mon Dec 05, 2022 1:25 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: I don't usually talk smack...
Replies: 3
Views: 393

Re: I don't usually talk smack...

Ah, my friend morganman ... if you have a few spares I'd be willing to be a recipient... I do love the hunt yet I do love feeling the coin as I enjoy looking at it in 3-dimensions. Kinda like how I like my wife - she takes a pretty picture but there ain't nothing like holiding her. (Of course, I don...
by keilg1
Mon Dec 05, 2022 10:11 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: I don't usually talk smack...
Replies: 3
Views: 393

I don't usually talk smack...

... so I won't, but I will vent a bit because I so had my sights on the 78-S VAM-50 on GC last night only to be out bid by someone also beliving this to be that coin. C'mon peeps. If this was you, please gloat about your purchase... Sure there are others in AU58 holders... as well as higher grades, ...
by keilg1
Mon Dec 05, 2022 7:10 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Printed 2022 VAM Supplement
Replies: 24
Views: 1035

Re: Printed 2022 VAM Supplement

Yes, please, and willing to help with any work needed to get the backlog accomplished.
by keilg1
Sun Dec 04, 2022 9:46 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1896-P VAM-5A obverse scratches?
Replies: 7
Views: 598

Re: 1896-P VAM-5A obverse scratches?

Whatever was happening in Philly was being echoed in the Big Easy. I've only begun scratching the surface of P (including a VAM-4, VAM-19 and VAM-20) and O flavors (the western ones being mostly out of my price range), but have already picked up these two beauties: 96-O v9 and v19 fun.jpg So many mo...
by keilg1
Sat Dec 03, 2022 5:10 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Do you think you have a Doubled Die?
Replies: 61
Views: 46598

Re: Do you think you have a Doubled Die?

Copying the link to the original post to save server space: 1900-P near 2x date C3 rev - not seeing it described http://www.vamworld.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=7080 As John writes, The date is punched into the die separately from the hubbing until 1909. Seeing similar doubling on both the date an...
by keilg1
Fri Dec 02, 2022 6:44 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1896-P VAM-5A obverse scratches?
Replies: 7
Views: 598

Re: 1896-P VAM-5A obverse scratches?

Embarassingly I do now see a clear mention of "Some heavy die polishing lines in Phrygian cap top" on the VAM-5A page. Oy. I'd not abuse anyone's graces any more but I'd recommend adding this coin to the 2023 top 12 coins to find list... Hardly any registered in SSDC but a wonderfully complex variet...
by keilg1
Thu Dec 01, 2022 6:01 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1900-P near 2x date C3 rev - not seeing it described
Replies: 6
Views: 373

Re: 1900-P near 2x date C3 rev - not seeing it described

Brilliant and makes sense. VAM-5 most likely then? Don't believe it to be a VAM-6 based on descriptions.

Thanks again, John!
by keilg1
Thu Dec 01, 2022 5:05 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1900-P near 2x date C3 rev - not seeing it described
Replies: 6
Views: 373

Re: 1900-P near 2x date C3 rev - not seeing it described

First right star appears completely normal as do the other stars: First two on the right: WIN_20221201_16_48_59_Pro.jpg First right star top (where I'd think the machine doubling would be): WIN_20221201_16_49_58_Pro.jpg And the bottom (that might indicate a VAM-23) - apparently clean: WIN_20221201_1...
by keilg1
Thu Dec 01, 2022 3:13 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1900-P near 2x date C3 rev - not seeing it described
Replies: 6
Views: 373

Re: 1900-P near 2x date C3 rev - not seeing it described

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