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by morganman
Sat Feb 02, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1880-O attribution help- EARRIE situation
Replies: 8
Views: 4160

Re: 1880-O attribution help- EARRIE situation

Check neck for clash- if there its 49 if not 48
Pics show possible metal on 2nd 8-but may just be hairlines like shows
on 1st 8

vam 49 is a clashed N at neck & clash at small hair V
by morganman
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: My exciting blind find
Replies: 5
Views: 2731

Re: My exciting blind find

I now believe the 1881 o has been quite under appreciated except for the unreal Hawkeye work, of which i never really spent time looking at until now. As my eyes arent like 20 yr ago, i look at my coins through 10x microscope and i saw this reverse much like 83-0 1C. To my amazement turns out vam 16...
by morganman
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: My exciting blind find
Replies: 5
Views: 2731

My exciting blind find

Im excited to find: 1881 O vam 16 Tough as hens teeth PCGS 64 DMPL-- ssdc shows 2 in this grade Top Pop- over polish/rev This one underappreciated/sleeper in community Much rarer than the current R4- IMHO R6/7 JB - says attrib 1 of 1000 hes done rev reminds you of 83-0 1C Try finding one!!!!!!!!!!!!...
by morganman
Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: What's it Worth?
Topic: 1881 0 vam 16 over polished rev
Replies: 1
Views: 1415

1881 0 vam 16 over polished rev

Looks just about like 83-0 1C

Just ran across this = PCGS 64DMPL - BLAZING MIRRORS & Gotta love
the roughness reverse

I see 2 at SSDC in 64dmpl-Top pops This is the 3rd

Any ideas on value????????????? Thanks 1881 O vam 16
by morganman
Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 2018/2019 Auction sites & available vams
Replies: 1
Views: 1234

2018/2019 Auction sites & available vams

Remarkable amount of vams available unlike before the silver & metals headed south price ways. Silver $50 to current under $16 really impacted our Morgans/vams values and it seems stellar vams available at bargains We now see many vams available that we never saw much from 1990-2008 examples: 1878 v...
by morganman
Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Crackin’ Slabs & Resubmitting Stories
Replies: 17
Views: 7229

Re: Crackin’ Slabs & Resubmitting Stories

One such story; I selectively bought 10 common 1880 s'1881 s Anacs yellow/gold holders high grade ms66/66pl. All ebay- selected coins that looked super black mirrored 7 went PL or dmpl 4 dmpl 3 pl - increased value by several thousand$$ so i continue to buy examples that seem heavily mirrored. Just ...
by morganman
Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Reviewing JR'S 2019 LIST
Replies: 1
Views: 1282

Reviewing JR'S 2019 LIST

Was looking over the coins and the 1891 vam 1A with heart shaped die chip on forehead - seemed familiar - the 1878 vam 229 also has die chip forehead and is rare as hens teeth- SSDC top pop is 55pl Most wont grade and if they do they grade less than what you would expect Ask - LN Pete and he will co...
by morganman
Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1889 vam
Replies: 21
Views: 8904

Re: 1889 vam

fantastic-but IMHO not a die break- but rather struck thru wire or debris
I have collected coins like this for yrs & love em as their abnormal
and command nice premiums upon sale
by morganman
Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: I hate waiting!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 4708

Re: I hate waiting!!!!

An answer to Chris from his reply: A HUGE AMEN-- THANKS LVA
by morganman
Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: I hate waiting!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 4708

Re: I hate waiting!!!!

I hate even sending girls off: Grading TPG - seems like frigin forever------- I have never sent to LVA - Its very tough as he's got hands full it seems On Post office- always insure and use your tracking number to see if delivered in Transit etc. I personally dont have time or patience to seek out D...
by morganman
Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Morgan Vams Community/Exposure/Advertizing
Replies: 8
Views: 3839

Morgan Vams Community/Exposure/Advertizing

All statements meant to be positive/constructive i hope LOL Over several yrs as this organizations member i have been concerned about the lack of any type of sustained public advertizing etc. Most Assn's -etc advertize their services/products etc outside their normal channels. We truly need newbies ...
by morganman
Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Toner Newp..
Replies: 18
Views: 7260

Re: Toner Newp..

A few short yrs ago this kind of rainbo was bringing crazy money. A wash state dealer friend of mine was cleaning up on super toners. I told him to sell em fast as the craze would subside. Still bringing nice premiums but public doesnt have money anymore darn it I love this obv rainbo- kind that com...
by morganman
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: This showed up from NGC today
Replies: 12
Views: 5977

Re: This showed up from NGC today

John; Congrads from Oregon 88 contestants & 8th is no easy deal- I know you see tons of coins but its still very tough competition and im prowd you excelled. kudos to the vam official
by morganman
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: I overpaid... and I SURE DO care! (update 1st post)
Replies: 32
Views: 12871

Re: I overpaid... and don't care!

64DMPL I HOPE Deep contrast - almost 65 except for numerious obv bag marks
and lately im almost always wrong darn it LOL
by morganman
Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Today I completed my 78-S long nock set
Replies: 24
Views: 9136

Re: Today I completed my 78-S long nock set

Super congrads- The LN set is no easy task -especially with coins that are not road kill terrible details I personally have got a bit more interested in LN- as i have a bunch found in my ungraded bulk purchases. Real easy to attribute as well for me. I am not a set guy but super kudos to all who hav...
by morganman
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: No packages to LVA
Replies: 9
Views: 5696

Re: No packages to LVA

Just wondering if any savvy member or members have pondered helping Mr Van Allan with member
new vam submittals?? Seems at times hes overloaded. I know its up to him totally IMHO only
by morganman
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Does SSDC Have an Admin Anymore?
Replies: 23
Views: 10339

Re: Does SSDC Have an Admin Anymore?

Thanks ASH; For the great response to this SSDC question. You are a one of a kind special gentleman on all fronts and i wish i had the chance to spend time with you. my post here was not to bitch but rather to give one members opinion of what may be needed to keep things moving forward properly /gai...
by morganman
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Anacs yellow/newer holders CAMEO ON hOLDER
Replies: 13
Views: 6398

Re: Anacs yellow/newer holders CAMEO ON hOLDER

Since original post i decided to monitor E bay sales as well as some other reputable sales venues Turns out the cameo pl/dmpl Anacs are bringing nice premiums equal to or above PCGS pl or dmpl retails price guides and numismedia.com. Makes me feel like owning more of em is a good idea. I just got 6 ...
by morganman
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1878s die chip Eagle
Replies: 6
Views: 3203

Re: 1878s die chip Eagle

I run accross this one quite often as it is common
by morganman
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1897-O Die Pair
Replies: 6
Views: 3101

Re: 1897-O Die Pair

Whichever vam it turns out to be- Im a total fan of those great breaks --- Gotta love em like this