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by mark
Tue Sep 20, 2022 4:33 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: 1878 7/8TF VAM 45 PCGS MS64 - no longer available
Replies: 3
Views: 348

Re: 1878 7/8TF VAM 45 PCGS MS64

PM sent!
by mark
Wed Sep 07, 2022 5:58 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 14.17 sold tonight
Replies: 13
Views: 1145

Re: 14.17 sold tonight

Options25 wrote:
Tue Sep 06, 2022 9:38 pm
The one time I wasn't looking. SMH
Amazingly I bought another 1878 in this auction and didn't even look at this coin since it was cleaned. :oops:
by mark
Sat Sep 03, 2022 3:59 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1878 7TF Minor Renumbering Complete
Replies: 15
Views: 1454

Re: 1878 7TF Minor Renumbering

147 has not been changed in the registry. @fogie @alefzero

VAM 140.2 is now VAM 147, as it uses a different reverse die.
by mark
Thu Aug 25, 2022 3:39 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Ebuyer Beware!
Replies: 1570
Views: 548961

Re: Ebuyer Beware!

Long nock proof.. https://www.ebay.com/itm/234668988592?hash=item36a35c98b0:g:drgAAOSwYKNjA4yo&amdata=enc%3AAQAHAAAA4LQySyoQRcn9d%2BH7i0%2B8PppqCRXt518W2uh3VB7mXVJWrRWlG7b6FyLlrDeDeFSMU1wAxvKkqUYwTjcpI0B53%2BcFq7JK8u7x3aq4aPZWEtOqrEhCpg0BeMWs%2Bb9y6ckORD9Ddj71h67hgVuQC%2BUL6BqEd0LjB3PBp0xn9HVPUGoTLa...
by mark
Mon Aug 22, 2022 8:26 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: 35+ Year Collection Rare Morgan VAMs/DMPL/PL in Heritage Auction
Replies: 5
Views: 613

Re: 35+ Year Collection Rare Morgan VAMs/DMPL/PL in Heritage Auction

Good luck! I'll be looking through for sure!
by mark
Thu Aug 18, 2022 2:18 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Perform Due Diligence when Valuing Vams/before Purchases Do Homework
Replies: 3
Views: 603

Re: Perform Due Diligence when Valuing Vams/before Purchases Do Homework

Most VAMs aren't rare, thus the premiums aren't valid. Top graded coins will always attract a market. MS64DMPL VAM-43 happens to be fairly common and if not in a PCGS holder no one will pay a premium.
by mark
Thu Aug 18, 2022 2:10 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1878 7TF Minor Renumbering Complete
Replies: 15
Views: 1454

Re: 1878 7TF Minor Renumbering

Will the registry be updated soon as well? Will the current 140.2s be automatically moved to 147 or will we need to go in and update?
by mark
Wed Jul 27, 2022 5:02 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Seeking some logic regarding 1878 VAM80A / VAM80B listings.
Replies: 6
Views: 580

Re: Seeking some logic regarding 1878 VAM80A / VAM80B listings.

Yes good luck finding a no-crack; no polish 80; Uber rare IMO; problem is it’s easy to find a VAM 80 attribution on a holder. SO most 80s are really 80Bs; and they are really common and often PL. The sequence goes 80-80B-80A; LDS 80As with blobs of metal at T of UNITED are tough to come by but yes ...
by mark
Thu Jul 07, 2022 10:20 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: PCGS Frustration
Replies: 26
Views: 2492

Re: PCGS Frustration

LOL.. the PCGS site was showing 50 days for regular grading orders just a day or two ago.. Tomorrow is day 50 for my regular order. I went to check the turn around times and it's now 65 days!! Was hoping for my grades next week but looks like I can add 3 more weeks.
by mark
Fri May 20, 2022 3:14 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Coins to car racing
Replies: 19
Views: 3178

Re: Coins to car racing

This will just be for fun. Might not actually get as far as racing against other people but want to have a bit of fun before I'm too old to be able to enjoy. :popcorn:
by mark
Thu May 19, 2022 11:29 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Coins to car racing
Replies: 19
Views: 3178

Re: Coins to car racing

Hey JG, I'll send you a PM.
by mark
Thu May 19, 2022 11:12 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Coins to car racing
Replies: 19
Views: 3178

Re: Coins to car racing

I'm hoping to purchase a Porsche 911/991 GT3. I live near Laguna Seca and have a couple of colleagues that have GT3s and one is an instructor.
by mark
Thu May 19, 2022 7:07 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Coins to car racing
Replies: 19
Views: 3178

Coins to car racing

I will only live this life once so have decided to take up race/track driving as a hobby. :twisted: I have had a blast the past 15 years building these sets. In order to get a jump start I will probably sell half my Morgan collection, maybe more. I will not break up my 1878 sets, it's either all or ...
by mark
Thu May 12, 2022 7:00 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Guess the Grade! (revealed)
Replies: 21
Views: 2076

Re: Guess the Grade!

My guess is MS64.. but that is not my opinion on the grade.
by mark
Wed May 11, 2022 4:06 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Attribute This
Replies: 11
Views: 1322

Re: Attribute This

PCGS is a smoldering turd of a company. If it wasn't for their registry I would never use their services.
by mark
Tue Mar 08, 2022 10:49 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Old holder madness at Heritage
Replies: 15
Views: 2082

Re: Old holder madness at Heritage

I won the 1878 MS65 DMPL NGC MS65 VAM-170. I remember when this coin was found and posted on the old VW site (Rick Snow?). Probably saw this coin the very first day is was listed on Heritage almost 3 months ago. It was a long wait that finally ended yesterday. I think I paid a fair price though.
by mark
Fri Mar 04, 2022 5:31 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Scarce 1878 R79 VAMs on HA.. (ended)
Replies: 7
Views: 1432

Re: Scarce 1878 R79 VAMs on HA.. (ended)

vampicker wrote:
Thu Mar 03, 2022 3:43 pm
Had to leave you feeling pretty chipper.
I see what you did there. :D


If anyone is curious and couldn't figure out the variety.

http://ec2-13-58-222-16.us-east-2.compu ... _VAM-227-2
by mark
Thu Mar 03, 2022 6:50 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: WTB: 1878 VAMs 228.4 & 230.1 - 188 in MS?
Replies: 43
Views: 17220

Re: WTB: 1878 228.4

Updating, I have now acquired all 1878 C reverses except the 228.4.

I could also use a 230.1 that will grade since mine is in a details holder.

Would still love to find a VAM-188 in MS!
by mark
Thu Mar 03, 2022 6:16 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Scarce 1878 R79 VAMs on HA.. (ended)
Replies: 7
Views: 1432

Scarce 1878 R79 VAMs on HA.. (ended)

There were two scarce 1878 R79 VAMs that ended on HA tonight. Someone slam dunked on me and got one of them even with a pretty strong bid. I got the one I had to have though. I've had some great picks this year.. but this one is my favorite. New top pop in the SSDC as well. First time I've seen one ...
by mark
Mon Feb 28, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1881 S 54b Wounded and cleaned eagle
Replies: 11
Views: 1690

Re: 1881 S 54b Wounded and cleaned eagle

Congrats! Still do not own one of these. Unfortunately I get really bored looking at 81-s. One day!!