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by TheYokel
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Carson City in the cupboard
Replies: 5
Views: 1242

Re: Carson City in the cupboard

vampicker wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 6:42 pm
It's a shame that medal wasn't on the cup. Still pretty sure I want one
I swear i thought that was in-set into the bottom of the mug for a second... :lol:
by TheYokel
Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:17 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: PCGS + grades
Replies: 9
Views: 1728

Re: PCGS + grades

The lowest it has gone with Morgans is 45+. Actually yah, I think I was entirely incorrect. NGC's release page says 45 and higher, and I'm assuming they followed PCGS lead or vice-versa. https://www.ngccoin.com/news/article/1599/NGC-Launches-Plus/ I really don't know why I've always thought 40 was ...
by TheYokel
Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:05 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: PCGS + grades
Replies: 9
Views: 1728

Re: PCGS + grades

EF40+ is the lowest, I believe.
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...
Replies: 35
Views: 5354

Re: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...

If you want a revision of the VAM 3A listing, you're going to have to come up with a different example. Van Allen won't touch something with toning like that. I know you think this is significant, but I'd view this as minor at best. Nah, no sir, not significant enough to bother LVA (or bother forki...
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...
Replies: 35
Views: 5354

Re: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...

Same transfer in hair V as seen in this stages plate photos:

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by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...
Replies: 35
Views: 5354

Re: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...

You can see the same lack of wreath clash, and the same transfer markers noted on the plate photos here: But if this stage came first... It needs to be separated since either: A)the letter transfer seen in the plate markers on 3A are actually from this event Or B) they are different markers altogeth...
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...
Replies: 35
Views: 5354

Re: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...

Out of focus, but that sure looks like a wreath clash It is entirely possible that there was a minor polish job prior to the one with ultra deep mirrors that makes the 3 come back. Negative for a wreath clash. Not the one from the plates, anyways... Although I said it was clashed. Just that it's a ...
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...
Replies: 35
Views: 5354

Re: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...

vampicker wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:28 pm
Fine, if you actually have the fuggly (IMO) toner in hand, shoot the back of the cap at a different angle. I predict magic.
Edit: bah you don't allow gifs on here... One sec...
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Pulled the trigger on a purdy birdie...
Replies: 7
Views: 1457

Re: Pulled the trigger on a purdy birdie...

Dead air space: it's just tossed in the back of one of my closets on top of a shelf. Because it's laying flat on a piece of plastic, the other side is actually blast white, lol. My red copper pennies like to turn purple fast also, although that's more of a bad thing in most cases. Something about li...
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...
Replies: 35
Views: 5354

Re: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...

Or you're just wrong Make your case... Explain how the wreath clash disappears before the die was polished if my timeline is wrong? In your photo of the post-polished dies... The N clash lines are clearly polished away. So the N clash line existed with the cap crack, but before the wreath clash... ...
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...
Replies: 35
Views: 5354

Re: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...

Sorry, I ain't buying it. Looks like a typical 3A with some bagmarks and toning. Unremarkable in my opinion. Bagmarks wouldn't cause or erase an entire wreath clash. You can check the plate photos from the listing itself to see that the crack is present behind the cap before the clash. There was 10...
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...
Replies: 35
Views: 5354

Re: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...

vampicker wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:38 pm
3A - nothing special
Then that would make my stage the *actual* 3A... And the "typical" 3A from the page would be a later die state 3A after a second clash event...
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...
Replies: 35
Views: 5354

Re: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...

That just further solidifies the point that my 3A stage must have come before the typical 3A and the repair job, not after.

Your stage clearly shows the n clash lines missing...?
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...
Replies: 35
Views: 5354

Re: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...

vampicker wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:27 pm
3a
That doesn't answer the question of:

A) why the page lists this stage as *after* the "typical 3A" and before the 3B...

Or

B) why it isn't a separate stage altogether...?
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1904-O VAM-16 Slanted date
Replies: 9
Views: 1650

Re: 1904-O VAM-16 Slanted date

Check the cheek of the nice lady for a long scratch...
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...
Replies: 35
Views: 5354

Re: 1882-CC VAM-3x... Why Unlisted?... And Out of Sequence?...

vampicker wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 6:23 pm
I'll say it. Are you certain you've correctly attributed the piece in question?
It's a very spikey birdie...
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by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 2020.... year in review
Replies: 15
Views: 3037

Re: 2020.... year in review

Work continues on my 1900-S die study and one other topic. Find the 3A before I do. I think it is a single altered coin, but is out there. I have looked for it for decades. Think there is a very good chance that you are right about the VAM-3A. Nothing is impossible, but I'm still labeling this one ...
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Some stout prices on GC last night
Replies: 12
Views: 2355

Re: Some stout prices on GC last night

alefzero wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:05 am
1895 business strike
:?:

You've piqued my curiosity. What rumors have you heard?
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Pulled the trigger on a purdy birdie...
Replies: 7
Views: 1457

Re: Pulled the trigger on a purdy birdie...

Did you acquire that raw? Looks really nice. The subtle obv toning seems like it's been stashed away for a while. Peace Roy Yessir Mr Roy, those are the auction pics. I should have it in hand next week to start researching/fondling... :evil: They've actually gotten quite a bit harder to pick raw th...
by TheYokel
Fri Jan 01, 2021 6:30 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Pulled the trigger on a purdy birdie...
Replies: 7
Views: 1457

Pulled the trigger on a purdy birdie...

You don't always need the best pics to nab a VAM for your set... The listing had a garbage Obverse picture, but based on the reverse, I won't be entirely disappointed. Has really pretty denticles too ❤ I'll update when I get it with better pics. Happy New Year everyone. Pew pew 🔫 🐜 --- --- https://i...