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  1. Randy Abercrombie replied to the thread Do TPG’s Do Minor Preservation?.

    Yes

    Aug 18, 2019 at 1:35 AM
  2. Randy Abercrombie liked desertgem's post in the thread Do TPG’s Do Minor Preservation?.

    Randy , soak it in acetone and let it air dry and store properly. The acetone will collect any moisture and remove it when it...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 1:35 AM
  3. Randy Abercrombie replied to the thread Do TPG’s Do Minor Preservation?.

    I appreciate that. This is far from a four figure coin. However it is an important historical coin and I would hope it can still be...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 8:08 PM
  4. Randy Abercrombie replied to the thread Is this real?.

    A search of your holder ID does state “possible counterfeit holder”. I fear that may not bode well for the coin it holds. I am sorry....

    Aug 17, 2019 at 7:11 PM
  5. Randy Abercrombie liked Jsaw's post in the thread Gold Buffalos Difference in color.

    Thank you for the extra effort. Yeah I’m not concerned just more curious. I don’t own a lot of gold so it was just hard using pictures...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 7:01 PM
  6. Randy Abercrombie replied to the thread Gold Buffalos Difference in color.

    I pulled a dozen gold coins from my safe. Mostly pre-33 and some modern. Laid them out in front of me and I could see several shades of...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 6:48 PM
  7. Randy Abercrombie liked midas1's post in the thread Gold Buffalos Difference in color.

    All things being equal it's probably due to the color shift when viewed thru the different plastic.

    Aug 17, 2019 at 6:31 PM
  8. Randy Abercrombie liked cpm9ball's post in the thread Gold Buffalos Difference in color.

    I'm one of those who believe that the words "toning" and "tarnish" in the context of coin collecting have different meanings, just like...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 6:31 PM
  9. Randy Abercrombie liked Paddy54's post in the thread Gold Buffalos Difference in color.

    Yup....welp would 1 be a proof and the other an unc, or satin strike? As you see the differences in the luster?

    Aug 17, 2019 at 6:30 PM
  10. Randy Abercrombie liked cpm9ball's post in the thread Do TPG’s Do Minor Preservation?.

    Not unless you pay for it. Chris

    Aug 17, 2019 at 6:18 PM
  11. Randy Abercrombie replied to the thread Do TPG’s Do Minor Preservation?.

    That was what I suspected. Thanks fellows.

    Aug 17, 2019 at 6:18 PM
  12. Randy Abercrombie liked PlanoSteve's post in the thread Do TPG’s Do Minor Preservation?.

    Randy, I have never submitted a coin to a TPG, but I do understand that some (ANACS for example) do, or did, offer conservation services...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 6:17 PM
  13. Randy Abercrombie posted a new thread.

    Do TPG’s Do Minor Preservation?

    I had wondered this before. I recently acquired a 1787 Fugio. It is a details coin but has nice eye appeal. Viewing it under a strong...

    Forum: US Coins Forum

    Aug 17, 2019 at 5:43 PM