1988 Lincoln CAM FG or WAM FG?

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  1. PamR

    PamR Well-Known Member

    I am saying WAM FG but of course I could be mistaken! :nailbiting: I have stared for a while! 3F6923FC-BC42-4FAA-928D-E7AE2241354B.jpeg
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  3. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    First of all. Every 88 and 88D had a wide AM.
    So, I would just eliminate that as one of the PUP's.
    The G has to be flared. Look at the examples on VV. The G has a distinct look, it is smaller and much more defined.
    There are 7 different rev dies for the Philly, and 3 for the Denver. It's very minor and hard to Identify when in mid to late die stages.
    You will have to use die markers to identify it.
    http://varietyvista.com/01b LC Doubled Dies Vol 2/1988PRDV0061.htm
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  4. PamR

    PamR Well-Known Member

    Yes I had read it was nothing to do with the AM. I kept staring at it. But yes all WAMs but has read about the FG. Thank you. I will read up on that one as well.
  5. Snowman

    Snowman Senior Member

    Yours is a RDV-005 - the normal version
    with the wide AM(RDV-006) notation. basically there is no close AM(RDV-007) for a 1988 year. To have a wide AM version you have to have a close AM too.
    if you want to learn on what to look for .... example.. take a "nice" 1987 and a 1990 and you'll see the difference on the 2 versions. You should be able to see the difference on the "FG" and the font style on the reverse
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  6. PamR

    PamR Well-Known Member

    Thanks a bunch! Appreciate it.
  7. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    You need to take a break and not damage your eyes. LOL
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  8. PamR

    PamR Well-Known Member

    Yes I do. Lol! I just had surgery on them lol. That’s why I have been scarce.
  9. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    By all means, rest those eye regularly. My eye strain becomes so pronounced after a short time, that everything looks odd or doubled. LOL
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  10. PamR

    PamR Well-Known Member

    Yes! Sometimes you have to back away and rest them. All looks like you want it think they should look like. Lol. If that makes sense.
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