Got my letter toner slabbed!

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Cascade, Nov 18, 2017.

  1. Cascade

    Cascade The Blind VAMmer

    Meet the definitive book on Franklin half dollars! Maybe I should have gone with CCG :hilarious:

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  3. LuxUnit

    LuxUnit Well-Known Member

    What were you going for? Just curious?
     
  4. Cascade

    Cascade The Blind VAMmer

    Grade doesn't matter with a coin like this it will just bring more money PC slabbed no matter the grade if I want to sell it. Was hoping for FBL though but I knew it was slightly lacking.
     
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  5. NSP

    NSP Well-Known Member

    That is pretty neat! Can you imagine if it sat on a page with a vulgar word or phrase and it toned onto the coin? :p
     
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  6. Travlntiques

    Travlntiques Well-Known Member

    I can see people running to copy this idea now :)
    Congrats @Cascade! I'm pretty sure I remember when you bought this coin and the thread it was in....Wow, it looks great in real TPG plastic!
     
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  7. jwitten

    jwitten Well-Known Member

    Or sitting on a certain picture in certain magazines.. haha
     
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  8. IBetASilverDollar

    IBetASilverDollar Well-Known Member

    That is wild, awesome stuff
     
  9. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    That thing is so cool.
     
  10. Kasia

    Kasia Got my learning hat on

    Unique... For now
     
  11. Cascade

    Cascade The Blind VAMmer

    Good luck with that. It takes many, many years sitting in a Whitman folder and the exact right surfaces of a coin. There is a reason these are rare.
     
  12. beef1020

    beef1020 Junior Member

    Sorry, but there is a really annoying reflection. Can you take a picture with less glare :)
     
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  13. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    The few I have are fully worn. I look thru book cases hoping to find a holy grail! Nice one!
     
  14. GDJMSP

    GDJMSP Numismatist Moderator

    Cool coin ! :cool: I like it !


    Why I was even tempted to ............ nahhhhhhh, that aint ever gonna happen :D
     
  15. Cascade

    Cascade The Blind VAMmer

    I'll take it! Did you hear that guys!! I got a like from Doug!!!... and it was me no less, eat your collective hearts out :D

    Now, if only I can get a like on a semi-political right-leaning post from @desertgem my CT goals will be complete :p
     
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  16. GDJMSP

    GDJMSP Numismatist Moderator

    Don't get to excited now - you are merely joining a long line ;)
     
  17. paddyman98

    paddyman98 I'm a professional expert in specializing! Supporter

    @Cascade
    Wait... how does something like that occur? o_O
    Neat!
     
  18. Nathan401

    Nathan401 Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

    Very awesome. I have a couple circulated Walkers that have toned words from the Whitman they're in. I know they sat in there for at least 40 years.
     
  19. Cascade

    Cascade The Blind VAMmer

    Whitman folder albums have a paper info sheet attached that lays against one page of coins when closed. If the coin has the right surface that is highly suseptable to toning and the book is kept closed for a long time with pressure on it like if it's at the bottom of a stack of albums then this can happen. Typically it's only a strong letter or maybe a weak word or partial word but for almost the entire surface of the coin to imprint all the lettering and words so crisply the stars really have to align.
     
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  20. Nathan401

    Nathan401 Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

    Obviously yours is awesomer. 20160928_201507.jpg
     
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  21. Cascade

    Cascade The Blind VAMmer

    Cool. That's typically what you get when transfer does happen but even those bring nice premiums.
     
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