Rarely see a raw proof set like this

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  2. ZoidMeister

    ZoidMeister Hamlet Squire of Tomfoolery . . . . . Supporter

    Shaaazaam . . . . . !
     
  3. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes? Supporter

    Too bad every single one of them has been harshly cleaned and polished, and several of them have unattractive hazy toning from being in that holder. Even with those poor pictures, you can see multitudes of hairlines on several of the coins. A couple of the coins may have cameo contrast, but most of them would not make cameo.

    And that price! Ouch.

    Compare that to an original, problem free, attractively toned and certified 1899 proof set that sold on Heritage a few years ago for a significantly lower price: https://coins.ha.com/itm/early-proof-sets/1899-six-piece-proof-set-ngc-total-6-coins-/a/1136-2044.s
     
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  4. baseball21

    baseball21 Well-Known Member

    There's a reason for that
     
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  5. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Agreed! The hairlines are hideous.
     
  6. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    All I can add is ....hmmmmm.
     
  7. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    Treating that Morgan proof like that is a crime.
     
  8. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis College Dorm Collector

    I wouldnt go near it. Not like I could afford it anyway, but I dream.
     
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