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by vamsterdam
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Who else is growing a Quarantine Beard?...
Replies: 70
Views: 862

Re: Who else is growing a Quarantine Beard?...

I couldn’t figure out how to post pictures with my iphone til now. I went Saturday afternoon till Wednesday with a “quarantine beard. “ just couldn’t keep it.
by vamsterdam
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Who else is growing a Quarantine Beard?...
Replies: 70
Views: 862

Re: Who else is growing a Quarantine Beard?...

It looks like it worked. I have 1879s plates from lva To add to the pages.
by vamsterdam
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Who else is growing a Quarantine Beard?...
Replies: 70
Views: 862

Re: Who else is growing a Quarantine Beard?...

vamsterdam wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:26 am
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Not growing a beard but this is what i dis last weekend, yeah, those are stretchmarks, and this before the xrays. ,
by vamsterdam
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Who else is growing a Quarantine Beard?...
Replies: 70
Views: 862

Re: Who else is growing a Quarantine Beard?...

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by vamsterdam
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: My best ‘pick in years
Replies: 17
Views: 231

Re: My best ‘pick in years

if ya don't look, ya don't find. great pick!
by vamsterdam
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: My 1881 S vam 54B
Replies: 13
Views: 150

Re: My 1881 S vam 54B

way to go beet! keep it up!
by vamsterdam
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: OT: earthquake in Boise, ID
Replies: 16
Views: 190

Re: OT: earthquake in Boise, ID

i heard about it right after it happened but this is the first report of anyone I know who was close to it or felt anything. I experienced one in troy, Michigan in 1985. it felt like a big semi going buy and I realized that was an earthquake but everyone else told me it was just a semi going by. I f...
by vamsterdam
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Show mw your OT picks
Replies: 36
Views: 760

Re: Show mw your OT picks

Might need help figuring out how to post pictures from an iphone. Format does not look similar to what shows up in my laptop.
by vamsterdam
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Leroy Van Allen - Doing well
Replies: 22
Views: 351

Re: Leroy Van Allen - Doing well

i enjoyed checking up on them and not having any vam news, or questions. just a chance to see how they are and what they are doing during these unusual times. I could hear his voice perk up several times when i'd ask certain questions. they have plenty of exercise equipment, including a stairclimber...
by vamsterdam
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Leroy Van Allen - Doing well
Replies: 22
Views: 351

Re: Leroy Van Allen

I was interrupted while writing. He finished the 1878s guide, but because he is confined he has had a hard time getting it printed.
by vamsterdam
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Leroy Van Allen - Doing well
Replies: 22
Views: 351

Re: Leroy Van Allen

I just talked to leroy. He just finished the 1878s guide but since he is now confined due to the virus. He has been working on the peace dollar and morgan wonders. He still takes care of Marilyn, who use a walker to do anything, he walks the dog, makes dinner, and everything else. He is now 86, and ...
by vamsterdam
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Leroy Van Allen - Doing well
Replies: 22
Views: 351

Re: Leroy Van Allen

i'll call him tomorrow
by vamsterdam
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Back from JB
Replies: 15
Views: 253

Re: Back from JB

I keep going to the post office looking for it.
by vamsterdam
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: One more early Morgan dollar letter -the Last, I promise !
Replies: 6
Views: 100

Re: One more early Morgan dollar letter -the Last, I promise !

MORE intrusions, of this nature! not less.
by vamsterdam
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Back from JB
Replies: 15
Views: 253

Re: Back from JB

my coins still haven't arrived.
by vamsterdam
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: FINALLY, the elusive 78-P V123
Replies: 13
Views: 227

Re: FINALLY, the elusive 78-P V123

yes, that is a vam 30.
by vamsterdam
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Took my loupe to the VAM book
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Re: Took my loupe to the VAM book

I've used my loupe on vambook pictures before. sometimes it works, but sometimes it just turns into black and white, or colored dots.
by vamsterdam
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Who else is growing a Quarantine Beard?...
Replies: 70
Views: 862

Re: Who else is growing a Quarantine Beard?...

nope. but the last 10 days have been the longest year of my life.
by vamsterdam
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Back from JB
Replies: 15
Views: 253

Re: Back from JB

wow, a 1922 vam 26a in ms64! tough coin in any grade!
by vamsterdam
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Name That VAM - 1891-O edition
Replies: 26
Views: 265

Re: Name That VAM - 1891-O edition

rogerB, clearly a vam 1A, and maybe a later die state(v1a3?) if the dies were reported to be " evidently fractured".