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by vampicker
Wed May 27, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1882-O O/S VAM 4 EDS?
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Re: 1882-O O/S VAM 4 EDS?

No
by vampicker
Tue May 26, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: A couple of memories for today
Replies: 16
Views: 213

Re: A couple of memories for today

Wow, small world. It was a few years after I left the area that I picked him up as my avatar. Wasn't doing anything with coin in the summer of 93 when I went thru basic as a 29 year old. Some of the drill sergeants were younger than me.
by vampicker
Tue May 26, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: A couple of memories for today
Replies: 16
Views: 213

Re: A couple of memories for today

Harry, good eye - yes, yes and yes. Basic Training and AIT at Ft Leonard Wood, the home of the Engineers. First pic is even further south than you thought. I was deployed in Nicaragua in the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch Second shot is from a TDY construction mission on part of the White Sands missil...
by vampicker
Tue May 26, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Summer fun!! 2020
Replies: 21
Views: 460

Re: Summer fun!! 2020

Just got an email from the Greysheet saying Summer FUN is canceled

from the FUN website...
http://www.funtopics.com/index.html
by vampicker
Tue May 26, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Monthly silver to gold ratio 1896 - 1924
Replies: 15
Views: 128

Re: Monthly silver to gold ratio 1896 - 1924

Thanks Roger
by vampicker
Tue May 26, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Counterfeit 1901-P Morgan ????
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Re: Counterfeit 1901-P Morgan ????

Like John B said, even if the coin is real, the surface isn't. - not even a little
by vampicker
Tue May 26, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: A couple of memories for today
Replies: 16
Views: 213

A couple of memories for today

I served in a time of relative peace, so I am grateful I never lost any of my fellow soldiers. Still today is one to reflect on those we served with and it struck me once again that as an engineer, most of my actual work was usually just me and my bulldozer. A massive piece of mean and faithful stee...
by vampicker
Mon May 25, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: What's it Worth?
Topic: 78-P VAM-112A
Replies: 5
Views: 81

Re: 78-P VAM-112A

If you do decide to sell, drop me a line
by vampicker
Mon May 25, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: What's it Worth?
Topic: 78-P VAM-112A
Replies: 5
Views: 81

Re: 78-P VAM-112A

You thinking of selling this?
by vampicker
Sun May 24, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: 1887P VAM 10A- No Die Clash on Obv & Rev: EDS?
Replies: 5
Views: 61

Re: 1887P VAM 10A- No Die Clash on Obv & Rev: EDS?

A less broken version of VAM 10A would be VAM 10. This is not a black and white stage transition. Fairly common marriage, but you've got a good looking example there.
by vampicker
Sun May 24, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: LVA
Replies: 25
Views: 589

Re: LVA

He has a digital camera and an adapter that he uses to shoot thru the eyepiece of his microscope. Can't tell you the specific models. He's mentioned an number of pieces in his works over the years. Among many other finds, he's the discoverer of the majority of the specific 7/8 TF marriages. These in...
by vampicker
Sun May 24, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: LVA
Replies: 25
Views: 589

Re: LVA

Past and present owners with coin in hand
by vampicker
Sun May 24, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: LVA
Replies: 25
Views: 589

Re: LVA

Think this one counts as his first
https://coins.ha.com/itm/morgan-dollars ... ail-071515

All VAMs have their roots in this coin
by vampicker
Thu May 21, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Gold/Silver Ratio
Replies: 32
Views: 377

Re: Gold/Silver Ratio

Here's a Washington Post article on the subject if you are willing to read it.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/pos ... is-deeper/
by vampicker
Thu May 21, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Gold/Silver Ratio
Replies: 32
Views: 377

Re: Gold/Silver Ratio

You've posted one meme over the past couple of days - one.
by vampicker
Thu May 21, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Gold/Silver Ratio
Replies: 32
Views: 377

Re: Gold/Silver Ratio

The post is still there, locked. Did you even actually read the meme before you posted it?
by vampicker
Thu May 21, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Gold/Silver Ratio
Replies: 32
Views: 377

Re: Gold/Silver Ratio

I didn't post the alt right meme the other day - that anti-Semitic stink is all on you

and it destroyed the Keyes vs Friedman argument you had otherwise made.
by vampicker
Thu May 21, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Gold/Silver Ratio
Replies: 32
Views: 377

Re: Gold/Silver Ratio

Like taxes. Lest we completely descend down the rabbit hole, i was referring to the denominations.
by vampicker
Thu May 21, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Gold/Silver Ratio
Replies: 32
Views: 377

Re: Gold/Silver Ratio

How far from NTC?