I need help with which 'funky feather' vam, my 1878 S is

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bhinkle
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I need help with which 'funky feather' vam, my 1878 S is

Post by bhinkle » Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:17 am

I had found my 1878 S PCGSMS63, awhile back and I had it
labled, as a vam 76.
I see, that mine doesn't have the acid field claw, like
the vam 40.
Mine doesn't have the same shaped acid wing, as the
vam 50, but mines does have the small round dot, on the
back of the lips.
Mine doesn't have the horizontal gouges, on the top of
the eagle's right wing, like the 50.
I see, what looks scales, like on my Dragon Scale vam,
on the eagle's left wing, midway up.
I could swear that the S mint marks looks doubled, on
mine.
I see no die chip, near the ear, on mine.
Any help, would be greatly appreciated.
Thank You, Bert
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1878 S PCGSMS63 OBV.jpg
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1878 S PCGSMS63 .jpg
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Thu Jan 16 02-49-03 1878 S PCGSMS63 EYE.jpg
Thu Jan 16 02-49-03 1878 S PCGSMS63 EYE.jpg (142.36 KiB) Viewed 184 times
Thu Jan 16 02-40-47 1878 S PCGSMS63 LIPS.jpg
Thu Jan 16 02-40-47 1878 S PCGSMS63 LIPS.jpg (96.49 KiB) Viewed 184 times
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bhinkle
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Re: I need help with which 'funky feather' vam, my 1878 S is

Post by bhinkle » Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:23 am

More photos
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Thu Jan 16 02-52-35 1878 S PCGSMS63 ARROWS.jpg
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Thu Jan 16 02-55-01 1878 S PCGSMS63 RT WING 2.jpg
Thu Jan 16 02-55-01 1878 S PCGSMS63 RT WING 2.jpg (139.41 KiB) Viewed 183 times
Thu Jan 16 02-56-29 1878 S PCGSMS63 RT WING 3.jpg
Thu Jan 16 02-56-29 1878 S PCGSMS63 RT WING 3.jpg (136.23 KiB) Viewed 183 times
Mon Jan 20 00-36-26.jpg
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Thu Jan 16 02-48-14 1878 S PCGSMS63 LT WING.jpg
Thu Jan 16 02-48-14 1878 S PCGSMS63 LT WING.jpg (134.94 KiB) Viewed 183 times

bhinkle
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Re: I need help with which 'funky feather' vam, my 1878 S is

Post by bhinkle » Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:26 am

Three more photos
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Thu Jan 16 02-53-51 STARS.jpg
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vamsterdam
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Re: I need help with which 'funky feather' vam, my 1878 S is

Post by vamsterdam » Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:28 pm

Vam 76. Same bverse as vam 50 but different reverse.

bhinkle
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Re: I need help with which 'funky feather' vam, my 1878 S is

Post by bhinkle » Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:43 am

Thank you vamsterdam,
I tried to find your name, but it is harder to do, with this newer Vamworld site, than the older one
or I just don't know where to look..
Does the S mint mark look doubled?
Are those impressions, on the middle of the eagle's right wing, suppose to be there?
Is the die chip, near the ear, on the vam 76 page, is just on some vam 76's?
Thank you again, for your time and help, Bert
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Thu Jan 16 02-48-14 1878 S PCGSMS63 LT WING.jpg
Thu Jan 16 02-48-14 1878 S PCGSMS63 LT WING.jpg (134.94 KiB) Viewed 142 times
Mon Jan 20 00-51-18.jpg
Mon Jan 20 00-51-18.jpg (150.47 KiB) Viewed 142 times

morganman
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Re: I need help with which 'funky feather' vam, my 1878 S is

Post by morganman » Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:17 am

Nice lofty ms63 grade -- Congrad to a great coin
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Re: I need help with which 'funky feather' vam, my 1878 S is

Post by fogie » Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:24 pm

Sweet 76 - and yes - that is what it should look like!

Flat-Chested
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Re: I need help with which 'funky feather' vam, my 1878 S is

Post by Flat-Chested » Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:41 pm

Too bad about the 4th right star, it is broken.

bhinkle
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Re: I need help with which 'funky feather' vam, my 1878 S is

Post by bhinkle » Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:31 am

A BIG THANK YOU everyone, for all of your help.
I'm learning and I just found, what I think is a BU 1878 S 'funky feather' vam 49, which I will post photos of.
I had them labeled as a 'lava wing' and I just forgot and got confused, after getting them out, after fifteen years.
Thank you again, Bert

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