Is my 1878 S a vam 19A or 19B?

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bhinkle
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Is my 1878 S a vam 19A or 19B?

Post by bhinkle » Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:37 am

While looking through my 1878 S dates, I saw this 1878 S NGCMS62,
that I had labeled as a vam 19A or 19B.
I see a very faint neck clash and I think I see the faint N clash below.
I see the 'r' in 'trust' has been polished down so the arm is almost
completely gone. The 'G' in God is also fully open, like on the vam 19A.
I also see the line up from the eagle's wing made by the clash does
not extend up very far.
Here are some photos.
Any help or comments, would be greatly appreciated.
Thank You, Bert
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1878 S NGCMS62 OBV 4.jpg
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1878 S NGCMS62 REV 1.jpg
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1878 S NGCMS62 CROWN 1.jpg
1878 S NGCMS62 CROWN 1.jpg (112.69 KiB) Viewed 679 times
Wed Jan 22 02-54-00 NGCMS62 PL.jpg
Wed Jan 22 02-54-00 NGCMS62 PL.jpg (137.83 KiB) Viewed 679 times
Wed Jan 22 02-58-51 LIPS.jpg
Wed Jan 22 02-58-51 LIPS.jpg (135.22 KiB) Viewed 679 times

bhinkle
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Re: Is my 1878 S a vam 19A or 19B?

Post by bhinkle » Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:46 am

More pictures
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Fri Jan 24 01-31-59 NGCMS62 NECK 2.jpg
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Wed Jan 22 03-13-05 NGCMS62 NECK.jpg
Wed Jan 22 03-13-05 NGCMS62 NECK.jpg (137.42 KiB) Viewed 678 times
Wed Jan 22 03-13-31 NGCMS62 HAIR VEE.jpg
Wed Jan 22 03-13-31 NGCMS62 HAIR VEE.jpg (150.64 KiB) Viewed 678 times
Fri Jan 24 01-18-22 NGCMS62 Rt WREATH.jpg
Fri Jan 24 01-18-22 NGCMS62 Rt WREATH.jpg (139.8 KiB) Viewed 678 times
Wed Jan 22 03-16-55 NGCMS62 Lt WREATH.jpg
Wed Jan 22 03-16-55 NGCMS62 Lt WREATH.jpg (125.32 KiB) Viewed 678 times

bhinkle
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Re: Is my 1878 S a vam 19A or 19B?

Post by bhinkle » Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:54 am

More Photos
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Fri Jan 24 01-31-59 NGCMS62 NECK 2.jpg
Fri Jan 24 01-31-59 NGCMS62 NECK 2.jpg (115.5 KiB) Viewed 678 times
Fri Jan 24 01-14-57 NGCMS62 IN GOD.jpg
Fri Jan 24 01-14-57 NGCMS62 IN GOD.jpg (116.36 KiB) Viewed 678 times
Wed Jan 22 03-18-49 NGCMS62 TRUST.jpg
Wed Jan 22 03-18-49 NGCMS62 TRUST.jpg (121.51 KiB) Viewed 678 times
Wed Jan 22 03-19-43 1878 S NGCMS62 CLAWS.jpg
Wed Jan 22 03-19-43 1878 S NGCMS62 CLAWS.jpg (132.27 KiB) Viewed 678 times
Wed Jan 22 03-18-05 NGCMS62 TAIL FEATHERS.jpg
Wed Jan 22 03-18-05 NGCMS62 TAIL FEATHERS.jpg (132 KiB) Viewed 678 times

bhinkle
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Re: Is my 1878 S a vam 19A or 19B?

Post by bhinkle » Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:32 am

Two more photos of the behind the cap 'faint faint' clash
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Re: Is my 1878 S a vam 19A or 19B?

Post by ChiefRet. » Fri Jan 24, 2020 2:24 pm

She appear to be VAM-19B to me.

collectinsince65
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Re: Is my 1878 S a vam 19A or 19B?

Post by collectinsince65 » Fri Jan 24, 2020 2:53 pm

Believe the Chief is correct 19B

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Re: Is my 1878 S a vam 19A or 19B?

Post by VamHelsing » Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:21 pm

I agree, 19B

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Re: Is my 1878 S a vam 19A or 19B?

Post by bhinkle » Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:21 am

Thank you Larry, Mike and John, for your expertise.
I hope I have your names correct.
A vam 19B it is,
Bert

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