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2 And 2+ Feather Buffalo Nickel Die Marker References

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 Posted 01/26/2022  11:55 pm  Show Profile   Check Collects82's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Collects82 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
A major thank you for sharing your knowledge with us :)
My hoard of '82s is up to 241! 218 BC x 1, 118 BC x 3, 18 BC x 1, 82 x 1, 182 x 1, 282 x 2, 382 x 1, 582 x 2, 682 x 1, 782 x 2, 882 x 1, 982 x 4, 1082 x 1 1182 x 8, 1282 x 2, 1382 x 1, 1482 x 6, 1582 x 13, 1682 x 17, 1782 x 60, 1882 x 68, 1982 x 45
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 Posted 01/27/2022  01:03 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Greasy Fingers to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I see myself visiting this topic again and again in my quest for 2F Buffs...Thanks
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 Posted 01/27/2022  08:53 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bump111 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes - this will be a valuable thread for the 2F hunters! Thanks, @Ty.
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 Posted 01/28/2022  01:48 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ty2020b to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Adding the 1920-D 2+ Feather to the list. There are multiple dies for this one, Die 1 in a later die stage being the strongest IMO.



Here is an example from my collection with virtually no feather, about as close as a 2+ feather can get to a true 2 feather IMO.

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 Posted 01/28/2022  01:58 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ty2020b to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Here are dies 2, 3, and 4.

Not much needs to be said for Die 2. A straight forward, VLDS, abraded die, quite obvious in hand.

Would like to get my hands on examples from dies 3 and 4 (to hopefully prove or disprove some opinions). I've only seen images for a couple of examples of 4, and recently missed out on a sale for one. From what I've seen, as I mentioned, the 3rd feather is more prominent than the others. This can also be deceiving from images alone, so maybe seeing one in hand would change my opinion of it.



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 Posted 01/29/2022  3:03 pm  Show Profile   Check sheldius's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add sheldius to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Great resource. You are doing a fantastic job. I hope you are keeping these files. Should eventually add to a website or ebook like Ron Pope's.
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 Posted 02/03/2022  3:59 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ty2020b to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I have a hard copy, posting here for CCF, and full size files are posted to the Buffalo nickel Club Forum.
https://buffalonickelclub.org/commu.../2-feathers/ join if you haven't already!

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 Posted 02/03/2022  4:59 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ty2020b to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Adding a tough one! The 1925-D 2+F, one known die for this one.

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 Posted 02/03/2022  10:21 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add 1buff2many to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hi Ty2020b,
These are really great reference sheets thanks so much for putting them together. I was curious as to where you found more up to date URS scale information (then Pope, 2016) that you mention in the 1925-D 2+F sheet. I guess I assumed most would go in the other direction as more surfaced over time. Thanks
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 Posted 02/04/2022  12:44 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ty2020b to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@1buff2many, I picked up a couple copies of one of his more recent printings about a year ago (not sure if he updated them after that). Ron has it listed as a URS-06.
PM me if you can 1buff2many, I see you're email is set to not receive.
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 Posted 02/04/2022  08:40 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add 1buff2many to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks @Ty2020b, I had wondered if he had more recent versions of his book, I was trying to track down a physical copy for purchase more recently but was having trouble, it is a shame about his passing. I updated my profile to allow e-mails but it looks like I might be too new to send them myself yet. I wonder if it would work on your end now, thanks.
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 Posted 02/04/2022  11:55 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ty2020b to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm not sure where to order now, after his passing. I purchased this last one through him directly.

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 Posted 03/08/2022  6:52 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ty2020b to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Haven't been updating this thread as quickly as I would have liked, but here is another one. The coin pictured is one from my collection.




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 Posted 03/08/2022  6:54 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ty2020b to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Here is the coin pictured above, along with another circulated example I have. I have others not yet imaged, will post at a later date for reference.


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 Posted 03/09/2022  09:27 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bump111 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for the update. Seems that all of the abraded die varieties I'm finding are on fairly heavily circulated examples. I looked through a large number of Buffs at the recent show in town and found zero.

Your '37D is a nice coin on its own, but the variety makes it even better in my book.
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