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Before And After Photos Of A 1971 S Kennedy Proof Dip In Acetone

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 Posted 07/24/2017  5:06 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Slider23 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I dipped the coin in Acetone for about 5 hours and got some nice results. I had the EZest on standby.

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 Posted 07/24/2017  5:18 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dorado to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@ Slider23

Nice results ..
What about the reverse ?
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 Posted 07/24/2017  5:23 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Debrajc to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
WOW...very nice Slider~!!
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 Posted 07/24/2017  5:35 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Wandering Nomad to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
whooaaaa, that thing is beauuuutiful now! :)
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 Posted 07/24/2017  5:42 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Exceptional restoration. You've essentially added another collectable Kennedy to our ranks. Certainly a before and after worth saving.
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 Posted 07/24/2017  5:57 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Slider23 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The reverse looked about the same before and after:

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 Posted 07/24/2017  6:12 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Well done, remarkable!
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 Posted 07/24/2017  6:13 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add RoyCoinBoy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
At first I thought, "Why in the world would you put a proof in acetone?!"
Now I know why.
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 Posted 07/24/2017  6:32 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add bill069 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very impressive, thanks for sharing.
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 Posted 07/24/2017  6:45 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Beefer518 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That's a heckuva transformation! Nice job!
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 Posted 07/24/2017  6:50 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Quantonica to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Wow, that is pretty impressive
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 Posted 07/24/2017  6:51 pm  Show Profile   Check nss-52's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add nss-52 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
What was on it?
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 Posted 07/24/2017  7:16 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Slider23 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Per seller, the coin was in the cardboard flip for about 20 years, so most likly it was PVC.
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Incredible , I would have never thought that would work .
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 Posted 07/24/2017  7:27 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add USSID18 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Great results!
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