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1969 S Proof LMC - Machine Doubling on proofs uncommon?  
 

 
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Fairly common, I believe. As Crazyb0 says, two impressions offer twice the chance for a mishap.
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Especially the late 60's and early 70's, our gubmint was spending money on other "metal making" project and the mint was neglected...

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not uncommon, although quite annoying if you really want your proofs "perfect".
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Yes very annoying. It’s like a shiny reminder that I get really excited for 2 seconds every time a look at a 69 S and then the sadness surfaces.
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Especially the late 60's and early 70's, our gubmint was spending money on other "metal making" project and the mint was neglected...

Also the mint was pressed for production capacity with the construction of and then the moving to the new mint in Philadelphia. (1965 - 1969)
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