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Finally A 1918 S Mercury Dime

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 Posted 09/15/2019  10:49 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add just carl to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I have a set of Mercury dimes of all FSB, full Steel bands. This is my #1 set of 12 and it was almost complete for years. Today at a coin show a dealer said he found one for me. I go to lots of coin shows and talk to almost all dealers and always ask if they could find me an 18S Mercury dime with FSB since it is the only one needed to complete the set.
Today a dealer had one for me and I bought it. Not the highest grade I'd prefer but it is FSB. I'll keep looking for a higher grade one but for now, this set is complete. All coins in the Album are now FSB.

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 Posted 09/15/2019  11:02 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Congratz! Does that include the 16D?
My best finds: 1999-WAM:http://goccf.com/t/332161 1988-RDV-6:http://goccf.com/t/335954#2873459 1986-Off-center: http://goccf.com/t/335952
1999 WAM #2:http://goccf.com/t/338710&whichpage=1
1981 Double Struck In Collar: http://goccf.com/t/350199&whichpage=1
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 Posted 09/15/2019  11:06 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add just carl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Congratz! Does that include the 16D?

All coins including even the 42 overdates and the 45 micro S.
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 Posted 09/15/2019  11:13 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add hfjacinto to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Congrats and well done!!
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 Posted 09/15/2019  11:46 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Good god Carl. That's a high tier set. That must have cost a fortune!
My best finds: 1999-WAM:http://goccf.com/t/332161 1988-RDV-6:http://goccf.com/t/335954#2873459 1986-Off-center: http://goccf.com/t/335952
1999 WAM #2:http://goccf.com/t/338710&whichpage=1
1981 Double Struck In Collar: http://goccf.com/t/350199&whichpage=1
ANA id: 3194067
My Type Set: http://goccf.com/t/359443&whichpage=1
If you want to buy something or sell something or just talk, shoot me a PM!
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 Posted 09/16/2019  12:03 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Greasy Fingers to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
congrats...
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 Posted 09/16/2019  04:26 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Strong work @jc. That is quite an accomplishment.
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 Posted 09/16/2019  07:00 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add dave700x to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Congratulations!
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 Posted 09/16/2019  08:03 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Congrats Carl . I guess you don't consider all three sets of bands as FULL . Hey , to each his own .
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 Posted 09/16/2019  08:20 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add just carl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Congrats Carl . I guess you don't consider all three sets of bands as FULL

True the top set of bands are a bit mushy but it would take literally thousands of dollars to get a one in a much higher grade but I am looking. Sure would be nice if all were about MS-67 or higher. Now got to continue with sets #2 to also make FSB. Wonder what I'll ever do with the piles and rolls of all the extras of the Mercs.
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 Posted 09/16/2019  08:43 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
A remarkable accomplishment for sure.
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 Posted 09/16/2019  10:20 am  Show Profile   Check 52Raymo's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 52Raymo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
WTG Carl !
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 Posted 09/16/2019  11:31 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add thecoinguy1964 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Congrats1
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 Posted 09/16/2019  12:01 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bump111 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
An impressive accomplishment that certainly isn't finished overnight. Well done!
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 Posted 09/16/2019  2:31 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add hfjacinto to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Carl... IMPRESSIVE collection, only one little issue I see...

They should be in Dansco albums ;)
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