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Fooled by a photo-not what I thought :(

I occasionaly hunt for Vams. Saw this on Ebay and it sure looked like an 1880 Phily Vam 7, 8/7 crossbar. There is somthing there but it is not the crossbar.

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Yep, I magnified it... Though the picture could use better lighting, looks like die chip/debris. Cheers, RickO

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    spyglassdesignspyglassdesign Posts: 1,514 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Yeah, buying based on photography is a wild hunt game. Or Russian roulette. Never know when you are going to hit the jackpot and it may never happen.

    Lately, if in doubt at all I just pass. Unless it's a cheap enough risk, sometimes I'll bite anyways.

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    JimnightJimnight Posts: 10,821 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Same as above posts.

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    WaterSportWaterSport Posts: 6,709 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The life of a Picker - win some , lose some.

    WS

    Proud recipient of the coveted PCGS Forum "You Suck" Award Thursday July 19, 2007 11:33 PM and December 30th, 2011 at 8:50 PM.
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    Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 8,676 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Is that the only pic of the obv? Be nice if there was another angle.

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