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1946Hamm1946Hamm Posts: 727 ✭✭✭✭✭

A few days ago I commented on some 44-s walkers. They are nice coins but did not fit my standards I set for myself. I wanted a set from 1933 to 1947-D that had to be PCGS 65 and have a thumb showing. The " S" mint walkers are notoriously weakly struck. I put together a set of all 65's but one , the 33-s, but I think it fits nicely in the set. Here are the S mints of my set. The thumb is visible on all of them. These are scans so the luster don't show but all have nice mint luster in hand.

Have a good day, Gary


  • TomBTomB Posts: 20,298 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That is quite an accomplishment! Quite a number of S-mint WLHs are almost never found with good hand definition. It must have taken a long time to do while going through tons of coins to find the right pieces.

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  • MarkInDavisMarkInDavis Posts: 1,690 ✭✭✭✭

    Very nice. I love the 33-s.

    image Respectfully, Mark
  • Walkerguy21DWalkerguy21D Posts: 10,884 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Very well done!
    Exceptional coins there, I admire your patience and dedication to your goal.
    Admittedly, I generally ignore most walkers struck after 1939, but appreciate yours.
    That 35S is the one that really trips my trigger. That is a moose of a 35S!

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  • WalkerfanWalkerfan Posts: 8,671 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited May 20, 2023 10:32PM

    Really nice coins!! Great 35-S but the 42-S is the nicest one that I’ve ever seen and I’m not exaggerating… I like the 33-S and it is quite a rare coin but they are actually one of the easiest to find with a fully struck thumb. Some people don’t realize that.

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  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That is a marvelous collection of WLH's.... A beautiful American coin. You have done extremely well. Cheers, RickO

  • jfriedm56jfriedm56 Posts: 614 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Beautiful S mints. Well done!

  • Eldorado9Eldorado9 Posts: 1,921 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Beautiful coins Buddy!

  • leothelyonleothelyon Posts: 8,303 ✭✭✭✭✭

    While searching for those very first coins struck from the earliest of working hub and die sets, very few collectors will/have developed the eye/experience/know-how, have the time nor patience...... And for many series, locating the greatest coins, such dedicated collectors are dependent on those collectors of bygone years who have done the actual roll searches who pulled those coins and preserved them for future collectors. And today, the coin grading companies don't even have a separate appointed designation/stand alone grade specific for EDS coins, leaving that decision making to those kind of collectors.


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