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#5582825 - 04/07/12 09:42 AM I'm Surprised! posted by DrDarryl
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I'm eager to see the conservation results by NCS ...

I submitted a 1959 Official Hawai'i Statehood sterling silver medal (serial number 26) for NCS conservation and NGC grading. I was expecting a details encapsulation as some sort of chemical layering and reaction was occurring on the medal's reverse.

This is the lowest serial number for the medal I have encountered and picked up this prize just for the serial number.

I checked the medal's status. It graded MS-66! Now it's a bigger prize...

Sunrise picture taken at Makapu'u Point on the island of Oah'u


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#5582864 - 04/07/12 10:03 AM Re: I'm Surprised! posted by DrDarryl [Re: CSJournals]
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Outstanding! Congratulations on the medal and thanks for the beautiful photograph of Maui. Having went to Hawaii on several occasions years ago while in the Navy, I hope to visit Hawaii again sometime in the future. Your medal also gives me hope that a medal I currently have awaiting conservation will turn out well. All the best.
Gary
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#5582956 - 04/07/12 10:58 AM Re: I'm Surprised! posted by DrDarryl [Re: gherrmann44]
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Always fun to have a coin exceed your expectations! \:\) Interested in seeing how it looks after conservation... do you have a before?
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#5584005 - 04/07/12 05:27 PM Re: I'm Surprised! posted by DrDarryl [Re: SPHansen]
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Great coin experience and a great photograph. I was at K-Bay in the early 1980s, seems like a long long time ago. Thanks for the updates and memories.
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#5584006 - 04/07/12 05:27 PM Re: I'm Surprised! posted by DrDarryl [Re: SPHansen]
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Great coin experience and a great photograph. I was at K-Bay in the early 1980s, seems like a long long time ago. Thanks for the updates and memories.
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#5584103 - 04/07/12 06:06 PM Re: I'm Surprised! posted by DrDarryl [Re: Jack Robinson]
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Registered: 01/23/11
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NCS conservation must have done you a great justice. What was the cost for conservation? I was just talking to a pennie nut about sending his better wheats to NCS. He is going to call Tuesday and find a cost on 100 or 200 at a time. He has some dip solution and when I saw the coins that were dipped I told him to start using a professional. I also have him talked into joining the club so he may just end up reading this.---O-K conversation over.

GREAT PICTURE!!!
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