Re: SUPER SHIFTED CAP STRIKE
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Marc" <numismistake@...> wrote:
>I was the high-bidder on this auction...and I only noticed the obv/rev nature of the two brockages with less than five minutes to go in the auction (which is amazing, since I was watching this auction for days, and couldn't figure out "what was wrong with this picture.")
> But in my humble opinion, it was worth the $150 I bid on it; probably much more. The double strike characteristics are, as you say, very eye appealing.
> I don't know how to judge complex brockage prices in some instances. Rich sold a great double brockage today that was out of my price range with 2 hours still to go. It then sold for more than twice what the shifted cap sold for. It was a chain strike of 2 cent brockages, with one cent being off center:
> What was not mentioned and could be the reason it went for $330 was the fact that you have an obv. and a rev. brockage on the same face.
Rather surprised that Rich did not mention this in the auction text, since his descriptions are usually so right on.