rmpsrpms

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  1. Big group of 135 Wheat rolls for sale. Selling one or all. A few in late 30's, lots of 40's and early 50's. Mostly tubed, no OBW's, a few in paper wraps. Mostly choice, some average rolls. Mostly full red but a few choice rolls have nice toning and the average rolls have some RBs. Asking GS for choice rolls, -10% for average. USPS Postal MO, or PayPal no-fee or add 3%. USPS First Class Package for 1-2 rolls, Medium FRB for larger groups. Can ship up to 48 rolls safely (double-boxed) in a Medium FRB. List includes: 1x 38-S ChBU 275 1x 39-S ChBU 170 2x 41-P ChBU 95 ea 1x 41-S ChBU 175 1x 41-S AvgBU 175 1x 42-P AvgBU 65 2x 42-P ChBU 73 ea 2x 42-D ChBU 95 ea 1x 42-S ChBU 325 6x 43-D ChBU 135 ea 2x 43-D AvgBU 120 ea 2x 43-S ChBU 220 ea 2x 43-S AvgBU 195 ea 3x 44-D ChBU 33 ea 2x 44-D Paper Wrapper 33 ea 3x 44-D AvgBU 29 ea 4x 44-S ChBU 68 ea 1x 44-S AvgBU 60 9x 45-D ChBU 45 ea 2x 45-D AvgBU 40 ea 9x 45-S ChBU mostly light shellcase toning 40 ea 5x 46-D ChBU 25 ea 4x 46-D AvgBU 22 ea 11x 46-S ChBU shellcase toning 185 ea 3x 46-S AvgBU 165 ea 10x 47-D ChBU 30 ea 1x 47-D AvgBU 27 4x 47-S ChBU 125 ea 2x 48-S ChBU 105 ea 5x 49-S ChBU 80 ea 2x 50-D ChBU 34 ea 1x 50-S ChBU 47 4x 51-D ChBU 20 ea 1x 51-D AvgBU 18 2x 51-S ChBU 48 ea 1x 52-S ChBU 180 1x 53-S ChBU 25 1x 54-D ChBU 15 20x 55-S GemBU selected for good luster and minimal marks 30 ea 6x 55-S AvgBU 14 ea 1x 56-D ChBU 7 1x 57-D ChBU 7 20x ChBU 58-D with old tape seals, nice light toning 10 ea PM me any questions about the specific rolls you're interested in.
  2. I think the links are fixed now. Please try again. Typical pricing for a complete system, with camera, stand, bellows, lens, and lights, is $600-$750.
  3. I have pre-built several "backbone" systems of different types, and they are ready for configuring with cameras/lenses/lighting to meet end user's specific needs. Here is what I have available: System-1:http://www.macrocoins.com/example-system-1.html The System-1 shown on website has a high magnification objective for shooting 2D or 3D variety images, but I can configure the system for full-coin imaging with a different lens. This is my most compact system which can be configured for shooting a little larger than ASE's/ Dollars down to Trimes with full-coin lens, and 2D/3D images of doubled dies/RPMs/etc with higher magnification lens System-2: http://www.macrocoins.com/example-system-2.html The System-2 shown on website has a full-coin lens and also an XY table. This system can also be configured for variety detail imaging like System-1. The XY table is an option for any of the the systems. System-3: http://www.macrocoins.com/example-system-3.html This is my most popular system and is the easiest to use for full-coin imaging. The System-3 shown on website is configured for variety detail imaging, but most folks who have purchased these are doing full-coin imaging across the full range of coin sizes. System-6: http://www.macrocoins.com/example-system-6.html My largest and most complete system, with integrated XYZ stage for critical framing and focusing. System-7: http://www.macrocoins.com/example-system-7.html My simplest system (and most inexpensive), which can mount the camera directly to the stand for use with short macro lenses, or can use the other lens options described below. System-9: http://www.macrocoins.com/example-system-9.html My newest system, this copy stand-based system is compact and flexible. It can be configured for larger coins, medals, and full slabs The most popular lens options for full-coin imaging are: Nikon 75mm: A good budget lens with excellent performance. Rodenstock 75mm APO-Rodagon D 1:1: A high-end lens with world-class performance, available with or without variable aperture. Kodak 89mm Printing-Ektar: A high-end lens that is near-ideal for coins. This lens is reversible...mount it forward for full-coin imaging, or in reverse for variety detail imaging. The most popular lens options for variety detail imaging are: Bausch & Lomb 3.5x: A good budget objective which can be used across a wide range from 2x up to 6x Nikon 5x Metallurgical objective: A good budget objective which can be used from 4x up to 8x Bausch & Lomb 10x: Excellent objective for imaging small features like mintmarks Nikon 5x and 10x Measuring objectives: Best objectives for doing 3D work I have diffusers available for both full-coin and variety/detail lenses. Also can provide modified Jansjo lights with integrated diffusion, reversible grey/black transfer disks for white balancing and background elimination, etc. Although the systems described above are pre-built, I can customize / accessorize them as needed to meet your specific needs. Note that I am also starting to build systems for folks with automated Z-axis for doing focus stacking. I have done both automation to move the camera/lens up/down with coin stationary, or to keep camera/lens stationary while moving the coin up/down, using linear stepper rails. I'm exploring some new methods using voice coils to make this cheaper (and more accurate). Contact me by PM or via my website contact page if you have interest in any of these Systems.
  4. I've decided to offer my 2D, 3D and High Resolution work as a service. I can offer the following: 2D detail shots at magnifications up to 20x 2D animations 3D renderings from any angle up to 20x 3D animations Full-Coin High Res images of typically 92MP (9600x9600) pixels Slabs do not present a problem for this type of imaging, as long as they are clean and not heavily scratched. For reference, 5x magnification fills the screen with the date and mintmark of a Lincoln Cent, while 10x mostly fills the screen with just the mintmark. I can also do 3x or 1x if a larger area is needed. The 2D animations can be of a single coin with different lighting angles; multiple coins showing die state progressions; multiple coins showing comparison of a variety with normal coin; etc. Your imagination (and the coins to image) is the limit. The 3D renderings require a 2D detail shot first, then perspectives are rendered from there. I can also provide web and gif animations showing 3D views while the coin is rotated. The Full-Coin High Res images are new for me but are working out very well. You can see an example showing the obverse of a 1954-S Lincoln Cent with an "RIT" die chip: https://easyzoom.com/image/130697 You can see many examples of 2D and 3D shots at my website: http://www.macrocoins.com/image-gallery.html Pricing varies depending on the scope of the work. 2D detail shots are typically $10-15, while 3D renderings are additional $3-5 each. The High Resolution full-coin images are significantly more and are priced on individual basis. PM me with your needs. I also offer standard full-coin imaging either in conjunction with other work or stand-alone at competitive pricing.
  5. I have 12 coins still available from a Gem Toned 1940-D Roll. Take a look here for a collage of all the coins: https://easyzoom.com/image/126772 Let me know any coins you are interested in and I'll shoot you some prices.
  6. Thanks! No problem with saving the image. FYI the way copyright for images works is you can download/screenshot/save any image you want for your own personal use, you just can't post it or use it for commercial purposes. So feel free to download and enjoy!
  7. I've had quite a few rolls over the years that have toned like this. Most have already been in plastic tubes (like this one and the 41-D), but several have been in OBW paper and came out of the roll like this. I can only think that it must take just the right storage conditions for many years to produce such a deep, uniform toning.
  8. OK, I have finished imaging all the nicest coins from this roll, total of 21 coins. I combined the images into a 30MP Collage and uploaded it to the EasyZoom hosting site. I've been using this site for hosting my High Resolution stitched images, so this seemed a logical extension. Here is the link to the Collage. Use the zoom button at upper left to zoom-in, and move the collage around with your mouse to view all the coins. https://easyzoom.com/image/126100 Take a look and let me know what you think of the coins, and of the presentation!
  9. Three years ago I posted coins from a 41-D roll which had beautiful rainbow toning. Well, here is the first coin from a 40-D roll with similar toning, perhaps a bit darker, but with lots of green, which I really like. Let me know what you all think! I'll post a few more later.
  10. All the Semi-PL Wheat Cents I've come across stand out very obviously from the other coins in the roll. I've found 1940-S, 1949-S, 1953-S (which are extremely different from normal ones), 1954-S, and 1955-S.
  11. The first post pic was done with lighting to show the surface details...straight-on, with lights almost axial. Only a few areas of the coin, specifically the area at back of head, show the mirrors well. I did this to show the scratches and polishing in high resolution. When you shoot with lighting that shows reflectivity, all details get lost because the reflective areas are over-saturated.