TPG when is a mark considered as a mark?

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TPG when is a mark considered as a mark?

#1 Unread post by Jsul77798 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:58 pm

Continuing with this TPG theme...lol...I have slabbed examples of FBL Franklins and FS Jeffersons that I would have disqualified for FBL, FS candidates if raw because of contact marks on the bell lines or steps. All marks I guess not being equal does anyone understand the thinking on the severity of a contact where they draw the line between pass or fail? Ive always followed the if I can see it with 10x, it wont pass. Ive been told they only go 7x but you get the point. Any insight would be great!!!!
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#2 Unread post by Paul » Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:25 pm

I think that you may be getting hung up on "LABELS"....................... :confused: :dunno
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#3 Unread post by Daniel » Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:29 pm

No. For every rule someone claims I can find an exception.

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#4 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:02 pm

Those designations are usually an indication of an earlier die state coin. As the dies wear they tend to lose some of the sharpness of the design. The Full Steps, Full Bands, Full Head, Full Bell Lines, etc. become less clear.

There will always be the murky ones that fall somewhere the transitional period between perfect dies and worn dies.

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#5 Unread post by Paul » Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:14 pm

:agree:
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