We have become so annoyed at awful photos of proof-like deep mirror coins on Proxibid that we threw a few coins on a table, took out a smart phone, and captured DMPLs far better than several houses.
Here are Proxibid photos of DMPLs (click photo to expand):
Here are smartphone photos:
The latter shows a true DMPL, able to catch a mirror reflection 8 inches away from object. If you’re not capturing DMPLs, you’re doing your consignors a disservice. As for bidders, don’t place a maximum unless you see the mirror.
Please show the mirrors of Morgans and the cameos of Franklins. See this article for more information.
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