The following items may be available for sale.
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Coin Description

Simply Ed

#44 Simply Ed

This carving is done on a 1936 Full Horn Buffalo Nickel.  Carving is titled "Simply Ed."  Ed has great features, nice expression, & a smooth field.   SOLD

Shirley Temple

#43 Shirley Temple

This carving is done on a 1934 full horn Buffalo Nickel.  Carving subject is child actor legend Shirley Temple.  This is a 3/4 profile portrait featuring Shirley's wonderful curly hair & great smile including dimple.   COMMISSIONED

The Bull

#42 The Bull

This carving is done on a 1937 full horn Buffalo Nickel.  Carving subject is of a railroad cop a.k.a. Bull.  The Bull is wearing a traditional style hat and smoking a cigar.  There is a 1 mm 24 karat yellow gold star inlaid into his coat.  Left border is engraved with Hobo signs.  They read north to south as follows . . . "Unsafe area, Keep away, Railroad police hostile, Get out fast."  Right side border is engraved "BULL."  Submitted to the 2008 FUN show auction.   SOLD

Sailor

#41 Sailor

This carving is done on a 1935 full horn Buffalo Nickel. Carving subject is a sailor. Sailor is featured wearing a traditional navy cap and smoking a pipe. There is a partial scroll style border. Submitted to the 2008 FUN show auction.   SOLD

Montville Stop

#40 Montville Stop

This is a reverse carving on a 1937 Buffalo Nickel. Carving is the front view of Engine #12. Engine is featured pulling out of The Montville Conn. Stop. (Home to nickel carver Amy Armstrong).   SOLD

Evolution Of Pig Profile Of Pig - Reverse Of Evolution Of Pig

#39 Evolution Of Pig

This is a double sided carving on a 1937 Buffalo Nickel.  Reverse features a typical barnyard pig.  Obverse features a sophisticated Pig wearing top hat and tails. Yea . . . it's funny.   SOLD

Laura Ingalls

#38 Laura Ingalls

This carving is done on a 1913 full horn Buffalo Nickel.  The subject is Laura Ingalls of Little House on the Prairie.  She is featured with her hair in braids, wearing a period style dress.  She is surrounded by a wheat border.   COMMISSIONED

Smokin' Slim

#37 Smokin' Slim

This is a reverse carving done on a 1937 Buffalo Nickel.  Slim is an animated clean shaven Hobo.  He is smoking a cigarette and carrying a bindle stick.  Destination unknown ... Submitted to 2008 January FUN show Auction   SOLD

Mr. Traditional

#36 Mr. Traditional

This carving is done on a 1937 full horn Buffalo Nickel.  This carving is a classic profile style carving. Carving is cut in deep relief.   SOLD

Triple X

#35 Triple X

This is a reverse carving on a 1937 Buffalo Nickel. Subject is an animated Hobo doing a little smoking and drinking.

XXX was a fella who needed a drink.
He sat on a rock and started to drink.
He puffed on his pipe while he pondered his life.
Time for another drink.   SOLD