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    Two Above Average Hobo Nickels

    Original Carvings From Unknown Artists. Although these two carvers are classified as "Unknown," their identities may be recognized by hobo nickel experts. One of the bearded gents has a British look, his bowler-type hat perched back on his head, with careful detailing throughout the carving. He deserves the Above Average Quality Designation QD #15-SA-005. The other artist depicts a more casual subject, with a sparse beard and slightly less attention to finish within the fields. The hat is tall, although the hair peeking out at the temple and forehead suggests a haircut is in order. The jacket and shirt collar are especially well done. QD #15-004-004 comes with the nickel.

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