Small Display Frame For Farmer

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Small Display Frame For Farmer

Post by lemanlures » Mon May 16, 2016 11:18 am

After 3 years of wondering about on my Farmers land after him giving me permission I thought it was about time to give him something in return. After many attempts, trying 3 different frames and numerous different mounting techniques, I was finally happy with the result!

The final trick that held them in place, without using glue, was using a piece of foam backed sand paper upside down, cut to the size of the passpartout and covered in felt, this then pushed through the passpartout enough to hold the coins against the glass.

All the finds were made in Switzerland but represent a mix of French, Italian and Swiss coins.

The frame is much smaller than some of the English ones I have seen, but then again so are the fields here!!


I put the following label on the back because it didn't look pretty on the front!


Piece Cantonal Genève, 16?? – Jeton en cuivre 1803 – 1 Denier, Genève, 1723

10 Centimes Fédéral Suisse, 1850 – 10 Centesimi, Italie, 1852 – 1 franc Napoléon, France, 1867

Boucle en bronze 1700 – 1800’s – Bon pour 50 Centièmes, France, 1927 – Boucle en bronze 1700 – 1800’s
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Re: Small Display Frame For Farmer

Post by leslie(nova scotia) » Mon May 16, 2016 11:31 am

Good thoughtful thing to do me son. Also great P.R. for the hobby. Always nice to give back for a hobby that brings us.....so much joy!

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Re: Small Display Frame For Farmer

Post by saff » Mon May 16, 2016 8:45 pm

Nice job.

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Re: Small Display Frame For Farmer

Post by indie » Tue May 17, 2016 1:46 am

Great idea! I'd like to try that myself one day ::g
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Re: Small Display Frame For Farmer

Post by Scott T » Tue May 17, 2016 4:45 pm

Very nice Lemonlures.
That will be very much appreciated I'm sure.

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