CD 160 - Type I, Mold 10
General Features: Lettering is generally strong with both rounded and triangular edges. On front, LYNCHBURG is strong with triangular edges while the L logo is much weaker with rounded edges; H is slightly larger. Front lettering is about 6 mm from the base. On reverse, NO. 32 is weaker with 3 lower than 2; MADE IN U.S.A. is strong with triangular edges. This mold was reworked three times, first to reshape the crown and wire groove, CD 160 II, Mold 10, and then to further reshape the crown top, CD 160 II, Mold 10.1 and CD 160 II, Mold 10.2.
Mold Number Location: On reverse centered below NO. 32.
Comparison of the four versions of Lynchburg CD 160, Mold 10:
Type I, Mold 10 (left); Type II, Mold 10 (left center); Type II Mold 10.1 (right center), Type II Mold 10.2 (right).
Photos courtesy Andrew Gibson and Terry Drollinger