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CD 162 - Type I, Mold G8

Color: Light Aqua
Base Type: SB:s


Features: On front, lettering is crudely engraved, uneven, and shallow, with rounded edges. There are five barely discernable circle blot-outs beneath LYNCHBURG. On reverse, MADE IN U.S.A. is likewise crudely done and weak; the S slants slightly to the right. There are three circle blot-outs beneath MADE IN U.S.A. This mold was first retooled to strengthen lettering (CD 162 Type I, Mold G8.1), then reworked into Type II (CD 162 II, Mold G8), and then reworked again into Type III (CD 162 III, Mold G8). For comparison of the different versions/types, see below.

Mold Number Location: on reverse centered below NO.

Lettering Images:

lettering front
Detail of front lettering, showignng weak, rounded letters.

lettering reverse
Detail of reverse lettering

type Itype IItype III
Comparison of the three major versions of Gayner mold CD 162 Mold G8:
Type I (left), Type II (center), Type III (right).