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How to identify a good custom challenge coin?

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In the collection market, counterfeit custom challenge coins are becoming more and more popular, especially the rare custom challenge coin imitated by advanced technology, which makes it difficult to distinguish between authentic and fake ones. Fake custom challenge coin includes imitations and fake custom challenge coin (false custom challenge coin forged out of thin air), among which imitations are more common. To identify the authenticity of the custom challenge coin, the four methods of "looking, smelling, asking, and cutting" can be used for diagnosis. Then, let's introduce in detail what are the craft types of custom challenge coins?

 

Here is the content list:

Look

Smell

Ask

Find

 

Look

That is to observe the custom challenge coin surface of the natural coating, enamel coating, paint effect, electroplating gloss, background pattern, text characteristics, and so on. Authentic custom challenge coin enamel color, bright paint, excellent adhesion, and high-temperature resistance, corrosion resistance, and other characteristics. The fake custom challenge coin is to use paint besmear to make, natural fast dry solidify, lacquer face has cascading mark, the color glossiness is poor too bright again, time grows paint film is easy to unshell rise layer. custom challenge coin surface electroplating depth, light, and shade, thickness is also an important basis to identify the authenticity.

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Smell

Namely extensive knowledge, or from books and periodicals media to obtain relevant knowledge, or to expert collectors seek advice and identification, or with the same custom challenge coin for comparison and so on. At present, dozens of books on custom challenge coin appreciation have been published, such as "Chinese custom challenge coin", "custom challenge coin and its collection". Still appeared in recent years "custom challenge coin net", "MAO Zedong stamp collects net" wait for dozens of professional website, the person that collects can understand concerned knowledge and market situation from it, will be helpful to improving screening ability.

 

Ask

Refers to understand the origins and origins of the custom challenge coin, historical background, design modeling, aesthetic principles, technological methods, production process, etc. Each custom challenge coin, especially the early ones, is based on a certain historical event. Except for a few hand-made custom challenge coins, the process flow of the mechanism custom challenge coin is rough as follows: design drawing -- opening mold -- repairing mold -- selecting blank -- stamping blank -- electroplating -- enamel (or baking paint) -- putting pins -- packaging. Although custom challenge coin varieties vary greatly, its craft method is very similar.

 

Find

It refers to the identification of custom challenge coin material and density. Custom challenge coin making the most important process is stamping blank. The larger the tonnage of the press, the higher the density of the custom challenge coin, but also to make the front and back of the custom challenge coin to maintain a higher smoothness and finish. Early custom challenge coin are mostly made of copper. Due to the low hardness of the material and strong plastic deformation, the custom challenge coins are stamped with a steel mold by gravity. The silicon molded custom challenge coin, though very similar in appearance, is fundamentally different in texture from the real thing.

 

You should be able to tell the good ones by the end of these. Of course, instead of aimlessly shopping, you can go to YC Gift and have a look. It's sure to have what you want.


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