Tools and Magnifiers Used by Currency Collectors

Banknote Magnifiers allow collectors to enjoy the intricate details of currency engraving and detect flaws and counterfeits

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One of the most essential tools for collectors is a quality magnifier. They are the primary tool for examining condition and authenticity of collectibles. For general stamp and coin collecting, a magnification level of 5x to 10x is suitable for basic purposes of grading, inspecting watermarks, and distinguishing printing methods. For inspecting security feature microprinting as used often on stamps, you will want 10x or more magnification. A measuring scale included in your magnifier may be desired at times for error and counterfeit and forgery detection.

SAFE Portable UV Lamp Longwave
Code: SA1045
Price: $19.99
Portable Long-wave Lamp Long-wave Lamp (wavelength 366nm). Portable and lightweight. For identifying... more info
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Lighthouse Reading Glass 5 - 174209
Code: LU5
Price: $5.00
Handle magnifier rimless, 2x magnification Lens diameter 90 mm, 4.75 dioptre, spherical, acrylic lens... more info
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Lighthouse Reading Glass 6 - 174216
Code: LU6
Price: $6.99
Handle magnifier rimless, 2x magnification Lens diameter 110 mm, with acrylic lens, 3.50 dioptre, sph... more info
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Lighthouse Reading Glass 5 LED - 249488
Code: LU5LED
Price: $14.99
Lighthouse Stainless Steel 2X Magnifier with LED illumination Top grade acrylic lens and ergonomically... more info
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Lighthouse Pocket Folding Magnifier - 309153
Code: LU23
Price: $21.50
Pocket Folding Magnifier, 5x magnification High-quality, aspherical acrylic lens, lens diameter 32 mm,... more info
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Lighthouse Coin Gloves 359642
Code: BWHAND
Price: $4.95
100% Unbleached Coin Gloves Give your coins extra special care. Use these high quality gloves when h... more info
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Friedberg Paper Money of the U.S.
Code: Friedberg_Money
Price: $34.99

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Lighthouse Copper Cleaning Bath - 321584 - 321584
Code: LHKUPFER
Price: $9.99
Lighthouse Coin cleaning solution - Copper Use this environmentally safe liquid cleaner for instant ... more info
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