NGC temporarily offers black Retro Holders modeled on 1987 slabs

Black holders will be available for coins submitted between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31
By , Coin World
Published : 09/10/14
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Numismatic Guaranty Corp. is going old school — at least for a few months. 

The grading service announced on its website Sept. 9 that it will be offering its black Retro Holder and black label to those who submit select U.S. coins between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, 2014.

The throwback option, which harkens back to NGC’s first coin holder in 1987, will exist for those submitting silver and gold American Eagles, gold American Buffaloes, Presidential and Sacagawea dollars, and all common-date Morgan and Peace dollars.

A limited number of Retro Holders is available for each of the above types and will be available only while supplies last.

Those who want to obtain one of the black holders must write "Retro Holder" on their NGC submission form.

For bulk submissions, contact NGC’s Scott Heller. More information on how to submit and receive Retro Holders can be obtained by contacting NGC Customer Service at  or 1-800-642-2646.

NGC will accept submissions for this special holder at trade shows, but they will not be available for those seeking on-site grading.

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