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Press Release - August 7, 2002

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Dallas, TX - Heritage’s Amazing Comics Auction™ (ACA), ended Sunday, August 4, with 1,079 lots offered. 379 bidders placed bids, and 200 of them were successful, for a total sell-through of $574,377.85 (75.160% of lots offered).

A few highlights from the 8/4/02 ACA sale are:

Superman #1 (DC, 1939) CGC Apparent VF- 7.5 Extensive (P) Off-white pages. Realized $14,950.00

Wonder Woman #1 (DC, 1942) CGC VF 8.0 Off-white to white pages. Realized $13,225.00

Fantastic Four #1 (Marvel, 1961) CGC VF- 7.5 Off-white to white pages. Realized $10,925.00

Green Lantern #1 (DC, 1941) CGC FN/VF 7.0 Off-white pages. Realized $10,637.50

The Amazing Spider-Man #1 Winnipeg pedigree (Marvel, 1963) CGC VF+ 8.5 White pages. Realized $10,350.00

Blue Bolt #1 Mile High pedigree (Novelty Press, 1940) CGC VF/NM 9.0 White pages. Realized $9,487.50

Daredevil Comics #1 Rockford pedigree (Lev Gleason, 1941) CGC VF+ 8.5 Cream to off-white pages. Realized $8,050.00

Bidding closed August 4 at 10pm CT. To bid in future auctions, simply go to Heritage’s Web site, and join their free web community. Or write or e-mail Heritage for a printed or fax listing.

Heritage’s latest ACA auction ends (and a new one begins) September 1 at 10pm CT. Call today to consign to a future auction, as the earliest consignments receive the most attention and publicity. Those interested in consigning to ACA or to Heritage’s live Signature auctions are invited to visit a special section on HCA's website or call John Petty at 214-252-4392 or e-mail

HCA specializes in rare, high-grade comic books, as well as vintage comic and animation art, illustration art, movie posters and comics-related collectibles.

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I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
Mark A.,
Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK
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