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    Action Comics #7 (DC, 1938) CGC FR 1.0 Off-white to white pages. While this auction is focused on Gary Dahlberg's original-owner "Twin Cities pedigree" collection for the most part, Mr. Dahlberg did pick up some secondhand gems in his day as well, most notably this copy of one of the hottest Golden Age books around! It's the second Superman cover ever, and tied with Detective #22 as the second superhero cover in the history of comics. Formerly somewhat under the radar, this book has rocketed into Overstreet's top 15 in just the past few years.

    While this copy is Fair for reasons clearly visible on our scan, we'll note that the last three copies of #7 we auctioned sold for 2-6 times Guide, and we expect strong interest in this one as well.

    CGC notes, "Moderate amount of tape on cover & interior." Overstreet 2010 GD 2.0 value = $6,060. CGC census 4/11: 1 in 1.0, 14 higher. From the Gary Dahlberg Collection.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 914357001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    5th-6th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
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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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