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    Archie Comics #1 Coverless - Incomplete (Archie, 1942) CGC NG (No Grade) Cream to off-white pages. Currently tied for the #18 spot on Overstreet's Top 100 Golden Age Comics list, and Gerber rates the book a "7" or "scarce." This was the first Archie solo book, and it contains the first appearance of Mrs. Andrews, Archie's mother. Bob Montana did the art, along with Joe Edwards. CGC notes, "Coverless. 1st, 2nd, 15th, and 16th wrap missing, affects story. Incomplete." Overstreet 2018 GD 2.0 value = $12,000. CGC census 3/19: 1 in NG, 45 higher.

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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.
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