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    Casper the Friendly Ghost #1 (St. John, 1949) CGC VG- 3.5 Off-white pages. It's Casper's first comic book appearance and the first time the character was called Casper in any medium (he was a nameless "Friendly Ghost" in his early cartoon appearances). And if even that's not enough historical significance for you, this issue has Baby Huey's first appearance and origin as well. Wait, we're not even done yet: there's also the first appearance of Herman the Mouse (later part of the Herman and Katnip duo). Overstreet 2018 VG 4.0 value = $1,082. CGC census 11/18: 4 in 3.5, 22 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 1996058001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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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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