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    Detective Comics #31 Married/Trimmed (DC, 1939) CBCS Restored VG/FN 5.0 Off-white pages. One of the most sought-after issues of DC's namesake title featured this classic and often imitated cover by Bob Kane. It also includes the first appearances of the Batplane, the Batarang, Julie Madison, and the Monk, Batman's first super-powered foe. There's also a Slam Bradley story by Superman co-creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Currently listed at #10 on Overstreet's Top 100 Golden Age Comics list. CBCS notes, "Amateur Restoration Includes: Color touch on cover, pieces added to cover, tear seals, cover & centerfold reinforced, cover cleaned. Centerfold married & trimmed on bottom edge." Overstreet 2015 GD 2.0 value = $13,000; VG 4.0 value = $26,000.

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    February, 2016
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
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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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