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    MAD #2 Gaines File Pedigree (EC, 1952) CGC NM/MT 9.8 Off-white to white pages. Sparkling copy from the showcase EC collection. The issue spotlighted the unique talents of MAD greats Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Davis, John Severin, Bill Elder, and Wally Wood. A Tarzan of the Apes parody is featured. Dick Tracy cameo. Jack Davis cover. Davis, John Severin, Bill Elder, Harvey Kurtzman, and Wally Wood art. CGC notes, "From the Collection of Annie Gaines Ashton." Overstreet 2019 NM- 9.2 value = $2,000. CGC census 9/19: 4 in 9.8, 1 higher. From the MAD Collection of Annie Gaines Ashton.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 1970283002 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    October, 2019
    17th Thursday
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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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