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    Playboy #1 (HMH Publishing, 1953) CGC FN+ 6.5 White pages. A nice copy of the first issue, and it has white pages! Of the number of unrestored copies that CGC has certified of this issue, less than 20% have attained this grade. Marilyn Monroe cover and associated "Sweetheart of the Month" two-page poster are the highlights of the contents, which also includes a Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey Brothers Big Band article, "VIP On Sex" by famous cartoonist of the day Virgil Partch, and Arthur Conan Doyle fiction (Sherlock Holmes). Not listed in Overstreet. CGC census 4/18: 18 in 6.5, 30 higher.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    May
    10th Thursday 1:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    May
    10th-12th Thursday-Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    21 Days 1h 13m 53s
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    This lot is in: 2 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 92001-92453) - 2:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, May 10, 2018.
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    Heritage Auctions - Chicago
    215 W. Ohio Street, Suite 1W
    Chicago, IL 60654

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