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    Playboy #1 (HMH Publishing, 1953) CGC VF+ 8.5 White pages. This gorgeous copy reminds us that over the past three years, we've offered a nicer copy on just three occasions. That's not surprising considering that there are relatively few nicer copies in existence, according to CGC's census. It's hard to imagine a nicer copy than this, with its fresh, snow-white cover, sharp corners, tight spine, and white pages. Besides the legendary Marilyn Monroe cover and "Sweetheart of the Month" two-page poster, Hugh Hefner's premiere issue featured a Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey article, "VIP On Sex" by Virgil Partch, and fiction by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes). Not listed in Overstreet. CGC census 3/17: 4 in 8.5, 7 higher.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
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