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    Playboy #1 (HMH Publishing, 1953) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Off-white to white pages. The initial low print run of the premiere issue means copies this nice are not in great abundance. In our auctions, recent similar examples include a Hugh Hefner-signed copy in CGC VG/FN 5.0 that sold for $5,760, and a CGC FN 6.0 copy that sold for $6,112. The Marilyn Monroe cover and "Sweetheart of the Month" two-page poster, plus features like a Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey article, "VIP On Sex" by Virgil Partch, and fiction by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle established a format and standard that held up for more than a half-century of the magazine's run. Not listed in Overstreet. CGC census 6/18: 20 in 5.0, 83 higher.

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    August, 2018
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
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