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    Playboy #1 Red Star Copy (HMH Publishing, 1953) Condition: GD. The rarer "Red Star" variant of the premiere issue. We've seen less of this variant over the years than of the "Page 3" variants. Of course the signature contents are the same for all three versions: Marilyn Monroe cover and center poster, fiction by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Big Band article on the Dorsey Brothers, and a cartoon special by Virgil Partch, "VIP On Sex". This copy would grade higher except for the cover being detached, a bug chew on the cover, a 1.5" spine split at the top, and rusty staples with rust migration. Not listed in Overstreet.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    17th-19th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 15
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