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    Playboy #1 Unique Page 3 Copy Signed by Hugh Hefner (HMH Publishing, 1953) CGC VF 8.0 Off-white to white pages. Doubly rare! It's a high-grade example of the more scarce "Page 3 Copy", and it's been signed by the Man himself -- Hugh M. Hefner, making this offering essentially a one-of-a-kind. We've only offered one higher-graded "Page 3 Copy" previously, and it was a barely nicer VF+ 8.5. The clean white background of the iconic issue provides a perfect contrast to Hef's strong autograph in black marker, appropriately placed to the right and well below the famous image of Marilyn Monroe -- ever the gentleman and fully cognizant of of just what makes the issue so sought-after! CGC census 6/12: 2 in 8.0, 2 higher. COA from The Lamplighter Appraisals.

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    July, 2012
    26th-28th Thursday-Saturday
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