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    Playboy #1 Signed by Hugh Hefner (HMH Publishing, 1953) CGC GD+ 2.5 Off-white to white pages. The CGC label states, "Hugh Hefner" written on cover in marker." That's true, but it does make a huge difference that the man himself was doing the writing! JSA Authentication verifies the signature, and the LOA from the renowned experts accompanies the lot. The famous Marilyn Monroe cover and "Sweetheart of the Month" two-page poster made the premiere issue of Playboy an instant collectible. There's also a Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey article, a cartoon feature ("VIP On Sex") by the leading cartoonist of the 1950s, Virgil Partch, and fiction by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes). Some premiere issue! CGC census 1/20: 7 in 2.5, 196 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 1971247001 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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    March, 2020
    25th Wednesday
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