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    Playboy 1956 and 1957 Complete Years Group (1956-57). Condition: Average FN/VF. The third and fourth complete years of Playboy's existence. These copies average FN/VF, with all FN+ to VF- except June (VF/NM), July (FN), and October (VF/NM), 1956; and April (VG/FN, moisture stain front cover) and May (FN, moisture stain back cover), 1957. Notable Playmates include Janet Pilgrim, Carrie Radison, Linda Vargas, and Lisa Winters. Pictorial highlights: Jayne Mansfield (multiple issues), Diana Dors, Anita Ekberg, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Sophia Loren, Vickie Douggan, Lisa Winters, Gals of Li'l Abner (Edie Adams, Tina Louise, Julie Newmar), and The First Two Dozen Playmates. Contributing fiction or other features: Ray Bradbury, Jack Cole, Erskine Caldwell, Shel Silverstein, and John Steinbeck. Not listed in Overstreet.

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    June, 2015
    14th Sunday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
    Mark A.,
    Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK
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