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    Vintage Superman Group (Various Publishers,1942, 1953). Published in 1942, George Lowther wrote the first book with information on Superman's life as a teenager, along with new text concerning his origin. Authorized by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel (with no mention of DC Comics), this book has 10 illustrations in color and black and white. Almost never found with a dust-jacket, this book is very rarely offered for sale. Also included in this group is a TV Guide Vol.1 # 26 which came out in 1953 and cover-features George Reeves as Superman. Book grade: NM; Dust-Jacket grade: VG; TV Guide grade: VF. Both items have white pages.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2002
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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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.
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