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    L. B. Cole Blue Bolt Weird Tales #117 "The Thing in the Pit" Cover Re-Creation Original Art (1981). L. B. Cole began his art career as art director for a lithography company, before leaping headlong into the comic book field in the early 1940s. Cole is renowned for the bold, flat colors on his self-described "poster color covers." The back of this art notes, "Re-Creation no. 1, April 1, 1981," and the note is signed by Cole. This piece has an image area of 14.5" x 21", and it is in Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2009
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
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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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