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    Lee Elias Witches Tales #13 Cover Original Art (Harvey, 1952). That theme of reducing living humans to a fraction of their normal size is explored again on this unlucky 13th cover (well, unlucky for the poor souls about to be attacked by a rat) to Harvey's pre-code title, Witches Tales. What some mad doctors won't do for entertainment! This "torture jar" cover was produced in ink over graphite with white paint on Bristol board with an approximate image area of 10" x 15". The masthead and two cover type blurbs are recent replacements, and there is minor handling wear; overall condition is Very Good. This would make a great companion piece to Lee's Chamber of Chills #24 cover (also in this auction)!

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    13th-14th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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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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