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    Warren Kremer - Richie Rich #4 Cover Original Art (Harvey, 1961). In November 1960, Harvey began publishing Richie Rich, a book which was an instant hit with the fans and eventually became a gold mine for the company. Many other series and spin-offs featuring the character have been published since. This nugget is a very early cover of Richie Rich, drawn by the artist most commonly associated with the character -- Warren Kremer. The overall size is 9.5" x 14" with a 7" x 10.5" image area. The art shows some slight signs of aging, especially along the top area behind the logo and indicia paste-ups. Still, none of this detracts from the wealth of charm and eye-appeal of this rare gem. A real prize for fans of the poor little rich boy, this is the earliest Richie Rich cover known to exist!

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    18th-20th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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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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