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    Virgil Finlay - Amazing Stories V36#5, May, 1962 Illustration Original Art (Ziff-Davis, 1962). This incredibly dramatic and detailed "drybrushed" ink illustration by Virgil Finlay was used to illustrate the story "The Stars My Brother," written by Edmond Hamilton. The sf thriller appeared in the May, 1962 issue of Amazing Stories (on page 46). The illustration has an overall size that measures approximately 7" x 11", and the art is in Excellent condition.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2006
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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