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    Al Jaffee - Mad #187 Fold-In Back Cover Original Art (EC, 1976). This issue's Fold-In puzzler asks, "What popular con game played in a carnival-like atmosphere makes suckers of us all?" And Al Jaffee's snappy answer is -- "Political promises." Touche. Painted on illustration board, this Fold-In page has an image area of 17" x 21", and the art is in Excellent condition. Also included are two production overlays: one with an amberlith mat, and another with type instructions. From the Mad Magazine Archives.

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    January, 2006
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
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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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