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    Carmine Infantino - Original Splash Page for Detective #146, Boy Commandos (DC, 1949). This is an early Detective Comics piece of the quality that doesn't show up every day. This artwork is Carmine Infantino in the style of Jack Kirby. Find out what happens when the tables are turned and crooks arrest cops and commandos. This is a great looking piece that really belongs on somebody's wall. Measuring approximately 14" x 22", with an approximate image area of 13" x 18", the overall condition of this piece is quite good. There is some light soiling, some white out and the glue for the logo has caused some staining. There is very little evidence of blue pencil, making this a very powerful and striking piece.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2003
    6th-10th Thursday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    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.
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