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    Brown's Blue Ribbon Book of Jokes and Jingles #nn (Brown's Shoe Company, 1904) CGC FN/VF 7.0 White pages. Here's an eclectic prize you'll not likely run into again anytime soon. Some of you may even remember Buster Brown shoes, which were still big among stylish kids in the 1950s. But here is the first Buster Brown comic book premium of all, from very early 20th century. The legendary Yellow Kid even appears on the back cover. Sensational copy of a near-100-year-old book. This book is listed as #7 on Overstreet's list of the Top Ten Platinum Age books, and is also listed in the "Overstreet Hall Of Fame" as the first ever comic book premium. Listed as "rare" in the price guide, only 5 or 6 copies of this book are estimated to exist. Only one other copy has been graded by CGC, and this one is much nicer. This very well could be the nicest copy in existence. Overstreet 2002 FN 6.0 value = $2,100; VF 8.0 value = $3,600.

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    March, 2003
    6th-10th Thursday-Monday
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