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Pedigree Comics’ Grand Auction Now Underway




Posted on 11/5/2013

The auction includes brand-new high-grade books from New York Comic Con. It began on Sunday, Nov. 3, and will end 10 days later, on the night of Wednesday, Nov. 13.



























The auction has over 400 choice high-grade CGC-certified Marvels and DCs from the Silver and Bronze Ages, plus other genres and publishers. There is no Buyer's Premium on any of the lots in the auction and almost every item has no reserve (over 95%). Every book is CGC-graded and the minimum bid is only $100. You can view over 300 ultra-high-grade CGC-certified comic books right now in the Auction Preview. Just go to the website (pedigreecomics.com) and click on the Grand Auctions banner.

There are many great consignments, collections and individual items in the auction, Pedigree Comics’ final one of 2013. Here are the highlights:

*Silver and Bronze Age Amazing Spider-Man Run from Brooklyn Original Owner Collection:
The Amazing Spider-Man run (over 40 issues) comes from a very high-grade original owner collection out of Brooklyn, New York. Many of the books from the collection are a CGC graded 9.4 and higher, with many 9.6 and 9.8 examples. Most of them have white or off-white to white pages. Here are the highlights of the Brooklyn original owner Amazing Spider-Man run:

Amazing Spider-Man #21 CGC 9.2
Amazing Spider-Man #31 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #32 CGC 9.2
Amazing Spider-Man #39 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #44 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #46 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #48 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #49 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #53 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #54 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #57 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #62 CGC 9.8
Amazing Spider-Man #64 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #68 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #70 CGC 9.8
Amazing Spider-Man #76 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #77 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #80 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #87 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #88 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #91 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #92 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #94 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #96 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #100 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #112 CGC 9.8
Amazing Spider-Man #117 CGC 9.8
Amazing Spider-Man #120 CGC 9.8
Amazing Spider-Man #121 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #122 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #129 CGC 9.4

*Incredible Silver Age DCs from Brooklyn Original Owner Collection:
This unbelievable group of Silver Age DCs comes from the Brooklyn original owner collection. Almost every book is 9.6 or higher with a few 9.4s, as well. There are many fabulous issues from a number of titles to choose from. Almost every book has white or off-white to white pages. Here are the highlights of the Silver Age DCs from the Brooklyn original owner collection:

Action Comics #368 9.6
Action Comics #374 9.8
Aquaman #18 CGC 9.4
Batman #172 CGC 9.4
Batman #175 CGC 9.4
Batman #200 CGC 9.4
Batman #202 CGC 9.4
Batman #203 CGC 9.4
Batman #207 CGC 9.8
Batman #209 CGC 9.4
Batman #210 CGC 9.4
Batman #212 CGC 9.4
Batman #219 CGC 9.6
Batman #232 CGC 9.8
Batman #234 CGC 9.4
Batman #235 CGC 9.8
Batman #237 CGC 9.8
Batman #239 CGC 9.6
Batman #243 CGC 9.8
Batman #244 CGC 9.6
Brave and the Bold #57 CGC 9.4
Brave and the Bold #60 CGC 9.4
Brave and the Bold #82 CGC 9.6
Brave and the Bold #84 CGC 9.6
Brave and the Bold #88 CGC 9.8
Challengers of the Unknown #51 CGC 9.6
Challengers of the Unknown #57 CGC 9.4
Challengers of the Unknown #58 CGC 9.6
Challengers of the Unknown #74 CGC 9.4
Challengers of the Unknown #69 CGC 9.8
Detective Comics #308 CGC 9.4
Detective Comics #310 CGC 9.4
Detective Comics #334 CGC 9.8
Detective Comics #400 CGC 9.4
Detective Comics #405 CGC 9.8
Flash #158 CGC 9.6
Flash #166 CGC 9.6
Flash #175 CGC 9.4
Flash #176 CGC 9.8
Flash #180 CGC 9.4
Flash #184 CGC 9.6
Flash #189 CGC 9.6
Flash #195 CGC 9.6
Flash #196 CGC 9.6
Green Lantern #58 CGC 9.6
Green Lantern #63 CGC 9.8
Green Lantern #83 CGC 9.8
Green Lantern #86 CGC 9.6
Green Lantern #87 CGC 9.4
Metal Men #10 CGC 9.6
Metal Men #25 CGC 9.8
Metal Men #28 CGC 9.6
Metal Men #33 CGC 9.6
Metal Men #36 CGC 9.6
Metal Men #40 CGC 9.8
Sea Devils #21 CGC 9.8
Sea Devils #22 CGC 9.8
Sea Devils #24 CGC 9.6
Sea Devils #25 CGC 9.6
Sea Devils #31 CGC 9.8
Sea Devils #34 CGC 9.8
Showcase #59 CGC 9.4
Showcase #73 CGC 9.6
Star Spangled War Stories #156 CGC 9.6
Strange Adventures #207 CGC 9.6
Superman’s Girlfriend Lois Lane #77 CGC 9.6
Superman’s Girlfriend Lois Lane #86 CGC 9.6
Superman’s Girlfriend Lois Lane #95 CGC 9.6
Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #106 CGC 9.6
Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #109 CGC 9.6
Witching Hour #1 CGC 9.6

*Ultra-high-grade Silver Age Marvels and DCs from New York Comic Con:
These books were recently purchased by Pedigree Comics CEO and President Doug Schmell at the recent New York Comic Con. They were just certified last week and were scanned, inventoried and uploaded onto the auction listing this past weekend in time for the auction. Here are the highlights:

Action Comics #280 CGC 9.4
Action Comics #286 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #7 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #10 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #12 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #25 CGC 9.8
Amazing Spider-Man #34 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #50 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #52 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #57 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #77 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #80 CGC 9.6
Avengers #4 CGC 9.4
Avengers #11 CGC 9.4
Avengers #95 CGC 9.6
Batman #26 CGC 9.4
Batman #152 CGC 9.4
Batman #157 CGC 9.4
Batman #165 CGC 9.6
Batman #225 CGC 9.8
Batman #226 CGC 9.6
Batman #234 CGC 9.4
Brave and the Bold #62 9.4
Captain America #110 CGC 9.8
Detective Comics #374 CGC 9.8 (Rocky Mountain)
Detective Comics #376 CGC 9.6 (Pacific Coast)
Fantastic Four #5 CGC 9.4
Fantastic Four #9 CGC 9.4
Fantastic Four #24 CGC 9.4
Green Lantern #76 CGC 9.4
Green Lantern #80 CGC 9.6
Green Lantern #86 CGC 9.8
Green Lantern #87 CGC 9.4
Green Lantern #89 CGC 9.6
Journey Into Unknown Worlds #36 CGC 9.4
Justice League of America #45 CGC 9.6
Justice League of America #52 CGC 9.6
Justice League of America #56 CGC 9.4
Justice League of America #64 CGC 9.6
Superman #151 CGC 9.4
Superman #156 CGC 9.4
Tales of Suspense #65 CGC 9.6
Witching Hour #13 CGC 9.8

*High-grade Mixed Marvels and DCs from Baltimore Comic-Con:
These are the high-grade books that Mr. Schmell purchased at the recent Baltimore Comic-Con in early September. There are over 50 books from a myriad of titles. Almost every book is a CGC 9.6, with a few in 9.2, 9.4 and 9.8. Here are the highlights:

Amazing Spider-Man #6 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #7 CGC 9.2
Amazing Spider-Man #8 CGC 9.2
Amazing Spider-Man #9 CGC 9.2
Amazing Spider-Man #16 CGC 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man #25 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #54 CGC 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man #65 CGC 9.6
Avengers #29 CGC 9.6
Avengers #33 CGC 9.6
Batman #232 CGC 9.6
Brave and the Bold #28 CGC 9.2
Captain America #100 CGC 9.6
Captain America #117 CGC 9.4
Conan the Barbarian #12 CGC 9.6
Conan the Barbarian #15 CGC 9.8
Conan the Barbarian #19 CGC 9.8
Conan the Barbarian #22 CGC 9.8
Daredevil #2 CGC 9.4
Daredevil #4 CGC 9.6
Daredevil #16 CGC 9.6
Detective Comics #359 CGC 9.8
Fantastic Four #23 CGC 9.4
Fantastic Four #27 CGC 9.4
Fantastic Four #31 CGC 9.4
Green Lantern #7 CGC 9.2
Green Lantern #37 CGC 9.4
Green Lantern #76 CGC 9.4
Iron Man and Sub-Mariner #1 CGC 9.8
Journey Into Mystery #110 CGC 9.6
Journey Into Mystery #111 CGC 9.6
Showcase #38 CGC 9.4
Silver Surfer #4 CGC 9.4
Strange Tales #101 CGC 9.4
Superman #205 CGC 9.6
Tales to Astonish #37 CGC 9.4
Thor #149 CGC 9.6
Thor #158 CGC 9.8
X-Men #9 CGC 9.4
X-Men #10 CGC 9.6
X-Men #13 CGC 9.4
X-Men #43 CGC 9.6

*CGC 9.8 Bronze Age Marvel Consignments:
These two consignments will surely please the CGC 9.8 Bronze Age Marvel collectors out there. They consist of all CGC-certified 9.8 Marvels from the 1970s and early 1980s and include the No. 2 CGC Registry Set of Incredible Hulk #s 180–182 Wolverine! This fabulous consignment comes from the private collection of noted collector Thomas D. Pecora (known as Professor Pecora on the CGC Registry and Chat Boards), whose two Wolverine Registry Sets sold for record prices in Pedigree’s June Grand Auction. The books in his consignment are all in pristine NM / M condition. Professor Pecora only bought the finest copy available of each issue in his collection, keying on page quality and structural appearance. Hence, every book in the consignment has near-perfect to perfect centering and white pages, with only a few having off-white to white pages. Here are the highlights of the Professor Pecora collection and the other Bronze Age Marvel consignment:

2001: A Space Odyssey #8 CGC 9.8
Alpha Flight #33 CGC 9.8
Amazing Spider-Man #121 CGC 9.8
Amazing Spider-Man #122 CGC 9.8
Amazing Spider-Man #129 CGC 9.8
Amazing Spider-Man #252 CGC 9.8
Amazing Spider-Man #300 CGC 9.8
Conan the Barbarian #3 CGC 9.8
Conan the Barbarian #6 CGC 9.8
Conan the Barbarian #10 CGC 9.8
Conan the Barbarian #13 CGC 9.8
Conan the Barbarian #15 CGC 9.8
Conan the Barbarian #17 CGC 9.8
Conan the Barbarian #19 CGC 9.8
Conan the Barbarian #22 CGC 9.8
Daredevil #111 CGC 9.8
Daredevil #158 CGC 9.8
Daredevil #181 CGC 9.8 (CGC Signature Series)
Daredevil #197 CGC 9.8
Giant-Size X-Men #1 CGC 9.8
Incredible Hulk #180 CGC 9.8 (Suscha News)
Incredible Hulk #181 CGC 9.8 (Mile High II)
Incredible Hulk #182 CGC 9.8
Iron Fist #14 CGC 9.8
Iron Man #55 CGC 9.8
Marvel Team-Up #15 CGC 9.8
Marvel Team-Up #26 CGC 9.8 (Mile High II)
Power Man and Iron Fist #125 CGC 9.8
Tomb of Dracula #13 CGC 9.8
Tomb of Dracula #14 CGC 9.8
Uncanny X-Men #142 CGC 9.8
Uncanny X-Men #143 CGC 9.8
X-Men #94 CGC 9.8 (Mile High II)
X-Men #95 CGC 9.8
X-Men #96 CGC 9.8
X-Men #97 CGC 9.8
X-Men #98 CGC 9.8
X-Men #100 CGC 9.8
X-Men #102 CGC 9.8
X-Men #104 CGC 9.8
X-Men #105 CGC 9.8
X-Men #109 CGC 9.8
X-Men #120 CGC 9.8
X-Men #141 CGC 9.8

*Ultra-high-grade Silver Age DC Consignments:
The latest consignments to the auction consist of ultra-high-grade (CGC 9.4 and higher) Silver Age DCs. The first is from Long Island, New York, picked up by Mr. Schmell at the New York Comic Con. It contains over 25 books from a bunch of different titles. Here are the highlights:

80-Page Giant #2 CGC 9.4
Aquaman #3 CGC 9.8
Aquaman #25 CGC 9.4
Aquaman #32 CGC 9.4
Aquaman #37 CGC 9.8
Atom #5 CGC 9.4
Atom #9 CGC 9.6
Atom #10 CGC 9.4
Atom #29 CGC 9.6
Batman #187 CGC 9.8
Detective Comics #361 CGC 9.6
Detective Comics #381 CGC 9.6
Flash #107 CGC 9.4
Flash #168 CGC 9.6
Mystery in Space #75 CGC 9.8
Sea Devils #9 CGC 9.4
Showcase #38 CGC 9.4
Superman #221 CGC 9.8
Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #60 CGC 9.4
Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #67 CGC 9.6
Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #68 CGC 9.4
Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #135 CGC 9.4
Tales of the Unexpected #71 CGC 9.4

The second consignment comes from an original owner Silver Age DC collection out of St. Louis, Missouri. Most of the books are in CGC 9.6 condition with a bunch of 9.4s, as well, and most of the books have white pages!. There are 20 books in the consignment from a few different titles. Here are the books from the St. Louis consignment:

80-Page Giant #7 CGC 9.6
Action Comics #295 CGC 9.4
Action Comics #296 CGC 9.6
Action Comics #302 CGC 9.6
Action Comics #308 CGC 9.4
Action Comics #314 CGC 9.6
Action Comics #318 CGC 9.6
Action Comics #348 CGC 9.6
Action Comics #351 CGC 9.4
Action Comics #356 CGC 9.6
Atom #10 CGC 9.6
Detective Comics #321 CGC 9.4
Green Lantern #77 CGC 9.4
Green Lantern #78 CGC 9.4
Green Lantern #86 CGC 9.6
Justice League of America #55 CGC 9.6
Mystery in Space #84 CGC 9.6
Superman #162 CGC 9.6
Wonder Woman #127 CGC 9.6
Wonder Woman #144 CGC 9.4

If you have any questions or comments about the consignment process, any of the auction lots or about the Grand Auction in general, as well as how to consign your high-grade CGC-certified books to Pedigree’s upcoming January 2014 Grand Auction, please contact Mr. Schmell at 561-422-1120 (office) or 561-596-9111 (cell) or at DougSchmell@pedigreecomics.com. For any financial related and consignment payment questions, please contact Pedigree's CFO, Lisa Shapiro, at Lisa@pedigreecomics.com and for any technical related questions or concerns, please contact their webmaster at WebDesigner@pedigreecomics.com.



This is a guest article. The thoughts and opinions in this piece are those of their author and are not necessarily the thoughts of the Certified Collectibles Group.




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