Original Owner Silver Age/Bronze "Cereal Box" Collection of 6,000 books
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heres a live list

 

http://ivegotneatstuff.com/original-owner-cereal-box-comic-book-collection-from-massachusetts

 

 

This collection of approximately 6,000 books was recently purchased in New England from the brother of the original owner, who stored his books by taking a cereal box - cutting it in half "vertically" - and then putting the comics into a thin plastic bag (comic bags not widely available then I guess) and carefully sandwiching them in between the two halves of the box.

 

He would then encircle them with a piece of string which had each end tied to a rubber band - allowing for stretching..

 

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The collection has almost every Marvel title from the period of 1963 or 64 up to about 1980. Also, almost every issue is there - including the keys. Most are in mid grade - but there are many in the 8.0 to 9.8 area.

 

Amazing Spider-man starting at about #16 up

Fantastic Four starting at around #20 up

Avengers starting around #10 and up

X-Men starting around #5 and up

Iron Man from #1 up

Hulk #5 and 6 and then starting at #102 and up - including #181 in approximately 9.4 to 9.6 condition

Daredevil #9 and up

Conan #1 and up

Star Wars #1 and up

Other titles include

Green Lantern

The Flash

Detective Comics

Batman

Action Comics

Superman

Brave and the Bold

Tales to Astonish

Tales of Suspense

House of Mystery

House of Suspense

 

Almost every key is included in this collection - including but not limited to Spider-man #121, 122, 129, Hulk 180, 181, 182, X-Men 94, Conan #1, Iron Man #1, Silver Surfer #1 and #4, First appearance of Swamp Thing in House of Secrets, 2 copies of Star Wars #1, 2 copies of Dr. Strange #1, Tomb of Dracula #1 and #10 and many more. Very early issues of the Marvel titles were not present as indicated above (i.e., Spiderman from around #1-15 etc... were not there)

 

If you have requests - just ask and I will try to get that one scanned and posted..etc. Not listing the Hulk 181 yet..might be auctioned.

 

Most books which are worth grading will be sent away to be graded...but some will not be - starting with this one (just because it was sitting in front of me!)

 

Buyer pays shipping...and we will combine orders of course..

 

USPS Priority Mail shipping and we prefer PayPal. PM's are OK but first :takeit: on the thread gets it. Payment expected within 24 hours or book might be "relisted".

 

Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1

1.8 condition

$35 SOLD

 

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Amazing Spider-Man Annual #2

Fair condition

$9

 

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Amazing Spider-Man Annual/Special #4

Good condition

$9

 

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Amazing Spider-Man Annual/Special #5

40 pg Red Skull story

1st app Peter Parkers parents

$12

 

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Amazing Spider-Man Annual/Special #6

4.0 (back cover tear)

$5

 

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Amazing Spider-Man Annual/Special #7

7.5 condition

$15

 

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Amazing Spider-Man Annual/Special #8

5.5 (crease on back cover-breaks color)

$10

 

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Amazing Spider-Man Annual/Special #10

7.0 condition

Origin of the Human Fly

$9

 

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Amazing Spider-Man Annual/Special #11

7.5 Condition

$5

 

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Amazing Spider-Man Annual/Special #12

Hulk !!!!!! ARRRGHHHH

9.0 condition (really nice copy except for bottom right corner crease)

$4

 

 

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Deadly Hands of Kung Fu

9.4 to 9.6 condition (slight crease that breaks color at top. slight 3 mm scuff along spine)

Perfect book to have Neil Adams sign for the CGC signing event!

 

$60 or best offer

 

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Amazing Spider-Man #16

Fair condition

$25 SOLD!

 

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Sorry if these are a bit "out of order" at first.. but I will try to straighten them out a bit as we go..

 

As far as the keys..I'm waiting for the scans...but will put them up ASAP. Probably will not be today though..

 

Green Lantern #61

Golden Age Green Lantern Crossover

Good Condition

$7 or b/o

 

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Here's a key!

Amazing Spider-Man #129

9.2ish!

(Same book as here http://boards.collectors-society.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Board=50&Number=4627258&Searchpage=1&Main=216196&Words=&topic=0&Search=true#Post4627258)

 

I'm asking $750 - as it has a shot at being a 9.4 (last sale $1,100) and the last two sales in 9.0 to 9.2 were in the $700's)

Pages seem pretty white to me! Sharp copy!

 

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Brave and the Bold #47

Strange Sports Stories by Infantino

Fair Condition

$3.50

 

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Mystery in Space #86

Fair condition

$5

 

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Brave and the Bold #65

Flash and Doom Patrol

Good Condition

$5

 

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Metal Men #19

Good Condition

$5

 

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Mystery in Space #73

Poor condition (top part of cover sent back to get their freakin 5 cent credit grrrrrrrrrr)

$4

 

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Amazing Spider-Man #204

9.4 condition

$7

 

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Silver Surfer #2

2.0 condition (crease/bit o water damage)

$9

 

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Prices/grades on #1, 3 through 11 are coming.. dont have a scan for 1 or #4 yet but thats coming too!

 

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Silver Surfer #4

3.5 condition

$55

 

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Silver Surfer #5

7.0 condition

$15

 

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Silver Surfer #6

 

 

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Silver Surfer #7

 

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Silver Surfer #8

 

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Silver Surfer #9

 

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Silver Surfer #10

 

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Silver Surfer #11

5.0 condition

$11

 

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Silver Surfer #12

5.5 condition

$15

 

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Silver Surfer #13

2.0 condition (top right corner torn by friction caused by Surfers board)

$4

 

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Silver Surfer #14

Silver Surfer and Spider-Man have an intense argument

5.5 condition

$19

 

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Silver Surfer #15

Silver Surfer vs Human Torch (RIP)

4.0 to 5.0

$12

 

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Silver Surfer #16

4.0

$7

 

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Silver Surfer #17

3.5

$6

 

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Silver Surfer #18

3.5

$5

 

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Strange Adventures #243

2nd to last issue

6.0 condition

$5

 

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This looks promising. I hope to find some DC 10 and 12cts in mid-high. :popcorn:

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have fun....I'd like to know how the TOS 39-70 look and if you've got any in 7.0 or higher. PM me that list please.

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Yeah, I'm curious to see what the IM #1 looks like... :popcorn:

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I'd be interested in the Spider-woman, John Carter Warlord of Mars, Conan, Godzilla and 2001: A Space Odyssey runs, if they are there.

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Amazing Spider-Man #16

Fair condition

$25

 

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Per PM.

 

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Amazing Spider-Man #16

Fair condition

$25

 

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Per PM.

 

:takeit:

 

There is nothing like a well-loved key. I wonder how many times that book has been read. :cloud9:

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I'd be interested in the Spider-woman, John Carter Warlord of Mars, Conan, Godzilla and 2001: A Space Odyssey runs, if they are there.

 

They are ALL there :)

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I'd be interested in the Spider-woman, John Carter Warlord of Mars, Conan, Godzilla and 2001: A Space Odyssey runs, if they are there.

 

They are ALL there :)

 

Can you send me a PM with an estimate on what kind of grades or in these and photos or a representative few?

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Amazing Spider-Man #16

Fair condition

$25

 

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Per PM.

 

:takeit:

 

There is nothing like a well-loved key. I wonder how many times that book has been read. :cloud9:

 

My professional guess is the book was read 2 times.

 

Maybe 2 and a half times, maybe.

 

By the Samsonite Gorilla.

 

:D

 

 

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Amazing Spider-Man #16

Fair condition

$25

 

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Per PM.

 

:takeit:

 

There is nothing like a well-loved key. I wonder how many times that book has been read. :cloud9:

 

My professional guess is the book was read 2 times.

 

Maybe 2 and a half times, maybe.

 

By the Samsonite Gorilla.

 

:D

 

 

:signfunny:

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I'm takin a break! will post more later tonight

 

Tease.

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Amazing Spider-Man #16

Fair condition

$25

 

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Per PM.

 

:takeit:

 

There is nothing like a well-loved key. I wonder how many times that book has been read. :cloud9:

 

My professional guess is the book was read 2 times.

 

Maybe 2 and a half times, maybe.

 

By the Samsonite Gorilla.

 

:D

 

 

lol Only if he also stuffed into his pillow case between readings.

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OK - here come some goodies..

 

I just put Silver Surfer #4 up above..(3.5 for $55) and also will be putting up Ghost Rider #1 (2 copies), Marvel Spotlight Ghost Riders, Star Wars 1, Green Lantern 59 (Hal Jordan), House of Secrets #92 (might be grading that one), FF 48, 49 and 50 and some nice Avengers (including some Neal Adams beauties! )

 

 

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