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38K. Didn't budge.

 

 

Still not too shabby at all.

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I agree that having the live auction does pump up prices... The market is very strong but the real ha bargains are coming on sat. 175 k price stunned me as I predicted 100k...

 

How many copes of Suspense 3 exist ?

 

It was always considered RARE by Overstreet, but how rare is rare ?

 

Total copies had no bearing on the final suspense 3 price, what did matter is 2 people (maybe more) were confident there is only one 9.0 and none better.

 

You dont know what ur talking about as regarding total copies had no effect on final price.

 

And saying that what did matter is that 2 people (maybe more) were confident there is only one 9.0 and none better is a nonsensical comment.

 

So my question remains - how many copies of Suspense 3 exist ? anybody know ?

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I agree that having the live auction does pump up prices... The market is very strong but the real ha bargains are coming on sat. 175 k price stunned me as I predicted 100k...

 

How many copes of Suspense 3 exist ?

 

It was always considered RARE by Overstreet, but how rare is rare ?

 

Total copies had no bearing on the final suspense 3 price, what did matter is 2 people (maybe more) were confident there is only one 9.0 and none better.

 

You dont know what ur talking about as regarding total copies had no effect on final price.

 

And saying that what did matter is that 2 people (maybe more) were confident there is only one 9.0 and none better is a nonsensical comment.

 

So my question remains - how many copies of Suspense 3 exist ? anybody know ?

 

The answer is no one knows what they cannot possibly know.

 

This is a known unknown - how's that for nonsensical.

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Not any above 9.0.... The price is staggering 175,000 +... It puts the book in a different universe.

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I agree that having the live auction does pump up prices... The market is very strong but the real ha bargains are coming on sat. 175 k price stunned me as I predicted 100k...

 

How many copes of Suspense 3 exist ?

 

It was always considered RARE by Overstreet, but how rare is rare ?

 

Total copies had no bearing on the final suspense 3 price, what did matter is 2 people (maybe more) were confident there is only one 9.0 and none better.

 

You dont know what ur talking about as regarding total copies had no effect on final price.

 

And saying that what did matter is that 2 people (maybe more) were confident there is only one 9.0 and none better is a nonsensical comment.

 

So my question remains - how many copies of Suspense 3 exist ? anybody know ?

 

The answer is no one knows what they cannot possibly know.

 

This is a known unknown - how's that for nonsensical.

 

The census shows 20 copies unrestored

 

Overstreet lists as RARE

 

U are useless on this subject

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Not any above 9.0.... The price is staggering 175,500.... It puts the book in a different universe.

 

I don't understand this price

 

Still trying to compute

 

As an old time collector I know Overstret always listed this book as RARE

 

But seriously...outside of comic fandom...how many people in pop culture know/care about this book ?

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Not any above 9.0.... The price is staggering 175,500.... It puts the book in a different universe.

 

I don't understand this price

 

Still trying to compute

 

As an old time collector I know Overstret always listed this book as RARE

 

But seriously...outside of comic fandom...how many people in pop culture know/care about this book ?

 

Here we are in agreement, the price is shocking and tough to explain other than to say it is a one of a kind, rare and interesting object.

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Not any above 9.0.... The price is staggering 175,500.... It puts the book in a different universe.

 

I don't understand this price

 

Still trying to compute

 

As an old time collector I know Overstret always listed this book as RARE

 

But seriously...outside of comic fandom...how many people in pop culture know/care about this book ?

 

Here we are in agreement, the price is shocking and tough to explain other than to say it a one of a kind, rare and interesting object.

 

lol

 

like i said... u r useless

 

hahaha

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I thought the Timely's were hotter than the Torch

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I would guess around 50+ copies.

 

I used to keep track years ago and stopped counting at around 35.

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I would guess around 50+ copies.

 

I used to keep track years ago and stopped counting at around 35.

 

I think it's next to impossible to know. The Overstreet "scarce" and "rare" designations never fit the technical definitions he gave them. I think they really meant:

 

Rare = almost never see a copy

 

Scarce = pretty hard to find a copy

 

Once eBay got rolling and the Heritage archives became available, it was evident that his designations were wide of the mark on some books. But I don't think he often -- if ever -- removed the "scarce" or "rare" designation from a listing. On the flip side, there are some truly rare books -- as in probably fewer than 10 copies exist -- that have never been noted in the guide.

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I would guess around 50+ copies.

 

I used to keep track years ago and stopped counting at around 35.

 

I know Gerber always said it was RARE

 

But seriously...who cares ? I dont get this book

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I would guess around 50+ copies.

 

I used to keep track years ago and stopped counting at around 35.

 

I know Gerber always said it was RARE

 

But seriously...who cares ? I dont get this book

 

Huh? You were the one who brought it up! :makepoint:

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I would guess around 50+ copies.

 

I used to keep track years ago and stopped counting at around 35.

 

I think it's next to impossible to know. The Overstreet "scarce" and "rare" designations never fit the technical definitions he gave them. I think they really meant:

 

Rare = almost never see a copy

 

Scarce = pretty hard to find a copy

 

Once eBay got rolling and the Heritage archives became available, it was evident that his designations were wide of the mark on some books. But I don't think he often -- if ever -- removed the "scarce" or "rare" designation from a listing. On the flip side, there are some truly rare books -- as in probably fewer than 10 copies exist -- that have never been noted in the guide.

 

THis book only makes sense to the ultimate comic geek

 

And I confess, I am one

 

Still ...

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I would guess around 50+ copies.

 

I used to keep track years ago and stopped counting at around 35.

 

I know Gerber always said it was RARE

 

But seriously...who cares ? I dont get this book

 

Huh? You were the one who brought it up! :makepoint:

 

I meant . . . who would pay this kind of money for this book

 

Im intrigued as a comic book geek following Suspense # 3 all my life

 

Not "who cares" to discuss this :makepoint:

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It's this simple: it was featured prominently in the photo journal guide. Without that placement it goes for quite a bit less today IMO

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I think the Suspense #3 slabbed 9.0 sold for a reasonable price, as it hammered for less than a Hulk 181 Cgc 9.9 which I believe sold for about $182,000 2 years ago, and less than Todd McFarlane original art McSpidey covers in the $200k to $300k range. Congrats to whichever (worship) Big Fish was the top bidder. A shrewd purchase for a Schombourg collector. :applause:

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It's this simple: it was featured prominently in the photo journal guide. Without that placement it goes for quite a bit less today IMO

 

 

 

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It's this simple: it was featured prominently in the photo journal guide. Without that placement it goes for quite a bit less today IMO

 

:headbang:

 

Thats part of it for sure

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Not any above 9.0.... The price is staggering 175,500.... It puts the book in a different universe.

 

I don't understand this price

 

Still trying to compute

 

As an old time collector I know Overstret always listed this book as RARE

 

But seriously...outside of comic fandom...how many people in pop culture know/care about this book ?

 

Here we are in agreement, the price is shocking and tough to explain other than to say it a one of a kind, rare and interesting object.

 

There is a new major player in the market at this time

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