Hunting the 6 variants of Batman 457 (1st Tim Drake ROBIN)
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Yes, the cover has some stains just behind Robin in the moon and there's an indent on the back not mentioned in the description.

 

The seller mentioned to me that a friend had sold him a box of comics that contained 5 copies of BA #12 which he made a killing on, so after something like that I don't think he was as excited about the rarity of a 2nd print newsstand comic.

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True, 8 so far, I'll keep looking for more.

 

The two that I've found on eBay both came from Florida so now I'm curious about where others have found their copies.

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I found mine in Florida, as well.

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I found mine in Florida, as well.

 

Whoa, now that's interesting!

 

3 of 8 copies from Florida? What are the odds of that?

 

Burr925 who sold his copy on eBay was from Missouri and Cpt Kirk got his copy from Jaded Savage who's in Wisconsin.

 

 

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Nice catch and that was a great find for a dollar. So that makes 9!

 

Interesting, another copy with the barcode markered out.

 

 

Had a blast cherry-picking from the new dollar boxes at my LCS...

 

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That's pretty sweet! Had no idea. Now I need to go check my other copies as well... (thumbs u

 

Looks like I knocked out 3 of the variants with one swing!

 

I'll need to check the condition closely when I get home. I may slab it or just sell it raw. Will be interesting to see how the market reacts...

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10th known copy on eBay this morning, also from Florida. I'll be getting it slabbed as well.

 

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Checked mine and it's a 1st print direct with the "000", I'm guessing that's the most common version?

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What am I missing. Where are the 000 or 456 on the indicia?

I have looked and looked and see no difference.

 

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It's in the printing below the splash on page 1...where it says the book title, number, volume, etc

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It's in the printing below the splash on page 1...where it says the book title, number, volume, etc

 

Thanks

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What am I missing. Where are the 000 or 456 on the indicia?

I have looked and looked and see no difference.

 

 

Some quick pics to show the difference;

 

SAME COVER for 1st print newsstand

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Thanks for bringing it down for me and showing the picture.

I see it finally doh!:insane:

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What's the approximate value of #457 1st Print Newsstand with #000? Haven't seen any recent sales for this specific book on eBay, although some of them might have been sold without it being known.

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Found a 457 newsstand with the 000 error just a week ago.

 

:headbang:

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I have 3 of them with the #000. I don't think CGC is aware of this error, because I have another that was graded a few months back and nothing was noted on the Label.

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Found an auction up for a 2nd print newsstand...this is the first without a buyitnow so should be interesting. I wonder if it's a boardie and if it's one of the 10 known copies or an 11th.

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/302194508014

 

 

 

UPDATE: Seems like it is indeed one of the 10 known copies and not an 11th - the seller's copy is featured in this 2015 article; http://comicbookinvest.com/2015/07/15/the-six-variants-of-batman-457/

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