Action Comics #1 CGC 8.5 for Sale On ComicConnect
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51 minutes ago, Mmehdy said:

it is my understanding you can clean the staples without losing the color of the holder ? buy they have to be the original staples, 15  years  allowed the change?

By all accounts the rust on the staples previously was very minimal.  Early on CGC was much more liberal with the use of label notes and stricter with the PQ.  Even today, you can resubmit a book and get the label notes removed.  This doesn't mean the staples were cleaned or replaced.  

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1 hour ago, szavisca said:

Shrug no inside info here so maybe you know some of the actual bidders, but as infrequently as these come around in blue labels I could see a megaimillionaire wanting an unrestored copy bad might have been more willing to bid up on the 4.0 on HA if he thought no other blue label copy was going to come available for a few years, but decided to pass and go all out for the 8.5.  I could very easily see the bidders for both of these copies being some of the same people....but just a wild conjecture I admit!

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2 hours ago, szavisca said:

Shrug no inside info here so maybe you know some of the actual bidders, but as infrequently as these come around in blue labels I could see a megaimillionaire wanting an unrestored copy bad might have been more willing to bid up on the 4.0 on HA if he thought no other blue label copy was going to come available for a few years, but decided to pass and go all out for the 8.5.  I could very easily see the bidders for both of these copies being some of the same people....but just a wild conjecture I admit!

If someone wants a copy bad enough and has the cash, they don’t need to wait for an auction :)

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10 minutes ago, batman_fan said:

Looks to me like he color touched his hair

All natural baby!

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1 hour ago, G.A.tor said:

All natural baby!

hm  I would definitely want to have you graded to make sur you would garner a blue label :baiting:

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1 hour ago, G.A.tor said:

All natural baby!

 

5 minutes ago, batman_fan said:

hm  I would definitely want to have you graded to make sur you would garner a blue label :baiting:

Does gray hair affect the grade?  :insane:

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1 hour ago, G.A.tor said:

All natural baby!

hm               :roflmao:

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8 minutes ago, woowoo said:

hm               :roflmao:

Don’t be jealous

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1 hour ago, G.A.tor said:

Don’t be jealous

You know I am grey beard and all :cry:

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7 hours ago, G.A.tor said:

Cleaned staples result in a blue/purple label generally and replaced staples in green label

My concern here is the pages quality went up..to white which would seem to me to be at the most at risk with rusty staples, the non disclosure is very troubling to me...especially a book of this statute and the prices that are about to being paid...seems unfair at the very least. By cleaning them, and  it changes the label...it implies the condition of the staple is material, and should be disclosed.

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51 minutes ago, Mmehdy said:

My concern here is the pages quality went up..to white which would seem to me to be at the most at risk with rusty staples, the non disclosure is very troubling to me...especially a book of this statute and the prices that are about to being paid...seems unfair at the very least. By cleaning them, and  it changes the label...it implies the condition of the staple is material, and should be disclosed.

 

7 hours ago, buttock said:

By all accounts the rust on the staples previously was very minimal.  Early on CGC was much more liberal with the use of label notes and stricter with the PQ.  Even today, you can resubmit a book and get the label notes removed.  This doesn't mean the staples were cleaned or replaced.  

 

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8 hours ago, Mmehdy said:

My concern here is the pages quality went up..to white which would seem to me to be at the most at risk with rusty staples, the non disclosure is very troubling to me...especially a book of this statute and the prices that are about to being paid...seems unfair at the very least. By cleaning them, and  it changes the label...it implies the condition of the staple is material, and should be disclosed.

The staples were not cleaned. The rust is still there

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I'm being told that the rust is more than I understood.  Maybe the book has fuzzy eyebrows.  

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it seems to me like the guy who bought the other two high-grade Action #1's from Metro would also buy this example to corner the market.

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Yeah, but not much of a market to corner if you're the only guy buying comics at the 2M price point.  Who are you going to sell to? 

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On 5/27/2018 at 4:28 AM, KirbyJack said:

Hit the button!

hm

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