More Mint Magazine Mania in Pedigree Comics' April Grand Auction!
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Major Magazine Mania! Our upcoming April auction will feature a brand new original owner collection of super high grade, all CGC certified magazines. The auction is scheduled to begin in just over two (2) weeks, on the night of Monday, April 13th and last for ten (10) days until the night of Thursday, April 23rd as a separate event on the Pedigree Comics website (www.PedigreeComics.com). There is no Buyers Premium on any of the lots in the auction and every listing will have no reserve. Every book is CGC graded and the minimum bid is only $20 for the magazines and $100 for the comic books in this auction. You can begin to view the initial high grade Marvel comics and high grade magazines in the Auction Preview right now (over 200 magazines and comic books). Just go to the Pedigree Comics website and click on the Auction banner.

This auction will also feature a low to mid-grade consignment of early Silver Age Marvels, including almost every key, from a collection out of Norfolk, Virginia (the Forrest Brothers Collection) that was put together by two brothers growing up in the 1960's and early 1970's. There are some early runs of Amazing Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, Journey Into Mystery, Strange Tales, Tales of Suspense and Tales to Astonish. Keys include Amazing Fantasy 15, Amazing spider-Man 14, Avengers 1, Avengers 4, Daredevil 1, Daredevil 7, Fantastic Four 1, Fantastic Four 5, Fantastic Four 12, Journey Into Mystery 85, Sgt. Fury 1, Strange Tales 101, Strange Tales 110, Tales of Suspense 39, Tales to Astonish 27 and Tales to Astonish 35. The Forrest Brothers consignment also contains a bunch of Atlas/Marvel pre-hero monster books plus a nice group of Timely's (All Winners Comics, Captain America and Human Torch).

Please check this space and the Pedigree Comics website each week over the next few weeks for all the latest news, highlights and features from the Forrest Brothers Collection. Many of the books are being finalized at CGC's headquarters and will be scanned and uploaded to the Auction Preview within the next week.

The brand new magazines come from an original owner collection from the mid-West of super high grade Gold Key Star Treks and mostly Warren Magazines. The collection contains around 100 high grade magazines, all CGC certified, almost all in 9.6 and higher grade! There are some Marvel magazines in the collection but most are Warrens, including fabulous groups of Creepy, Eerie, Famous Monsters of Filmland and Vampirella. Almost every magazines is either the highest or second highest certified copy so far. EVERY magazine from the collection is being auctioned without a reserve and the minimum bid is only $20.00. Here are the highlights from the brand new original owner magazine collection:

Creepy 8 9.4
Creepy 54 9.6
Creepy 56 9.4
Creepy 57 9.4
Creepy 59 9.8
Creepy 62 9.6
Creepy 65 9.8
Creepy 67 9.8
Creepy 68 9.8
Creepy 77 9.8
Creepy 82 9.8
Creepy 83 9.8
Creepy 88 9.8
Creepy 107 9.8
Deadly Hands of Kung Fu 2 9.8
Deadly Hands of Kung Fu 6 9.6
Deadly Hands of Kung Fu 7 9.8
Deadly Hands of Kung Fu 15 9.8
Dracula Lives 8 9.6
Dracula Lives 10 9.6
Eerie 32 9.6
Eerie 42 9.8
Eerie 45 9.6
Eerie 47 9.4
Eerie 52 9.4
Eerie 56 9.6
Eerie 57 9.6
Eerie 58 9.4
Eerie 60 9.8
Eerie 63 9.8
Eerie 65 9.4
Eerie 90 9.6
Eerie 97 9.8
Eerie Annual 1971 9.6
Famous Monsters of Filmland 95 9.4
Famous Monsters of Filmland 106 9.4
Famous Monsters of Filmland 109 9.4
Famous Monsters of Filmland 110 9.6
Famous Monsters of Filmland 116 9.6
Famous Monsters of Filmland 118 9.4
Famous Monsters of Filmland 141 9.8
Famous Monsters of Filmland 145 9.6
Famous Monsters of Filmland 162 9.8
Famous Monsters of Filmland 200 9.8
Marvel Preview 1 9.8
Marvel Preview 2 9.8
Marvel Preview 7 9.4
Marvel Preview 15 9.8
Marvel Super Special 18 9.8
Monster Masdness 3 9.6
Planet of the Apes 4 9.8
Savage Sword of Conan 1 9.6
Savage Sword of Conan 2 9.8
Savage Sword of Conan 29 9.8
Savage Sword of Conan Annual 1 9.8
Savage Tales 6 9.8
Savage Tales 10 9.8
Vampirella 8 9.4
Vampirella 15 9.4
Vampirella 18 9.4
Vampirella 22 9.8
Vampirella 25 9.4
Vampirella 29 9.4
Vampirella 32 9.4
Vampirella 34 9.4
Vampirella 37 9.4
Vampirella 39 9.4
Vampirella 50 9.4
Vampirella 60 9.6
Vampirella 63 9.6
Vampirella 66 9.6
Vampirella 68 9.8
Vampirella 72 9.8
Vampirella 77 9.6
Vampirella 78 9.8
Vampirella 79 9.6
Vampirella 80 9.4
Vampirella 88 9.8
Vampirella 92 9.6
Vampirella 93 9.8
Vampirella 100 9.4

If you have high grade CGC certified comic books to sell or consign, do yourself a favor and contact Pedigree Comics' CEO and President, Doug Schmell. Please go to the site (www.PedigreeComics.com)and read the following for all consignment information or contact him directly at (561) 422-1120 or (561) 596-911 or by email at DougSchmell@pedigreecomics.com.

We are still accepting consignments for the April Grand Auction and will continue to do so until the night of Monday, April 13th. The sooner you consign your books the more exposure they will receive. We aggressively promote and advertise each auction and send periodic newsletters to all of our over 24,000 customers announcing the auction items. We also offer generous cash advances for quality consignments so check the site for consignment instructions and get your books in now.

Mr. Schmell invites you to take advantage of Pedigree’s many outstanding services. Consignors maximize their profits selling in the Grand Auction, more so than on any other auction site or auction house. We do not charge a buyers’ premium, an amount that most bidders take into consideration when bidding in other sites (the bidders simply deduct the buyers’ premium amount, usually 20% of the winning price, from their final bid, meaning less $$ to the consignor and more to the auction site). The higher the value of your book(s) that sell in a Grand Auction, the more $$ you take home under Pedigree Comics’ Climbing Scale as follows:

     A Climbing Scale is in effect for consigned comics with a winning bid as follows:
            10% Commission for any consigned item that sells up to $10,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $90% of the final bid price);  
              9% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $10,000 and up to $25,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $91% of the final bid price);  
              8% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $25,000 and up to $50,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $92% of the final bid price);  
              6% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $50,000 and up to $100,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $94% of the final bid price);   
              5% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $100,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $95% of the final bid price).   
     
We consistently set new sales records for Golden Age, Silver Age and Bronze Age comic books in each of our bi-monthly auctions and we do not saturate the market with the same material each month. Grand Auctions are unique and exciting, with brand new CGC certified and diversified, highest quality material in each event. Why take home less $$ and settle for less by consigning with someone else?

There are three easy ways to consign your books to our upcoming March Grand Auction. The only criteria is that the books must be CGC graded and worth no less than $100.00. If you have high grade raw books that you want to have certified and sold in the January auction or a future Grand Auction, you can utilize our Raw To Riches Consignment Service, in which we will have your books certified under our account and will lay out all the CGC grading fees in advance for you (refer to the website and our Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide advertisement for all the details of the Raw to Riches Consignment Service). Here is how to consign:

1. Ship your books to our offices in Wellington, Florida. We will inventory, scan and upload each book into the Grand Auction listing. The items will be listed under your personal account and you will receive email notification at the conclusion of the auction with a list of every consigned book that sold along with the winning bid made.

2. Email the scans of the books you wish to consign directly to us at DougSchmell@pedigreecomics.com. We will format and upload each scan onto our server and then put each book into the Grand Auction listing. Please use a .jpeg format with the resolution set at 72 and the pixel width at no more than 1200 for optimal clarity. If you do not have a scanner you can use a digital camera.

3. You can upload your own scans, item information, book descriptions and reserve amounts, if any, by utilizing our Automated Consignment System. Just register onto the site (www.PedigreeComics.com) and login, click the “Customer Page” tab under “Your Account” and then click “Consignments” (under the “Auctions” heading). You will then be able to enter the Pedigree Comics Consignment Management System and list your own CGC certified books. We will receive an email once you have uploaded the scan and book information for each individual item into the system and we will then review the information imparted for accuracy. The item(s) will then be added to the Grand Auction listing to be bid on. You will be amazed how simple it is to use the Automated Consignment System.        

If you have any questions or comments about the consignment process, any of the auction lots or about the April Grand Auction in general, 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 our CFO, Lisa Shapiro, at LisaJoy@pedigreecomics.com and for any technical related questions or concerns, please contact our Web Master at WebDesigner@pedigecomics.com.

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