Pedigree Comics' Special High Grade Elkhart Collection Auction Ends Tonight, Thursday July 23rd!

1 post in this topic

1,230 posts

Our High Grade CGC Certified Elkhart Collection Auction ends tonight, Thursday July 23rd.  The auction began on the night of Monday, July 13th and lasts for ten (10) days as a separate event on the Pedigree Comics website ( The first lot (Amazing Adventures #4 8.0) ends at 7:43 PM EST on Thursday, July 23rd and the last lot (X-Men #139 9.8) ends at 11:30 PM EST. There is no Buyers Premium on any of the lots in the auction and EVERY lot is listed without a reserve. Every book is CGC graded and the minimum bid is only $20 for this special auction. You can view and bid on all the high grade comics in the Auction Listing right now (566 books). Just go to the Pedigree Comics website and click on the Auction banner.

The Elkhart Collection is a high grade (the majority of the books are 8.0 and higher with many in 9.0 and higher) CGC graded collection of mostly Silver Age Marvels (and DC's) out of Elkhart, Indiana. The collection consists of over 550 comics and spans the years 1961 through the mid 1970's and features almost every Marvel super-hero title imaginable plus many DC ones. The collector primarily bought super-hero titles including Amazing Spider-Man, Avengers, Brave and the Bold, Captain America, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, Fantastic Four, Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Journey Into Mystery, Justice League of America, Showcase, Tales of Suspense, Tales to Astonish, Thor and X-Men. There are also nice runs of other titles such as Amazing Adventures, Astonishing Tales, Conan the Barbarian, DC Special, Fear, Frankenstein, Kamandi, Marvel Super-Heroes, Mister Miracle, Sgt. Fury and more. Almost every book has off-white to white or white pages and not a single book has been pressed!

Here are the highlighted runs of high grade issues from the Elkhart Collection:

This is a high grade CGC certified run of 1960's Amazing Spider-Man from issue #20 through issue #57 (over 35 books in total). Every book from the run has off-white to white or white pages. Almost every book is an 8.0 or higher. Here are the highlights:

Amazing Spider-Man 20 9.0
Amazing Spider-Man 21 9.0
Amazing Spider-Man 23 9.2
Amazing Spider-Man 24 8.5
Amazing Spider-Man 26 8.5
Amazing Spider-Man 27 9.2
Amazing Spider-Man 29 9.2
Amazing Spider-Man 31 9.0
Amazing Spider-Man 32 9.0
Amazing Spider-Man 33 8.5
Amazing Spider-Man 34 8.5
Amazing Spider-Man 41 8.0
Amazing Spider-Man 43 9.0
Amazing Spider-Man 44 9.2
Amazing Spider-Man 47 9.2
Amazing Spider-Man 50 8.5
Amazing Spider-Man 51 9.2
Amazing Spider-Man 53 9.0
Amazing Spider-Man 54 9.0

The high grade CGC certified Fantastic Four run goes from issue #6 through issue #45 (over 30 books in total). Almost every book has off-white to white pages and the rest have white. Almost every book is an 8.0 or higher. Here are the highlights:

Fantastic Four 6 6.0
Fantastic Four 16 8.0
Fantastic Four 17 9.0
Fantastic Four 18 8.0
Fantastic four 22 9.2
Fantastic Four 23 9.0
Fantastic Four 24 8.5
Fantastic Four 26 8.0
Fantastic Four 27 9.0
Fantastic Four 28 9.0
Fantastic Four 29 9.0
Fantastic Four 30 9.4
Fantastic Four 31 9.0
Fantastic Four 32 9.0
Fantastic Four 33 9.0
Fantastic Four 34 8.5
Fantastic Four 35 9.0
Fantastic Four 37 8.5
Fantastic Four 38 9.0
Fantastic Four 39 8.5
Fantastic Four 40 8.5
Fantastic Four 44 8.5
Fantastic Four 45 9.0

This is a gorgeous run of Journey Into Mystery from #90 through #125 (25 issues in total). Most of the books are 8.0 and higher. Almost all of the best issues of the run are included. Here are the highlights:

Journey Into Mystery 90 8.0
Journey Into Mystery 91 8.5
Journey Into Mystery 92 8.5
Journey Into Mystery 93 9.2
Journey Into Mystery 95 8.5
Journey Into Mystery 96 9.0
Journey Into Mystery 97 8.5
Journey Into Mystery 103 8.5
Journey Into Mystery 107 8.5
Journey Into Mystery 108 8.5
Journey Into Mystery 110 8.5
Journey Into Mystery 112 8.5
Journey Into Mystery 114 8.5
Journey Into Mystery 121 9.0
Journey Into Mystery 123 8.5
Journey Into Mystery 124 8.5

This is a very deep run (the deepest and best of the Elkhart Collection) that starts with issue #43 and goes until the final issue of the run, issue #101 (49 issues in total). There are many great, high grade TTA's to choose from and almost every book is an 8.5 or higher. Here are the highlights:

Tales to Astonish 43 8.5
Tales to Astonish 44 8.5
Tales to Astonish 45 9.0
Tales to Astonish 46 9.0
Tales to Astonish 47 9.2
Tales to Astonish 50 8.5
Tales to Astonish 53 9.0
Tales to Astonish 54 8.5
Tales to Astonish 58 9.0
Tales to Astonish 63 9.0
Tales to Astonish 64 9.0
Tales to Astonish 67 8.5
Tales to Astonish 68 8.5
Tales to Astonish 69 8.5
Tales to Astonish 71 8.5
Tales to Astonish 73 8.5
Tales to Astonish 75 8.5
Tales to Astonish 77 8.5
Tales to Astonish 79 8.5
Tales to Astonish 89 9.0
Tales to Astonish 93 8.5
Tales to Astonish 96 9.2
Tales to Astonish 99 9.0
Tales to Astonish 100 9.0

If you have any questions or comments about the Elkhart Collection Auction, please contact Pedigree Comics CEO and President, Doug Schmell at (561) 422-1120 (office) or (561) 596-9111 (cell) or at For any financial related and consignment payment questions, please contact our CFO, Lisa Shapiro, at and for any technical related questions or concerns, please contact our Web Master at

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now