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I'm a retired firefighter, I've seen a lot of burned things after a fire. Any one ever seen or have a CGC case damaged by fire? With comic still in it?! Post pics! I might even buy it from you for my retirement wall in my office... we had a propane tank from a grill that exploded flat! We mounted it on the wall at the station. It was cool looking...our lawyer says we don't know how it got to the station:devil:...and up on the wall.

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On 8/1/2020 at 9:49 AM, Trifisherjoe said:

I'm a retired firefighter, I've seen a lot of burned things after a fire. Any one ever seen or have a CGC case damaged by fire? With comic still in it?! Post pics! I might even buy it from you for my retirement wall in my office... we had a propane tank from a grill that exploded flat! We mounted it on the wall at the station. It was cool looking...our lawyer says we don't know how it got to the station:devil:...and up on the wall.

This is a great question. I was thinking about this myself the other day. I would also be curious how the cases stand up to smoke damage, standing water from burst pipes or natural flooding, direct sunlight and other day to day disasters or mistakes.

I am already well versed on that they look like after rough handling from the postal service. (:

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On 8/1/2020 at 6:49 AM, Trifisherjoe said:

I'm a retired firefighter, I've seen a lot of burned things after a fire. Any one ever seen or have a CGC case damaged by fire? With comic still in it?! Post pics! I might even buy it from you for my retirement wall in my office... we had a propane tank from a grill that exploded flat! We mounted it on the wall at the station. It was cool looking...our lawyer says we don't know how it got to the station:devil:...and up on the wall.

I'm sure they would consider selling if you're interested.

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Any examples of slabbed comics kept in a safe when there was a fire? I have a fireproof safe, but still, I imagine the heat might melt the plastic?

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14 hours ago, Trifisherjoe said:

I contacted them, not interested in selling...for now.

Any other finds, send my way with pics! Thanks.

Why on earth would he want to keep them? Is he also a retired firefighter? 

I feel like if any of my collection suffered that fate, I wouldn't be able to look at them ever again.  It would be heart breaking. 

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It's ok. Stan Lee signature probably keeps you hooked...seems like insurance would pay you out on those too...and ins. company doesn't want them! I planted the seed, just got to give it time...once they think about it, takes a couple weeks and usually they call.

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...my wife says get your low value slabs and some beer, we will head down to bonfire Sat. night and make your own melted comics! 

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