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Please Grade My Silver Surfer 312519

Collector GAC private msg quote post Address this user
I'm looking for opinions on the grade of my Silver Surfer 3. I only have a picture of front cover. More pictures would be better but its all I've got. All opinions welcome.

Thanks!!


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Collector Cardzguy private msg quote post Address this user
Can't give a full grade by just one picture but it does look decent. It's a square bound book that definitely needs a pressing to help the spine roll. I can't see staples, any spine splits or page color from that angle. Assuming all pages intact, I'm thinking 5.5 as is.
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Collector andy49 private msg quote post Address this user
the resolution on my computer screen must be bad

I'm thinking 8.5 as is
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Collector xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
I give it an N for nice book.

Maybe like a 8.5 or 9? The corners look a little dinged but pretty clean otherwise. Great color.
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Collector GAC private msg quote post Address this user
@andy49 I dont think it'll grade that high...the corners the book have issues especially the bottom left. There's some cover wear at the bottom edge of the book below SS's surf board.
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Collector GAC private msg quote post Address this user
@xkonk I hope so but I'm not sure it'll grade that high. It's really hard to tell with one picture so I do apologize for that but the book is at CBCS right now.

It's getting Pressed...March submission.
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Collector andy49 private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by GAC
@andy49 I dont think it'll grade that high...the corners the book have issues especially the bottom left. There's some cover wear at the bottom edge of the book below SS's surf board.


so what grade are you expecting?
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Collector GAC private msg quote post Address this user
If I get a 6.5 or higher I'll be happy. I think if I sent it to CGC I'd get a higher grade. It's going in for pressing so I hope that will help. The worst issue on the book is that bottom left corner.

This being said I've been really surprised sometimes with grades so I hope your grade is correct..its possible!!
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Collector Nuffsaid111 private msg quote post Address this user
I'm going to guesstimate and say 8.0 +/- 0.5.

The one bottom right corner. Maybe a little something on the bottom left spine corner (although that might be how the squarebound book was manufactured). A couple of tiny spine tics I think I see which should not hurt terrible on a 60's book. Brilliant colors! - a big plus. The color rub below the surfboard is literally on every issue I've ever seen so that's just manufacturing.

Methinks you have some prize there my friend!
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Collector Haljordanfan private msg quote post Address this user
That looks like a 7 to 8 for me. Back images would also help.
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Collector BrianGreensnips private msg quote post Address this user
My first thought was an 8.0
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Collector GAC private msg quote post Address this user
Thanks guys!!

Maybe I subconsciously grade my own books harsher because if it comes back higher it's a pleasant surprise and if not, then atleast hopefully it meets my expectation.
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Collector GAC private msg quote post Address this user
@Nuffsaid111 Awesome!! Thank you for a great analysis my good man!! Fingers crossed!!
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Collector Joosh private msg quote post Address this user
I was thinking 7.0, now I’m leaning towards 7.5
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TRA LA LA esaravo private msg quote post Address this user
I would guess in the 7.5 to 8.5 range - very nice book and good luck!
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Collector GAC private msg quote post Address this user
@Joosh @esaravo Awesome!!! Thanks guys!!! I hope you're right!! They're going in for pressing so it'll still be awhile before I get them back.
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Collector GradedKeyComics private msg quote post Address this user
@GAC Here's my graded copy for comparison. The spine on your copy looks very similar to the spine on mine and there is that small amount of wear under the surf board on both copies as well. But mine has the mis-cut and a color breaking crease on the top right corner and it still managed to get an 8.0. Your copy looks nicer than mine does, so, judging by the front cover alone, you should get a higher grade than I did. It's still a great book to have, no matter the condition.

Good luck, and be sure to let us know the results.


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Collector GAC private msg quote post Address this user
@GradedKeyComics Thanks for the comparison picture!! You are so right on it being a great book and your book looks great!! I can't remember how the rest of my book is but hopefully its equal to the front if not better.

If I get an 8.0 I'll be ecstatic!!
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Collector Nuffsaid111 private msg quote post Address this user
And there's that color loss under the bottom of the surfboard again.
I am really convinced there is no issues without it. I have never seen one and have looked at many of this issue
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Collector GAC private msg quote post Address this user
@Nuffsaid111 that's good news if that's the case! hope so!!
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