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Please grade my TALES FROM THE CRYPT #242393

Collector martymann private msg quote post Address this user
I would appreciate opinions on both the condition and
value of this issue.
Thanks!










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Collector Draco private msg quote post Address this user
Looks like staple rust. That's going to knock it down hard.
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Collector DertyComix private msg quote post Address this user
Possibly a 5 or 6. The staple rust will hurt, inside the C there are some pencil markings, some spine ticks that break color,blunted corners. Top right corner crease. Just my opinion. Im not a grader still learning. There will benothers who know more than I do that will give a better opinion.
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Collector andy49 private msg quote post Address this user
VG+ 4.5
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Collector Draco private msg quote post Address this user
Ya was thinking 4-4.5 myself due to rust.
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COLLECTOR earthshaker01 private msg quote post Address this user
Send it to me and I'll let you know
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Collector BrianGreensnips private msg quote post Address this user
The book still has plenty of eye appeal. 4.5-5.0
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user
5.0
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Collector cseale0223 private msg quote post Address this user
4.0-4.5 the rusty staples are going to to be the main problem.
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Collector martymann private msg quote post Address this user
Thanks all for your input...based on that I guess it,s worth
around $250.00.

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COLLECTOR earthshaker01 private msg quote post Address this user
Based on 250.00, if you go to sell it expect halt or a little more. I'm thinkin 175.00
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Collector martymann private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by earthshaker01
Based on 250.00, if you go to sell it expect halt or a little more. I'm thinkin 175.00


THANKS!

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Collector Mio private msg quote post Address this user
That is a nice copy, very clean aside from the staple. Take high res photos as you have and I think you will do well on eBay. TFTC have been fetching high prices there for a while now.
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Collector crossedfan private msg quote post Address this user
I would pay $500 for it!!
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Collector martymann private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by crossedfan
I would pay $500 for it!!


Thank you...let me think about it!

Marty Mann
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Collector CopperAgeKids private msg quote post Address this user
It looks like a 6.5 to me, accounting for the slight rust on the staples.

I'd say $500 is more than a fair offer.
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Collector crossedfan private msg quote post Address this user
Me too!
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Collector Comicdey private msg quote post Address this user
I was at 6.5 before noting the light rust. Probably still 6.5 or maybe 6
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Collector Draco private msg quote post Address this user
I've never seen a comic with rusty staples get more then a 4.... Maybe if you sent it to PGX...
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Collector crossedfan private msg quote post Address this user
I would pay $700 for it...i know...im crazy
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Collector CopperAgeKids private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by Draco
I've never seen a comic with rusty staples get more then a 4.... Maybe if you sent it to PGX...


Not to be rude, but your statement is indicitive of a subpar ability to accurately grade books.

You are not considering the overall grade of this particular book.Add in the fact it is very light rust with very little to no migration at all to the paper itself.

6.0 to 6.5 is my estimated grade, based on the images posted in this thread.
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Collector CopperAgeKids private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by crossedfan
I would pay $700 for it...i know...im crazy


7 bills for an EC with above average eye appeal and what looks like a book that likely would come back with "OFF WHITE Pages", does not seem crazy to me.

The last EC I had, was a Shock Suspenstories 12 (junkie cover) CGC 3.5 with OW Pages.

I got $379 or $389 (+ USPS Priority Shipping) for the book via a eBay BIN.

That $379 (or $389, cant remember offhand) was a GPA high for the grade.The buyer gave me a positive feedback on eBay when he got the book and I believe that was a fair price, as well.
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Collector martymann private msg quote post Address this user
I'm truly surprised at the possible value of issue #24...
only wish I had bought #20 off the newsstand instead of from
the box of remained copies.




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Collector crossedfan private msg quote post Address this user
Wow you actually saw these on the newsstand many years ago? That's awesome
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COLLECTOR DarthLego private msg quote post Address this user
I think Marty got his Avatar back then too, just look at that resolution. (j/k)
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Collector martymann private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by DarthLego
I think Marty got his Avatar back then too, just look at that resolution. (j/k)


Any better?

Marty Mann
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