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Collector Comicnewbie private msg quote post Address this user
Hi. So after listening to some very wise people and suggestions on these boards I have decided to narrow my collection efforts to ASM Keys. I would like to ask you people to give me what you consider the top 10 ASM Keys. I think we can eliminate AF 15 and ASM #1. If there is a key you wouldn’t collect unless it was at least a certain grade, please feel free to include that also. I know it’s all subjective so some degree but I feel I can get a very good start out of this. Thanks in advance for you efforts.
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Collector sly private msg quote post Address this user
Pick up key 1980's books (i.e. 238, 252, 265)that happen to be Canadian Price Variants. These are starting to increase in price. There is a great deal more room for these books to grow. Australian Price Variants might also be a good idea (from the 1990's).

There's a great blog you can go to:

www.rarecomics.wordpress.com
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Collector 00slim private msg quote post Address this user
3, 4, 14, 129, 13, 15, 300, 20, 238, 361
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COLLECTOR conditionfreak private msg quote post Address this user
50 in very high grade is a tough tough book to obtain.
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Collector DWeeB1967 private msg quote post Address this user
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Originally Posted by Comicnewbie
I think we can eliminate AF 15 and ASM #1.


Eliminate #15? Wow. I'll agree to disagree on that one.
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Collector 00slim private msg quote post Address this user
#6 & #9 are good too.

In fact, because Amazing Spider-Man 2 put a bad taste in people’s mouth with Electro, last I checked, you could get a mid grade #9 for less or the same price as some of the other books listed in lower grade.

In the long run, I think that’s a good one to grab.
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,14,20,28,31,39,41,42,50,78,86,90,100,101,102,121,122,129,135,136,149,194,238,300,361,400,546,569 granov, 569 2nd print romita,607,654 2nd print, 667 del otto, 678 1:50 venom , 688 jsc, 700 ditko, 799 ross virgin, 800 ross virgin
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Collector Comicnewbie private msg quote post Address this user
@DWeeB1967 just bc it’s an obvious choice
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Collector poka private msg quote post Address this user
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I think we can eliminate AF 15 and ASM #1.


Eliminate #15? Wow. I'll agree to disagree on that one.


Probably from a price perspective. OP might wish to buy them and AF15 is out of price range for most people
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Collector GAC private msg quote post Address this user
these are my ASM keys, so I'd recommend these.















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COLLECTOR Stu private msg quote post Address this user
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I think we can eliminate AF 15 and ASM #1.


Eliminate #15? Wow. I'll agree to disagree on that one.

You can’t discount this book - save and trade other keys to obtain this bad boy!
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Collector Homer private msg quote post Address this user
Stick with Silver age first appearance keys. Analyze the cgc census to see when a book becomes rarer in grade. Than make your move with your top end budget.
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Collector 00slim private msg quote post Address this user
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Stick with Silver age first appearance keys. Analyze the cgc census to see when a book becomes rarer in grade. Than make your move with your top end budget.


100% agree with this.

Really look at what grade is rare. Be patient & grab the highest grade you can afford.
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Collector KingNampa private msg quote post Address this user
Get the full run from 1 to 100. They are all valuable in that group
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Collector X51 private msg quote post Address this user
Get an Amazing Fantasy #15, then decide if you even care about the rest. I didn't.
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Collector Watcher private msg quote post Address this user
If I were to narrow my search to a handful of books I would love to have ...
14 (7.0 or higher)
50 (8.5 or higher)
129 (9.4 or higher)
238 (9.6/9.8)
300 (9.4 or higher)
700 ditko (9.6/9.8)
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COLLECTOR Stu private msg quote post Address this user
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Get an Amazing Fantasy #15, then decide if you even care about the rest. I didn't.
I still want to finish my 1-100 run. Looking for anyone who can assist.
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COLLECTOR kaptainmyke private msg quote post Address this user
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Get the full run from 1 to 100. They are all valuable in that group


This is what I been working on. For years...
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Collector IronMan private msg quote post Address this user
The deal with Amazing Spider-Man is the run is chocked full of keys. Huge, large, medium and small. So there are key issues for every budget and every taste.

If you can afford it - start at the beginning. There is also nothing wrong with collecting issues you especially like.
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Collector X51 private msg quote post Address this user
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Get an Amazing Fantasy #15, then decide if you even care about the rest. I didn't.
I still want to finish my 1-100 run. Looking for anyone who can assist.


I wanted that too... until I got the Amazing Fantasy #15.
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Collector Watcher private msg quote post Address this user
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Get an Amazing Fantasy #15, then decide if you even care about the rest. I didn't.
I still want to finish my 1-100 run. Looking for anyone who can assist.


Are you just looking for raws ? I have 1 slab left besides my #1 (well, maybe couple lower grade pre-100's)...not sure if it's what you're collecting though. Let me know because it's going up for sale eventually...
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Collector MR_SigS private msg quote post Address this user
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Get an Amazing Fantasy #15, then decide if you even care about the rest. I didn't.
I still want to finish my 1-100 run. Looking for anyone who can assist.


I wanted that too... until I got the Amazing Fantasy #15.


ASM #1 is all I need to complete my AF #15 through ASM #375- For some reason the AF15 just doesn't satisfy, and I need the #1 to feel whole.

First World problems, poor us.
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COLLECTOR Stu private msg quote post Address this user
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Originally Posted by X51
Get an Amazing Fantasy #15, then decide if you even care about the rest. I didn't.
I still want to finish my 1-100 run. Looking for anyone who can assist.


Are you just looking for raws ? I have 1 slab left besides my #1 (well, maybe couple lower grade pre-100's)...not sure if it's what you're collecting though. Let me know because it's going up for sale eventually...
Looking mostly for raw books at the moment. I’ll take affordable key slabs if the price is right.
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