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12/1/2017
  Incredible New High Grade Flash Consignment in Pedigree Comics' February Grand Auction

According to Doug Schmell, CEO and President of the company, Pedigree Comics, Inc.’s upcoming February, 2018 Grand Auction will feature many brand new high grade Marvels and DC’s. The auction is scheduled to begin on the night of Monday, January 29th 2018 and last for ten (10) days until the night of Thursday, February 8th as a separate event on the Pedigree Comics website (www.PedigreeComics.com). There is no Buyers Premium on any of the lots in the auction and EVERY comic book listing will have no reserve. Every book is CGC or CBCS graded and the minimum bid is only $100 for this Grand Auction. You can view the initial high grade comics in the Auction Preview right now. Just go to the Pedigree Comics website and click on the Auction banner.

The focus of this article is the incredible Silver and Bronze Age Flash run that was just consigned to Pedigree for the auction. There are over 100 issues from #105 through the 200’s in the consignment and most are 9.6 and 9.8. No issue is graded lower than 9.0 and these are the earliest issues of the run! Many of the books are the highest certified copy to date. This run is simply unbelievable and would easily be the #2 Registry Set by a very wide margin if the books were so listed. There are a number of pedigree copies in the run plus most of the books have white or off-white to white pages. The consignment comes from an amazing collection out of Atlanta. Here are the highlights of the Flash run:

  • 105 9.2 Restored ( 1 of 6 top graded)
  • 106 9.0
  • 107 9.4  (highest graded 1 of2)
  • 108 9.2  (highest graded 1 of 2)
  • 109 9.0 
  • 110 9.0
  • 111 9.0
  • 113 9.2
  • 116 9.4
  • 118 9.4 (highest graded 1 of 2)
  • 123 9.4
  • 125 9.6 Savannah (highest graded 1 of 2)
  • 126 9.4
  • 127 9.6 (highest graded 1 of 7)
  • 130 9.2 (1 of top 7)
  • 131 9.6
  • 132 9.6
  • 133 9.4 Western Penn
  • 136 9.4 Mass Copy
  • 140 9.4
  • 140 9.2 Rocky Mountain
  • 141 9.4 Western Penn
  • 144 9.4 
  • 145 9.8 (highest graded 1 of 6)
  • 147 9.8 (highest graded 1 of 3)
  • 148 9.4
  • 149 9.4
  • 150 9.4
  • 151 9.8 (highest graded 1 of 2)
  • 152 9.6
  • 154 9.4
  • 155 9.8 (highest graded 1 of 3)
  • 158 9.6
  • 159 9.6
  • 163 9.4
  • 167 9.6
  • 168 9.4
  • 170 9.6
  • 171 9.6
  • 174 9.4
  • 176 9.6
  • 177 9.8 (highest graded 1 of 5)
  • 179 9.6 Twin Cities
  • 180 9.6 Oakland
  • 181 9.8 (highest graded 1 of 3)
  • 181 9.6 Pacific Coast
  • 183 9.8
  • 183 9.6 Oakland
  • 184 9.6
  • 187 9.8 (highest graded 1 of 2)
  • 187 9.6
  • 188 9.8
  • 188 9.6 Twin Cities
  • 189 9.6
  • 190 9.6
  • 192 9.8 (highest graded 1 of 4)
  • 193 9.8 (highest graded 1 of 2)
  • 194 9.6
  • 196 9.8 (highest graded 1 of 2)
  • 197 9.6
  • 198 9.6 Pacific Coast
  • 199 9.6 Rocky Mountain
  • 201 9.8 (highest graded 1 of 4)
  • 202 9.6 Pacific Coast
  • 204 9.6
  • 205 9.6
  • 206 9.6 Oakland
  • 207 9.6
  • 209 9.6
  • 211 9.6 Rocky Mountain
  • 216 9.6 Rocky Mountain
  • 217 9.6 Signature Series
  • 219 9.6 
  • 220 9.6
  • 225 9.8 (highest graded 1 of 4)
  • 226 9.8 (highest graded 1 of 7)
  • 229 9.6
  • 232 9.6
  • 233 9.6
  • 236 9.6 Rocky Mountain
  • 240 9.6
  • 241 9.6
  • 246 9.6
  • 250 9.6

Please check the site and this space for the next couple of weeks for the latest news and last minute additions to the Auction Listing.

If you have high grade CGC or CBCS certified comic books to sell or consign, do yourself a favor and contact Pedigree Comics' CEO and President, Doug Schmell. Please go to the site (www.PedigreeComics.com) and read the following for all consignment information or contact him directly at (561) 422-1120 or (561) 596-911 or by email at DougSchmell@pedigreecomics.com

Pedigree is now accepting consignments for their February, 2018 Grand Auction and will continue to do so until the night of Wednesday, January 31st.  The sooner you consign your books the more exposure they will receive. Pedigree aggressively promotes and advertises each auction and sends periodic newsletters to all of their over 23,500 customers announcing the auction items. They also offer generous cash advances for quality consignments so check the site for consignment instructions and get your books in now.

Mr. Schmell invites you to take advantage of Pedigree’s many outstanding services. Consignors maximize their profits selling in a Grand Auction, more so than on any other auction site or auction house. They do not charge a buyers’ premium, an amount that most bidders take into consideration when bidding in other sites (the bidders simply deduct the buyers’ premium amount, usually 20% of the winning price, from their final bid, meaning less $$ to the consignor and more to the auction site). The higher the value of your book(s) that sell in a Grand Auction, the more $$ you take home under Pedigree Comics’ Climbing Scale as follows:

A Climbing Scale is in effect for consigned comics with a winning bid as follows:

10% Commission for any consigned item that sells up to $10,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $90% of the final bid price);  

9% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $10,000 and up to $25,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $91% of the final bid price);  

8% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $25,000 and up to $50,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $92% of the final bid price);  

6% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $50,000 and up to $100,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $94% of the final bid price);   

5% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $100,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $95% of the final bid price).   

Pedigree consistently sets new sales records for Golden Age, Silver Age and Bronze Age comic books in each of their bi-monthly auctions and they do not saturate the market with the same material each month. Grand Auctions are unique and exciting, with brand new CGC and CBCS certified and diversified, highest quality material in each event. Why take home less $$ and settle for less by consigning with someone else?

There are three easy ways to consign your books to the upcoming February Grand Auction. The only criteria is that the books must be CGC or CBCS graded and worth no less than $100.00. If you have high grade raw books that you want to have certified and sold in the February auction or a future Grand Auction, you can utilize Pedigree’s Raw To Riches Consignment Service, in which they will have your books certified under their account and will lay out all the CGC or CBCS grading fees in advance for you (refer to the website and their Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide advertisement for all the details of the Raw to Riches Consignment Service). Here is how to consign:

1. Ship your books to their offices in Wellington, Florida. They will inventory, scan and upload each book into the Grand Auction listing. The items will be listed under your personal account and you will receive email notification at the conclusion of the auction with a list of every consigned book that sold along with the winning bid made. 

2. Email the scans of the books you wish to consign directly to them at DougSchmell@pedigreecomics.com. They will format and upload each scan onto their server and then put each book into the Grand Auction listing. Please use a .jpeg format with the resolution set at 72 and the pixel width at no more than 1200 for optimum clarity. If you do not have a scanner you can use a digital camera.

3. You can upload your own scans, item information, book descriptions and reserve amounts, if any, by utilizing their Automated Consignment System. Just register onto the site (www.PedigreeComics.com) and login, click the “Customer Page” tab under “Your Account” and then click “Consignments” (under the “Auctions” heading). You will then be able to enter the Pedigree Comics Consignment Management System and list your own CGC and CBCS certified books. You will receive an email once you have uploaded the scan and book information for each individual item into the system and they will then review the information imparted for accuracy. The item(s) will then be added to the Grand Auction listing to be bid on. You will be amazed how simple it is to use the Automated Consignment System.        

If you have any questions or comments about the consignment process, any of the auction lots or about the February Grand Auction in general, please contact Mr. Schmell at (561) 422-1120 (office) or (561) 596-9111 (cell) or at DougSchmell@pedigreecomics.com. For any financial related and consignment payment questions, please contact their CFO, Lisa Shapiro, at LisaJoy@pedigreecomics.com and for any technical related questions or concerns, please contact their Web Master at WebDesigner@pedigreecomics.com.

 



 
     
     

 

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