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10/24/2019
  New 9.8 Bronze Age Marvels and Magazines in Pedigree Comics' November Auction!

According to CEO and President Doug Schmell of Pedigree Comics, Inc., he just picked up at last weekend's Baltimore Comic Con a group of CGC certified 9.8 Marvel comics and magazines for his company's upcoming November Grand Auction. The auction is scheduled to begin in just a few days, on the night of Monday, October 28th and last for ten (10) days until the night of Thursday, November 7th 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 many of the listings will have no reserve. Every book is CGC graded and the minimum bid is only $100 for this Grand Auction. You can view over 250 high grade Silver and Bronze Age Marvels and DC's in the Auction Preview right now. Just go to the Pedigree Comics website and click on the Auction banner.

The brand new Bronze Age Marvels were picked up by Mr. Schmell at the recently concluded Baltimore Comic Con and include a handful of choice magazines plus over 20 comics and every issue (save for a few in 9.6) is a CGC graded 9.8 (NM/M). There are a couple of 9.8 DC's as well. Almost every book is being listed without a reserve and almost every book has white pages. Here are the highlights:

  • Amazing Spider-Man 129 9.8
  • Amazing Spider-Man 212 9.8
  • Amazing Spider-Man 265 9.8
  • Avengers 4 9.6
  • Avengers 55 9.8
  • Avengers 257 9.8
  • Batman Adventures 12 9.8
  • Black Lightning 1 9.8
  • Captain Britain 8 9.8
  • Daredevil 131 9.8
  • Daredevil 158 9.8
  • Daredevil 168 9.8
  • Giant-Size X-Men 1 9.8
  • Incredible Hulk 181 9.6
  • Iron Fist 14 9.8
  • Marvel Comics Super Special 1 9.8
  • Marvel Preview 4 9.8
  • Marvel Preview 7 9.6
  • Micronauts 1 9.8
  • Ms. Marvel 1 9.8
  • Ms. Marvel 18 9.8
  • Photo News Features 1 9.8
  • Special Marvel Edition 15 9.8
  • Spectacular Spider-Man 1 9.8
  • Star Wars 107 9.8
  • Supergirl 1 9.8
  • Thor 182 9.8 (Oakland)
  • Thor 225 9.8 (Suscha News)
  • Uncanny X-Men 267 9.9
  • Venom: Lethal Protector 1 9.8 (Black Cover/Printing Error)
  • X-Men 102 9.8
  • X-Men 108 9.8
  • X-Men 130 9.8
  • X-Men 134 9.8

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 will continue to accept new books for the November auction until the night of Wednesday, October 30th. The sooner you consign your books the more exposure they will receive. Pedigree aggressively promotes and advertises each auction and send periodic newsletters to all of their over 24,000 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 the 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 their upcoming November 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 September 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 optimal 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. They 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 November 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@pedigecomics.com.

 



 
     
     

 

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