August 14th 2017 to September 09th 2017
Single Highest Certified Bats & Detectives From San Diego in Pedigree Comics’ Special September DC Grand Auction!Major News For DC Collectors, especially you high grade Gold and Silver Age Batman and Detective Comics enthusiasts! We just picked up for our upcoming Special DC Auction an INCREDIBLE group (over 25 books) of DC’s at the recent San Diego Comic-Con which include many single highest certified Batmans and Detective Comics plus ultra high grade issues from other choice titles. The auction is scheduled to begin in just over one (1) week, on the night of Monday, August 28th and last for ten (10) days until the night of Thursday, September 7th as a separate event on the Pedigree Comics website (www.PedigreeComics.com). The comic book listing of the auction ends on the night of Wednesday, September 6th and the original art listing ends on the night of Thursday, September 7th. There is no Buyers Premium on any of the lots in the auction and EVERY comic book and art 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 over 300 high grade comics and choice art pieces in the Auction Preview right now. Just go to the Pedigree Comics website and click on the Auction banner.
The brand new DC books from San Diego were just recently graded by the CGC within the last two weeks and include many single highest certified, highest certified and second highest certified comics from the 1950’s and 1960’s. Titles include Aquaman, Batman, Brave and the Bold, Detective Comics, Flash, Justice League of America, Strange Adventures and Superboy. Here are the unbelievable highlights:
Action Comics 252 7.5
Aquaman 1 9.2
Batman 57 9.0 (Single Highest Certified)
Batman 63 9.0 (Single Highest Certified)
Batman 79 9.0 (Single Highest Certified)
Batman 81 8.5 (Second Highest Certified)
Batman 99 9.4 (Single Highest Certified)
Batman 129 9.2 (Single Highest Certified)
Batman 155 9.6 (Single Highest Certified)
Batman 181 9.6 (Second Highest Certified)
Batman 186 9.6 (Second Highest Certified)
Brave and the Bold 28 9.0
Detective Comics 225 9.4 (Single Highest Certified)
Detective Comics 244 9.2 (Single Highest Certified) (Big Apple)
Detective Comics 291 9.8 (Single Highest Certified)
Flash 116 9.4 (Second highest Certified)
Flash 118 9.2 (Second Highest Certified)
Flash 123 9.4 (Second Highest Certified)
Flash 167 9.8 (Highest Certified)
Flash 181 9.8 (Highest Certified)
Flash 187 9.8 (Highest Certified)
Justice League of America 7 9.0
Justice League of America 9 9.2
Justice League of America 18 9.4
Justice League of America 28 9.6 (Second Highest Certified)
Justice League of America 56 9.8 (Highest Certified0
Strange Adventures 1 9.2 (Second Highest Certified)
Superboy 1 8.0
Please check the website (www.PedigreeComics.com) and the Latest News section every day over the next couple of weeks for all the latest and last minute additions to the auction.
If you have high grade CGC or CBCS certified comic books to sell or consign, do yourself a favor and contact Mr. 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.
If you have original comic art to sell or consign, contact Pedigree Comics’ Comic Art Consignment Director Randy Lawrence . Please go to the site (www.PedigreeComics.com) and read the following for all consignment information or contact him directly at (561) 451-9800 or (561) 886-8777 or by email at RandyLawrence@pedigreecomics.com.
Pedigree is still accepting consignments for the September Grand Auction and will continue to do so until the night of Wednesday, August 30th. The sooner you consign your books and original artwork the more exposure they will receive. Pedigree aggressively promotes and advertizes each auction and sends periodic newsletters to all of their over 23,000 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. Pedigree does 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 $$ to the consignor and more to the auction site). The higher the value of your book(s) and art piece(s) that sell in a Grand Auction, the more $$ 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).
A Climbing Scale is in effect for consigned art pieces with a winning bid as follows:
10% Commission for any consigned item that sells from $100 to $3,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $90% of the final bid price);
8% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $3,000 and up to $80,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $92% of the final bid price);
7% Commission for any consigned item that sells over $80,000 (Consignor’s Proceeds = $93% of the final bid price).
Pedigree Comics consistently sets new sales records for Golden Age, Silver Age and Bronze Age comic books and original comic art 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 and original art to Pedigree’s upcoming September 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 January 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 or original art directly to their offices in Wellington and Boca Raton, Florida. They will inventory, scan and upload each book or art piece 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 or art you wish to consign directly to them at DougSchmell@pedigreecomics.com (books) or RandyLawrence@pedigreecomics.com (art). 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 or art 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 and original comic art. Pedigree will receive an email once you have uploaded the scan and book/art 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 September 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 consignment questions or comments regarding original comic art, please contact Pedigree’s Comic Art Consignment Director Randy Lawrence at (561) 451-9800 (office) or (561) 886-8777 (cell) or at RandyLawrence@pedigreecomics.com. For any financial related and consignment payment questions, please contact Pedigree's CFO, Lisa Shapiro, at LisaJoy@pedigreecomics.com and for any technical related questions or concerns, please contact their Web Master at WebDesigner@pedigreecomics.com.