Just Certified High Grade Marvels and DC's From Chicago in Pedigree Comics' November Auction!The grades are in on the group of CGC certified Silver and Bronze Age Marvels and DC's Pedigree Comics' CEO and President, Doug Schmell, purchased at Wizard World Chicago in August for our upcoming November Grand Auction. The auction is scheduled to begin in just over two (2) weeks, 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 100 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 books from Wizard World Chicago (over 20) were purchased from different dealers and were recently certified by the experts at the CGC. There are a few in-demand and key books and many are the highest graded example to date. Here are the highlights:
80 Page Giant 9 9.8 (Highest Certified)
Amazing Spider-Man 16 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man 31 9.4
Amazing Spider-Man 68 9.6
Amazing Spider-Man 129 9.8 (Highest Certified)
Avengers 55 9.8 (Highest Certified)
Batman 60 9.6 (Single Highest Certified)
Batman 64 9.6 (Single Highest Certified)
Batman 251 9.6
Batman Adventures 12 9.8 (Highest Certified)
Conan the Barbarian 1 9.6
Daredevil 1 9.2
Detective Comics 346 9.8 (Single Highest Certified)
Incredible Hulk 2 9.4
Giant-Size X-Men 1 9.4
Giant-Size X-Men 1 9.2
New Gods 1 9.8 (Highest Certified)
Sgt. Fury 6 9.4
Tales to Astonish 37 9.4
X-Men 101 9.6
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.
We are accepting consignments for the November Grand Auction and will continue to accept new books until the night of Wednesday, October 30th. The sooner you consign your books the more exposure they will receive. We aggressively promote and advertise each auction and send periodic newsletters to all of our over 24,000 customers announcing the auction items. We 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. We 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).
We consistently set new sales records for Golden Age, Silver Age and Bronze Age comic books in each of our bi-monthly auctions and we 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 our 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 our Raw To Riches Consignment Service, in which we will have your books certified under our account and will lay out all the CGC or CBCS grading fees in advance for you (refer to the website and our 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 our offices in Wellington, Florida. We 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 us at DougSchmell@pedigreecomics.com. We will format and upload each scan onto our 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 our 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. We will receive an email once you have uploaded the scan and book information for each individual item into the system and we 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 our CFO, Lisa Shapiro, at LisaJoy@pedigreecomics.com and for any technical related questions or concerns, please contact our Web Master at WebDesigner@pedigreecomics.com.