EC Tales from the Crypt #28 1952 CGC 9.6 GAINES FILE COPY


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EC Tales from the Crypt 28 1952 CGC 96 GAINES FILE COPY
Auction Details:
Code ID
#6398
Ebay Item #
231665919425
Sold Price
$2314.89
Bids
38
Auction End date
04 Sep 2015
Seller Location
Pennsburg, Pennsylvania

Item Description

This is the real thing ladies and gents.  One of the 12 Gaines File Copies of Tales from the Crypt #28 from 1952. 
This is one of only six CGC 9.6's on the planet. 
These things don't change hands very often.  You get FREE expedited shipping and FREE insurance on this book. 
And NO RESERVE PRICE.
Am I crazy?  I must be.  Huh?
The Gaines Files Copies are examples of each issue published that were personally hand-selected for quality by editor Bill Gaines,
carefully wrapped, and stored safely for decades.
They are recognized for near-perfect structure and very high page quality. As a rule, the best surviving examples of ECs are
Gaines File Copies.
Includes the File Copy certificate signed by Bill Gaines, Russ Cochrane, & Bob Overstreet, never been removed from it's mylar.Happy bidding, have fun.On Aug-26-15 at 06:58:40 PDT, seller added the following information:Horror lovers, this item is precious and has been loved, no scratches anywhere.  This issue includes the following stories:28 Feb/March 1952        Bargain In Death!     Jack Davis       Crypt Keeper
Two medical students who are planning to rob a grave so they can save on expenses for their dissection project cross paths with a pair of conmen trying to fake a death.
 
   Ants In Her Trance!     Joe Orlando     Vault Keeper
A hypnotist's act includes reducing his wife to a near-death state by using his powers to slow her heart. He decides to use this to kill her so he can marry his new girlfriend; but forgets that there is also a command to revive her.
 
   A-Corny Story     Jack Kamen     Crypt Keeper
Arnold takes over his father's business and fires a loyal employee for being too old. The man returns to his native Haiti and sends Arnold a present: a sapling from a magical tree that prevents old age. It works just a bit too well.
 
   The Ventriloquist's Dummy!     Graham Ingels     Old Witch
A seaside resort owner tries to convince his old friend, a once-famous ventriloquist, to come out of retirement and perform there. The dummy is less keen to take part in the act.On Aug-30-15 at 16:04:27 PDT, seller added the following information:This book is unrestored, it is all original.  We're going to run this auction the right way.  I'm running this auction the way I like to see auctions run when I'm a bidder.  I want Free Expedited Shipping, Free Insurance, and No Reserve Price.