Bruneau delivers choice comics, MTG cards and more, Oct. 15

Copy of Marvel Comics’ ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #31 from Dec. 1965, graded CGC 8.5, featuring the first appearance of Gwen Stacy and Harry Osborn, estimated at $2,000-$3,000

Copy of Marvel Comics’ ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #31 from Dec. 1965, graded CGC 8.5, featuring the first appearance of Gwen Stacy and Harry Osborn, estimated at $2,000-$3,000

CRANSTON, R.I. – A 1993 factory-sealed Magic: The Gathering Beta Edition starter deck, a copy of Marvel Comics’ X-Men #1 from 1963 graded CGC 5.0, and an estate-fresh collection of 73 1929 Kashin Publications R316 baseball cards, including Babe Ruth, will all come up for bid in Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ Fall Comic, TCG & Toy auction on Saturday, October 15. The 246-lot auction will begin at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

The factory-sealed 1993 Magic: The Gathering Beta Edition starter deck presents a distinctive opportunity for MTG collectors. After Wizards of the Coast experienced success with the Alpha edition in August 1993, it released Beta two months later. This box could contain a Black Lotus, Ancestral Recall, Timetwister, the Power 9 or Volcanic Island. So, keep it sealed or remove the wrap? That will be up to the winning bidder. The starter deck carries an estimate of $15,000-$25,000.

Factory-sealed 1993 Magic: The Gathering Beta Edition starter deck, possibly containing a Black Lotus, Ancestral Recall, Timetwister, Power 9 or Volcanic Island card, estimated at $15,000-$25,000

Factory-sealed 1993 Magic: The Gathering Beta Edition starter deck, possibly containing a Black Lotus, Ancestral Recall, Timetwister, Power 9 or Volcanic Island card, estimated at $15,000-$25,000

The copy of Marvel Comics’ X-Men #1 from Sept. 1963, graded CGC 5.0, features the origin and first appearance of the X-Men and Magneto. Per the CGC census, 205 copies of the book are graded 5.0 and 746 are graded higher. This one has an estimate of $10,000-$15,000.

Copy of Marvel Comics’ ‘X-Men’ #1 from Sept. 1963, graded CGC 5, featuring the origin and first appearance of the X-Men and Magneto, estimated at $10,000-$15,000

Copy of Marvel Comics’ ‘X-Men’ #1 from Sept. 1963, graded CGC 5, featuring the first appearance of the X-Men and Magneto, estimated at $10,000-$15,000

The aforementioned group of 73 1929 Kashin Publications R316 premium photo baseball cards is expected to attract great attention, especially since it contains a Babe Ruth card that is graded at about 2.5-3.0. Other cards, all measuring 4 ½ by 3 ¼in, include Rogers Hornsby, Hack Wilson, Sam Rice, Howard Ehmke, Ad Liska, Fred Schulte and Taylor Douthit. Conditions range from approximately 2.0 to 5.0. Together, the group is estimated at $2,000-$3,000.

Estate-fresh collection of 73 1929 Kashin Publications R316 baseball cards, including Babe Ruth, Rogers Hornsby and Hack Wilson, graded about 2.0 to 5.0, estimated at $2,000-$3,000

Estate-fresh collection of 73 1929 Kashin Publications R316 baseball cards, including Babe Ruth, Rogers Hornsby and Hack Wilson, graded about 2.0 to 5.0, estimated at $2,000-$3,000

A copy of Marvel Comics’ Incredible Hulk #1 from May 1962, graded CGC 1.0, featuring the origin and first appearance of the Incredible Hulk and also the first appearances of Rick Jones, Betty Ross and General Ross, with cream and off-white pages, is estimated at $3,000-$5,000.

Copy of Marvel Comics’ ‘Incredible Hulk’ #1 from May 1962, graded CGC 1.0, featuring the origin and first appearance of the Incredible Hulk, estimated at $3,000-$5,000

Copy of Marvel Comics’ ‘Incredible Hulk’ #1 from May 1962, graded CGC 1.0, featuring the first appearance of the Incredible Hulk, estimated at $3,000-$5,000

A lifetime collection of Disney Pin Trading collectible pins – around 3,500 pieces – including Hidden Mickey cast member pins, resort exclusives, park exclusives, Vacation Club exclusives, limited edition pin sets and several international exclusive pins from Disneyland Paris and Hong Kong, will be offered with an estimate of $2,000-$3,000.

Lifetime collection of Disney Pin Trading collectible pins – around 3,500 pieces – including Hidden Mickey cast member pins, estimated at $2,000-$3,000

Lifetime collection of Disney Pin Trading collectible pins – around 3,500 pieces – including Hidden Mickey cast member pins, estimated at $2,000-$3,000

A copy of Marvel Comics’ Amazing Spider-Man #31 from Dec. 1965, graded CGC 8.5, featuring the first appearances of Gwen Stacy, Harry Osborn and Professor Miles Warren, is estimated at $2,000-$3,000. Also, a copy of Marvel Comics’ Iron Man and Sub-Mariner issue #1 from April 1968, graded CGC 9.4, predating both Iron Man #1 and Sub-Mariner #1, with appearances by Whiplash and Destiny and signed by Stan Lee, has an estimate of $1,800-$2,400.

Copy of Marvel Comics’ ‘Iron Man and Sub-Mariner’ issue #1 from April 1968, graded CGC 9.4, predating both ‘Iron Man’ #1 and ‘Sub-Mariner’ #1, signed by Stan Lee and estimated at $1,800-$2,400

Copy of Marvel Comics’ ‘Iron Man and Sub-Mariner’ issue #1 from April 1968, graded CGC 9.4, predating both ‘Iron Man’ #1 and ‘Sub-Mariner’ #1, signed by Stan Lee and estimated at $1,800-$2,400

A complete set of 1996 Magic: The Gathering Mirage trading cards – 350 in all – with Lion’s Eye Diamond (CGC 9) and Phyrexian Dreadnought (CGC 9), is estimated at $1,000-$1,500. In addition, a 1993 Magic: The Gathering Arabian Nights Juzam Djinn trading card, graded CGC 9 Mint, boasts an identical estimate.

 1993 Magic: The Gathering Arabian Nights Juzam Djinn trading card, graded CGC 9 Mint, estimated at $1,000-$1,500


Magic: The Gathering Arabian Nights Juzam Djinn trading card from 1993, graded CGC 9 Mint and estimated at $1,000-$1,500

Rounding out the highlights is a complete set of six 1984 LJN Dune action figures, including Baron Harkonnen, Feyd, Paul Atreides, Rabban, Sardaukar Warrior and Stilgar the Fremen, all factory sealed and graded C7.5+, with light to moderate shelf wear. The group has a collective estimate of $700-$1,000.

 Complete set of six 1984 LJN Dune action figures, including Baron Harkonnen, Feyd, Paul Atreides, Rabban, Sardaukar Warrior, and Stilgar the Fremen, estimated at $700-$1,000


Complete set of six 1984 LJN Dune action figures, including Baron Harkonnen, Feyd, Paul Atreides, Rabban, Sardaukar Warrior, and Stilgar the Fremen, estimated at $700-$1,000

To contact Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers about consigning a single piece or an entire collection, email info@bruneauandco.com or phone 401-533-9980. To learn more about Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, please visit www.bruneauandco.com.

 

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