YORK, Pa. – Hake’s Auctions has announced its next exclusively online auction has now opened for bidding. The selection of more than 3,000 lots features more than 800 CGC-certified comics, with all lots starting at just $9.99. The auction will conclude January 16-18.
Hake’s Auctions’ president, Alex Winter, confirms that the auction includes 4,000 raw comics in lots, nearly 800 political and historical artifacts, nearly 500 sports items including third-party-graded cards and Merkin collection items, in excess of 600 action figures and toys – including more than 300 Star Wars items – nearly 100 VGA video games, and close to 100 celebrity autographs.
The sessions will break down as follows:
Session 1, ending on January 16, is dedicated to political, historical and sports memorabilia. A standout in this realm is a 1924 campaign button that references the Teapot Dome scandal, centered on an illustration of an elephant boiling inside a teapot. Its estimate is open.
Session 2, which ends January 17, features comic books and related material, including original art and signed items. Among them is a copy of Fantastic Four #5, which contains the debut of Doctor Doom and has a CGC grade of 4.0 VG. It is estimated at $5,000-$10,000.
Session 3, ending on January 18, showcases action figures and related material, toys, celebrity autographs and miscellaneous collectibles. Of note here is a 1985 Star Wars: The Power of the Force action figure showing Luke Skywalker disguised as an Imperial storm trooper. Its estimate is $1,000-$2,000. Another strong entry is a G.I. Joe Cobra Commander series action figure, which has an estimate of $700-$1,000.
“Fans and collectors of all types of pop culture collectibles and Americana are sure to find items to add to their collections with the wide array of treasures this specialty auction has to offer,” Winter said.
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