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#5753691 - 06/08/12 11:00 AM Re: Recent Pre-Code Purchases [Re: mrmyst]
mrmyst Offline
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 Originally Posted By: mrmyst
I bought the Mr Mystery 10 from that group for $146. No interest whatsoever in the post-Codes, but I can respect them for their art and for how tough they are in decent shape. But those prices were impressive. Kind of leery about what i'll discover when the MM 10 arrives....


wondering if anyone else bought from this group that was offered on Ebay? Did you receive the book(s) yet?
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In olden times years ago, when you put a man in
prison behind the bars in a jailhouse, if you had
fifteen or twenty-five or thirty dollars you could save
him from the gallows pole 'cause they gonna hang him if
you don't bring up a little money. Everybody would come
to the jailhouse and boy would ran upside the jail; he
was married, too. As for who brang him something, lot
of comfort, here comes his mother.

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#5753692 - 06/08/12 11:00 AM Re: Recent Pre-Code Purchases [Re: mrmyst]
mrmyst Offline
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they were the group that had some significant browning issues on the back covers
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In olden times years ago, when you put a man in
prison behind the bars in a jailhouse, if you had
fifteen or twenty-five or thirty dollars you could save
him from the gallows pole 'cause they gonna hang him if
you don't bring up a little money. Everybody would come
to the jailhouse and boy would ran upside the jail; he
was married, too. As for who brang him something, lot
of comfort, here comes his mother.

-Leadbelly.

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#5753738 - 06/08/12 11:22 AM Re: Recent Pre-Code Purchases [Re: mrmyst]
goldust40 Offline

Captain Red Pants!!! AGAIN!

TOTAL NEWBIE


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Posts: 39434
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 Originally Posted By: mrmyst
they were the group that had some significant browning issues on the back covers


Bid on a couple but was outbid. I would've gone significantly higher but for the browning problems.

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#5753906 - 06/08/12 12:35 PM Re: Recent Pre-Code Purchases [Re: goldust40]
mrmyst Offline
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The Mr Mystery 10 has a couple tear seals to interior pages; seller claimed to have no clue what that even means. just wondering if anyone else encountered something similar...
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In olden times years ago, when you put a man in
prison behind the bars in a jailhouse, if you had
fifteen or twenty-five or thirty dollars you could save
him from the gallows pole 'cause they gonna hang him if
you don't bring up a little money. Everybody would come
to the jailhouse and boy would ran upside the jail; he
was married, too. As for who brang him something, lot
of comfort, here comes his mother.

-Leadbelly.

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#5754002 - 06/08/12 01:15 PM Re: Recent Pre-Code Purchases [Re: mrmyst]
goldust40 Offline

Captain Red Pants!!! AGAIN!

TOTAL NEWBIE


Registered: 11/07/03
Posts: 39434
Loc: London, England
 Originally Posted By: mrmyst
The Mr Mystery 10 has a couple tear seals to interior pages; seller claimed to have no clue what that even means. just wondering if anyone else encountered something similar...


He did tout the books as an OO collection, didn't he? It's possible that the owner repaired his books, but that isn't a good sign...

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#5761681 - 06/11/12 02:10 PM Re: Recent Pre-Code Purchases [Re: MrBedrock]
originalisbest Offline
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 Originally Posted By: MrBedrock
 Originally Posted By: c-mack
=)
\:o That was quick!


One of my most favorite Crypt covers. Love that book!
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Wanted: coverless Journey Into Mystery #5, More Fun #61 front and back covers!

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#5761683 - 06/11/12 02:12 PM Re: Recent Pre-Code Purchases [Re: goldust40]
originalisbest Offline
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 Originally Posted By: goldust40
 Originally Posted By: mrmyst
The Mr Mystery 10 has a couple tear seals to interior pages; seller claimed to have no clue what that even means. just wondering if anyone else encountered something similar...


He did tout the books as an OO collection, didn't he? It's possible that the owner repaired his books, but that isn't a good sign...


Sorry to hear that. It could be an old repair, I picked up a bunch of ECs at one time from a collection years ago, and all were OK except for a Vault 27 that had color touch and tear seals with a dot of glue. Just glad they didn't bother with the other books!
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#5775544 - 06/16/12 05:51 PM Re: Recent Pre-Code Purchases [Re: originalisbest]
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Just got this one in the mail thanks to a boardie. One of my favorite pre-code covers.



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#5776302 - 06/16/12 10:32 PM Re: Recent Pre-Code Purchases [Re: Larryw7]
mrmyst Offline
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Posts: 5715
Loc: Crypt digging
 Originally Posted By: Larryw7
Just got this one in the mail thanks to a boardie. One of my favorite pre-code covers.








Awesome. Nice copy of a book that's real tough with nice eye appeal. I've had a few lower grade copies; still in the market for a nice mid-grade. Nice goin!
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In olden times years ago, when you put a man in
prison behind the bars in a jailhouse, if you had
fifteen or twenty-five or thirty dollars you could save
him from the gallows pole 'cause they gonna hang him if
you don't bring up a little money. Everybody would come
to the jailhouse and boy would ran upside the jail; he
was married, too. As for who brang him something, lot
of comfort, here comes his mother.

-Leadbelly.

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#5776343 - 06/16/12 10:45 PM Re: Recent Pre-Code Purchases [Re: mrmyst]
Mr.Illmannered Offline
The Post-man always rings twice. Uhm... ring ring?


Registered: 06/10/10
Posts: 1940
Loc: Northern California
^One of my favorite pre-codes in my collection as well...great pick up!
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Will buy your high grade PRE-CODE HORROR...or 9.8 GIJOE ( Marvel )

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