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#5578150 - 04/05/12 04:43 PM SOTHEBY'S AUCTION HOUSE
Marty Mann Offline
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Does anyone know what the last year was that Sotheby's held a
Comic Book Auction? I went to one in 1990 any really enjoyed it.
Has Heritage Auction taken over this market?

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#5578188 - 04/05/12 04:57 PM Re: SOTHEBY'S AUCTION HOUSE [Re: Marty Mann]
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It appears that the last time they held a comic auction was in 1999. You can see the covers to their comic catalogues here.
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#5578232 - 04/05/12 05:19 PM Re: SOTHEBY'S AUCTION HOUSE [Re: John R]
John R Offline
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I was able to find some info on a 2000 comic auction but nothing beyond that, however Jerry Weist was Sotheby's consultant from 1990-2001 and so there may have even been one in 2001, however I was unable to find any info on it.
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#5578348 - 04/05/12 06:12 PM Re: SOTHEBY'S AUCTION HOUSE [Re: John R]
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It was no latter than 2001, but for some reason I remember it being 2000.
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#5578420 - 04/05/12 06:43 PM Re: SOTHEBY'S AUCTION HOUSE [Re: sborock]
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 Originally Posted By: sborock
It was no latter than 2001, but for some reason I remember it being 2000.


I think this would then have been the last one on June 17, 2000.


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#5578469 - 04/05/12 07:07 PM Re: SOTHEBY'S AUCTION HOUSE [Re: John R]
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A Sothebys Comic Book / Art Auction = That would be Heaven
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#5578479 - 04/05/12 07:11 PM Re: SOTHEBY'S AUCTION HOUSE [Re: bedrockcomics]
Marty Mann Offline
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Registered: 07/08/11
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I remember the one in 1990...they had a lot of original ARCHIE artwork
that the family put up, and was really getting some very high bids.
It was a real class event!

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Edited by Marty Mann (04/05/12 07:11 PM)
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I think I have the oldest, original owner GA collection on the boards.
Marty Mann's "Park Avenue Collection" (41 graded so far)
Always looking for a STUNTMAN #3.

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#5578675 - 04/05/12 08:57 PM Re: SOTHEBY'S AUCTION HOUSE [Re: Marty Mann]
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I miss Jerry Weist...... \:\(
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#5578972 - 04/05/12 10:39 PM Re: SOTHEBY'S AUCTION HOUSE [Re: sborock]
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 Originally Posted By: sborock
I miss Jerry Weist...... \:\(


He really had some must read books




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#5579677 - 04/06/12 09:59 AM Re: SOTHEBY'S AUCTION HOUSE [Re: ComicConnoisseur]
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James Bond wears a Rolex...the rest is just product placement.

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Sotheby's First Bande Dessine - Comics Auction To Be Held July 4, 2012 in Paris, France

I'm guessing this sale will be mostly European BD comics and art, but I wouldn't be surprised if Sotheby's is testing the waters here and that a successful sale could lead to more comics/BD offerings down the line.
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