Comic Book Auctions30th August 2020 by Stuart Chandler
You are probably like me, not that interested. But wait. Comic Book Auctions, whom I have never heard of until today actually sell magazines and papers of all vintages, and several come complete with their original “free gifts”, lots of which we are interested in!
In fact its probably the only place you will ever see the paper and the free gift still being sold together.
Their most recent sale was on August 30 – you can still view the catalogue at https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/timed/comic-book-auctions-ltd/catalogue-id-srcom10024
and we will publish a link to their prices realised as soon as we can
And the reason why we used the above card? Lot 44 was a collection of sweet cigarette boxes from the 1960s, Thunderbirds, Amos Burke, Dixon of Dock Green and Dad`s Army, plus a selection of Dad’s Army cards… Estimate was £80 to £120 and the opening bid was set at £70.
Hot on the heels of the treasure hunt which saw collectors trying to retrieve vintage packages from the depths of store shelving, here is another Transatlantic trend where people go online to watch collectors open sealed boxes. Read all about it at
The catalogue is now online (in two parts) at https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/tim-davidson/
The Hants and Surrey Club are proud to present a postal auction ending on the 12th October to members of the Cartophilic Society. The catalogue appears in full on this post. Do note the vast majority of the material offered was graded by our much m