Doug Schmell/Pedigree Comics.Com Silver Age Collection brings $3.94+ million in world record auction

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X-Men #1 Pacific Coast pedigree (Marvel, 1963) CGC NM/MT 9.8 White pages. Sold for: $492,937.50.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA.- The multi-million dollar Doug Schmell/ Collection, featuring the single greatest grouping of Silver Age Marvel CGC #1 Registry sets ever assembled, realized more than $3.94 million on July 26 as the centerpiece of the vintage comic book offerings in Heritage Auctions' July 26 Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction. The top offering in Schmell's incredible grouping was the Pacific Coast pedigree X-Men #1 (Marvel, 1963) CGC NM/MT 9.8, which brought an incredible $492,938. "I still can't believe the X-Men #1 9.8 went for nearly went for half a million dollars," said Schmell. "I can't thank the professional team at Heritage enough, especially Steve Borock, who helped me and my family through the entire selling and auction process, who answered every question we had. It was not an easy decision to sell these prized books, but Steve made the transaction much easier, exceeding all my expectatio ... More