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Believe it or not, this COMIC book was sold for Rs 3.12 crore

A Dallas-based auction house said a rare copy of a comic book has sold for $454,100.

By: AP |
February 20, 2016 2:57:13 pm
A 1962 Amazing Fantasy #15 by Marvel Comics. The rare copy of a comic book featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man/ AP A 1962 Amazing Fantasy #15 by Marvel Comics. The rare copy of a comic book featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man/ AP

A Dallas-based auction house said a rare copy of a comic book featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man has sold for $454,100 (Rs 3.12 crore approx)

The comic book was purchased by an anonymous collector, and Heritage Auctions says Thursday’s sale is a record for a public auction price for any Spider-Man comic book.

The 1962 edition of “Amazing Fantasy” No. 15 was graded as near-mint, with a score of 9.4 on a scale of 1-to-10.

Walter Yakoboski, of Long Island, New York, had bought the comic book in 1980 for $1,200. He told The Associated Press last week that he bought several rare comics as a young man as an investment.

In 2011, a private collector reportedly paid $1.1 million for a near-mint copy of “Amazing Fantasy” No. 15

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