Gavels 'n' Paddles: Detective Comics #29, $53,675, Weiss Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Detective Comics #29, $53,675, Weiss Auctions

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by Ken Hall
A copy of Detective Comics #29 (July 1939), bought by the consignor at a tag sale for $20, sold for $53,675 at an auction held Feb. 14-15 by Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y. Also, a copy of DC Comics Showcase #4 (Oct. 1956), the origin and first appearance of The Flash, commanded $50,850; a nearly complete set of U.S. Caramel Presidents cards from 1932 brought $23,100; and a large photograph of Babe Ruth, 16 ½ inches by 20 inches, signed by Ruth, went for $18,080. Prices include the buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Detective Comics #29, $53,675, Weiss Auctions