Gavels 'n' Paddles: X-Men #1 comic book, $350,000, ComicLink

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by Ken Hall
A rare and unrestored issue of X-Men #1 comic book, CGC-graded highly at 9.6, sold recently for $350,000 through ComicLink, a leading provider of online auction and marketplace services for the vintage comic book industry. The buyer was a private collector who is not widely known in comic book collecting circles. He purchased the comic book through ComicLink’s marketplace known as the Comic Book Exchange. The comic book was offered with an asking price of $375,000 and was negotiated to a final selling price of $350,000.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: X-Men #1 comic book, $350,000, ComicLink