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Winning Bid:
$1,140.25 (Includes 18% Buyer's Premium)
Bidding Ended:
Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:00:00 PM (20 Minute Clock Begins At Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:00:00 PM)
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Auction #231 Part II
Value Code:
J - $700 to $1,000 Help Icon
Item Description
11x18x3" deep box w/hinged lid and latch w/carry handle contains Peter Puppet Playthings Inc. set. ©1954 National Comic Publications Inc. Lid features illustration of Superman w/two boys using exercise equipment (one wearing belt w/"S" logo buckle). Lid interior has seven-panel story of Superman showing boy how to use set. Box has original die-cut cardboard insert. Set is complete and lightly used w/two hand grips w/wooden handles, double spring set w/wooden handles and pair of eyelet screws for wall mounting, wooden handled jump rope, fabric measuring tape, illustrated 13"x13" "Superman Muscle Building Chart" w/columns for "Date, Height, Weight, Arm Muscle, Chest, Waist" w/one fold and two neatly written entries from mid 1950s, 7"x13" illustrated "Superman Muscle Building Club" certificate w/two folds and name neatly written in pen and 1-3/8" dia. "Superman Muscle Building Club" pinback button. Generic components show no sign of wear/age and are Exc. Button exhibits trace surface wear but remains glossy and Exc. Box insert has lt. aging but is o/w Fine. Box exterior shows some scattered wear w/some scattered color rubs and corner tip wear. Lid label has some surface rippling at lower left corner. Lid has one corner and three edge splits on side with latch. Hinged back edge of lid is split along length with one side still keeping it attached. As is, box displays Fine. A classic Superman item and rarely found complete. David Barsalou Collection.
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