Life Magazine January 2, 1950 Midcentury Issue For Sale
Life Magazine January 2, 1950 Midcentury issueVerygood Or better Condition
GEM MINT: 10.0 MINT : 9.9
The best possible existing condition of a comic book. A near perfect book. It is very rare especially in older comic books pre-1990 to discover a comic in either Mint or Gem Mint condition. Books in this condition pre-1980 are virtually non-existent.
An extremely exceptional comic with only very minute printing or bindery defects. The books cover is flat and without surface wear. No autographs or writing is allowed on either the cover or interior pages. Cover inks are exceptionally bright with high gloss. The books corners are perfectly square and sharp. Interior pages must me white in color and supple to the touch.
NEAR MINT+/MINT GRADES
NEAR MINT / MINT : 9.8 NEAR MINT+ : 9.6
This is close to mint with some minor defect.
NEAR MINT/NEAR MINT- GRADES
NEAR MINT : 9.4 NEAR MINT - : 9.2
This book is an excellent copy with great eye appeal.
VERY FINE/NEAR MINT GRADES
VERY FINE/NEAR MINT : 9.0
Slightly better condition than VERY FINE +:8.5, but in lesser conditions than the grade above.
VERY FINE+ : 8.5 VERY FINE : 8.0 VERY FINE - : 7.5
A very fine comic book appears to have been read a few times and has been handled with some care. This one allows for some more defects.
FINE/VERY FINE: 7.0 Slightly better condition than FINE +: 6.5, but in lesser condition than the grade above.
FINE + : 6.5 FINE: 6.0 FINE - : 5.5
This comic is definitely a well-read copy, but can still be a very desirable copy.
VERY GOOD GRADES
VERY GOOD/FINE: 5.0 VERY GOOD+ : 4.5 VERY GOOD : 4.0 VERY GOOD - :3.5
GOOD/VERY GOOD: 3.0 GOOD + : 2.5 GOOD: 2.0 GOOD - : 1.8
Good is really a misnomer, but one that is still readable with numerous defects.
FAIR GRADE FAIR/GOOD : 1.5 FAIR : 1.0
This book has seen much better days and tends to be heavily worn and tattered.
POOR : .5
It has major defects to the point that there is almost no collector value.
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Life Magazine January 2, 1950 Midcentury Issue: $10