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Rockford pedigree

Named for the location of the anonymous original owner (Rockford, Illinois) the Rockford pedigree ranks among the most cherished by collectors. According to the origin story, all the…

Cape Cod pedigree

Like the Fred Schwab pedigree the Cape Cod pedigree is not a CGC recognized pedigree.  That might be because it contained under 1,000 copies or that it lacked…

Recil Macon pedigree

Kids love reading comics.  And that was probably never truer than in the era before television (just half of U.S. households had a T.V. by the mid 1950’s)….

Mile High/Edgar Church pedigree

Like Superman reigning upon his thrown as the king of the superheroes, the Mile High/Edgar Church pedigree levitates high above all other comic pedigrees.  Exactly why would that…

Ohio pedigree

The Ohio pedigree gets its name in part because the actual original owner’s name is unknown.  He or she chose to remain anonymous but resided in Ohio (comics…

Crowley pedigree

Perhaps no comic pedigree represents the arch of the rise and fall of Golden Age of comics more than the Crowley Pedigree.  Wendell B. Crowley was born in…

Big Apple pedigree

James Hilton is a legend of sorts in the world of comic collecting.  After-all, he started collecting in the Golden Age of comics all the way back to…

Fred Schwab pedigree

One single raindrop on the ocean quickly becomes diffused within the overwhelming volume of saltwater upon which if falls. Such is the fate of countless comic book collections…

Harold Curtis pedigree

All comic collections could technically have a pedigree given the broadest definition of the word (aka a documented recording of direct linage). And surely every book that survives…

Crippen “D” pedigree

If you were to start collecting Golden Age comics from scratch today, it wouldn’t take long to run into “pedigree copies.” Thanks to original owners who collected comics…