From the first Spider-Man comic to Elton John’s piano, Heritage Auctions rolls out the biggest sellers of 2021

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With 2021 in the record books, Heritage Auctions reveals he racked up a record $ 1.4 billion in sales, from sports memorabilia to comics to one of the Elton johnpianos.

The 45-year-old institution revealed some of the year’s biggest sellers, including the best-known single copy of Batman No.1, which sold for over $ 2.2 million in early 2021.

Not to be outdone, one of the four almost new copies known to Amazing fantasy The # 15 – which featured Spider-Man – sold in September for $ 3.6 million.

A rare first edition of Jk rowling‘s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone set a record last month for the highest price paid for a single modern novel, when the hammer fell to $ 471,000.

Plus you’re sure to be mad at mom for throwing in the news, vintage video games have grossed over $ 26 million from heritage auctions in 2021 including “a gorgeous sealed copy of Super Mario 64 “which sold for $ 1,560,000 in July.

On that note, collectible card games like Yu-Gi-Oh !, Pokémon, and Magic: The Gathering have generated over $ 11.6 million at auctions throughout the past year – including just one ” Sealed First Edition Pokémon Base Set Booster Box that sold for $ 408,000. .

Heritage Auctions also revealed that more than $ 19.8 million in valuable goods were also put under the hammer in 2021, including $ 4.2 million that a collection of Journey guitarist Neal Schon ‘s instruments purchased in the summer, and a touring piano played by Elton John for decades went for over $ 915,000 in July.

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Daniel K. Denny