REA Auction Includes Vampirella Cover Art Mars Attacks Card Paintings

WATCHUNG, NEW JERSEY. The catalog for Robert Edward Auctions’ 2011 blockbuster sale will ship on April 12, 2011.

While most of the auction is baseball-related, also included are seven original Warren cover paintings dating from 1968 to 1981, among them five paintings that once graced the cover of Vampirella magazine (each res. $1,000). A selection of original artworks used to produce trading cards is also featured, including 1966 Topps “Batman” (Norm Saunders) and 1951 Bowman “Jets, Rockets, Spacemen” (an incredible twelve different examples), among others. Any Mars Attacks original artwork is a prize in the nonsport collecting world. The 1962 Topps Mars Attacks original artworks for card #22 “Burning Cattle”, card #7 “Destroying Bridge”, for card #34 “Terror in the Railroad” are included in the sale. Each is an iconic painting by Norm Saunders and among the most desirable nonsport card artworks in existence (each res. $5,000; est. $10,000+). The final date of bidding in this year’s auction will be Saturday, May 7. Bidding begins April 15 by FAX, phone, or the Internet via the REA website at Total sales for the event are expected to exceed $5 million.

Copies of the full-color premium catalog are available for free. To review the catalog online, learn more about Robert Edward Auctions, receive a complimentary copy of the catalog or inquire about consignments, visit Robert Edward Auctions is currently assembling their next sale. For further information, contact Robert Edward Auctions, PO Box 7256, Watchung, NJ 07069, or call (908) 226-9900.

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