Price of Giants (was Re: ML Matchbooks)

Scot Kamins kamins at dogeared.com
Sat Feb 4 16:56:54 EST 2006


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> On Feb 4, 2006, at 1:30 PM, <modlib at alltel.net> <modlib at alltel.net>  
> wrote:
>
>>
>> So, the early limiting factor is when the price of Giants changed  
>> from $1.25 to $1.45.  You have indicated that was 1943.  Are we  
>> sure of that?  Given the price in the 1943 catalog (and I have a  
>> Spring 1943 dj from a giant edition indicating $1.45), it was no  
>> later than that.  Have we confirmed Giants printed in 1941 and  
>> 1942 had a price of $1.25?
>>
> The Toledano Updates page on Dogeared has a note saying that the  
> price of Giants rose to $1.45 in 1943.
>

HOLD THE PHONE!!!

I just found a note from John Wolansky (Date: Tue, 15 May 2001) in  
the string "Help Needed To Adjust The Price Chronology Of ..." noting  
a price of $1.45 for a giant in 1942! (Damn archive project!!!)



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