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Im looking to buy magazines 1940-1950 what would be a good price i should pay

What would be a fair price for geographic magazines 1940-1950? They are in pretty good condition .. with minor cracking on sum magazine spines.

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Complete years ought to be $20-$25 (except 1943 & 1944 at $30+) in very good or lower condition. Add approximately $1 per issue for each grade better than vg, and probably deduct $1.50-$2.00 per issue for any grade lower than good minus. Lots of dealers will ask $10+ per issue, but that is basically ridiculous in my humble opinion. It is a very subjective question, but if I had the time to pull them, I'd offer the decade all in good to very good condition (the fraying and cracking of spines you describe, possible some dog ears or slight fading) for $125-$150 plus shipping. I am not offering it, because I don't have time to assemble such a set from my duplicates. While signicantly scarcer than later issues, the war years are not that hard to obtain, though all really nice issues for the decade with supplements all well preserved can command a premium
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