Wxman Slaw

Total Coin Registry Points: 64,715 Rank: 2656
 


Wxman Slaw's Bio
My brother and I started comic collecting as kids in the 60s Our Dad would take us to the drugstore for the latest issues. We built a collection of over 1000 Silver and Bronze Age comics, and all were well read!!

I began collecting CGC graded comics in the early 2000s shortly after CGC started. Although I wanted to collect all the classic Marvel and DC Silver Age issues, I really couldn't afford it, so I started collecting Valiant comics, and especially Variants. My main attention for graded collectibles had still been in coins at the time, but I started shifting more to CGC graded comics.

In 2006, I acquired a CGC 9.0 Metal Men #1, one of my favorite comics as a kid. I didn't really add comics to the registry until 2011, but from that point, I become a true CGC Registry builder.

I also own a complete Raw Metal Men set and Two complete bound Metal Men sets. Some don't care for bound comics, but I love them. I can actually pick up a bound volume anytime and re-read through my Metal Men issues.

One of my favorite Metal Men collectibles is a 22 x 15 re-creation of Metal Men #1 in watercolor by the great Mike Esposito and Stan Goldberg. This is undated, but it looks likely to have been done in the 1990s. One amazing piece of artwork from comic legends that I will always cherish. I had it professionally framed, and it hangs over the bound volumes in my comic bookcase.

My other main set in the registry at 100% completion is Weird Wonder Tales. I loved the Monster Comics of the 60s and 70s. Weird Wonder Tales may be reprints, but they have great covers and are a very affordable set to build. They also have three 30 cent price variants that are extremely difficult to obtain.

I am retired now, but I am still working to upgrade my Metal Men Set when I can afford to do so. I have worked hard to build my Metal Men Set through auctions, dealers and hunting for issues to get graded myself. It gives me personally more satisfaction as a collector vs just a buyer throwing a pile of cash.

Eventually, my comic collection will go to our grandchildren, and I want to leave them with the best sets possible!!



    

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[Collapse] Australia - Lunar
  Silver Half Dollars, Series Two, 2008-2019, Proof 6 Wxman Slaw's 50C PRabbit 8 1 1 0 159 -116 1/28/2020281
  Silver Dollars, Series Two, Including Colorized, 2008-2019, Mint State 28 Wxman Slaw's $1 MSLunars 2 1 1 0 420 0 5/20/2019356
  Silver Dollars, Series One and Two, 1999-2019, Mint State 61 Wxman Slaw's Lunars 4 1 1 0 420 0 5/20/2019342
  Silver Dollars, Series Two, 2008-2019, Proof 9 Wxman Slaw's $1 PRabbit 8 1 1 0 420 0 5/20/2019354
  Silver $8, Series Two, 2008-2019, Mint State 5 Wxman Slaw's $8 Rabbit 8 1 1 0 680 -878 8/17/2018299
  Silver $10, Series Two, Including Colorized, 2008-2019, Mint State 4 Wxman Slaw's $10 Dragon 5 1 1 0 1047 0 10/9/2016282
[Collapse] China - Panda Series
  Silver Panda Medals, Official Mint Medals, 1984-Date, Proof 56 Wxman Slaw's Panda Medals 0 1 1 0 1021 0 5/20/2019258
[Collapse] Great Britain - Sovereigns and Bullion
  Britannia, Silver 5 Pence, 2014-Date, Proof 5 Slaw's Proof Britannias 5P 12 1 1 0 50 0 5/20/201965
  Britannia, Silver 10 Pence, 2013-Date, Proof 5 Slaw's Proof Britannia 10P 11 1 1 0 85 0 5/20/201949
  Britannia, Silver 20 Pence, 1997-Date, Proof 9 Slaw's Proof Britannia 20P 5 1 1 0 179 73 5/3/202167
  Britannia, Silver 50 Pence, 1997-Date, Proof 12 Slaw's Proof Britannia 50P 5 1 1 0 234 0 5/20/201968
  Britannia, Silver Pound, 1997-Date, Proof 9 Slaw's Proof Britannia 1P 5 1 1 0 198 0 5/20/201964
  Britannia, Silver 2 Pounds, 1997-Date, Proof 65 Slaw's Proof Britannias 2 1 1 0 575 0 5/20/201960
[Collapse] Niue
  Silver $2, 2006-2016, Proof and Prooflike 30 Slaw's Avengers 0 4 4 0 1544 0 5/20/2019231
[Collapse] Rwanda-Burundi
  Burundi, Silver 5000 Francs, 2014-Date, Complete 1 Apfel Lion Kings 30 4 4 4 1757 284 8/31/2021276
[Collapse] Somalia
  African Elephant Wildlife Series, Silver Issues, 2004-Date, Complete 18 Slaw's Elephants 0 1 1 0 642 0 5/20/201963
[Collapse] Tuvalu
  Silver Dollar, 2019, Proof 14 Homer Slaw 4 1 1 0 500 295 6/26/201965
[Collapse] Cents
  Indian Head Cents, 1859-1909, Circulation Issue 419 Wxman Slaw's Indian Cs 0 0 0 0 0 218 3/12/2015155
  Lincoln Cents, 1909-1933, Circulation Issue 170 Wxman Slaw's Wheats 0 0 0 0 0 283 2/6/2015174
  Lincoln Cents, Wheat Reverse, 1909-1958, Circulation Issue 452 Wxman Slaw's WCs 0 0 0 0 0 283 2/6/2015141
  Lincoln Cents, 1950-1964, Proofs 178 Wxman Slaw's PLs 0 0 0 0 0 522 4/14/2017152
[Collapse] Nickels
  Jefferson Nickels 1938-1964, Circulation Issue 19 Slaw's Circulation Jeffersons 17 13 13 13 35064 0 12/9/2020321
  Jefferson Wartime Nickels 1942-1945, Circulation Issue 1 Apfel Family War Nickels 100 12 12 12 32812 0 12/9/20201286
  Jefferson Wartime Nickels 1942-1945, Circulation Issue, Including Varieties 1 Slaw's War Nickels with Varieties 57 12 12 12 32812 0 12/9/2020463
  Jefferson Nickels 1950-1964, Proof Issue 120 Wxman Slaw's Proof Jeffersons 6 1 0 0 237 -35 7/10/2020130
[Collapse] Dimes
  Mercury Dimes, 1941-1945, Circulation Issue 198 Wxman Slaw's MDs 0 0 0 0 0 16 6/9/2017125
  Roosevelt Dimes 1950-1964, Proof Issue 133 Wxman Slaw's Proof RDs 6 1 0 0 820 130 4/21/2015128
[Collapse] Quarter Dollars
  Washington Quarters 1932-1964, Circulation Issue 480 Wxman Slaw's WQs 0 0 0 0 0 6 2/20/2019136
  Washington Quarters 1950-1998, Proof Issue 101 Wxman Slaw's Proof Stars 1 1 0 0 765 40 2/21/2019174
  Statehood Quarters, Silver, 1999-2008, Proof Issue 437 Wxman Slaw's Silver States 0 0 0 0 0 -126 1/13/2021148
  National Parks Quarters, Silver, 2010-2021, Proof Issue 372 Slaw's NP Silvers 1 1 1 0 320 0 5/20/201957
[Collapse] Half Dollars
  Kennedy Half Dollars, 1964-Date, Proof Issue (Incl. Varieties) 311 Wxman Slaw's Proof Ks 0 0 0 0 0 17 4/21/2016145
[Collapse] Gold - Double Eagles
  Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles, 1907-1932, Circulation Issue 248 Wxman Slaw's Double Eagles 0 0 0 0 0 492 6/9/2021182
[Collapse] Commemoratives
  Baseball Hall of Fame Commemoratives, 2014, Complete 65 Wxman Slaw's Baseball Set 16 1 1 0 437 0 5/20/201994
[Collapse] American Eagles & Bullion Coins
  Silver Eagles, 1986-Date, Mint State 2428 Wxman Slaw's MS Eagles 1 1 0 0 527 178 2/8/201991
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