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Playboy issue #1.

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Playboy issue #1.
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672. Playboy issue #1.(1953) Vintage original volume 1, issue 1 of Playboy magazine published on December 15, 1953. This first-ever, 42-page issue features Marilyn Monroe on the cover as well as a spread with a full-page color nude photo (taken by Tom Kelley in 1949) in the magazine titled the "Sweetheart of the Month", which would ultimately evolve to become "Playmate of the Month". Approximately only 54,000 copies of this landmark magazine were printed, as legendary publisher Hugh Hefner was unsure of the market's reception. While variants of this magazine contain different page numberings, the numbers in this edition begin on page 6. Exhibiting age, wear, corner bumping, minor soiling and wrinkling to the cover. Representing a historic publication that emerged to change America and the entire world's culture. CGC rated 4.0. $1,500 - $2,500