The sealed case also ensures the integrity of the grade assigned by the third party Grader, and ensures that no one replaces the book with a different, inferior copy. When removed, the value is diminished as the grade assigned is no longer certified and it will require re-submission to the third party Grader for total re-grading.Please visit my store for more vintage comics and toys! This item is in the category "Collectibles\Comic Books & Memorabilia\Comics\Comics & Graphic Novels". The seller is "quasar-comics" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.