On February 19, 2016, a CGC 9.6 copy of X-Men #1 was sold for $350,000. The private sale was made through ComicLink’s private marketplace, Comic Book Exchange.
On 2012, a copy of X-Men #1 that was graded at CGC 9.8 was sold for $492,900. However, no CGC 9.6 example had ever come close to this latest amount. According to CGC, there a are a total of 3,285 known examples of X-Men #1 worldwide. Of those, only 2 have been graded CGC 9.8 and only 3 have graded at CGC 9.6.