How Much Are Old Punch Magazines Worth?

Single “Punch” magazine issues from the 1920s are listed at a price between $8.00 and $9.00 on Amazon as of 2014. Later issues from the 1930s are listed at $5.91, and issues from the 1950s are also about $6.

Anthologies often command a higher value with prices ranging from $200.00 to $400.00. Newer issues from the ’70s and issues that contain articles about notable historical events are listed anywhere between $12.00 and $30.00 on eBay. These prices fluctuate depending on the collector’s market.

“Punch, or the London Charivari” was the full title of this magazine when founded in 1841. “Punch” closed its doors in 1992. It was then revived from 1996 to 2002. “Punch” is a humor magazine most famous for its cartoons, and it is credited with developing the humorous cartoons in modern journalism.