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    Circa 1910 Allen & Ginter Richmond Straight Cut Tobacco Advertising Sign. The tobacco company responsible for some of the most gorgeous trading cards ever created display their world class aesthetic sensibilities here as well, marketing their wares with the time-tested power of beautiful women. The 12x16" cardboard sign exhibits a degree of wear one would expect for a centenarian advertising sign, though a bit of restoration, including affixing the piece to a heavy cardboard backing for added support, has minimized the negative effects. The most significant injury is a diagonal break passing through the face and torso of the young lady, but our catalog imagery should indicate how well this problem has been cured. A nice addition to any early tobacco card collector's trophy room.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2009
    1st-2nd Thursday-Friday
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