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    1887 N269 Lorillard's "Prizefighters" Collection (9). Like many others, this very rare series circulated in the late 1880's but is unlike most other sets of the day. From the numbered, large 2-3/8" x 3-11/16" card size, the extensive line up of pugilists who come to life via the brief biography of each fighter found on the reverse and precious space is not wasted by advertising. All are exceptions to the rules of the era. This edition is immensely popular with boxing collectors who will passionately pursue even hand cut examples. Includes: Graded - SGC 30 GD 2: 1 card, #'s 15 Wilson (Pop Two, One Higher); SGC 20 FR 1.5: 1 card, #32 La Blanche; SGC 10 PR 1: 1 card, #12 Gem Smith; SGC Authentic: 3 cards, #'s 13 Mace, 20 Pendergast and 40 Dempsey. Ungraded - #'s 21 Chambers (PR), 24 McCoy (cropped to center image and 35 Ashton (PR, piece missing). Very rarely is this edition offered in quantity.

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