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    1880's Lillian Russell "N" Tobacco Collection (10). This week we are pleased to have the opportunity to present the remainder of a collection of almost 200 19th century "N" Actor and Actress cards from Duke, Virginia Brights and Cross-Cut Cigarettes. This is a fresh discovery of 120+ year old collectibles and they are being offered for sale for the first time. NOTE: As is common with these types of cards, there will be size variations and some may not meet the arbitrary size minimums of 21st Century grading services.
    This presentation is an exclusive Lillian Russell (10 cards) collection. Russell was a stage actress who in her era was a Barbara Streisand, Elizabeth Taylor rolled into one. Renown for her talents and beauty she was also a newspaper columnist, political activist for women's suffrage, lecturer and recruiter/fund raiser for the U.S. Marines in WWI. Including: 1880's N145 Cross-Cut Cigarettes "Actors and Actresses" (7) - Various Formats. #'s 49 Russell (EX), 58 Russell (EX, uneven borders), 67 Russell (VG, small), 75 Allen/Russell (FR, pin hole), 99 Russell (st. on rev., 136 Russell (EX) and 211 Russell (VG/EX); 1880's N245 Duke's "Actors and Actresses" (3) - Various formats. #'s 7 Russell (EX), 754 Russell (EX) and 755 Russell (GD, pencil on rev.).


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    11th Sunday
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