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    1880's Non-Sports Tobacco Actress Collection (260+) with Uncatalogued Brand and Rare Series. Offered is a fascinating collection of almost 300 19th century non-sports cards. This collection contains uncatalogued cards and a selection from more than a half dozen series you don't see with any regularity. Includes: Uncatalogued - Maclachlan Brothers & Levy (3) - For "Primrose Cigarettes." Loftus & Esmond, Senora De Barratti and one too faded to read. All are hand cut; 1887 N45 Our Little Beauties (4) -Denin (SGC 45 VG+ 3.5), Mignonette (SGC 84 NM 7), Night In Venice (SGC 82 EX/NM+ 6.5), Runnels (SGC 60 EX 5); 1887 N45 Opera Puffs (1) - Carmen (SGC 40 VG 3); N45 Actors and Actresses (1) - #1075 Ms. Thorndyke (EX); N51 Presidents of The United States (1) - Jefferson (VG/EX); 1887 N60 Little Beauties (4) - Anonymous (SGC 30 Good 2), Gerster (SGC 40 VG 3), Patti (SGC 10 Poor 1), Rigl (SGC 55 VG/EX+ 4.5); N64 Girls and Children (1) - Unidentified (GD, ink on rev.); 1887 N145 Duke's (19) - Jansen (SGC 50 VG/EX 4) plus 18 others; 1890's N151 Duke's Honest Long Cut (1) - Muller/Paris (FR); 1887 N171 Old Judge Actresses (5) - Lillian Russell (SGC 40 VG 3) plus four others; 1887 N174 Old Judge (16) - McDermott Sisters (SGC 45 VG+ 3.5) plus fifteen others; N203 Actresses (1) - Mortimer (GD); 1893 N215 Actresses (8) - Unnamed; 1880's N245 Old Judge (10) - SGC 55 VG/EX+ 4.5: 2 cards, Beaumaine and Jacot; SGC 45 VG+ 3.5: 1 card, Lillian Russell; SGC 40 VG 3: 5 cards, Anonymous (2 diff.), Brenhardt (2 different) and Vivian; SGC 35 GD+ 2.5: 2 cards, Bernhardt and Coe; 1880's N245 American Tobacco (12) - w/Bernhardt (GD); 1880's N245 Duke's Cigarettes (74) - Unnamed (70), Named (4); 1880's N245 Duke's "Sales 1888, 744 Million Cigarettes" Backs (4) - Unnamed (4); 1880's N245 Sweet Caporal (30) - Named (30); 1880's N245 Blank Backs (30) - Unnamed (30); 1880's N245 Duke Cameo Cigarettes "Are the Best" (39) - 1-7/16 x 2-5/8" Black Backs (12), Duke's Cameo ad in Black (8), Duke's Cameo ad in Orange (19); N369 Lone Jack (1) - Name faded (GD); N465 Sweet Purity (1) - Harvey (FR). Grades 45% VG to EX, 55% lesser. See our web site for an image of all types.

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