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    1887 N365 Lone Jack "Inventors and Inventions" Complete Set (25) - #1 on the SGC Set Registry! Set GPA: 50.0; Registry Rank: #1 on the SGC Set Registry. Only a very small sample (less than 10) of the multitude of tobacco card productions were associated the Lone Jack Cigarette brand name. All are considered scarce to outright very rare earning bragging rights to the fortunate collector lucky enough to claim of a sampling of cards, let alone a complete set. In 1887, "Inventors and Inventions" appeared in larger sized cigarette boxes. One may think an odd choice at first but these men and the inventions that bear their name sake made the Industrial Age one of the greatest eras of advancement in modern history. Includes: Graded - SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 2 cards, John Ericsson, Sir Humphry Davy; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 1 card, Galileo Galilei; SGC 60 EX 5: 7 cards, Roger Bacon, Louis J. M. Daguerre, Capt. James B. Eads, Benj. Franklin, Johann Gutenberg, Richard M. Hoe, George Pullman; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 7 cards, Thomas Edison, Robert Fulton, Elias Howe, Robert Peel, Aloys Senefelder, George Stephenson, Eli Whitney; SGC 40 VG 3: 5 cards, Sir R. Arkwright, Alexander G. Bell, Michael Faraday, James Watt, Jethro Wood; SGC 30 GD 2: 1 card, Cyrus H. McCormick; SGC 10 PR 1: 2 cards, Charles Goodyear, Samuel F.B. Morse.




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