1888 N86 Duke "Scenes of Perilous Occupations" Complete Set (50) - #1 on the SGC Set Registry! This is the #1 set on the SGC Set Registry with a GPA of 84.2. This entire set is in EX to MINT condition with 35 cards (70%) in NM to MINT condition. And yes, they are almost 125 years old. Offered is a 50-card complete set of N86 "Scenes of Perilous Occupations" produced by Duke Sons & Co. in 1888. The fronts feature the exciting to treacherous ways to eke out a living. There are fun jobs like "The Horse Trainer" to ones we don't think about like "..painters of church steeples." Each reverse gives a lively explanation of the perilous occupation. This set is a combination of yellow and green backgrounds. Includes: Graded - SGC 96 MINT 9: 1 card, Picket Duty; SGC 92 NM-MT+ 8.5: 3 cards, Indian Netting Salmon, The Balloon Ascent, Cowboy Fleeing...; SGC 88 NM-MT 8: 13 cards, The Fireman, Electric Lineman, The Indian Scout, Traveling In Siberia, Fox Hunting, Yardman Coupling Cars, Tight-Rope Walking, Snake Charmer In India, Elephant Hunting..., Lumberman In Michigan, A Bad Decision... , Horse Training, Lumberman In Norway; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 7 cards, , Highwaymen-"Hands Up!", Exploring In Africa, The Diver, A Tough Beat, Walrus Hunting..., Monk And Dog, Bull-Fighting In Spain; SGC 84 NM 7: 11 cards, Fisherman Off Coast..., Arab Attacked By Lion, Bridge Jumping, Hunting The Goat, Miners Descending A Shaft, Stopping A Stampede..., Surveying..., The Circus Rider, A Quiet Game Of Poker..., Painters At Work..., Sliding Down Rope; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 13 cards, On A Whaling Voyage, Trapper Fighting..., The Picket's Death, Rafting Logs, Indians Spearing..., Knife Throwing In Circus, Trick Shooting, The Arctic Explorer, On Board A Battle Ship, Chamois Hunting In Switzerland, Hanging Over Cliffs..., The Lion Tamer, The Life Savers; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 1 card, Safe Robber; SGC 60 EX 5: 1 card, Blasting Rock.

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