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    1889 N122 Gail & Ax "Novelties" Complete Set (25) - #1 on the SGC Set Registry. Offered is what has to be one of the most unique and challenging 19th century tobacco card promotions. Beautifully done and each a unique shape, the N122 Gail & Ax "Novelties" or "Girls on Objects" is rarely made available at auction in any quantity, let alone a complete set. The "Girls on Objects" name refers to the finely dressed women who have their portraits incorporated into various objects. Each reverse displays a "Gail & Ax Navy Long Cut" advertising. Includes: SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 2 cards, Sea Shell and Wicker Box; SGC 84 NM 7: 4 cards, Feather Fan, Hand Mirror/Left-Hat, Hand Mirror/Right-Hat, Open Fan/Folding Variety and Tambourine; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 4 cards, Folded Paper, Hand Mirror/Facing Right, No Hat, Picture Frame, Stamp On Envelope; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 2 cards, Cup Of Violets, Hand Mirror/Facing Left, Jewel Head Dress; SGC 60 EX 5: 1 card, Hand Mirror/Facing Front; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 5 cards, Cluster Of Leaves, Folded Screen, Front Of Book, Hand Mirror/Pearl Frame Design, Pad And Pencil; SGC 40 VG 3: 2 cards, Hand Mirror/Dark-Fancy Frame, Playing Cards; SGC 30 GD 2: 2 cards, Pincushion and Wings Of A Bird; SGC 20 FR 1.5: 1 card, Tennis Racket; SGC Authentic: 1 card, Whisk Broom.

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    October, 2012
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
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