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    1889 N38 "Birds of the Tropics" Near Set (48/50) - #1 on the SGC Set Registry! Rank: #1 on the SGC set Registry with a 60.4 GPA. What finer venue to put on display the lithographers craft than showcasing the serene beauty of man's fine feathered friends. This wonderfully designed and produced series of 50 cards is one of the most visually appealing accomplishments of its age and worthy to be nominated for best set honors. Almost 60% of this presentation is "EX" or better which is no small feat with these larger sized Allen & Ginter productions. Includes: Graded - SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 1 card; SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 1 card; SGC 84 NM 7: 4 cards; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 7 cards; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 4 cards; SGC 60 EX 5: 12 cards; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 11 cards; SGC 40 VG 3: 6 cards; SGC 30 GD 2: 3 cards; SGC 10 PR 1: 1 card. Please see our web site for a detailed list of the contents of this set.

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    Includes: Graded -

    SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 1 card, Alexandrine Ring;

    SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 1 card, Black-Throated Golden Pheasant;

    SGC 84 NM 7: 4 cards, w/Cock-of-the-Rock, Crimson Topaz, Rainbow Pitta and Schribber's Humming Bird;

    SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 7 cards, w/Black Swan, Cassowary, Paradise Tanager, Red and Blue Macaw, Sacred Ibis, Top Knot Pigeon and Yellow-Crested Cockatoo;

    SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 4 cards, w/Fiery-Tailed Sun Bird, India Peacock, The Notornis and Torquata;

    SGC 60 EX 5: 12 cards, w/Concave-Casqued, Horned Screamer, Java Peacock, New Zealand Parrot, Rhea, Satin Bower Bird, Swindern's Love-Bird, Swinhoe Pheasant, The Tropic Bird, White Throated Shag, Yellow-Breasted Sun and Yellow-Casque Black;

    SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 11 cards, w/Apteryx, The Banded Aracari, The Impeyan Pheasant, Jungle Fowl, Lyre Bird, Magnificent Bird of Paradise, Pitta, Quezal, Red and Blue Macaw, Red Bird of Paradise and Sacred Kinfisher;

    SGC 40 VG 3: 6 cards, w/African Flamingo, Great Bird of Paradise, King Bird of Paradise, Saddle-Billed Stork, Sun Bittern and Toco Toucan;

    SGC 30 GD 2: 3 cards, w/Shoe-Bill, Tri-Colored and Violaceous;

    SGC 10 PR 1: 1 card, New Zealand Parrot.



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