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    1889 N73 Duke "Fancy Dress Ball Costumes" Complete Set (50) - #1 on the SGC Set Registry! Set GPA: 59.1; Registry Rank: #1 on the SGC Set Registry. Actresses served as the perfect theme for numerous tobacco card productions. This finely produced series focused not on the actress but the often colorful and fashions and accessories that made them so much larger than life and all the more alluring. At 2-1/2 x 4-1/4," these very scarce cards are larger than most and stand as a testament to the quality of the Knapp & Co. lithographer. This is a high end assembly for a set rarely offered complete. Includes: Graded - SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 1 card, The Daughter Of The Regiment; SGC 84 NM 7: 3 cards, Cupid, The Fire Lassie, The Fruiteress; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 10 cards, Cinderella, Fascination, Light And Shade, Queen Of The Ball, The Bugler, The Fisher Maiden, The Harvest Queen, The Kite, The Seaside Belle, The Sunflower; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 3 cards, Pocahontas, The Conch Shell, The Terrapin; SGC 60 EX 5: 11 cards, Bats And Rats, Pride Of The Garden, Queen Of The Vineyard, The Butterfly, The Chanticleer, The Honey Bee, The Kitchen Belle, The Opera, The Sea Nymph, The Strawberry, The Weaver; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 11 cards, Queen Of The Fleet, Apothecary's Maid, Garden Fairy, Humming Bird, Morning Glory, Pansy, Rosebud, Tiger Lily, Water Lily, Watermelon, What's The Ante; SGC 40 VG 3: 7 cards, Clear The Track, Charmer, Glorious Fourth, Huntress, Little Housewife, Paroquet, Pipe Of Peace; SGC 30 GD 2: 4 cards, A Bundle Of Sweetness, Sweet Peas, Duchess, Humming Top.


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