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    1887 A2 Allen & Ginter "Celebrated American Indian Chiefs" (N2) Album. One of the most popular and likewise more scarce is this beautifully crafted 6" x 8" multi-page album for the Allen & Ginter "Celebrated American Indian Chiefs" series. It seems foolish to think these are just companion pieces to the tobacco insert cards because they are truly works of art. The albums showcased the cards nestled around an amazing array of additional graphics and scenes. So much more than an elaborate visual checklist, these albums are a special class of collectibles unto themselves. From front cover to back, each page is a finely composed display of colors, graphics that could easily stand alone and be placed on display. Offered is one of the finer copies of the A2 Allen & Ginter offered at auction. This album shows one brief (1/2") tear and one crease affecting the back cover, otherwise this relic presents at the ex/mint-near/mint level. The sensitive binding which we are assuming is original also shows almost no signs of handling. One of the finer examples this hobbyist has ever seen and only the third Heritage Auctions has had to offer its clients.

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    July, 2020
    30th-31st Thursday-Friday
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