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    1889 W. Duke Sons & Co. The Heroes of the Civil War Album. This fantastic album from W. Duke Sons & Co. memorializes the American Civil War and covers both sides of the conflict. Considering that this album was printed less than twenty-five years after the end of the war, it was still somewhat fresh in people's minds, and an apt subject for both cigarette cards and a premium album. The cards this album imitates are the "Histories of Generals," with the album containing several more plates than were available in card format.

    The album was obtained from the manufacturer directly for a number of coupons founds in packs, and these albums are certainly far more rare than the cards themselves. Slight rust around staples, and two small corners are broken off the cover. Otherwise, just a crease on the cover and general mild wear. Pages themselves are generally strong and EX-MT or better. Measures 7x10.5."


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