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    1880-92 N342 Thos. Hall "Between the Acts" Actors, Actresses, Athletes & Presidential Candidates Collection (139). The "Between The Acts" series is a volume of over 500 recorded subjects with new discoveries still being made. The cards are the first official trading insert cards as they appeared as early as 1880 and were issued through 1892. Offered is a sizeable quantity of 139 cards with just a small number of duplicates. Some name duplication is presented in variant color usage. There are five basic designs and there are 17 cards graded by PSA. Includes: Graded - PSA NM 7: 1 card, Chandos; PSA EX-MT 6: 9 cards, Booth, Boucicault, Clancy, Ellsler, Harold, Knight, Webster, West, Wilson; PSA EX+ 5.5: 1 card, Rogers; PSA EX 5: 5 cards, Girard, John, Knight, Modjeska, Nilsson; PSA VG-EX 4: 1 card, Cummings. Grades 12% EX to EX/MT, 38% VG to VG/EX, 50% PR to GD. See our web site for more details.

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    The World Tobacco Index is the best source for thes ecards. For clarity, we seperated them into five bacis designes/styles:

    Format A - Between The Acts & Bravo Backs (14) - w/Aimee, Bernhardt, Chester & Branscombe, Davenport, Eytinge, Florence, Forrest, Hauk, Langtree, Lotta, Modjeska (2), Montague, Morris;


    Format B - Flat Black Inside Oval Portraits (26) - w/Barrington, Blythe, Boniface, Brandt, Cleary, Downing, Drake, Dreher, Eyre, Farrell, Ferguson, Girard, Huelskamp, Irving, Kavenagh, Kemble, Kingdon, Lynne, Millward, Nevada, Robbins, Roosevelt, St John, Van Oster, Waldemere, Young;


    Format C - Light Blue Surrounding Portraits (3) - w/Booth, Comstock, Paullin;


    Format D - Metallic Gold Surrounding Portraits (13) - w/Aylward, Dene, Fuller, Henderson, Irving, Lippmann, Louise, Louise, Lyford, Mortimer, Robinson, Tyree, Urquhart;


    Group E - Between The Acts Backs, multiple Color Shemes (83) - Aimee, Baker (3), Barrett, Bernhardt, Boniface, Booth, Boucicault (3), Burton, Campanini, Carson, Chandos (2), H. Chanfrau (2 Diff.), F. Chanfrau  (2: Diff. color pallets), Chester & Branscombe, Clancy, Claxton (2: Diff. color pallets), Cone (2), Cottrelly, Cummings (2), Darling (2), F. Davenport, L. Davenport, Don, Ellsler, Florence/Mighty Dollar (2), Mrs. Florence, Girard (2: color Var.), Harold (2), Harrison, Hauk, Jefferson, Jewett, John, Kellogg (2: color var.), Knight (2: color var.), Lewis, Lingard, Marie, McCullough, C. McHenry (2), N. McHenry, Melville, Mitchell, Modjeska, Moore, Nilsson, Palmer, Patti, Raymond (2), Rogers, Rosseau (3: 2 diff. color var.), Terry, Thursby, Vaugh, Vernon (2), Ward, Webster, Welby, West (2), Wiley, Wilson.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    12th-14th Thursday-Saturday
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