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    1887-1890 N-Series Actors & Actresses Tobacco card Collection (150+). Offered is a collection of over 150 Actress cards from the late 1880's. There are a half dozen Lillian Russell cards and almost no duplication. Overall photo quality is mostly above average to excellent. Ten cards have been graded by SGC. As is typical with these cards, there is size variance and irregular cuts. We feel this was how they were originally produced and are not "trimmed" to bolster appearance or higher grade and will not receive a numeric grade. Some names and numbers are faded, every effort was made to correctly list card numbers. Includes: C. 1887-1890 Actors & Actresses (46): Duke Cigarettes (1); Duke's Cameo Cigarettes (12) - w/#'s 5 Russell, 7 Russell; Cross-Cut Cigarettes (31) - w/ Lillian Russell (4 cards); N145 Actors & Actresses - Brand in Base (30): Duke Cigarettes (6); Duke Cameo Cigarettes (4); Cross-Cut Cigarettes (20); N146 Actresses & Celebrities (2): Duke of Durham; N171 Actors & Actresses (55): Old Judge (3 cards), Virginia Brights Cigarettes (52 cards) - Both numbered and un-numbered; N174 Celebrities & Prizefighters (4): Gypsy Queen: 1 card; Old Judge: 3 cards; N203 Actresses Kimball & Co. Cigarettes (2); N245 Actors & Actresses (10): Virginia Brights Cigarettes; N381 Actresses (1): Tiger Cigarettes: Unknown (SGC VG-EX 4); N392 Actresses (1): Admiral Cigarettes; N606 Actresses (1); Misc. (1) Kimball & Co. Cigarettes. Grades VG to EX with some lesser. See our web site for more details.

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    Includes:
    C. 1887-1890 Actors & Actresses (46): Duke Cigarettes (1) - #6; Duke's Cameo Cigarettes (12) - #'s
    5 Russell, 7 Russell, 22 Hall (SGC VG-EX 4), 42, 55, 55, 72, 88 Forsyth (SGC VG+ 3.5), 101 Jarbeau (SGC EX 5), 113, 143, 145; Cross-Cut Cigarettes (31) - #'s 4(x2), 12, 23, 26, 27, 28, 35, 37, 49 Russell, 55, 59, 69, 79, 85, 90 Russell, 116, 123, 124, 129 Russell(x2), 132, 137, 145, 180, 188, 192, 221, 231, 235, 253. Miscellaneous (2) - Illegible names;

    N145 Actors & Actresses - Brand in Base (30): Duke Cigarettes (6) - #'s 212, 219, 145, 255, 260, 514; Duke Cameo Cigarettes (4) - #'s 20s, 209, 300, 378; Cross-Cut Cigarettes (20) - #'s 309, 320, 329, 344, 350, 355 Sayles (SGC EX 5), 385, 533 Russell, 583, 590, 596, 623, 624, 630, 640, 710, 711, 728, 730 and (NN) Vernon;

    N146 Actresses & Celebrities (2): Duke of Durham (2 cards) w/Lillian Russell (GD);

    N171 Actors & Actresses (55): Old Judge (3 cards), Virginia Brights Cigarettes (52 cards) - #'s 403, 427, 607, 663, 689, 706 the rest are not numbered. w/Juch (SGC EX 5) and Rayne/Dirkee/Curtif/Batchelder (SGC VG 3);

    N174 Celebrities & Prizefighters (4): Gypsy Queen: 1 card, Lotta (SGC Fair 1.5), Old Judge: 3 cards, w/Lotta (SGC EX 5);

    N203 Actresses Kimball & Co. Cigarettes (2): Anderson(x2 cards);

    N245 Actors & Actresses (10)
    : Virginia Brights Cigarettes (10) - #'s 543, 550, 665, 698, 706, 715, 731, 776, 1041, 1091;

    N381 Actresses (1): Tiger Cigarettes: Unknown (SGC VG-EX 4);

    N392 Actresses (1): Admiral Cigarettes (1 card);

    N606 Actresses (1): Old Spanish Cigarettes- Irene Verona (SGC Authentic);

    Misc. (1) Kimball & Co. Cigarettes - Unidentified.



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    July, 2019
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