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    1880's-1910's Oarsman/Rowing Sports Cards & Silks Collection (31). Offered is an attractive gallery of tobacco cards and silks, some quite scarce dedicated to the sport of Rowing. Lower grade cards have ink marks and/or surface loss mostly affecting the reverse. Includes: 1887 N28 Allen & Ginter "The World's Champions" (9) - Beach, Bubear (EX), Hamm, Hanlan, Ross, Teemer, Trickett, Hosmer, Gaudaur. Grades PR to GD with one nicer; 1888 N29 Allen & Ginter "The World's Champions- Second Series" (2) - East (EX, small) and O'Connor (FR); 1888 N43 Allen & Ginter "The World's Champions-Second Series (1) - O'Connor/Oarsman (VG+); 1888 N162 Goodwin "Champions" (2) - Beach (PR) and Hanlan (FR); 1888 N184 Kimball "Champions of Games and Sports" (2) - Beach (FR) and Hanlan (PR); 1910-12 T51 Murad (3) - Kenyon/Rowing, Yale/Rowing and Texas/Rowing Grades FR to GD;; 1910's S21 Silks (2) - These are the 5x7" silks. w/ Syracuse/Rowing and Minnesota/Rowing. Both GD, sewing holes; 1910's S22 Silks (4) - These are the 3-1/2" x5-1/2" variety. w/Univ. of Chicago, Yale, Missouri and Princeton. Grades VG, one a little lesser; Miscellaneous (6) - 1910 T218 Mecca - Kiviat (SGC 30 Good 2), Churchman's "Howlers" # 33 Boat race (GD/VG); Turf Cigarettes #23 Rowing (VG/EX); Great Moments in Sports #21 (hand cut, EX); Wheaties "Great Moments in Canadian Sport" #11 (EX/MT); Cracker Jack "Sports - Yesterday and Today" #22 Rowing and Sculling (VG/EX).

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