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Lot # 1651 (of 1743)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1889 N24 Allen Ginter "Types of All Nations" Complete Set (50)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $3,231

Complete set of fifty 1889 N24 Allen & Ginter “Types of All Nations” cards. Exceptionally strong set of these very colorful tobacco cards, with an overall Excellent or better appearance. Technically the condition ranges from Vg-Ex to Ex-Mt (averaging Ex), with the exception of just a few cards slightly lesser. Issued with Allen & Ginter's Cigarettes, each card features a beautifully rendered multicolor illustration of a male or female in native costume from one of fifty different regions of the world represented in the set. The checklist is on the back of the cards. This issue is highly prized by nineteenth-century nonsport tobacco-card collectors. Total: 50 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $3,231

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