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1889 N73 Duke Fancy Dress Ball Costumes Complete Set (50)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $470

Complete set of fifty N73 Duke “Fancy Dress Ball Costumes” cards. Sharp-looking set of these very colorful tobacco cards, with an overall Excellent appearance. Technically the condition ranges from Vg-Ex to Ex-Mt (averaging Ex), with the exception of just several cards slightly lesser. Issued with Duke's Cigarettes, each card features a beautiful colorful lithograph of woman dressed in fancy Victorian attire with silly accessories representing the caption along the bottom (for example "The Honey Bee" will have a bee on top of the woman's head). The back of each card features a checklist of the set. This is an extremely attractive and unusual set with outstanding eye-appeal. Duke's “Fancy Dress Ball Costumes” are rarely offered as a complete set. Total: 50 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $470

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