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1890 N129 Duke "Stars of the Stage" (First Series) Complete Set (25)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $529

Complete set of twenty-five 1890 N129 Duke "Stars of the Stage" (First Series) cards. A very attractive complete set of these rare, colorful, and very striking nineteenth-century tobacco cards, with seventeen cards ranging from Vg-Ex to Ex-Mt, and eight lesser. This is a beautiful set with an overall strong Excellent appearance across the board. Duke Tobacco cards in general are far rarer than cards issued by many other tobacco companies such as Allen & Ginter. Issued with Duke’s Honest Long Cut brand tobacco, each card features a colorful, graphically detailed lithographic image of an unnamed "beauty" dressed in fancy Victorian attire. Duke's "Stars of the Stage" (First Series) is rarely offered as a complete set. Total: 25 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $529

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