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1895 N264-1 Lorillard "Actresses" Complete Set (25)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $353

Complete set of twenty-five 1895 N264-1 Lorillard "Actresses" cards. A very attractive complete set of these rare, colorful, and very striking nineteenth-century tobacco cards, with four cards ranging from Vg-Ex to Ex, and twenty-one lesser (mostly Gd and including one trimmed). These cards (2.25 x 4 inches) feature various then very well known actresses, such as Lillian Russell, dressed in theater costumes. This exceptionally colorful set was issued with Lorillard's Red Cross and Sensation tobacco brands. (Both brands are represented in the offered set.) This very scarce issue is rarely offered as a complete set. Total: 25 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $353

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