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1892 N109 Duke "Flags and Costumes" SGC-Graded Complete Set (25)
Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $1,066.50
Complete 25-card set of N109 Duke "Flags and Costumes." Issued with Honest Long Cut Tobacco, each card features bright illustrations of a woman dressed in native clothing set against the flag of the country identified on the card. The reverse features a checklist and advertising for Honest Long Cut and Duke. Each card is graded and encapsulated by SGC (all submitted by REA). SGC grading composite: EX/NM+ 82 (1 card): Sweden. EX+ 70 (2 cards): Italy and Mexico. EX 60 (4 cards): Austria, Canada, Chili, and U.S. America. VG/EX+ 55 (2 cards): Scotland and Russia. VG/EX 50 (1 card): China. VG 40 (5 cards): Argentine Republic, Belgium, France, Germany, and Japan. GOOD 30 (1 card): Prussia. Authentic (9 cards): Brazil, Denmark, England, Holland, Ireland, Norway, Poland, South Australia, and Spain. The nine Authentic cards all present as Vg to Ex but have evidence of recoloration at the corners and along the borders. This is very attractive set of this substantial and rarely seen nineteenth-century nonsport issue. Total: 25 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $1,066.50
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