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Lot # 1701 (of 1807)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Circa 1890 N228-5 Kinney "Novelties" Collection (44)

Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $355.50

Collection of forty-four different Type 5 cards from the Kinney Bros. "Novelties" set. This set is extremely interesting, as well as mildly confusing, as it depicts an assortment of portraits of women posed in front of various household items, musical instruments, and other everyday items. Fourteen cards grade Vg-Ex to Ex, twenty cards grade Good to Vg, and ten cards lesser including three with irregular factory cuts. Each card front is colorfully illustrated while the reverse features a Kinney Bros. advertisement and an encouragement to cut the card in the shape of the pictured design; other types from this set were issued as die-cuts. The cards in this lot measure 1-5/8 by 2-7/8 inches. Total: 44 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $355.50

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