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Lot # 68 (of 1807)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1888-1889 A16 and A17 Allen & Ginter World's Champions Albums (2)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $1,896.00

Two Allen & Ginter premium albums, First and Second Series (1888 and 1889), representing a complete set of the classic A & G Champions albums. 1) First Series 1888 A16 Allen & Ginter Premium Album features images of all 50 cards from the N28 Allen & Ginter set (including Anson, Kelly, Clarkson, Comiskey, etc.). The album is missing its original string binding but all pages are complete and intact. The covers are held together with clear tape along the binding, but the interior pages can be removed. The interior pages are perfectly clean with vibrant colors. 2) Second Series 1889 A17 Allen & Ginter Premium Album featuring all 50 cards from the N29 Allen & Ginter set (including Ewing, etc.). Front cover is Vg, back cover is missing pieces along the top edge. Original binding string intact. Interior pages are bright and crisp with vibrant colors. All of the pages (except three) have damage to the upper right corner. Complete set of both World's Champions albums issued by Allen & Ginter. These classic, extremely popular, and colorful premium albums represent an outstanding value among nineteenth-century tobacco issues. Total: 2 albums. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+.
SOLD FOR $1,896.00

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