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Lot # 391 (of 1137)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1910-Era Tobacco-Card Sample Collection Including T213 Coupon and T215 Red Cross! (29)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $3,851

Presented is an exceptional type-card collection featuring twenty-nine cards from fourteen different 1910-era "T" card issues. These cards were acquired as part of a larger type-card collection over a period of many years by an extremely dedicated collector with a special focus on eye-appeal. The collection consists of the following: 1) 1909 T212-1 Obak Cigarettes: Mott (Fr). 2) 1910 T209 Contentnea First Series: Hoffman (Fr). 3) 1910 T209 Contentnea Cigarettes Photo Series: Drumm (slight trim, otherwise Gd). 4) 1910 T210 Old Mill: Alexander (Series 3, orange border, slight trim, otherwise Ex), Eldridge (Series 5, Vg-Ex), Eubank (Series 1, Vg), Loos (Series 2, Vg), Miller (Series 8, Gd), Mills (Series 3, Vg), Mollenkamp (Series 4, Vg+), and Womble (Series 6, color added). 6) 1910 T211 Red Sun Cigarettes: Bay (Vg) and Steele (Pr). 7) 1910 T212-2 Obak Cigarettes: Steen (Ex, stamped back) and Streib (Ex). 8) 1911 T205 Gold Border: Wolter (American Beauty, Vg+). 9) 1911 T212-3 Obak Cigarettes: Annis (Gd+) and Davis (Fr, pencil on back otherwise Vg-Ex). 10) 1911 T332 Helmar Stamps: Wilson (with original glassine envelope, both Ex). 11) 1912 T207 Brown Background: Konetchy (Recruit back, Vg), Phelan (Anonymous back, Ex), Schardt (Napoleon back, Fr), Wiltse (Recruit back, Vg), and Woodburn (Broadleaf back, slight trim, otherwise Ex). 12) 1912-1913 T215-2 Red Cross Tobacco: Mullin (Fr). 13) 1914 T222 Fatima: Sallee (Vg-Ex). 13) 1914-1916 T213-2 Coupon Cigarettes: Merkle (Fr). 14) 1919 T213-3 Coupon Cigarettes: Doolan/fielding (Factory 8 Overprint, Vg) and Merkle (slight trim, otherwise Vg). An outstanding group of cards, literally a collection unto itself, including examples from many of the most significant 1910-era tobacco issues. Total: 29 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $3,851

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