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Lot # 1234 (of 1336)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1888 N472 Yum Yum Tobacco and 1890 N309 U.S. Presidents SGC-Graded Collection (14)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $840

Presented is an extremely attractive collection of fourteen different cards featuring various U.S. Presidents from two classic nineteenth-century nonsport sets. All fourteen cards are professionally graded and encapsulated by SGC. This collection consists of the following: 1) 1888 N472 Yum Yum Tobacco "Presidents" (5 cards): John Adams (color, POOR 10), John Adams (line drawing, VG/EX 50), Andrew Jackson (color, VG 40), James Madison (line drawing, VG 40), and George Washington (color, POOR 10). 2) 1890 N309 "U. S. Presidents" (9 cards): John Quincy Adams (VG 40), James Buchanan (VG 40), James Garfield (VG 40), Ulysses Grant (VG 40), Benjamin Harrison (VG 40), Andrew Johnson (VG 40), James Madison (VG 40), Franklin Pierce (GOOD 30), and Martin Van Buren (EX+ 70). Garfield and Pierce have advertising backs while the other seven are blank. Madison features Mayo Cut Plug overprint advertising on the front. A superb collection of cards, which are naturally highly prized by both historical collectors and nineteenth-century nonsport tobacco-card collectors. Total: 14 cards.  Reserve $300. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $840

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