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1911-1912 T68 Royal Bengals "Men/Heroes of History" Collection (60)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $240

Collection of sixty different cards from the T68 Royal Bengals "Men/Heroes of History" series. Twenty-four cards are from the "Heroes of History" (Series 1) set, and thirty-six cards are from the "Men of History" (Series 2) set. A total of 100 cards comprise a complete set (of both Series 1 and Series 2). The front of each card features a beautiful full-color illustration of a notable historical figure, while the reverse features a small biography and advertising for Royal Bengals Little Cigars (thirty-four), Miners Extra Smoking Tobacco (twenty), or Pan Handle Scrap (six). Fourteen cards grade Vg to Vg-Ex and forty-six cards grade lesser. All cards present with bold colors. This is a sizeable foundation for the assembly of a complete set of one of nonsport-card collecting's most popular 1910-era issues. Total: 60 cards.  Reserve $200. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $240

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