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Lot # 609 (of 1512)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1950s Red Man Tobacco Advertising Posters Complete Set (3)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $720

Complete set of all three Red Man Tobacco baseball advertising posters from the early 1950s featuring, respectively, Ralph Kiner, Enos Slaughter, and Johnny Mize. Full-color and perfect for framing. Sets of these posters have virtually disappeared from the marketplace since their discovery in a significant find in the early 1990s. Even when they were first discovered and readily available years ago, few realized that the find did not consist of equal quantities of each poster. Many hundreds of Kiner posters were discovered, but far fewer posters of Mize, and even fewer of Slaughter, making complete sets of all three far rarer today than some collectors realize. Each poster is printed on thin paper stock and measures 11 x 15.5 inches. The colors on each poster are extremely vibrant and contribute to an overall Near Mint display value, with only light touches of wear at the corners as is common due to their oversized nature. Perfect for display, as originally intended. Total: 3 posters. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $720

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