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1880s Allen & Ginter and Duke Nonsport Tobacco-Card Collection (148)
Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,800
Presented is a sizable collection of 148 cards from five classic nineteenth-century nonsport issues produced by Allen & Ginter and Duke. This is an extremely attractive collection that has been carefully saved by our consignor, a book collector, for many years since long ago discovering them in an old-time collection. This collection consists of the following: 1) N14 General Government and State Capitol Buildings of the United States (9 cards): Eight different. Overall condition is Vg to Vg-Ex, with two lesser. 2) N72 Coins of All Nations (38 cards): Includes a partial set of 30 different out of 50. Overall condition is Vg-Ex to Ex, with ten lesser. 3) N102 Bridges (34 cards): Includes a near-complete set of 23 different out of 25. Missing only #6 and 12 for completion. Overall condition is Vg to Ex, with twelve lesser. 4) N104 Comic Characters (28 cards): Includes a near-complete set of 20 different out of 25. Missing #2, 6, 8, 23, and 24. Overall condition is Vg to Vg-Ex, with ten lesser. 5) N119 Lighthouses (39 cards): Includes a near-complete set of 23 different out of 25. Missing #11 and 16 for completion. All cards are bright and crisp, with creasing or flaws on the reverse responsible for the downgrades. This is a very attractive and substantial collection of cards from these popular sets. Total: 148 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $1,800
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