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A16 and A17 Allen & Ginter World's Champions Albums (2)
Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $3,190.00
Two Allen & Ginter premium albums, First and Second Series (1888 and 1889), representing a complete set of the classic A&G Champions albums. 1) First Series 1888 A16 Allen & Ginter Premium Album features images of all 50 cards from the N28 Allen & Ginter set (including Anson, Kelly, Clarkson, Comiskey, etc.). Some very minor corner chipping in the extreme lower right and a quarter inch tear at the top border of the cover, both mentioned strictly for the sake of accuracy, otherwise in Excellent condition with original binding string. 2) Second Series 1889 A17 Allen & Ginter Premium Album featuring all 50 cards from the N29 Allen & Ginter set (including Ewing, etc.). Front cover is Ex, back cover has a small erasure mark (where it was long ago priced at an antique shop at $2.50) in the upper left corner and is otherwise Ex. Original binding string. Interior pages are Nr/Mt. Complete set of both World's Champions albums issued by Allen & Ginter. Strong condition for these classic, extremely popular and colorful premium albums which represent such an outstanding value among nineteenth-century tobacco issues. Total 2 albums. Reserve $2,000. Estimate $3,000/$5,000. SOLD FOR $3,190.00
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