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1888 N7 Allen & Ginter "Fans of the Period" SGC-Graded Complete Set (50)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $1,528

Complete set of fifty 1889 N7 Allen & Ginter "Fans of the Period" cards, all graded and encapsulated by SGC. Presented is a very attractive and extremely high-grade complete set of these scarce and colorful nineteenth-century tobacco cards, with thirty-two cards ranging from Ex to Nr/Mt, ten are Vg-Ex, seven Vg, and one lesser. The complete SGC condition composite follows: One NM 84: #23. Seven EX/NM 80: #22, 24, 30, 34, 40, 41, and 47. Four EX+ 70: #11, 25, 36, and 43. Twenty EX 60: #7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 33, 35, 44, 45, 46, 48, and 49. Ten VG/EX 50: #3, 4, 5, 6, 13, 15, 31, 39, 42, and 50. Seven VG 40: #2, 14, 16, 20, 21, 37, and 38. One Authentic: #1. Issued with Allen & Ginter Cigarettes, each card features a prominent "beauty" dressed in a fancy costume and accessorized with a “fan." This is an extremely attractive set with outstanding eye-appeal. Allen & Ginter's “Fans of the Period” is rarely offered as a complete set. Total 50 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$600+. SOLD FOR $1,528


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