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Lot # 1658 (of 1743)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1893 N257 Lorillard "Beautiful Women" Near-Complete Set (49/50)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $823

Near-complete set of forty-nine cards (missing only one for completion) of the circa 1888 N257 P. Lorillard "Beautiful Women" cards. Condition ranges from Vg to Ex (includes a few cards slightly lesser, but all still Good or better, and all very attractive cards). This exceptionally colorful set was issued with Lorillard's 5 Cent Ante, Snuff, and Tiger tobacco brands. (All three brands are represented in the offered set.) Each card features a colorful, graphically detailed lithographic image of an unnamed "beauty" dressed in fancy Victorian attire. Lorillard's "Beautiful Women" is rarely seen or offered as a complete set. Total: 49 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $823


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