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1892 N75 Duke "Floral Beauties and Language of Flowers" Complete Set (50)

  • Sold For: $711
  • Year: 1888
  • Auction: 2012 spring
  • Lot #: 1544
  • Auction Category: Non-Sports Cards/Sheets/Card Artwork

Complete set of fifty N75 Duke “Floral Beauties and Language of Flowers” cards. Sharp-looking set of these very colorful tobacco cards, with an overall Excellent appearance. Technically the condition ranges from Vg-Ex to Ex-Mt (averaging Ex), with the exception of just several cards slightly lesser. Issued with Duke's Cigarettes, each card features a beautiful colorful lithograph of a woman dressed in fancy Victorian attire surrounded by beautiful flowers representing the caption along the top, bottom, or sides. The back of each card features a checklist of the set. This is an extremely attractive and unusual set with outstanding eye-appeal. Duke's “Floral Beauties and Language of Flowers” are rarely offered as a complete set. Total: 50 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+.

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