Make a determined bid for this 1910 T218 "Champion Athletes and Prize Fighters Series" lot of (86) different cards. One the most sought after of antique tobacco card sets, this multi-sport issue features a strong brigade of boxers including (2) different each of big time stars Jack Johnson and James J. Jeffries, along with track stars and swimmers. The (86) cards offered here all have Hassan backs and account for more than half of the complete set total of (153) cards, which gets you off to a great start towards assembling this popular series. Condition ranges as (90% GD to VG+, 10% lesser).
Playing the starring role is a boxing card near run of (44/62) with keys: Abe Attell (VG), Young Corbett (GD), Joe Jeanette (GD), James J. Jeffries "portrait" (VG), James J. Jeffries "boxing pose" (PR), Jack Johnson "facing forward" (GD), Jack Johnson "profile" (GD), Stanley Ketchell (GD), Sam Langford (GD) and Ad Wolgast (VG).
Also present are (35) track and field stars and (7) swimmers/divers.