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1880s N458 "Hard-A-Port" Large Tobacco Playing Cards (211 Different) Including (6) Near and Partial "Type" Subsets

Lot Number 1441

Quantity: Bid Starts: 11/01/2019 12:00:00 
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Description

Lovers of lovely ladies fall in love with this collection of (211) 1880s Moore & Calvi "Hard-A-Port" large format playing cards. Designated N458, these all different cards form (6) near and partial sets, providing a solid foundation towards building a collection of these classic beauties. These scarce 19th Century tobacco cards are graced with superb images of alluring and exotic women and were likely the zenith of Victorian Age titillation. Generally attractive across the board, these ancient cards range as (85% GD to VG-EX, 15% FR), with even those at the FR level presenting nicely with bold colors and distinct images. 

 


Featured are:


N458-2 Partial set of (27/53) with steering ship's pilot and "Chew and Smoke Long Cut" advertising on the reverse side


N458-3 Partial set of (21/53) with steering ship's pilot and "Chew and Smoke Long Cut" advertising on the reverse side


N458-4 Near set of (51/53) with "Wake Up Cut Plug/Trumps Long Cut" reverse side advertising


N458-4A Partial set of (21/53) with "Macklin & Son/Macklin-Zimmer" red ink stamps and "Wake Up Cut Plug/Trumps Long Cut" advertising on the reverse side


N458-4B Partial set of (35/53) with "Macklin-Zimmer" red ink stamps and "Wake Up Cut Plug/Trumps Long Cut" advertising on the reverse side


N458-4C Near set of (52/53) with "Macklin-Zimmer-McGill" red ink stamps and "Wake Up Cut Plug/Trumps Long Cut" advertising on the reverse side



 
 
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