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1910s T218 Hassan/Mecca "Champion Athletes" (83 Asst.) and T220 Mecca "Champion Prizefighters" Partial Set (41 of 50)

Lot Number 1376

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Two important building blocks for a representative colection of antique tobacco cards are the T218 and T220 "Champion Athletes and Prize Fighters" series. Issued c.1910 with the Murad and Hassan cigarettes brands, these multi-sport sets are mainly prized for their boxing cards and this offering is highlighted by a T220 boxer near run of (41/50), all with Mecca backs. These prized prizefighter cards enter the ring in a very pleasing condition average of (VG to EX+). Obviously selected by a collector with a discerining eye for quality, this package concludes with (83) assorted T218 cards including (62) Mecca backs and (21) Hassan backs, that average (VG-EX to EX-MT+) with 15% lesser. 

 



 
 
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