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Lot # 412: Tobacco Card Collection Featuring Golf and Billiards Stars

Category: Tobacco Cards

Starting Bid: $1.00

Bids: 7 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Monthly 02-19",
which ran from 2/10/2019 12:00 PM to
2/24/2019 10:00 PM

1) Nice group of golfing greats from the early 20th century, including Alex Smith (EX-MT, back stain), Jack Hobens (VG-EX, light paper loss and writing on back), Findlay Douglas (VG), Gil Nicholls (GD, front stains), George Low (EX-MT) and Fred Herreshoff (EX-MT, back stain). Nice collection from an era long ago!

2) Nice group of turn-of-the-century UK footballers, produced in 1910 by Gallaher Cigarettes. Overall the group presents in a very respectable collector grade of VG-EX to EX, with a few having marks or light stains on the reverse. Fun cards for those who like the UK’s brand of football!  Includes #1 Wedlock, #2 Gettins, #5 McCartney, #12 Dainty, #59 Kitchin, #67 Munday, #74 Yenson, #77 Stewart, #78 Hay, #93 Robertson and #98 Wheelshouse.   

3) Nice group of ‘champion pool & billiard players’ from the early 20th century, issued by Mecca Cigarettes. Group includes Albert Cutler (EX, but light stain and paper loss on back), Jerome Keogh (EX+, light stain on back), Orlando Morningstar (VG, great corners but creased) and Willie Hoppe (GD, nice image and corners but light paper loss on front and substantial paper loss on back). Nice collection from long ago!

4) This group includes (8) Gallaher Ltd. golf champions (Park Drive back), (4) Churchman ‘Can You Beat Bogey’ cards, (1) Turf Cigarettes ‘Longest Drive’ card and (4) Murad Cigarette cards (College series, inc. Indiana, USC, Baker and West Virginia). Nice group of turn-of-the-century golf cards, presenting overall in a very respectable collector grade of VG-EX to EX. Total of 17 cards.

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