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Lot 699

C. 1890 Allen & Ginter Collectors Cards

Estimate: $100 - $200

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$25 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
For your consideration is this collection of 17 Allen & Ginter's collectors cards from 1890. This collection features cards from, "City Flags", "U. S. Flags of the States and Territories" and "Flags of all Nations". Between 1875 and the 1940s, cigarette companies often included collectible trading cards with their packages of cigarettes. Cigarette card sets document popular culture from the turn of the century, often depicting the period’s actresses, costumes, and sports, as well as offering fascinating insights into mainstream American humor and cultural norms. The cards are in good condition overall with slight wear from their vintage age. the cards measure 2 3/4" L x 1 1/2" W.