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1880s-1910s Multi-Sport/Non-Sport Treasure Chest Lot of (186) with Cards, Leathers & Silks

Lot Number 749

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NOTE: This description has been modified from the printed catalog to correctly identify the Prize Fight series as T220.


A cornucopia of delights is found in this 1880s-1910s multi-sport/non-sport treasure chest lot of (186) cards, leathers and silks. Presenting as (90% GD to VG-EX, 10% lesser) this fascinating assortment is loaded with desirable issues. Highlights are: (55) T218 Champion Athletes and Prizefighters with W. Hoppe, J.J. Jeffries; (11) 1910 T220 Prize Fight Series with J.J. Jeffries/T. Sharkey fight, (2) B. Fitzsimmons; (3) 1910 T51 Murad College Series with Notre Dame, West Point. Also present are (42) leathers, (7) silks and (50) assorted cards. More on our website.

The complete list of included items is as follows:


(55) T218 Champion Athletes and Prizefighters with: (8) boxers with J.J. Jeffries, Young Corbett, (7) golfers with F. Herreshoff, (11) pool players with W. Hoppe, (3) bowlers, (1) aviator and (25) track stars with J.L. Hartranft


(11) T220 Prize Fight Series with J.J. Jeffries/T. Sharkey fight, (2) B. Fitzsimmons and (8) others


(3) 1910 T51 Murad College Series with Georgetown, Notre Dame, West Point


(42) L/S Series college tobacco leathers with Alabama, (2) Brown, (3) Carlisle, (4) Cornell, Harvard, Michigan, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Penn State, Princeton, Yale and (26) others


(7) Silks with: (4) S25 College; (3) S51 Bathing Beauties


(3) Hoffman House T70 Historical Events Series with: “Boston Tea Party”; “Perry on Lake Erie”; Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown


(4) Allen & Ginter N22 Racing Colors of the World with Earl of Zetland and (3) others


(10) Hassan T118 The World’s Greatest Explorers with Henry Hudson, David Livingstone and (8) others


(9) Hassan T30 Arctic Scenes with The America, The Hansa, The Jeanette and (6) others


(19) Assorted Historical/Military/Political with: (7) Fez T79 Military Series; (3) Helmar T107 Seals of the United Statesand Coats of Arms of all Countries of the World; (1) Lenox T80 Military Series; (1) Royal Bengals T68 Heroes of History: Daniel Boone; (2) Royal Bengals T68 Men of History with: “Stonewall” Jackson, Miles Standish; (2) Tolstoi T79 Military Series; and (3) others


(23) Miscellaneous with: (1) Allen & Ginter N29 The World’s Champions: Alex Paulsen; (1) Hassan T77 Light House Series; (4) Helmar T69 Historic Homes; (13) Mecca T42 Bird Series; (1) Turkey Red T37 Automobile Series; (1) Turkey Red T72 Hudson-Fulton Series; (1) Turkish Trophies T62 Fortune Series; (1) undesignated Pioneer

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