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1910-Era Nonsport Complete "T" Set Collection (12 sets, 612 cards)
Starting Bid - $300.00, Sold For - $1,540.50
Collection of twelve complete and near-complete nonsport tobacco-card sets from the 1910 era. Included are several extremely classic and popular sets depicting various subjects such as actors, animals, and explorers. 1) T25 Actors (complete 50-card set): Color added in at least one corner of every card, but presents overall Vg-Ex to Ex with nine lesser. 2) T27 Actress Series (83/84): Missing Holmes for completion. Overall Vg to Vg-Ex with a few better and twenty-six lesser. 3) T30 Arctic Scenes (complete 30-card set): Overall Vg with three better and seven lesser. 4) T32 Artistic Pictures (9/10): Missing Golf Girl for completion. Vg to Vg-Ex with one lesser. 5) T42 Bird Series (97/100): Missing Brant, Indigo Bunting, and Superb Visor Bearer for completion. Overall Vg with thirty lesser (mostly Gd). 6) T43 Bird Series (18/30): Missing twelve cards for completion. Vg to Vg-Ex with three lesser. 7) T52 Costumes and Scenery (complete 50-card set plus one variation): Includes Italy/Spain variation. Thirty-one Vg to Vg-Ex and twenty Pr to Gd (five due to light pencil on reverse, otherwise Vg). 8) T69 Historic Homes (complete 50-card set): Thirty-one Vg to Vg-Ex and nineteen Pr to Gd. 9) T72 Hudson-Fulton Series (24/25): Missing The Robert Fulton for completion. Twelve Vg and twelve Fr-Gd (several present better but have reverse writing). 10) T106 State Girls (complete 25-card set): Nineteen Vg and six Fr-Gd. 11) T107 State Seals and National Coats of Arms (complete 150-card set): 85% Vg and 15% Fr to Gd. Factory stamp on the reverse of 95 cards. 12) T118 World's Great Explorers (complete 25-card set): Nineteen Vg to Vg-Ex and six lesser. This is an outstanding representation of early nonsport tobacco sets. These sets would make superb additions to any nonsport collection or serve as the foundation for the beginning of a new collection focused on classic 1910-era tobacco card sets. Total: 12 sets containing 612 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $1,540.50
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