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1901 E1 Breisch-Williams "Army" and 1910 E2 Lauer & Suter "Navy Candy" Near-Complete Sets
Starting Bid - $100.00, Sold For - $118.50
Two near-complete sets from two different military-themed nonsport issues. Each set depicts a variety of military figures in colorful portrait illustrations. The reverse of each card features a complete checklist and advertisements for the Breisch-Williams or Lauer & Suter manufacturers. 1) 1901 E1 Breisch-Williams "Army" Near-Complete Set (24 cards): Missing only U.S. Infantry for completion. Fourteen Vg to Vg-Ex, ten lesser including a few with a slight trim. 2) 1910 E2 Lauer & Suter "Navy Candy" Partial Set (15 cards): Missing nine cards for completion. Presents Vg to Vg-Ex overall on front, but fourteen lesser due to paper loss on reverse or a slight trim. This is a very attractive pair of near-complete sets from two classic and very scarce early nonsport tobacco-card issues. Total: 35 cards. Reserve $100. Estimate $200+. SOLD FOR $118.50
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