1887 N127 Duke "Sea Captains" SGC-Graded Collection (10)

Sold For: $420

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2383

Item Year: 1887

Category: Non-Sports Cards/Sheets/Card Artwork

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Collection of ten 1887 N127 Duke "Sea Captains" cards, all graded and encapsulated by SGC. This exceptionally colorful set was issued with Duke's Honest Long Cut tobacco brand. Each card (2-7/8 x 4-1/4 inches) features a portrait image of a famous sea captain, with his vessel's name and picture, and the shipping company and flag for which he sailed. A checklist and advertisement for Duke's Honest Long Cut Smoking & Chewing Tobacco appears on the reverse of each card. The collection consists of the following: Two VG/EX 50: Bussius and Watkins. Two VG 40: Munro and Sargent. Three GOOD 30: Brooks, D'Hauterive, and Price. Two FAIR 20: Leist and Randle. One POOR 10: Murray. This very scarce issue is rarely seen and is highly prized by both nineteenth-century historical collectors and nonsport tobacco-card collectors. Total: 10 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+.

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