1889 N24 Allen & Ginter "Types of All Nations" Complete Set (50)

Sold For: $1,320

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2387

Item Year: 1889

Category: Non-Sports Cards/Sheets/Card Artwork

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Complete set of fifty 1889 N24 Allen & Ginter “Types of All Nations” cards. Condition is 72% Ex to Ex-Mt, 14% Vg to Vg-Ex, and 14% lesser. Issued with Allen & Ginter's Cigarettes, each card features a beautifully rendered multicolor illustration of a male or female in native attire from one of 50 different regions of the world represented in the set. The checklist is on the back of the cards. This issue is highly prized by 19th-century nonsport tobacco-card collectors. Total: 50 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+.

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