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1909/10   S74   Silks (White and Colored)


FRONT
(White Silk)

BACK
(White Silk)
Year(s) Published: 1909/10
ACC Designation:   S74
Set Name: Silks (White & Colored)
Card Size (inches): 1-7/8 x 3+
Number of Cards in Set: var.
Est. Value (common; VG): $40



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Set Summary
  • Sponsored by four brands of the American Tobacco Company
  • Brands are: Old Mill, Turkey Red, Helmar & Red Sun (very rare)
  • Satin-like "silks" were distributed in packs of tobacco
  • Two separate sets issued: White (S74-1) and Colored (S74-2)
  • 1909 S74-1 ("white"; 92 cards; Value Multiplier = 1.1)
  • 1910 S74-2 ("colored"; 120 cards; Value Multiplier = 1)
  • S74-1 issued with paper backs; S74-2 had no backing
  • Both sets are unnumbered and very fragile
  • Examples below are several low-grade S74-2 "colored" silks
  • Sampling of several low-grade S74-2 Colored Silks (shown at approximate actual size)


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