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1888   A16   Allen & Ginter Album Premium

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Year(s) Published: 1888
Hobby Designation:   A16
Set Name: A&G Album for N28 Set
Card Size (inches): 6 x 8
Number of Cards in Set: 14 leaves
Est. Value (common; VG): $1550
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Set Summary
  • Issued in 1888 to promote Allen & Ginter's cigarette brand
  • Features all cards from company's N28 "Worlds Champions" set
  • Album contains fourteen leaves (most are printed on one side only)
  • Allen & Ginter ads printed on inside of front and back covers
  • Premium redeemed for 100 coupons distributed in cigarette packs
  • Very striking lithography by Lindner, Eddy & Clauss

    Note: Est. Value above is for complete 14-leaf album in VG condition

  • References:
    1) Charles "JC" Clarke, "A & G Premium Album A16: Showcase for all 50 N28 Cards," Old Cardboard Magazine, Issue #5 (Fall 2005, p. 24-28)

    2) "1888 N28 Allen & Ginter Champions: Some New Perspectives," Old Cardboard eMagazine, Issue #174 (June 2020), Item #5

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