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1888   Sporting Extra Cigarettes

(shown at about 3/4 actual size)

Year(s) Published: 1888
Hobby Designation:   --
Set Name: Sporting Extra Cigarettes
Card Size (inches): 6-1/2 x 9-3/4
Number of Cards in Set: 2
Est. Value (common; VG): $16000
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Set Summary
  • Produced in 1888 by Sporting Extra brand cigarettes
  • Team photos represent two teams in Spalding's World Tour
  • Exceedingly rare set; each card is only example known
  • Sporting Extra is brand of Kinney Tobacco Co., New York City
  • Cabinet style cards are unnumbered with blank backs

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