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1890 N310 Mayo Cut Plug Boxing Near Set of (30/35)

Lot Number 1190

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Boxing card aficionados plug away at this early tobacco issue. Presented is an 1890 N310 Mayo Cut Plug Boxing near set of (30/35). These sepia-tone cards measure 1-5/8 x 2-3/4” and feature the greatest pugilists of the day. Printed on solid stock, this attractive collection is a standout with sturdy examples displaying nice gloss, sharp images and generally white to off-white borders. Grades range (GD to VG-EX) with 20% lesser including (3) cards with minor reverse side paper residue/surface loss and (1) with writing.


In a fortunate turn of events, the key cards are some of the finest in the lot with: Bobby Burns (VG-EX), James J. Corbett (VG), George Dixon (VG), Bob Fitzsimmons (VG), Peter Jackson (VG-EX), Jake Kilrain (VG-EX).


Also present are: Jim Carney, Jim Chonskia, Dan Creeden, Jim Daley, Billy Edwards, Austin Gibbons, George Godfrey, Joe Goss, Johnny Griffen, Young Griffo, Jim Hall, George Lavigne, Mike Leonard, Peter Maher, Jack McAuliffe, Danny McBride, Billy Myers, Steve O’Donnell, Billy Plummer, Tommy Ryan, Frank Slavin, Billy Smith, Johnny Van Heest, Joe Walcott


The five cards absent are John L. Sullivan, Jimmy Dime, Charlie Mitchell, Ed Smith, Solly Smith. A graded example of the Sullivan card is available in this auction, please review this card in the Boxing Cards category.

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