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1888 Allen & Ginter N43 "World's Champions" Cards Lot of (2)--Both SGC 80 EX-MT 6

Lot Number 1467

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Discover the curious world of high wheel “penny-farthing” bicycle racing with this pair of antique Allen & Ginter cards. (2) 1888 N43 The World’s Champions cards have both been graded 80 EX-MT 6 by SGC with: H.G. Crocker and Wm. A. Rowe. These early tobacco cards feature obverse insets of the cyclists against colorful background images of the obscure big-wheel (British penny), little-wheel (British farthing) bicycles that were employed during the 1860s-1890s, while the reverses are printed with checklists for the series.



 
 
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