1888 Allen & Ginter Tobacco Card Fancy Belgium Flag Rare N9 Variation.rare For Sale
This fantastic card was issued by the ALLEN and GINTER. Tobacco Co of Richmond Virginia. with each card being an insert premium in their brands of Tobacco and Cigarettes during 1888. The series is entitled “Flags of All Nations (Series 1) ” . designated as series N9 in Burdick's American Card Catalogue. The front of each card features a colorful image representative of the Counties Flag,, while the back features a list of all of the 48 cards in the series as well as advertising for Allen & Ginter of Richmond Virginia . This card is pne of the key rare cards from this series. There are a few very rare cards that were issued with this series. The Roumania and Corea flags, and two scarce variations. This one of the scarce variations. It features the Belgium Flag with a pack of Viginia Brights cigarettes in the back ground. The normal variation does not feature this pack and this variation is though to be one of the scarcest key cards to this set. The Card measure 2 ¾ inches by 1 ½ inches approximately . The card does have some edge and corner wear,and some slight wear to the print at the back. However it is free from creases. I have scanned the card front and back, fairly large for you to be able to judge condition for yourself . AS AN ADDED BONUS I will also throw in a regular variation of the Belgium card (although even this one is a slightly scarcer Right Bower Brand type). This is a very hard card to find. To get a better idea of how tough it is please see page 39 of the Forbes/Mitchel American Tobacco Cards Guide. It goes into greater detail about each of the rare variations. This week I will be listing many scarce and early Type cards representing many different sets (including UNRECORDED types not listed in the American Card Catalgoue or Non Sports Bible). I am planning on listing many cards from E & R (Dockman American Caramel, Heide Heisel National Chicle Goudey Ect), and D (Weber, Cushman, Krug and other bread companies) N Tobacco and Cigarettes Cards (Mayo, Allen & Ginter Duke Kinney Kimball Goodwin Old Judge Sweet Caporal Hassan Tobacco ect.) series’, K (Arbuckle Lions McLaughlin Coffee) time allowing. To view the other cards I have up for sale please click on the “View Sellers other sales” Icon located on this page. It will take you directly to them. Winner Pay shipping of $3.00 towards regular letter postagein North America and $5.00 for those overseas (If you want tracking please request it as it will be significantly more). I can combine postage on items of similar size that finish within 3 days of each other. If you do want me to combine items please do not send payment until I send you a combined invoice. If you live in Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Government I must collect 13% HST tax on purchases made by residents of Ontario,and 5% GST for those in the rest of Canada. PLEASE DO NOT SEND PAYMENT UNTIL I HAVE SENT YOU AN INVOICE WITH YOUR COMBINED TOTAL I will send you a winning invoice within three days of the sales end (generally my sales end within 3 days of each other). Please do not send payment until you have received and read the invoice. Thanks and Good luck
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