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1890s-1950s Military Card Complete/Partial Set Lot of (4) with 1896 USS Maine Card

Lot Number 1727

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Military might makes a quite an impression with this group of (4) vintage non-sport card complete and partial sets. Packed with images of powerful naval vessels from the late 1800s and the WWII Era, this collection finishes up with a seldom seen Korean War series.


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1896 Fireside Game Company game "No. 1108, White Squadron" complete set of (52), this antique set shows remarkable average (EX to NM) condition considering the set's considerable age, includes card #B-3 the USS Maine, the ship that was sunk in Cuba two years after the publishing of this card set, giving rise to the Spanish-American War, also present is the game's original factory box, which shows period appropriate age but remains appealing with deference to the loss of three of the four side panels from the lid

1940 Card-O U.S. Navy complete set of (22) average (EX-MT to NM) with (1) lesser (VG), generally very sharp with nice colors


1940s M.P. Co War Scenes partial set of (32/48) in (4) uncut strips of (8) cards each averaeg (VG to VG-EX) with bold colors, included are cards numbered 101 through 108; and 125 through 148


c.1951-1953 Exhibit Supply Co. Korean War complete set of (32) average (VG-EX to EX-MT) with incredible battle action scenes

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