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Sweet Caporal Lady Actress Cards Including Topless Portrait
Special Collections: American History, Nov. 11th, 2010
Lot of 9, 1.5" x 2.5", with Absolutely Pure / The Old Reliable Sweet Caporal Cigarette / Has Stood the Test of Time. / More Sold Than All Other Brands Combined printed on verso. Includes a rare topless portrait, of a Mrs. Fitzherbert.

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Toning as expected, edge wear, else very good.
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Mexican War Souvenirs Captured by David S. Hoyt
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Detroit, Michigan Stereoviews, 1870s
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Lot # 62 - Spanish-American and Boer War Stereoviews
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