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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.

Condition:  
Toning as expected, edge wear, else very good.
Sold: $29.38
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