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1888 The World’s Champions: Second Series (n29) (Allen & Ginter Tobacco Company)

ALL AROUND ATHLETES
___ Duncan C. Ross
___ Capt. J. C. Daly
___ M. W. Ford
BASE BALL PLAYERS
___ Charles H. Getzin
___ Geo. F. Miller
___ James Ryan
___ Jas. H. Fogarty
___ John Morrell
___ William Ewing
CLUB SWINGER
___ Gus Hill
CYCLISTS
___ F. F. Ives
___ Fred Wood
___ H. G. Crocker
___ Percy Stone
___ Ralph Temple
___ W. E. Crist
___ Wm. A. Rowe
___ Willie Harradon
HAMMER THROWER
___ W. J. M. Barry
HIGH JUMPER
___ W. B. Page
LAWN TENNIS PLAYERS
___ Dr. Jas. Dwight
___ H. W. Slocum, Jr.
___ R. D. Sears
___ Thomas Pettitt
OARSMEN
___ Wm. G. East
___ Wm. O’Connor
PEDESTRIANS-GO-AS-YOU-PLEASE
___ James Albert
___ Patk. Fitzgerald
PEDESTRIANS-RUNNERS
___ E. C. Carter
___ L. E. Myers
___ W. G. George
___ Wm. Cummings
PEDESTRIANS-WALKERS
___ C. W. V. Clarke
___ E. D. Lange
POLE VAULTER
___ T. Ray
PUGILISTS
___ Billy Edwards
___ Frank Murphy
___ Geo. La Blanche
___ Jack Havlin
___ Jack McGee
___ Johnny Murphy
___ Patsey Duffy
___ Patsey Kerrigan
SKATERS
___ Axel Paulsen
___ Hugh McCormack
SWIMMERS
___ Capt. Matthew Webb
___ Capt. Paul Boyton
WEIGHT LIFTER
___ C. A. J. Queckberner
WRESTLERS
___ Edwin Bibby
___ Theobaud Bauer

Official The World’s Champions Album
___ Album

RELEASE INFORMATION:
– Tobacco card premium.

– Each card measure approximately 1 1/2” x 2 3/4″, which was the standard size for “n” series sets.

– 50 card set released by United States cigarette manufacture, Allen & Ginter Tobacco Company in Richmond, VA. Set spotlights World Champion athletes from 17 different sports. The front of the card shows an artist drawn representation of each athlete, while the back of the card is unnumbered and contains a listing of all the ‘subjects’ in the series.

– One card was given as a free premium with each pack of “Allen and Ginter’s Cigarettes”. Back of cards read “One Packed In Each Box Of Ten Cigarettes”.

– All 50 card images were made into a 14 page full-color lithographic premium album produced by Lindner, Eddy & Clauss, N.Y. An album could be obtained through mail order by sending in coupons distributed in Allen & Ginter Tobacco Company cigarette packs.

OTHER SETS TO SEE:
1887 The World’s Champions (n28)
1889 The World’s Champions: Second Series (n43)

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