Tag Archives: 1888 N88 Duke’s Cigarettes Terrors of America

Breaking into Pre-War Collecting: Tobacco Cards

Been a little while since I wrote one of my ‘Breaking into Pre-War Collecting’ articles. If you missed the first two, I first covered game cards and then strip cards. Today, I wanted to tackle arguably the most popular of all pre-war cards: tobacco cards. What Are Tobacco Cards? Tobacco cards, quite simply, are what they sound like. These are

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1889 Duke’s Terrors of America Set (N88)

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Duke’s Cigarettes Terrors of America (N88) Year 1889 Size 1 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ Images Color Type 19th Century Tobacco Number in Set 50 1889 Duke’s Cigarettes Terrors of America (N88) Overview The 1889 N88 Duke’s Cigarettes Terrors of America includes both sports and non-sports cards. Included in the set is a handful of baseball-themed cards.

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1888 G51 Duke Terrors of America Banner

‘It’s In The Details’ Title G51 Duke Terrors of America Banner Year 1888 Size 20″ x 28″ Images Color Type Banners Number in Set 1 1888 G51 Duke Terrors of America Banner Overview The 1888 N88 Duke Terrors of America set featured boys in non-sports and sports scenes. The ones featuring sports depicted the boys playing only one sport –

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1888 A33 Duke’s Cigarettes Terrors of America Set and Checklist (N88 Supplement)

‘It’s In The Details’ Title A33 Duke’s Cigarettes Album (for N88 cards) Year 1888 Size 7″ x 10 1/2″ Images Color Type Album Number in Set 50 (album cut cards) A33 Duke’s Cigarettes Terrors of America Album Overview As a special premium surrounding their 1888 N88 Terrors of America cards, W. Duke Sons and Company Tobacco distributed a special album (designated

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