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Lot 0034
Printer’s Proof Sheets of Turkish Trophies Cigarette CardsThis lot contains 23 sheets plus a letter dated 3/18/1969 from the owner at that time to the new buyer. Printer’s Proof sheets for 12 Turkish Trophies cigarette cards, circa 1910. Color lithograph proofs of the “ Fortune Series “ collection with separate color proofs for each of the following colors: Dk Red Dk BlueMed. RedGoldGrey No. 149Dk BrownLt BlueMed. BlueBuff And 14 sheets with various color overlays till the final product of the combined 12 colors emerges. The measurements of the sheets are as follows :12 x 15 inches ( 14 sheets)10 in x 14 in (2 sheets)14 ⅛ x 11 (1 sheets)11 x 14 ½ (2 sheets)15 x 11 (2 sheets)12 x 14 ½ (2 sheets)Sheets contain printers notes and marks for production purposes, some stray marks and inked fingerprints. A few sheets have damage on the edges , none that interferes with the images or the notes of interest. Letter is type written on a standard sheet of 8 ½ by 11 in typewriter paper.Creased on lower left corner. A synopsis of the letter follows:From Abe Brayer NYC to T.A.D March 18,1969 General pleasantries. Statement that the description typed below is from “Otto” . Signed Abe.Description of the Printer’s Proof Sheets, the process and condition at the time (1969)Price for sheets (1969)Postscript: Question regarding other cards and offer to sell Meerschaum and cherrywood pipe. Signed A B


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Estimate $1,500 - $3,000Sep 17, 2016