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Offered is a extremely rare, complete 51 card near set of N20 Allen & Ginter "Prize & Game Chickens" from 1891. Of all of the animal themed tobacco card sets, few are as nicely illustrated and colorful as the "fowls" that comprise this series.
Set includes: SGC 84 NM 7: 10 cards, Black Frizzled Fowl, Buff Cochin China Cock, Creve-Coeur Hen, Duckwing Game Fowl, Henny Game, Plymouth Rock, Rose-Combed Dorking Cock, Silky Cock, Silver-Spangled Polish, Sultan Fowl.
SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 16 cards, Black Hamburgh, Black Red Game Bantams, Black-Breasted Red Game Hen, Brown-Breasted Red Game Cock, Golden-Spangled Hamburgh Cock, Japanese Bantam, La Fleche Hen, Partridge Cochin Hen, Pile Game Hen, Silky Hen, Silver-Grey Dorking Hen, Silver-Pencilled Hamburgh, Silver-Spangled Hamburgh, Wheaten Game Hen, White-Faced Bl. Spanish Hen, Wyandotte Cock (Silver Laced).
SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 3 cards, Golden-Pencilled Hamburgh, Houdan Cock, Pile Game Cock.
SGC 60 EX 5: 3 cards, American Light Brahma, Brown Leghorn, Langshan.
SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 10 cards, Black Minorca Fowl, Black-Breasted Red Game Cock, Buff Cochin China Hen, Dark Brahman Cockerel, Dominique, Gold-Laced Bantam, Guinea Fowl, White Leghorn Hen, White Plymouth Rock, White-Crested Black Polish.
SGC 40 VG 3: 2 cards, Derbyshire Red Cap, Malay Cock; SGC 20 Fair 1.5: 2 cards, Andalusian Cock, Ayam Jallak Malay Game Cock.
Tremendous opportunity to acquire a complete set of this 125 year old card set in remarkably nice condition. One of the more popular non-sports card sets given its age and appeal to a wide array of collectors.