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One of the more educational 19th Century tobacco insert editions is the "Histories of Generals" booklet series produced by Duke Cigarettes. This edition is scarcely offered as a complete 50-piece set and is one of the hobby's most popular 19th Century non-sports issues. The functionally designed "Generals" booklets contain mini-biographies of the war's most prominent figures with, in a number of cases, entries narrated by the history makers, themselves! Far more than simple, two-dimensional collectibles, these are exceptionally scarce and significant period artifacts. The set includes: Banks, Beauregard, Bragg, Breckinridge, Burell, Burnside, Butler, Early, Ewell, Farragut, Foote, Forrest, Garfield, Gilmore, Gordon, U.S. Grant, Halleck, Hampton, Hancock, Hardee, Hill, Hood, Hooker, Howard, T.J. Jackson, A.S. Johnston, J.E. Johnston, R.E. Lee, Logan, Longstreet, Lyon, Magruder, McClellan, McDowell, Meade, Morgan, Pemberton, Pickett, Polk, Porter, Price, Rosecrans, Scott, Sedwick, Semmes, Sheridan, Sherman, Sigel, Smith and Stuart. Every collectible offers a secure front cover and above average spine quality. The set grades 62% EX to EX/MT, 38% VG to VG/EX.

1889 N78 Duke Histories of Generals Complete Set (50)
1889 N78 Duke "Histories of Generals" Complete Set (50)
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Minimum Bid: $500
Price Realized (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,772
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Auction closed on: 4/27/2007