2019 Winter Auction Closing March 2
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Two complete sets, each containing 50 cards, are presented. These intriguing issues – showcasing tremendous star content – contain pictures of movie-personality images in monotone blue photos in one case, and portraits on caricature bodies in the other. The cards comprising the sets were carefully hand-cut from the cardboard "slides" that formed the inner parts of cigarette boxes. Overall condition is EX to EX/MT with some nicer and just a few lesser. The pair (with highlights noted) includes:

1947 Carreras/Turf Cigarettes "Film Stars" Complete Set (50) w/#'s 3 Judy Garland, 5 Humphrey Bogart, 9 Bette Davis, 15 Clark Gable, 16 Frank Sinatra, 21 Errol Flynn, 23 Spencer Tracy, 27 Ronald Reagan, 31 Rita Hayworth, 40 Bob Hope, 41 Bing Crosby;

1949 Carreras/Turf Cigarettes "Famous Film Stars" Complete Set (50) w/#'s 2 James Cagney, 5 Joan Crawford, 12 Errol Flynn, 14 Gary Cooper, 15 Katharine Hepburn, 16 Marlene Dietrich, 18 Jane Wyman, 19 Humphrey Bogart, 20 Dorothy Lamour, 21 Bob Hope, 24 Edward G. Robinson, 28 Bing Crosby, 30 Judy Garland, 31 Spencer Tracy, 34 Clark Gable, 38 Frank Sinatra, 40 Fred Astaire, 41 Henry Fonda, 50 Bette Davis.

1947-49 Carreras/Turf Cigarettes "Film Star"-Themed Complete Sets Pair (2 Different) – Featuring Ronald Reagan and Frank Sinatra
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $200.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $306.88
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Sunday, March 3, 2019.
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