PICKETT’S CHARGE TOBACCO TRADING CARD

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Item Code: 1054-469

This card was issued by the W. Duke Sons & Co. of New York during the 1880’s. It was part of a collection of cards called, “Battle Scenes”.  Between 1875 and the 1940’s, cigarette companies often included collectible trading cards with their packages of cigarettes. W. Duke, Sons & Co. was a tobacco manufacturer founded by Washington Duke in 1881. His son, James B. Duke, later became president of the American Tobacco Company.

Card shows a colored image of the Pickett’s Charge battle. Reverse has a brief history of the battle, as well as advertising for Duke’s chewing and smoking tobacco. It also gives a list of the cards included in this collection.

Card measures 2 ½’ by 4”. It has slightly yellowed with age. No chipping, tears or creases.  [sl]

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