Get off to the races, with this 1887 N284 Buchner Gold Coin Jockeys near set of (26/31). Technically a subset, these Jockey cards are part of a greatly prized series of 19th Century tobacco cards. The subjects are indicated on the card backs, with "Base-Ball Players; Police Inspectors and Captains; Jockeys; and Actors". These gorgeous lithograph cards are printed on sturdy card stock, and remain very pleasing, with a grade range of (73% VG-EX to EX-MT, 27% VG).
Featured are: George Barbee, A. McCarty Jr., Billy Higgs, John H. Sparling, Isaac Murphy, George Quantrell, Lawrence Ural, Joseph Barnes, Harry Blaylock, Martin Hogan, William Hayward, Jimmy Roe, John Spellman, Pat Meany, Charley Wood, John Stovall, Michael Kenney, Samuel Fisher, L. Fisher, John Brophy, Patsy Duffy, Edward Feakes, Robert Hyslop, Edward H. Garrison, L. Hauer, and James McLaughlin.