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Cabinet Cards of Men Gambling, Drinking, and Smoking, Plus
10/15/2015 - American History: Timed Auction - ends 10/26
Lot of 10, including 8 cabinet cards of men gambling and/or drinking and smoking, two of which show men posed with revolvers in mock arguments over gambling, PLUS a tintype of a man posed with a gun, cigar, and alcohol, PLUS a cabinet card of a bicycle racer.

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