Duke Jokes Checklist (ACC# N81)

Here’s the checklist for the Jokes set (ACC# N81). This set was issued around 1890 and shows humorous (at least at the time) drawings.

There are some variations in this set, the fronts of each card can be found with and without a frame line. The backs also vary with some mentioning that Duke is a branch of the ATC (American Tobacco Company) and some that don’t. The ATC merger happened around 1890.

Jokes (50)

  1. Air Breaks
  2. An Awful Waste
  3. A Bachelor’s Error
  4. A Bare Chance
  5. A Boxer
  6. Bracing Up
  7. Brain Food
  8. Bright’s Disease
  9. Building Lot
  10. Business is Dull But He Can’t Kick
  11. Cold Comfort
  12. The Colored Race
  13. The Drama is Making Long Strides
  14. Dressed Beef
  15. Drop Too Much
  16. End Man
  17. Everything Goes
  18. Full Hand
  19. Garden Party
  20. Great Rent
  21. Ground Hog
  22. He Stoops To Conquer
  23. Heavy Ring
  24. High And Lofty Tumbler
  25. High Lands
  26. Hop Scotch
  27. Leading The German
  28. Looking Out For No. 1
  29. Losing Time
  30. Lying Out Of It
  31. Minstrel’s Lay
  32. O’er An Oar
  33. Old Pint Comfort
  34. One Good Turn Deserves Another
  35. Organic Revolution
  36. A Pot Boiler
  37. Putting On Airs
  38. A Regular Corker
  39. Rushing The Growler
  40. Santa Claus Has To Furnish The Stockings
  41. A Skeleton In The Closet
  42. Stronghold
  43. A Taking Man
  44. A Test Case
  45. Time Is Money
  46. A Tough Chick
  47. Unmatched
  48. When The Swallows Homeward Fly
  49. A Winning Way
  50. Worth Winning

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