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    Flor de Franklin Inner Proof Cigar Label by Hull. Grummond & Co. An eleven-color lithographed 10" x 7" inner proof label featuring an illustration of Benjamin Franklin performing his famous kite flight and his "discovery" of electricity. Though he may never have actually performed the experiment this illustration captures the event in all its colorful glory with the intrepid Franklin in the foreground against a background of storm clouds and a rainbow. Franklin's clothing is trimmed in gold and the kite string and key are also gold. The label is captioned "Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity From the Clouds by His Kite." A visually appealing image and a classic example of cigar box art. This label has been encapsulated and graded EX 7 by GCLGS. From the Richard Revolinski Collection.

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    June, 2008
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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