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    Tombstone, Arizona: Rare Grand Hotel Business Card. This is a rare business card, 4.5" x 2.75", from the Grand Hotel in Tombstone, circa 1881. The magnificent three-story hotel, one of the finest in Arizona Territory, opened on September 9, 1880, and burned down on May 26, 1882, when Tombstone suffered a devastating fire. Mrs. Jessie Brown was proprietress of the hotel until the end of February 1882, when she left Tombstone. The lavish hotel was taken over by Archibald McBride, a noted gambler, who died on May 15, 1882. Upon his death, McBride's wife managed the hotel until it burned to the ground less than two weeks later. A scare item. The business card is in mint condition.

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    June, 2016
    11th Saturday
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