Your Cart: £0.00
Visit the Shop
 

Philips Arlita

Philips 'Arlita' advertising playing cards made by Etabl. Mesmaekers Frères S.A., Belgium, 1925

Philips Arlita

Philips ‘Super Inductance Arlita’ advertising playing cards, in art deco style and based loosely on the Belgian std. pattern, manufactured by Etabl. Mesmaekers Frères S.A., Turnhout, Belgium, 1925. There are various instances of lamp bulbs hidden in the designs. The Joker (shown right) has the legend “mefiez vous du gaspilleur du courant”.

[Click images to zoom] →

Philips 'Arlita' advertising playing cards made by Etabl. Mesmaekers Frères S.A., Belgium, 1925

Above: Philips 'Arlita' Belgian style advertising playing cards manufactured by Etablissements Mesmaekers Frères S.A., Turnhout, Belgium, 1925. 52 cards + Joker, 58x88mms. A green back was also produced. Images courtesy Barney Townshend.

Last Updated June 08, 2016 at 09:15pm

Sections

back to top