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Fairly cheap grade ‘Monic’ brand double-ended ‘Paris’ style playing cards with courts in red/yellow/black. “Cartes Luxe” and a Piquet pack advertising “Le Nil” cigarette papers (Joseph Bardou et Fils) on the box. Earlier examples had square corners and the name ‘Monic’ incorporated in the back design

‘Monic’ brand playing cards with red/yellow/black courts and no borders ‘Monic’ brand playing cards with red/yellow/black courts and no borders

Above: ‘Monic’ brand playing cards with red/yellow/black courts and no borders. Dates and manufacturer uncertain, possibly Tunisia, c.1930s. Images courtesy Matt Probert.

“Cartes Luxe” Monic ‘Monic’ brand Piquet deck for Le Nil Cigarette Paper (Joseph Bardou et Fils), c.1930s ‘Monic’ brand deck
Last Updated August 18, 2016 at 03:36pm

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