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“Remembrance” playing cards

“Remembrance” playing cards, courtesy of the American Legion, manufactured by Brown & Bigelow, c.1940. These court cards are their own designs, of which there are several versions with slight modifications.

“Remembrance” playing cards, courtesy of the American Legion, manufactured by Brown & Bigelow, c.1940

Above: “Remembrance” playing cards, courtesy of the American Legion, manufactured by Brown & Bigelow, c.1940. 52 cards + joker + extra joker in box.

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“Remembrance” playing cards manufactured by Brown & Bigelow, c.1940s

Above: a slightly later edition of “Remembrance” Bridge playing cards, with the same court cards as above, manufactured by Brown & Bigelow. The box states that these cards are "Germ-proofed by Corobex". Images courtesy Matt Probert.


“Remembrance” playing cards manufactured by Brown & Bigelow, c.1940s

Above: “Remembrance” brand advertising deck by Brown and Bigelow, probably from c.1950. The phone number 122 for Seibert Pontiac car sales & service on the reverse may give a further clue to more precise dating. Photo courtesy Alicia Haynes.

Last Updated November 05, 2018 at 10:02am

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