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“Zoom” Airplane card game was published by Whitman Publishing Co., Racine, USA, in 1941. Two similar sets were issued, each containing 36 cards in four different coloured ‘suits’ numbered 1 - 9. Set 2, shown here, illustrates World War II Allied combat aircraft from Britain, England, Russia and the United States. See the Rules

Whitman Publishing was formed in 1916 as a subsidiary of Western Printing & Lithographing Company of Racine, Wisconsin. Whitman specialised in children's books, puzzles and board games until the 1970s, and also became a leading numismatic publisher.

Above: “Zoom” Airplane card game (set 2) published by Whitman Publishing Co., Racine, USA, ©1941. The backs have red patterned backs. The box front has the inscription: “No. 3056 ★ MADE IN U.S.A. WHITMAN PUBLISHING CO.” Images courtesy Rex Pitts.

“Zoom” Airplane card game published by Whitman Publishing Co., Racine, USA, 1941

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