Brown & Bigelow of St Paul, Minnesota, was a leading producer of playing cards in the U.S. from the late 1920s - 1980s.
Dual advertising deck for Eastern Airlines and Ryder Trucks, produced by Hoyle, 1983.
A subsidiary of Brown & Bigelow was established in 1927 to bring Hoyle products to the retail market. The Hoyle brand was acquired by the United States Playing Card Company in 2001.
Edmond Hoyle (1672-1769) was an English writer who made his name by writing on whist and a selection of other games.
Hoyle’s name is associated with the rules by which many games are played, particularly card games But If anyone deserves to be regarded as the source of standard rules for most card games today it is not Hoyle but Robert Frederick Foster (1853-1945).
The Hoyle® Official Card Games Collection 2015 includes plenty of favourites, and also includes the official rules for the games as well as tips and strategies, allowing you to easily try out and learn new games.
Playing cards used to help troops identify the most-wanted members of Saddam Hussein's government. 2003.
Jack Daniel’s™ Old Nº7 Gentlemen’s playing cards produced by Hoyle Products, USA, 1994.
Stancraft Playing Cards were manufactured by Brown & Bigelow of whom they were a subsidiary.