“America” playing cards designed by Teodoro N Miciano, 1960
“Baraja Hispanoamericana” published by Asescoin, with artwork by Ortuño, illustrates memorable people from the discovery, colonisation and subsequent liberation of Hispanic America
Elaborate court cards on a deck by Charles Bartlet, Philadelphia, (who was in fact Samuel Hart) c.1845-60. The pip cards are double-ended. The date may be somewhere between c.1845-65.
“Baraja Histórica” (Descubridores y Colonizadores de America) manufactured by Heraclio Fournier S.A., 1952 designed by Ricardo Summers “Serny”
“Globe Playing Cards” patented on Oct. 6, 1874 by I. N. Richardson
Gunfighters playing cards from the Wild West Series by SPCC, 2018.
Ibero-American Deck, designed by L. Palao, 1929
McDonald’s playing cards by the United States Playing Card Co., Cincinnati, c.1997
Native American Warriors from the Wild West Series published by SPCC, 2018.
An historic American advertising deck for the C. A. Edgarton Mfg Company, manufacturers of the President Suspender (known as “braces” in England) depicting U.S. Presidents and First Ladies on the courts.
Riders of the Range by Pepys, 1953.
Southern Pacific Souvenir of the Golden West playing cards - Sunset, American Canyon and Shasta Routes - published by the Interstate Company exclusively for Southern Pacific News Service, c.1915
Souvenir deck from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin containing photographs from museum collections and archives on each card.
Steamboats No.99 was one of a number of brands produced by the American Playing Card Co. of Kalamazoo. As was usually the case with the “Steamboat” brand, it was the lowest priced deck in the range and of a more rudimentary quality.
Superman World Hero™ playing cards made in Belgium by Carta Mundi
The theme of steamboats navigating up and down the Mississippi also extended to the cotton plantations alongside the river and to African American people employed therein who were sometimes depicted on the special Joker card.
Wild West card game published by Pepys, 1963.