Atlantic Playing Card Co., Inc. promoted Bridge Ensemble boxes and companion accessories.
Bridge advertising playing cards for Morganite Carbon, manufactured by La Cubana, S.A., Tulipan 108, Mexico 4, D.F., c.1980s
“Bridge Challenger” by Fidelity Electronics, 1975
Canasta is a card game of the Rummy family which originated in Uruguay probably about 1947
Modiano’s ‘Club Bridge’ is a new edition of a stylish deck originally published in c.1895
A collection of antique and vintage Cribbage Boards by Tony Hall, part 4
Dal Negro Bridge set featuring old Vienna pattern courts.
Five Suit Bridge was invented in Vienna in 1937 by Walter W. Marseille and Dr. Paul Stern.
History and Evolution of Spades
“Hunter’s Bridge” playing cards by ASS depicting animals and associated symbols of hunting, c.1976
Cards with jumbo indices were introduced in 1895, and were given the subtitle '88'. Over the years a variety of Jokers were used, often taken from other brands.
There are references to “progressive whist” or “whist drives” during the 19th and early years of the 20th century but this form of the game came into its own during the 1920s and 30s
Wireless Whist itself, in many forms...
There were various Sports and Sporting Whist themes... and tobacco advertising on score cards.
Spectrum Bridge by Cartamundi
“TDC Inc.: a 20th Century American Playing Card Maker” by Michael Cooper.
“The Invention of Bridge” - a humorous story by Larry Lefkowitz
History.of Whist and Gaming Counters and Markers from the 18th Century to modern times.
History.of Whist and Gaming Counters and Markers from the 18th Century to modern times.part 2