Playing Card-related Ephemera
There are some unusual designs in playing cards, even the shape of the card.
There are a number of court card designs that have never actually been produced as cards. It's a shame some of them never were.
Some further material relating to cards from nineteenth and twentieth century periodicals.
The final page of material relating to playing cards from British periodicals.
My wife and I have recently commissioned a unique pair of stained glass windows for our home.
La Baraja 'Hoja de Afeitar'. Baraja de Hojas Maravilla descalificadas como de primerísima categoría.
Cigarette Cards, Trade Cards, Miniature Playing Cards and other ephemera.
De Reszke Cigarettes “What the Stars Say” astrology cards issued by J. Milhoff & Co., 1934.
A few items used for advertising or displaying Dondorf playing card products.
Arthur Charles Prince worked for De la Rue as a playing card cutter and later was promoted to supervisor of a small team of workers of same until his death aged 50.
In 1932, a patent was granted to Colin Hart and George Franklin for a leather case in the form of a book cover for playing cards.
“Magic Poker Cards” are often found inside Christmas crackers along with party hats, puzzles and jokes...
Wedding invitation and thank you card in the form of playing cards. France, 2019.
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