Here I want to take another widely copied design and see how individual variation by the copier can take the original design through a lot of changes. I shall take the three USPCC designs: US3 (wide), US3.1 (bridge) and US4 (wide). To the best of my knowledge these are no longer used in the US, except perhaps for special productions, as in the retro market.
The United States Playing Card Co. (USPCC) represents an amalgamation of all the major American card-makers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries
A recreated of the original 1876, No. 18, Triplicate deck by A. Dougherty by Michael Scott in 2014.
Alice in Wonderland playing cards designed by Sasha Dounaevski, 2018.
These decks were produced in various grades for the German immigrant population and feature the German eagle and the German and American flags intertwined. There were two versions: one with German faces and one with American faces.
This deck is commonly known as the “Anheuser-Busch Spanish-American War deck”, issued at the end of the war.
Over the years eight different Aces of Spades were used with this brand and the Joker was also modified several times.
Atlantic Playing Card Co., Inc. promoted Bridge Ensemble boxes and companion accessories.
Marvel’s Avengers: The Infinity Saga Premium Playing Cards produced by Theory11 and designed by Mattson Creative, 2021.
A deck of playing cards inspired by the Wayang Shadow Puppets of the Island of Java.
“Fireside Bible Game” (No.1124) published by The Fireside Game Co., Cincinnati, USA, 1899.
The United States Playing Card Co. issued Spanish versions of their flagship brand.
Bicycle Ancient Machine playing cards designed by concept artist Juniardi Satyanagara, USA, 2015.
Bicycle Blue Collar / White Collar playing cards, USA, 2014.