Survival Playing Cards

Survival Playing Cards - essential knowledge of how to survive any outdoor emergency without panic - published by Environs Inc. in 1974. As well as regular suit symbols and denominations, each card features a safety tip on anything from snake bite to what not to eat. Don’t take chances. See the Box

Survival Playing Cards by Environs inc. 1974 Survival Playing Cards by Environs inc. 1974 Survival Playing Cards by Environs inc. 1974

Above: cards from Survival Playing Cards by Environs Inc., Hood River, Oregon, 1974. 52 cards + 2 jokers + table of contents in box.

Survival Cards for South East Asia

No maker’s name but side of box is inscribed “GTA 21-7-1, 1 Apr. 1968”. This was published in the middle of the Vietnam War obviously for US troops to guide them if they were lost in the jungle. The cards cover topics such as purification of drinking water to avoid illness, poisonous snakes, insects and pests, edible animals, fruits, etc. 56 cards with no suit symbols or denominations. See the Box

Survival Playing Cards for South East Asia, 1968 Survival Playing Cards for South East Asia, 1968

Above: cards from Survival Playing Cards for South East Asia, 1968. 56 cards in box.

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