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Colo Brand '54 Models' Colour Picture Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 21
Box#: 1
Manufacturer:
Brand: Colo
Country: China
City:
State: Hong Kong
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 90 x 59
Subject: Pin-ups
Notes: 54 nudes in various provocative poses. No. 999. 2 jokers. $5.00 Q-4 of Box 26


Yumeji Japanese Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 40
Box#: 1
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: Japan
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 116 x 52
Subject: Paintings of Japanese women
Notes: Long, narrow cards, with the court figure and ace design repeated in each suit. 2 jokers with paintings of Japanese women. $16.56 Q-38 of Box 26


Pier 1 Imports Rococo Joker Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 45
Box#: 1
Manufacturer:
Brand: Pier 1 Imports
Country: Hungary
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size:
Subject: Rococo
Notes: Patience deck, with rococo courts, four corner pips. 3 jokers featuring Rococo style joker dropping coins, one with title of deck. Aces have flower design. Plastic clamshell housing, also containing Jamaica Souvenir Deck Playing Cards. $5.00 Q-28 of Box 26


A Survey of Historical Patterns Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 48
Box#: 1
Manufacturer: Inkstone Design, Inc.
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Missoula
State: MT
Date of Issue: 2008
Number of Cards: 110
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 100 x 65
Subject: Patterns
Notes: Double deck, each pip or court figure with a different pattern in color. 2 jokers and 1 title card in each deck. Cardboard and plastic housing, made to look like a book. $13.00 Q-15 of Box 26


Scaramouche
ID#: 73
Box#: 2
Manufacturer: Gebr. Mesmaekers N.V.
Brand: Triboulet of Paris
Country: Belgium
City: Turnhout
State:
Date of Issue: 1959
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 58
Subject:
Notes: Two jokers with "jeu dessine par henri favre" printed in blue ink on the corner. Kings and queens wear costumes from the period of Louis XIII; jacks are based on Commedia dell'Arte. (L-553) (Cartorama No.47, p.22) Guilt corners on card edges. Backs of cards have a grey and burgundy pattern. Housed in a paper box with the same pattern as the card backs surrounded by a paper wrapper with "L-553 AA-14 "Scaramouche" by Le Triboulet" written on it in various colors. AA-14 of Box 36. $ 56.00


Double Art Deco Patience Boxed Set Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 75
Box#: 2
Manufacturer:
Brand: Goodall & Son
Country: England
City: London
State:
Date of Issue: 192?
Number of Cards: 52 per deck w/ 2 decks
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 68 x 41
Subject: unsigned Art Deco designs
Notes: Both decks housed in a gray paper container with the two card back designs on it. Card backs show a woman sitting on a table with long hair and a mirror with either a goldern or sky blue background. AA-2 of Box 36 $25.00


Cat and Dog Back Double Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 88
Box#: 2
Manufacturer: J. S.
Brand:
Country: United States
City: New York
State: New York
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 108
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 57
Subject: cats and dogs
Notes: Two decks, two jokers per deck. Some cards appear slightly more yellow than the rest of the deck. From inventory "Little is known by me about this manufacturer." Label from back of tin removed. Variant court designs. Two card back designs. One is a cat and dog on a rug, the other two dogs and a cat sleeping with pillows. Cards are housed in a tin box with an expanded form of the sleeping card back on the lid and white polka dots with a blue background on the bottom. $ 3.00 P-18 of Box 25


Green Cards; Recycled Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 96
Box#: 2
Manufacturer:
Brand: Redwood Cards Limited
Country: United Kingdom
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2008
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 57
Subject: environment
Notes: Three jokers in multiple colors. One informational card about the construction of the playing card deck. 50% recycled materials, vegetable inks, etc. Forest Stewardship Council, copyright 1996. Card faces feature destinctive aces and modern courts in multiple colors with destinctive nationalities represented from around the world. Housed in pictoral paper box with a songbird on the front. $ 8.00 R-16 of Box 27.


Coastal Britain Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 97
Box#: 2
Manufacturer:
Brand: Neil J. H. Macleod Prints & Enterprises Ltd.
Country: Great Britain
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2004
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 64
Subject: British harbors and coastline
Notes: Two jokers. One advertisement card for the deck. Card faces feature 54 paintings of harbors and coastline around Britain by artists John Bathgate, John Isherwood, Michael C. Smith, Michael Jones, Bill Cockburn, and Tim Fischer. Card backs are red and gold with an anchor and rope in the center. Housed in pictoral paper box. $ 8.00 R-21 of Box 27.


2000 Pips Transformation Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 111
Box#: 3
Manufacturer:
Brand: Peter Wood with the Design & Print Partnership
Country: United Kingdom
City:
State:
Date of Issue: [2000]
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 62
Subject: various cartoons
Notes: Two jokers. One informational card about the deck. Card backs feature a blue line drawing. The card faces feature over 2000 pip images on this transformation deck. Designed by Peter Wood. Housed in pictoral paper box signed by Peter Wood. Lilly copy number 553/1000. (G-1208) $ 24.00 R-5 of Box 27.


Persian Miniatures Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 138
Box#: 3
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 57
Subject: Persian miniatures
Notes: Three jokers. Card faces have colorful Persian miniatures on the aces, jokers, and courts. Number cards have a gold pattern on the face. Card backs are a red and gold design. Housed in two part plastic box. $ 9.00 (G-2049) X-37 of Box 33.


Salvador Dali Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 189
Box#: 4
Manufacturer:
Brand: Draeger Freres
Country: France
City: Paris
State:
Date of Issue: 1967
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Artistic, Advertisement
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 59
Subject: Salvador Dali paintings
Notes: Two jokers. Two informational cards, one blank and one title card. Card faces have stylized number cards and courts with pictures drawn by Salvador Dali. All courts have a different design. Card backs have a modern adaptation of a classic card back design in red and black. Card edges gilt. Housed in plastic box. Gosling notes, "designed by Salvador Dali. First edition, issued as advertising deck for the renowned Paris silversmith Puiforcat (so noted on the title card) (Source: Cartorama Catalogue 33 for description and price) Mint, in plastic box, not original Puiforcat advertising box for double deck." $ 137.00 (L98) 4 of Box 3


Ciel de France (Sky of France) Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 190
Box#: 4
Manufacturer: B.P. Grimaud- France Cartes
Brand: Miro Company
Country: France
City: Paris
State:
Date of Issue: 1970
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 58
Subject: Sky of France
Notes: One joker. One advertisement card for Miro. Courts have a stylized design with multiple colors. Card backs are the night sky with a navy blue background and gold stars. Corners gilt. Housed in two part pictorial manila paper box. Gosling notes, "Designed by Jacques Branger. Maker's name on Ace of Spades. [Original issue of 1950 had only "Miro Company Paris" on Ace of Spades, did not include the name of the deck.] (Source: Cartorama Catalogue 33 for description and price.) Mint, in original box." $ 22.00 L-327 1 of Box 3


Nuit (Night) Cards
ID#: 191
Box#: 4
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: Belgium
City: Brussels
State:
Date of Issue: 1965
Number of Cards: 32
Deck Type: Game, Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard:
Card Size: 99 x 59
Subject: Charles Pry drawings
Notes: Card faces have linoleum cut drawings by Charles Pry in white on a black background. Each card has a different design. Card backs are white. Deck has sharp corners. This deck number 31 of 100 copies. Gosling notes, "(Source: Cartorama Catalogue 33 for description and price.) Mint, no box." $ 119.00 112G 2 of Box 3


Ommegang Deck
ID#: 192
Box#: 4
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: Belgium
City: Brussels
State:
Date of Issue: 1967
Number of Cards: 36
Deck Type: Game, Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard:
Card Size: 80 x 83
Subject: Charles Pry drawings
Notes: Three jokers. This deck is number 13 of 300. Card faces are hand colored photocopies of Charles Pry drawings. Card backs are gold dots on a white background. Gosling notes, "The deck reflects on the yearly procession that reminds of the homage of the city of Brussels to Charles V [1st half of the 16th century] with courts and jokers in historical costumes. (See Cartorama Catalogue 33 for description and price.) Near mint, no box (as issued?)" $ 175.00 L232 3 of Box 3


Unisex Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 194
Box#: 4
Manufacturer:
Brand: Unisex Playing Card Company
Country: Canada
City: Scarborough
State: Ontario
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 59
Subject: unisex figures
Notes: Two jokers. Two informational cards about the history of playing cards. Courts and jokers feature both male and female characters on each card with different designs for each color. Card backs are blue and have both the male and female sign with circles. Housed in cream pictorial paper box. $ 25.00 (1004G) 1 of Box 2


Standard Danish Pattern Courts Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 210
Box#: 4
Manufacturer: Handa
Brand:
Country: Denmark
City: Copenhagen
State:
Date of Issue: 1963?
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 92 x 62
Subject:
Notes: Two jokers. Courts are colored and different for each suit. Card faces are against a white and peach lined background. Card backs are a picture of the Anderson's little mermaid statue. Housed in two part clear plastic box with the words "Handa Copenhagen" raised on it. $ 6.00 (L-47) Y-4 of Box 34.


Wagner's
ID#: 213
Box#: 4
Manufacturer: Prospero Art
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2010
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Arthur Rackham, Wagner's
Notes: Two jokers. One informational card about Wagner/Rackham and one advertisement card for Prospero Art. Card faces feature 54 different pictures by Rackham with card backs of another original design. Housed in pictorial paper box. $ 9.95 Y-7 of Box 34


Alice in Wonderland Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 215
Box#: 4
Manufacturer: Prospero Art
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2008
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 57
Subject: Sir John Tenniel, Lewis Carroll
Notes: Two jokers. One advertisement card for Prospero Art and one informational card about Lewis Carroll and Sir John Tenniel. Card faces feature 54 different illustrations from Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Sir John Tenniel with quotes from the book. Card backs are a red and white design with Alice in the middle standing on a letter A. Housed in pictorial paper box. $ 8.95 Y-8 of Box 34


Old Calendar Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 223
Box#: 4
Manufacturer:
Brand: HGC Poker
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 20??
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Shanghai calendar art
Notes: Two jokers. Card faces have different pictures of Chinese women. Card backs are a collage of Chinese women. Gosling notes, "Reproductions of calendar art in Shanghai during the 20's, 30's, and 40's, featuring 54 women from those years. Styles of that period on original calendars are highly collected in China, and the cards are a means to make this art more widely available." Housed in two part clear plastic case within a pictorial paper box. $ 5.95 Y-17 of Box 34


Kings & Queens Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 315
Box#: 6
Manufacturer: Piatnik
Brand: Nicky Bird Design
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: 1998
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Kings & Queens, National Portrait Gallery
Notes: Two jokers, one informational card about the National Portrait Gallery in London. Courts, aces, and jokers feature named portraits of English kings and queens. Card backs are a portrait as well. Housed in pictorial paper box that states Piatnik printed the cards in Vienna. $ 8.50 BB-4 of Box 37.


Tamarind Institute Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 459
Box#: 10
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Albuquerque
State: NM
Date of Issue: 2003
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Artistic, Original_Design
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 63
Subject: lithography
Notes: Two jokers, one informational card about the Tamarind Institute, and one informational card listing which card was designed by which artist. Card faces are original lithograph designs made by artists at the Tamarind Institute. Card backs are the logo for the center. Housed in plastic case with a cardboard cover. T-14 of Box 29.


Portugal: Fernando Pessoa & Co. Deck Playing Cardsq
ID#: 559
Box#: 13
Manufacturer: Fournier
Brand:
Country: Spain
City: Vitoria
State:
Date of Issue: 200?
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Entertainment, Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 62
Subject: Fernando Pessoa
Notes: Vitoria, Spain, Fournier, 200? Made by Fournier for Apenas Livros, Lisbon, Portugal. Each card features a foggy picture with a poem by Pessoa or other poets with whom he was associated. Information booklet. 3 Jokers $27.00 EE-27 of Box 40


Hiroshige Deck Playing Cards (Deck 1 of 2)
ID#: 658
Box#: 14
Manufacturer: Angel
Brand:
Country: Japan
City:
State:
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 91 x 59
Subject: Hiroshige, Japan, Mt. Fuji, Japanese Art.
Notes: Plastic card case within deck box. Each card features a Hiroshige painting in color. 4 jokers. Duplicate deck; see also Deck number 838. $8.00 GG-17 of Box 42


Ukiyoe Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 660
Box#: 14
Manufacturer: ACE
Brand:
Country: Japan
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic, Original Design
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 85 x 63
Subject: Japanese Ukiyoe Paintings
Notes: Plastic card case within opalescent deck box. Number 1501 in creation. Each card features a woodblock print in the Ukiyoe style. 2 jokers. $9.00 GG-24 of Box 42.


NATURAL Symphony Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 668
Box#: 14
Manufacturer: U.S. Games Systems
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Stamford
State: CT
Date of Issue: 2007
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 85 x 56
Subject: Nature
Notes: Spades are fish designs, hearts are birds, clubs are flowers, and diamonds are insects. The pip designs are worked into the picture in transformation card style, each one different. 2 jokers, 1 publishing information card. $1.50 GG-5 of Box 42.


1933 Century of Progress Chicago Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 669
Box#: 14
Manufacturer: Western Publishing Company
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Racine
State: WI
Date of Issue: 1933
Number of Cards: 52
Deck Type: Artistic, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 56
Subject: Features of Chicago
Notes: In original box. Lacks distinctive joker. $15.00 GG-11 of Box 42.


Hiroshigi Colour Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 717
Box#: 16
Manufacturer: Lucy Lu Designs
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2005
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic, Original_Design
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 87 x 62
Subject: Hiroshige, China
Notes: Asian characters on courts repeated on same value in each suit. 2 jokers. $6.00 D-5 of Box 13


Nostalgic England Playing Cards
ID#: 735
Box#: 16
Manufacturer: Sturgeon Publications
Brand:
Country: England
City: Somerset
State:
Date of Issue: 2012
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Artistic, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: England
Notes: Each card features a watercolor painting of Eugene Richard Surgeon. Designed by Neil MacLeod Prints & Enterprises Ltd. 2 jokers. 2 advertisement cards. $9.50 JJ-4 of Box 44.


Lago Maggiore Deck Playing Cards (Deck 1 of 2)
ID#: 802
Box#: 18
Manufacturer: Internazionale RotalSele
Brand: Spielkarten
Country: Italy
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Souvenir, Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 60
Subject: Lago Maggiore Tourism
Notes: Deck box is cardboard designed with color photos of Lago Maggiore (Lake Maggiore), a lake in the Swiss Alps. Every card has a picture of the lake on it, except court cards. 2 jokers. Duplicate deck; see also deck number 812. PP-04 of Box 51


Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post Playing Cards
ID#: 818
Box#: 19
Manufacturer: U.S. Games Systems, Inc.
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Stanford
State: CT
Date of Issue: 2004
Number of Cards: 108
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: Norman Rockwell
Notes: First edition, first printing, single deck, with booklet. 4 jokers. $6.00 D-22 of Box 13.


Frank Lloyd Wright Playing Cards
ID#: 854
Box#: 21
Manufacturer: U.S. Playing Card Company?
Brand:
Country: United States
City: New York
State: NY
Date of Issue: 1996
Number of Cards: 110
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 58
Subject: Modern Art
Notes: Metropolitan Museum of Art. Double deck featuring Wright designs on the back. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. 4 jokers. 2 advertisement cards. $12.00. TT-01. Box 54.


Empire State Building Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 857
Box#: 20
Manufacturer:
Brand: TerrellCreative
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2006
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Advertisement, Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 82 x 56
Subject: Scenic Photos of the Empire State Building
Notes: Deck contains two jokers both featuring the same picture of the Empire State Building. Fourteen scenes of New York City, each one featuring the Empire State Building in the picture, repeated on each suit, with descriptive text. 2 jokers. $4.99 T-20 of Box 54


Heart of England Scenic View Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 899
Box#: 20
Manufacturer:
Brand: John Hinde
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic, Souvenir
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 62
Subject:
Notes: This deck of playing cards features a color scene of England named on each card taken by John Hinde. Deck box features examples of several cards in the deck. 2 jokers. $3.00 O-26 of Box 24


Bite Brilliant New Playing Cards
ID#: 940
Box#: 22
Manufacturer: Brite
Brand:
Country: Malasia?
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 19??
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: Flowers
Notes: Inside cover of case marked "Second". International patterned and suited deck. Ace of spades and joker carry the name of brand. 1 joker. $3.00 SS-1 of box 53.


Discus Round Playing Cards
ID#: 959
Box#: 22
Manufacturer: The General Card Company
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Chicao
State: IL
Date of Issue: 1930-40?
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 77
Subject: Discus Round
Notes: Four headed round courts, with 16 marginal pip markings. Nines and sixes are distinguished by inclusion of the word for the value in four paces around the circle of each such card. Single headed joker of clown like figure on mule playing a banjo. $12.00 RR-38 of box 53.


Alice in Wonderland Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 974
Box#: 23
Manufacturer:
Brand: Prospero Art
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2008
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Entertainment, Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 60
Subject: Illustrations: Lewis Carroll and Sir John Tenniel
Notes: Deck features Alice characters and scenes, with colored Tenniel illustrations. Quotes, especially those card-related, from the book are included with the picture of the scene. Deck includes 2 advertisement cards and 2 joker cards. $9.95 O-3 of Box 24


Nutcracker Ballet Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 975
Box#: 23
Manufacturer:
Brand: Prospero Art
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2008
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Artistic, Souvenir
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 65
Subject:
Notes: Deck featuring scenes from the famous ballet. Each court card features a drawing of a character(s) from the ballet. The deck includes 2 joker cards with characters from the ballet and 2 advertisement/informational cards. $9.95 O-4 of Box 24


Poker Taurino estilo Americano Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 1027
Box#: 23
Manufacturer: Artistica Reservada
Brand:
Country: Mexico
City: Mexico
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject:
Notes: Artist designed images of named bullfighters shown in action poses; kings are named bulls. Signed by artist, but cannot decipher. Includes one extra, unlabeled card featuring another bullfighter. $25.00 C-27 of Box 12


Silver Cards Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 1032
Box#: 23
Manufacturer: Kikkerland Design, Inc.
Brand:
Country: Taiwan
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 56
Subject:
Notes: Metallic plastic cards printed in shiny silver with courts and suits embossed. Deck includes two joker cards, both silver with an embossed traditional joker. Deck box is black with an opening cut on the front. The back of each card is silver with squares embossed. $8.00 C-15 of Box 12


Collectors and Traders Playing Card Subjects
ID#: 1044
Box#: 24
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1030's?
Number of Cards: 4 packs of 12
Deck Type: Artistic, Entertainment
Suit System: Picture
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: Picture playing cards
Notes: Packets of 12 back designs for collectors, in original wrappers. Four packets, Series two, three, five, and nine. $20.00 C-31 of Box 12


Sportsman Series Playing Cards
ID#: 1046
Box#: 24
Manufacturer: Playing Cards Co.
Brand:
Country: UNITED STATES
City: Cincinnati
State:
Date of Issue: 2004
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Game, Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 63
Subject: Sportsman playing cards
Notes: GARIART artwork. Sportsman's game featured on courts and aces. $4.00 C-38 of Box 12


Cats of the World
ID#: 1072
Box#: 24
Manufacturer: Games System, Inc.
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Stamford
State: CT
Date of Issue: 2004
Number of Cards:
Deck Type: Artistic,
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: Cats
Notes: Features a named cat on each card. $6.00 18-B of Box 11


House of Kolor Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 1101
Box#: 24
Manufacturer: Valspar Company
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2007
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic, Souvenir
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 64
Subject:
Notes: The House of Color is an automotive detailing service and provides the "best possible finish in the kustom paint industry." The court cards are different types of paint jobs done by House of Kolor on motorcycles, cars, and trucks. The two joker cards is Jon Kosmoski, the custom painter. QQ-3 of Box 52


Picturesque Canada Souvenir Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 1199
Box#: 28
Manufacturer: U.S. Playing Card Company
Brand: Canada Pacific Railway News Service
Country: Canada
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1900
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 87 x 64
Subject:
Notes: Each card is a named view of Canada or Alaska. Damaged case. Dawson/Hochmann lists value from $100-200. This CPR deck is scarcest of five such decks produced. $100 XX-09 of Box 58


Souvenir Spielkarte Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 1200
Box#: 28
Manufacturer: Bielefelder Spielkarten GMPH
Brand:
Country: Germany
City: Bielefeld
State:
Date of Issue: 19??
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic, Souvenir
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 90 x 60
Subject:
Notes: Tourist deck featuring illustrations of historic German places, many that no longer exist, in full color drawings; courts are regional costumed figures. Deck includes three jokers. Card corners are painted gold. $40.00 LL-40 of Box 47


Maciunas FLUX-DECK Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1254
Box#: 30
Manufacturer: ReFLUX Editions
Brand:
Country: U.S
City: New York
State: NY
Date of Issue: 1988
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Regular edition of 486. Cards by George Maciunas, Photographs by Peter Moore. Suits are tears, blood, lashes and hairs. $75.00. Deck includes 2 Jokers. Deck in plastic case. Extensive information on folded paper about the deck. KK-4 of Box 45


African Artdeck
ID#: 1443
Box#: 34
Manufacturer: Ann Arbor, MI., Aristoplay Ltd.
Brand:
Country: Belgium
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1995
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System:
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 100x65
Subject:
Notes: African artistic item on each card, named at bottom and name of owning museum. 2 jokers and 1 advert. card. Small brochure explaining forms and figures. $12.00 666 of Box 3


Art for the Earth Deck. playing cards
ID#: 1453
Box#: 34
Manufacturer: Andrew Jones Art
Brand:
Country: England
City: London
State:
Date of Issue: 1992
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard:
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Four corner pips, each card designed by a different artist, the deck to support Friends of the Earth; each card, in a transformation design by a different artist named on the info card. 2 jokers and i info card. Brochure included. $12.00. 1896 of Box 3


55 Impressionist Masterpieces. playing cards deck
ID#: 1454
Box#: 34
Manufacturer: Piatnik
Brand:
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x57
Subject:
Notes: Each card a view of a famous impressionist painting. No jokers. $8.00. 864 of Box 34.


Wild Flowers of Britain Playing Cards Deck.
ID#: 1460
Box#: 35
Manufacturer: Heritage Toy & Game Company Limited
Brand:
Country: U.K.
City: Nottingham
State:
Date of Issue: 1996
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System:
Standard:
Card Size: 88x57
Subject: flowers
Notes: Four corner pips, each card a single headed named British wildflower. Made in Belgium. 2 jokers and 2 info cards. $7.00. 1029 of Box 3


A Frida Colour Playing Cards Deck.
ID#: 1524
Box#: 36
Manufacturer: Lucy Lu Designs
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2005
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Lucy Lu Design, No. 01. Courts feature portraits of Frida Kahol same on each suit. 2 jokers. $7.50. 43-A of Box 10


Guggenheim Modern Art Playing Cards Deck.
ID#: 1535
Box#: 37
Manufacturer: Piatnik
Brand:
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: 1997
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject: Modern_Art
Notes: Nicky Bird design. Published by Antony Bird. 18 of Guggenheim Museums finest Modern paintings are depicted on the court card, aces and jokers. 2 jokers and one blank card. $9.00. 30-A of Box 10.


Terra Cotta Chinese Soldiers Playing Cards Deck.
ID#: 1538
Box#: 37
Manufacturer: U.S. Playing Card Company USPCC
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard:
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Each card features a figure, scene or details from the Chinese terra cotta soldier burial groups. 2 jokers. $12.00. 15-A of Box 10.


55 Impressionist Masterpieces. playing cards deck
ID#: 1551
Box#: 37
Manufacturer: Piatnik No. 112218.
Brand:
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Painting on each card from a famous Impressionist painting. 3 jokers. $9.00. 29-A from Box 10.


The Lovers Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1555
Box#: 37
Manufacturer: Lo Scarabeo
Brand:
Country: Italy
City: Torino
State:
Date of Issue: 2003
Number of Cards: 60
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x57
Subject: Valentines
Notes: Valentine postcards used to illustrate each card for 19th and early 20th century originals. Deck includes to jokers, 5 cards in different languages of explanation and 1 advert. card. $5.00. 36-A of Box 10.


Salmon Flies P;laying Cards Deck
ID#: 1624
Box#: 38
Manufacturer: Piantnik made by Laxakort, Reykjevik, Iceland
Brand:
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System:
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 88x57
Subject: Fishing_Flies
Notes: Named single color illustration of fishing fly on each card. 2 jokers and 1 advert. card included. $10.00. 791 of Box 5.


Treasures of the Russian Museum Souvenir Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1650
Box#: 40
Manufacturer: Trading House "Bronze Horseman"
Brand:
Country: Russia
City: St. Petersburg
State:
Date of Issue: 2010?
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 88x57
Subject:
Notes: Photographs of art treasures from this museum, with text in Russian and English. 2 jokers. $8.00. S-5 of Box 28.


The Nude Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1724
Box#: 42
Manufacturer: Piantnik
Brand:
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System:
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject: Art_History
Notes: The cards celebrate The Nude in western art from old and modern master from Botticelli to Klimt. Each card has a famous painting of a nude. The deck includes 2 jokers and an advertising card. #2074 of no box number.


The Nude in Art Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1795
Box#: 45
Manufacturer: Fournier
Brand:
Country: Spain
City: Vitoria
State:
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards:
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 95x61
Subject: Famous_Paintings
Notes: 55 reproductions of the Nude in Universal Painting. The deck includes 2 jokers and 1 info card. #595 - no box number.


The Deck of Post Cards Deck
ID#: 1950
Box#: 50
Manufacturer: Andrew Jones Art
Brand:
Country: England
City: London
State:
Date of Issue: 1980
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System:
Standard:
Card Size:
Subject:
Notes: "This collection of postcards is a reproduction of the THE DECK CARDS, a unique interpretation of a pack of play cards by fifty-six contemporary British artists. No. 385 of Box 9


Jeu Japonais Playing Card Deck
ID#: 2044
Box#: 53
Manufacturer: Grimaund
Brand:
Country: France
City: Paris
State:
Date of Issue: 1981
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Designs by Silvia Maddonni. Courts are figures in traditional Japanese costumes. Specially designed suit signs. $21.00. 2 jokers and 1 advert, card included. AAA-24 of Box 61.


Louis Feraud Jeu de 54 Cartes Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2047
Box#: 53
Manufacturer: Grimaund
Brand:
Country: France
City: Paris
State:
Date of Issue: 1988
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Cards feature model dresses by couturier Louis Feraud. card have black background. $20.00. 2 jokers and 1 advert. card included. AAA-25.


Sailor Jerry Navy Rem Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2048
Box#: 54
Manufacturer: Norman Sailor Jerry Collins LTD
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Philadelphia
State: Indiana
Date of Issue: ca2000
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System:
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Designed by Norman Collins. His is the tattoo artist for theses images, repeated on each suit. Includes 2 jokers and one recipe card in Czech. $32.00. AAA-32 of Box 61.


Transsiberian Express Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2049
Box#: 54
Manufacturer: Saint Petersburg Publishing House
Brand:
Country: r
City: St. Petersburg
State:
Date of Issue: 2015
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: SpielkARTen Galerie Schweigret. Design by Veronika Vikolaeva. One of 600 decks. Russian version. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the building of the Transsiberian Railway. Beautiful modern design to the courts and joker. Gilted edges. $52.00. AAA-31.


Jeu Japonais Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2054
Box#: 54
Manufacturer: Grimaud
Brand:
Country: France
City: Paris
State:
Date of Issue: 1981
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Courts and jokers are in traditional Japanese costume. Designed by Slvia Maddonni. Aces feature womens heads in elaborate hairstyles. Specially designed numerals. $22.00. LLL=53 of Box 72


Balalet Art and Artistry Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2062
Box#: 54
Manufacturer: Piantnik 1309
Brand:
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: 2011
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject: Ballet
Notes: Published by Bird Playing Cards. Design by Haime & Butler. Information card includes a history of ballet and code to the abbreviations used on the cards identifying the company in which the performance was given, etc. Photographs include dances, poster, and ballet images in art work. $12.00. History of ballet card and 2 jokers included. $12.00. LLL-11.


Kate Greenaway Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2067
Box#: 54
Manufacturer: Merrimavck Publishsing Co
Brand: made in Hong Kong
Country: United States
City: New York
State: NY
Date of Issue: 1950-1975
Number of Cards: 54 per deck
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Each card features a color illustration form one of date Greenaways book illustrations. $5.00. 2 jokers included. LLL-1 of Box 72.


Spellu Kartis Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2084
Box#: 54
Manufacturer: Galerija Istaba
Brand:
Country: Latvia
City: Riga
State:
Date of Issue: 2005
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 85x55
Subject:
Notes: The idea of the artist was to depict herself with various expressions on all cards. she show herself as a young man on the jacks, a woman of different ages on ;the queens, and as an older man on the kings. $18.73 LLL-38 of Box 72.


Famous Artistor (sic) of the World Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2090
Box#: 54
Manufacturer: Hebei Zhuoda Poker Culture Col
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 200?
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Each card depicts a double headed image of a famous world wide artist with a central block of text in Chinese. $14.57 2 jokers included. LLL-41 of Box 72.


Guildhall Art Gallery Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2118
Box#: 55
Manufacturer: n.m.
Brand:
Country: UK
City:
State:
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System:
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject: Guildhall Art Gallery London
Notes: Four Corner pips; each card features a painting from the collection of the Guildhall Art Gallery, London. $12.00. 2 jokers and 1 info card included. JJJ-39 of Box 70


Taro Okamoto Playing Cards Deck.
ID#: 2136
Box#: 55
Manufacturer: Carta Mundi
Brand: printed in Belgium
Country: Belgium
City: Turnhout
State:
Date of Issue: 1977
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Artistic
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x57
Subject:
Notes: Designs by Taro Okamoto showing surrealism in the Dali Manner. [Cartorama 62; No. 242]. 2 jokers and 1 misc card included. $44.00. JJJ-10 of Box 70.

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