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British Political Imags from the Bodleian Librarie
ID#: 15
Box#: 1
Manufacturer:
Brand: Bodleian Libraries
Country: England
City: Oxford
State:
Date of Issue: 2010
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 92 x 65
Subject: Political Images
Notes: Issued in a limited edition of 200 decks for members of the Bodleian Libraries' Founders Day lunch for major donors. Each card features a different colored image of some item from the Libraries' collectios. 2 jokers, 2 information cards. $25.00 Q-16 of Box 26


Jeu des Ducs de Bourgogne Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 16
Box#: 1
Manufacturer:
Brand: Editions Busserre
Country: France
City: Paris
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 90 x 64
Subject: French history
Notes: Images based on French and Flemish paintings from the 15th and 17th centuries. Each card includes historic text related to the time period and kings illustrated. 4 jokers. $10.00 Q-47 of Box 26


Velikani Hrvatske Povijesti (Croatia) Deck Playing
ID#: 20
Box#: 1
Manufacturer: GPC
Brand:
Country: Croatia
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 33
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: German
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 92 x 63
Subject: Croatian history
Notes: Double headed named courts of historic Croatian figures. $20.70 Q-40 of Box 26


Official Beatles Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 24
Box#: 1
Manufacturer: Aquarius
Brand: The Beatles
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2009
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 90 x 65
Subject: Music
Notes: The official Beatles deck of playing cards featuring 53 illustrations from the Apple archive. 2 jokers. $8.00 Q-24 of Box 26


Cartes Patience de Grand Luxe
ID#: 39
Box#: 1
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: France?
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 65 x 44
Subject: Royalty
Notes: French style court figures in historical costume. P/ 242, surface ivoire. 1 joker as a jester, without pips on card. $20.00 Q-34 of Box 26


Hart's Squared Linen Eagle Nonepareil Pharo Deck P
ID#: 51
Box#: 1
Manufacturer: Diamond Star Card Company
Brand:
Country: United States
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1999?
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 90 x 69
Subject: Western playing cards
Notes: Reproduction of 19th century Faro/ Pharo cards made by Samuel Hart & Co.'s New York Card Company. No corner pips. Square corners. Singled-headed old style courts. No jokers. 1 extra 7 of clubs. 1 information card on the history of cards and their use in the 19th century West.$13.50 AA-12 of Box 36 (G-929)


Icelandic Historical Saga Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 53
Box#: 1
Manufacturer: Altenburg Playing Card Company
Brand:
Country: East Germany
City: Altenburg
State: Thuringia
Date of Issue: After 1945
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 92 x 60
Subject: Icelandic history
Notes: Altenburg Playing Card Company started in 1937. Historical Icelandic figures on court cards. Later issue of this Icelandic deck. Yellow background lines on card faces indicate this was printed during the German Democratic Republic era, post World War II. The courts of each suit feature different people. Aces feature two black and white landscapes and decoration. 1 joker. No housing, wrapped in paper sleeve. $96.00 (Cartorama: $128 with box) AA-5 of Box 36 (L-412)


Madame de Pompadour Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 54
Box#: 1
Manufacturer: Piatnik
Brand:
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: 196?
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 58
Subject: European royalty
Notes: Issued without gilt edges. Courts feature images of historic European royalty and accompanying titles. Card backs feature horse and rider. 3 jokers with Jolly Joker caption. No housing, wrapped in paper sleeve. AA-23 of Box 36 $12.00


Queen Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 57
Box#: 2
Manufacturer: Altenburg-Stralsunder Spielkarten
Brand:
Country: Germany
City: Stuttgart
State: Baden-W
Date of Issue: 1970?
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 92 x 60
Subject: European royalty
Notes: Dondorf design reissued. (G-113). 3 jokers, 1 with a line drawing caricature. 10 of clubs has ASS (Altenburg-Stralsunder Spielkarten) heart logo. No housing, wrapped in paper sleeve. AA-24 of Box 36 $10.00


Baronesse Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 61
Box#: 2
Manufacturer: ASS-Spielkartenfabrik
Brand:
Country: Germany
City: Stuttgart
State: Baden-W
Date of Issue: 1970?
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 92 x 60
Subject: European royalty
Notes: Reprint of Dondorf Rococo 'Baronesse' Whist No.160 deck, circa 1910. (G-300). 4 corner pips. 3 jokers, 2 as line-drawings. 10 of diamonds has the Diamond-Carreau Symbol Copyright. No housing, wrapped in paper sleeve. AA-8 of Box 36 $28.00


Rokoko Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 62
Box#: 2
Manufacturer: Altenburger Spielkartenfabrik
Brand:
Country: East Germany
City: Altenburg
State: Thuringia
Date of Issue: 1970?
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 93 x 63
Subject: European royalty
Notes: Reprint of Dondorf Rococo 'Baronesse' Whist No.160 deck, circa 1910. (L-478a). 4 corner pips. 3 jokers. AA-22 of Box 36 $12.00


Portrait Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 64
Box#: 2
Manufacturer: Altenburger Spielkartenfabrik
Brand:
Country: East Germany
City: Altenburg
State: Thuringia
Date of Issue: 1974?
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 94 x 64
Subject: European royalty
Notes: Courts feature large portraits of royalty. All cards have a gray background. The costume colors for each suit are different: Spades are green. Hearts are red. Diamonds are yellow. Clubs are blue. (L-595). 4 corner pips. 3 jokers with large portraits. Plastic clamshell housing. AA-9 of Box 36 $12.00


Newport Mansions Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 78
Box#: 2
Manufacturer: Terrell Creative
Brand: Preservation Society of Newport County
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2007
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 63
Subject: Newport Mansions
Notes: Two jokers. Views of Newport summer cottages with a different view of a card and fun fact about the picture on each card face. Housed in printed paper box with miniature images of the card backs on one side. $ 4.00 P-24 of Box 25


Highlanders Civil War 1864 Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 89
Box#: 2
Manufacturer: U. S. Games Systems
Brand: L. I. Cohen
Country: United States
City: Stamford
State: CT
Date of Issue: 1997
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 64
Subject:
Notes: Two aces of spades present, one with an eagle in blue ink. Two informational cards with the history of the L.I. Cohen. Reproduction of Civil War era deck without corner pips and with single headed courts. Original deck manufacturer by L.I. Cohen. Card backs are a blue and cream floral print. Corners are not rounded. Housed in a pictorial paper box. $ 5.25 No number of no box number.


Metastasis Transformation Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 100
Box#: 2
Manufacturer:
Brand: English Playing Card Society
Country: England
City: Somerset
State:
Date of Issue: 2009
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 95 x 65
Subject: John Nixon
Notes: One commemorative card. Reproduction of a transformation deck originally produce by S and J Fuller of London in 1811. Made to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the English Playing Card Society. Card faces are characticatures of historical figures using faces as the symbols on the cards. No corner pips are present. Card backs feature the symbol of the English Playing Card Society. Corners are not rounded. Housed in pictoral paper box with a pamphlet about the deck. The deck itself is also wrapped in a printed paper wrapper. Gosling notes "There is a book to accompany [the deck], not yet received." $ 15.00 R-24 of Box 27.


Emperors of Ancient China Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 101
Box#: 2
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2003
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 56
Subject: emperors of ancient China
Notes: Two jokers. Original paintings by palace artists reproduced on heavily gilt edge cards, each with Chinese and English title information printed below the picture. Housed in slightly chipped plastic case with a pictoral paper wrapper around the case. Wrapper is no longer completely attached together. $ 12.00 R-4 of Box 27


Roman Empire Illustrated Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 116
Box#: 3
Manufacturer:
Brand: The Green Board Game Company
Country: England
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2005
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 87 x 56
Subject: the Roman Empire
Notes: Two jokers. One blank card. Card fronts feature an image of a Roman god, emperor, or cultural trait with descriptive text. Card backs feature a bust of Emperor Agustus. Housed in pictoral paper box. "Sample Only" printed across bar code. $ 6.75 R-20 of Box 27.


Premiere Guerre Mondiale 1914-1918 Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 117
Box#: 3
Manufacturer: Editions Dusserre
Brand: Jeu de cartes
Country: France
City: Paris
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: The Great War; World War I
Notes: Two jokers. One informational card about the Great War in 4 languages. Aces and courts feature drawings based on documents from the Army Museum I Hotel des Invalides- Paris from World War I. Card backs are a picture of horns in red, white, and blue. Housed in pictoral paper box. $ 10.00 R-26 of Box 27.


CCCP Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 119
Box#: 3
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 58
Subject: historical communist figures
Notes: Two jokers. One informational card about scoring bridge. Card fronts contain historical communist figures with smaller images on numbered cards. Images are identified with names in Russian and English. Card backs feature images of the hammer and sickle in yellow and red. Housed in pictoral paper box. No. 1500. $ 9.00 R-28 of Box 27.


World War II Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 126
Box#: 3
Manufacturer:
Brand: Piatnik
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: 2008
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: World War Two
Notes: Two jokers. One informational card about World War II photographs and posters. No. 1492 Each card face is a different photograph or poster from World War II. Card backs are a picture of soldiers hoisting the flag. Housed in pictoral paper box. $ 8.50. P-9 of Box 25.


Blue Train Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 66
Box#: 2
Manufacturer:
Brand: Protea Playing Card Company
Country: South Africa
City: Johannesburg
State: 200?
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Trains
Notes: Fifty-two photos of train engines named. (G-2361) One Joker. Floral design on backs. AA-21 of Box 36. $11.00


Antique Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 167
Box#: 3
Manufacturer: B. Shackman & Co., Inc.
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 200?
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 64
Subject: 1805 French transformation deck
Notes: One joker. One informational card. Transformation reprint deck of antique French original of about 1805. Card faces feature a different design with the pips worked into the design. Housed in pictorial paper box with a golden sticker for Newt's Playing Card Superstore. (G-1859) $ 6.00 X-14 of Box 33.


International Harvester Red Power on Parade Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 175
Box#: 4
Manufacturer:
Brand: Classic Tractor Playing Cards
Country: United States
City: Rockland
State: DE
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Red Power International Harvester Tractors
Notes: Two jokers. One informational card about the Classic Tractor Playing Cards Company. Card faces feature photographs of Red Power International Harvest tractors with a note by the owners of the the tractors. Card backs feature the International Harvest logo on a yellow background. (G-1568) $ 5.00 X-4 of Box 33


WWII Spotter Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 179
Box#: 4
Manufacturer: Action Products International, Inc.
Brand:
Country: Hong Kong
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1998
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 87 x 62
Subject: WWII Aircraft
Notes: Two jokers. Two informational cards about the history of spotter decks. Action Products International, Inc., is based out of Oscala, FL but the card's housing notes the deck was "Made in Hong Kong." Gosling notes, "Reproduction commemorative deck of cards featuring named aircraft shown in three views to aid soldiers in identifying them during WWII. Original deck issued in 1943." Card faces have named pictures of aircraft, except for the jokers which have warnings against giving these cards to the wrong people. Card backs are a picture of a soldier with the caption "The men who fly 'em say: we've got the axis' number now... b-29!" Housed in somewhat torn pictorial paper box. $ 5.00 X-6 of Box 33


Les Montgolfieres (Hot Air Balloons) 1793-1983 Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 193
Box#: 4
Manufacturer: B.P. Grimaud- France Cartes
Brand:
Country: France
City: Paris
State:
Date of Issue: 1983
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Hot Air Balloons
Notes: Two jokers. One blank card. Informational booklet with captions in English, French, German, and Spanish for pictures on cards. Numbered cards has a background of a coin. Courts, aces, and jokers all have different pictures of hot air balloons from the late 18th and early 19th century. Card backs are bronze with the words "Etienne et Joseph de Montgolfier" and the same coin design as the numbered cards. Housed in bronze pictorial paper box. $ 16.00 1000G 5 of Box 3


Flags of the Civil War Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 198
Box#: 4
Manufacturer:
Brand: U. S. Games Systems, Inc.
Country: Italy
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2002
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 58
Subject: Flags of the American Civil War
Notes: Contains three informational cards. One is a title card. One has an advertisement for other products. One has the rules to a game called "Flags of the Civil War." U.S. Games Systems is based out of Stamford, CT, but the deck's housing states it was printed in Italy. Edited by Marc Newman. Card faces contain 52 different photographs of flags used in the American Civil War with facts about the groups the flags represented. Card backs have a red, white, blue, and gold design. Housed in a pictorial paper box with the identification "CWF55." (1405G) $ 5.00 5 of Box 2


Famous Women of the Civil War Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 199
Box#: 4
Manufacturer:
Brand: U. S. Games Systems, Inc.
Country: Belgium
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1996
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: Famous Women of the Civil War
Notes: Three informational cards. One is a title card, one is a rule card for the game "Famous Women of the Civil War," and one is an advertisement card for other products. Card faces have 13 different pictures of famous women in the Civil War with facts about their lives. Card backs have a picture of a woman from that time period with a frame around her. Housed in pictorial paper box with the identification number "CWO55." U.S. Games Systems, Inc. is based out of Stamford, CT, but the deck's housing notes that the deck was printed in Belgium. Deck edited by Joy Melcher. (1375G) $ 5.00 6 of Box 2


Native American Deck Playing Cards 1
ID#: 205
Box#: 4
Manufacturer:
Brand: U. S. Games Systems, Inc.
Country: Belgium
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: Native Americans
Notes: Three informational cards. One title card, two cards about the source of the pictures on the cards. Card faces are pictures of various famous Native Americans with captions. Card backs are of a Native American riding a horse with a bow and arrow. Housed in pictorial paper box with the note "NAT551." Gosling notes, "Illustrations taken from History of the Indian Tribes of North America." U. S. Games Systems, Inc. is based out of Stamford, CT but housing notes the cards were printed in Belgium. $ 10.00 (1228-9G) 8 of Box 2


Native American Deck Playing Cards 2
ID#: 206
Box#: 4
Manufacturer:
Brand: U. S. Games Systems, Inc.
Country: Belgium
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1995
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: Native Americans
Notes: Three informational cards. One title card, two cards about the source of the pictures on the cards. Card faces are pictures of various famous Native Americans with captions. Card backs are a picture of a buffalo running and spitting blood. Housed in pictorial paper box with the note "NAT552." Gosling notes, "Illustrations taken from History of the Indian Tribes of North America." U. S. Games Systems, Inc. is based out of Stamford, CT but housing notes the cards were printed in Belgium. $ 10.00 (1228-9G) 8 of Box 2


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


Antique Motor Cars Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 253
Box#: 5
Manufacturer:
Brand: U. S. Games Systems, Inc.
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2008
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 90 x 64
Subject: antique motor cars
Notes: Two jokers, one title card. Card faces are different reproductions of a 1920's insert card of an early 20th century motor car with descriptive text. Card backs are a green and blue geometric design. Housed in pictorial paper box. U.S. Games Systems, Inc. is based out of Stamford, CT, but the housing states the cards were made in China. $ 5.99 FF-3 of Box 41.


Union Generals Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 254
Box#: 5
Manufacturer:
Brand: U. S. Games Systems, Inc.
Country: United States
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Union Generals, Civil War
Notes: Two cards list the names of the generals next to the symbols of the cards. Card faces are black and white bust images of different generals from the Civil War with a small card design in the upper left hand corner designating the value of the card. Card backs are a blue and cream collage related to the Civil War. Housed in a pictorial paper box. This deck is a "facsimile reproduction of playing cards originally published in 1863 by M. Nelson, New York." $ 6.00 FF-26 of Box 41.


Christmas Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 267
Box#: 5
Manufacturer:
Brand: U. S. Games Systems, Inc.
Country: Italy
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2011
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Seasons, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Christmas, Victorian postcards
Notes: Two jokers and one title card. Card faces are all different pictures from Victorian Christmas postcards with greetings. Card backs are a bell with a piece of holly attached to it. Housed in pictorial paper box. U.S. Games Systems is based out of Stamford, CT, but housing states that the deck was made in Italy. $ 5.99 FF-1 of Box 41.


Cliff House & Sutro Baths Playing Cards
ID#: 291
Box#: 5
Manufacturer: Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Brand:
Country: Vienna
City: Piatnik
State:
Date of Issue: 2006
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Cliff House & Sutro Baths
Notes: I-19 of Box 18 Vienna, Piatnik, 2006. $5.00 Stories and acts about these two historic sites described on this deck, each with a historical picture of the sites on the background of the card. 2 Jokers with facts on them. 1 card about the Golden Gate National Parks.


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.


Emperors of Ancient China Deck Playing Cards [2]
ID#: 414
Box#: 9
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards:
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 87 x 57
Subject: Chinese Emperors, Imperial Palace
Notes: Two jokers. Pictures of card faces based on an original painting at the Imperial Palace with Chinese characters and an English description. Card backs are a man riding a horse. Gilt edges. Cards still in wrappers. Part of a double deck. Housed in a five part pictorial paper box with deck 415. $ 8.00 V-2 of Box 31.


Dignitaries of Ancient China Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 415
Box#: 9
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 87 x 57
Subject: Chinese Dignitaries, Imperial Palace
Notes: Two jokers. Pictures on card faces based on an original painting at the Imperial Palace with Chinese characters and an English description. Card backs are a man sitting under a tree. Gilt edges. Part of a double deck. Housed in a five part pictorial paper box with deck 414. $ 8.00 V-2 of Box 31.


Tapisserie de Bayeux (Memoire du monde UNESCO) Game
ID#: 425
Box#: 9
Manufacturer: Bayeux
Brand: UNESCO
Country: France
City: Paris
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 80
Deck Type: Game, Historical
Suit System:
Standard:
Card Size: 112 x 61
Subject: Tarot
Notes: Two instructional cards with rules for playing different games in French. Card faces and backs have pictures from the Tapisserie de Bayeux. Housed in pictorial paper box. T-2 of Box 29.


Guildhall Art Gallery Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 432
Box#: 10
Manufacturer: Corporation of London
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Souvenir, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 97 x 67
Subject: Art Gallery, pictures
Notes: Two jokers and one index card naming the art. Card faces all feature different pictures from the Guildhall Art Gallery. Card backs are a marble design. Housed in a pictorial paper box. W-14 of Box 32.


Jeu des liberateurs reprint Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 439
Box#: 10
Manufacturer: J. M. S. France Cartes
Brand:
Country: France
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1986
Number of Cards: 52
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 84 x 55
Subject: historical figures, liberators
Notes: Reproduction deck of 1848 deck by Maitre Cartie a Paris. Courts are named historical figures. Card backs are a cream and pink design. Housed in pictorial paper box. W-12 of Box 32.


Baptiste Paul Grimaud Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 447
Box#: 10
Manufacturer: France Cartes
Brand:
Country: France
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1991
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Advertisement, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Advertisements, Baptiste Paul Grimaud, Paris
Notes: Two jokers and one informational card. Card faces are all different advertisements printed by Baptiste Paul Grimaud's presses in 1848. Card backs are a blue and white design. Housed in pictorial paper box. W-23 of Box 32.


[Israel El Al] Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 450
Box#: 10
Manufacturer: El Al
Brand:
Country: Israel
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 58
Subject: Israel, historical figures
Notes: Three jokers. Courts are cartoons named after historical figures. Ace of spades is a special design. Card backs are a blue, white, and black geometric design. Housed in plain white cardboard box. W-24 of Box 32.


Vintage Pumpkin Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 454
Box#: 10
Manufacturer: Newt's Playing Cards
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2008
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: pumpkins, vintage art, early 1900s
Notes: Three wilds and one advertisement card for making personalized decks. Card faces are different pictures of pumpkins and card backs are a watercolor picture of a pumpkin field. Housed in pictorial paper box. Deck notes, "includes artwork by vintage artist (ca. late 1800's to early 1900's) like H.B. Griggs, Ellen Clapsaddle, Frances Brundage, Bernhardt Wall, Whitney, and more. Card back design is by Sharon Farber of Painted Path Watercolors." Cards were designed in Circleville, OH but printed in China according to the housing. Edition 1.0 T-34 of Box 29.


D Day Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 457
Box#: 10
Manufacturer: Editions Le Goubey
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: D Day, landscapes, WWII
Notes: Two jokers. Card faces are pictures of landscapes, promotional material, or other things related to D Day. Card backs are two trucks and the words "D Day 6-6-1944." Housed in pictorial paper box. Housing states the deck was printed in China. T-6 of Box 29.


Wild West Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 460
Box#: 10
Manufacturer: Worldwide Co.
Brand: Nicky Bird Design
Country: Taiwan
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2005
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 62
Subject: Wild West, cowboys, Native Americans
Notes: Two jokers. Card faces are Getty images of people and places related to the old west. Card backs are a caricature of a bank robbery. Housed in pictorial paper box. According to housing cards were designed in London, but printed in Taiwan. $ 8.00 T-32 of Box 29.


The Great Storm Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 560
Box#: 13
Manufacturer: MazalGame, Ltd.
Brand:
Country: Israel
City: Hertziliya
State:
Date of Issue: 2003
Number of Cards: 60
Deck Type: Political, Comical, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Bin Laden, Terrorists, Israel
Notes: Hertziliya, Israel, MazalGame Ltd., 2003. Suits are bombs, crowns, dollar signs, and Eiffel tower. Courts are a strange mix of political figures, terrorists, and family people such as Diana with a baby, James, Bond, Arafat, Bin Laden, etc. Extra cards provide poems written from a strong Jewish slant. 2 Jokers 1 business card for the CEO of MazalGame included (G-2142) EE-17 of Box 40


Bicycle Party Starters Trivia & Playing Deck Playing Cards copy 2
ID#: 576
Box#: 13
Manufacturer: U.S. Playing Card Company
Brand: BICYCLE Brand Playing Cards
Country: United States of America
City: Erlanger
State: KY
Date of Issue: 2010
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Entertainment, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: 50's
Notes: Erlanger, KY, U.S. Playing Card Company, 2010. Four decks feature, in ten year groups, cards with trivia questions from the '50s, '60s, '70s, and '80s. Box says standard face, but clearly not. 2 Jokers with extra trivia questions 1 card advertising BICYCLE brand 1 card advertising Royal Felt $3.50 DD-21 of Box 39 Copy 1 in Box 8, ID#: 385


Bicycle Party Starters Trivia & Playing Deck Playing Cards copy 2
ID#: 577
Box#: 13
Manufacturer: U.S. Playing Card Company
Brand: BICYCLE Brand Playing Cards
Country: United States of America
City: Erlanger
State: KY
Date of Issue: 2010
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Entertainment, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: 60s
Notes: Erlanger, KY, U.S. Playing Card Company, 2010. Four decks feature, in ten year groups, cards with trivia questions from the '50s, '60s, '70s, and '80s. Box says standard face, but clearly not. 2 Jokers, each with extra trivia question 1 card advertising BICYCLE Brand 1 card advertising Royal Felt $3.50 DD-20 of Box 39 Copy 1 in Box 8, ID#: 386


Bicycle Party Starters Trivia & Playing Deck Playing Cards copy 2
ID#: 578
Box#: 13
Manufacturer: U.S. Playing Card Company
Brand: BICYCLE Brand Playing Cards
Country: United States of America
City: Erlanger
State: KY
Date of Issue: 2010
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Entertainment, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: 70s
Notes: Erlanger, KY, U.S. Playing Card Company, 2010. Four decks feature, in ten year groups, cards with trivia questions from the '50s, '60s, '70s, and '80s. Box says standard face, but clearly not. 2 Jokers, each with extra trivia question 1 card advertising BICYCLE Brand 1 card advertising Royal Felt $3.50 DD-22 of Box 39 Copy 1 in Box 8, ID#: 387


Bicycle Party Starters Trivia & Playing Deck Playing Cards copy 2
ID#: 579
Box#: 13
Manufacturer: United States Playing Card Company
Brand: BICYCLE Brand Playing Cards
Country: United States of America
City: Erlanger
State: KY
Date of Issue: 2010
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Entertainment, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: 80s
Notes: Erlanger, KY, U.S. Playing Card Company, 2010. Four decks feature, in ten year groups, cards with trivia questions from the '50s, '60s, '70s, and '80s. Box says standard face, but clearly not. 2 Jokers, each with extra trivia question 1 card advertising BICYCLE Brand 1 card advertising Royal Felt $3.50 DD-23 of Box 39 Copy 1 in Box 8, ID#: 388


The Ruins of Lace Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 586
Box#: 13
Manufacturer: Sourcenbooks.com
Brand:
Country: U.S.A
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2012?
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Advertisement, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 64
Subject: The Ruins of Lace, Iris Anthony
Notes: U.S.A., Sourcebooks.com, 2012? Advertising deck for Iris Anthony's Te Ruins of Lace; A Novel o France, Freedom and Forbidden Lace. Traditional British courts, with squinting queens and jacks. 2 Jokers $3.00 DD-5 of Box 39


Presidents I Card Game
ID#: 610
Box#: 13
Manufacturer: U.S. Games Systems, Inc.
Brand:
Country: United States of America
City: Stamford
State: CT
Date of Issue: 2003
Number of Cards: 60
Deck Type: Game, Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 59
Subject: Presidents
Notes: Stamford, CT, U.S. Games Systems, Inc., 2003. (Belgium) Deck I features presidents from 1789 to 1857. Deck II features presidents from 1857 to 1923. Can be used as a standard deck of playing cards or to play a matching game, like you play authors, only with presidents of the United States. The aces on Deck I are four facts about Washington. "The Historical Channel" on box. 1 card with game rules 4 Jokers 1 card with deck info 1 card with names of U.S. presidents 1 advertising card for U.S. Games Systems, Inc. Deck I (see Box 13, no. 611) (2157) $12.00 M-12 of Box 22


Presidents II Card Game
ID#: 611
Box#: 13
Manufacturer: U.S. Games Systems, Inc.
Brand:
Country: United States of America
City: Stamford
State: CT
Date of Issue: 2003
Number of Cards: 60
Deck Type: Game, Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 90 x 58
Subject: Presidents
Notes: Stamford, CT, U.S. Games Systems, Inc., 2003. (Belgium) Deck I features presidents from 1789 to 1857. Deck II features presidents from 1857 to 1923. Can be used as a standard deck of playing cards or to play a matching game, like you play authors, only with presidents of the United States. The aces on Deck I are four facts about Washington. "The Historical Channel" on box. 1 card with game rules 4 Jokers 1 card with deck info 1 card with names of U.S. presidents 1 advertising card for U.S. Games Systems, Inc. Deck II (see Box 13, no. 610) (2158) $12.00 M-13 of Box 22


Western Aces: Under the Die-Hard Brand by L. Ron Hubbard Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 621
Box#: 14
Manufacturer: Galaxy Press
Brand:
Country: United States of America
City: Hollywood
State: CA
Date of Issue: 2008
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Advertisement, Historical, Entertainment
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: L. Ron Hubbard
Notes: Hollywood, CA, Galaxy Press, 2008. Promotion deck for publications written by Hubbard. 2 Jokers Given away free at American Library Association exhibits at conference. 2 advertisement cards for more publications written by Hubbard. Free/$5.00 J-8 of Box 19


L. Ron Hubbard: Stories from the Golden Age Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 622
Box#: 14
Manufacturer: Galaxy Press
Brand:
Country: United States of America
City: Hollywood
State: CA
Date of Issue: 2008
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Advertisement, Historical, Entertainment
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: L. Ron Hubbard
Notes: Hollywood, CA, Galaxy Press, 2008. Promotion deck for publications written by Hubbard. 2 Jokers Given away free at American Library Association exhibits at conference. 2 advertisement cards for more publications written by Hubbard. Free/$5.00 J-9 of Box 19


1934 Century of Process Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 628
Box#: 14
Manufacturer: AARCO Playing Card Company
Brand:
Country: United States of America
City: Chicago
State:
Date of Issue: 1934
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Entertainment, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 90 x 58
Subject: Chicago
Notes: Chicago, AARCO Playing Card Company, 1934. Exposition deck featuring scenes from the fair on each card with captions. Backs are orb with orbital path and text: A Century of Process Chicago. On box, Manufactured for and distributed by Electrolite Products Co., Chicago. 1 Joker 1 Contract Bridge Scoring card $25.00 J-18 of Box 19


Great Southwest Souvenir Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 629
Box#: 14
Manufacturer: Fred Harvey
Brand:
Country: United States of America
City: Kansas City
State: MO
Date of Issue: 1901
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Souvenir, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 63
Subject: Indians
Notes: Kansas City, MO., Fred Harvey, 1901. Type C photos on each card of Indians and the area they inhabit. The Ace of Spades is "Lookout." 1 Joker $45.00/$115.00 J-7 of Box 19


The Presidents Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 631
Box#: 14
Manufacturer: Arcturus LLC
Brand:
Country: United States of America
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2007
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 64
Subject: Presidents
Notes: U.S.A., Arcturus LLC 2007. Includes all U.S. presidents with facts and quotes. 2 Jokers 1 Image Credits card 1 card with the Presidential Oath or Affirmation $6.00 J-33 of Box 19


Brussels Euro Joker Club 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 636
Box#: 14
Manufacturer:
Brand: Brussels Euro Joker Club
Country: Brussels
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2008
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Souvenir, Historical, Entertainment
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 90 x 58
Subject: Brussels Euro Joker Club
Notes: Brussels, Brussels Euro Joker Club, 2008. Bo. 046 of 400 decks, signed by the designer, Y. Teoter? 2 Jokers 2 cards advertising the 20th Anniversary of the Brussels Euro Joker Club $18.00 J-45 of Box 19


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.


Play Kapu Card Game
ID#: 675
Box#: 15
Manufacturer: Polynesian Cards, Inc.
Brand:
Country: United States of America
City: Honolulu
State: HI
Date of Issue: 1958
Number of Cards: 48
Deck Type: Game, Historical, Educational
Suit System:
Standard:
Card Size: 89 x 58
Subject: Hawaii
Notes: Honolulu, HI, Polynesian Cards, Inc., 1958. "The picture story card game of Hawaii." Regional card game with instruction booklet and score pad. $28.00 J-10 of Box 19


Heroes of Ancient Israel- The Playing Cards Arthur Szyk- Playing Cards
ID#: 682
Box#: 14
Manufacturer: Historicana
Brand: Heroes of Ancient Israel
Country: United States
City: Burlingame
State: CA
Date of Issue: 2011
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 89 x 64
Subject: Arthur Szyk
Notes: Courts are named figures in Israeli history, in period costumes. 2 jokers. 1 adverisement card. $8.99 GG-21 of Box 42.


Arms & Amaments of the American Revolution- Game
ID#: 683
Box#: 14
Manufacturer: U.S. Games Systems
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2011
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: American Revolution
Notes: By Oaul J. Byne. Four different events on each value of card across the four suits with the same image for that value. 1 instruction card. 2 advertisement cards. Issued by Stamford, CT. $3.00 GG-3 of Box 42.


The Presidents Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 686
Box#: 16
Manufacturer: Arcturus LLC
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2009
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Political, Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Presidents
Notes: N.p., Arcturus, LLC, 2009. Second issue of this deck, updated to include President Obama. each card features facts and data about each president, and describes his major achievements as the chief executive. 2 Jokers 1 card with the Presidential Oath or Affirmation 1 card with Image Credits $6.50 N-11 of Box 23


Covered Bridges Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 689
Box#: 16
Manufacturer: Newt's Playing Cards
Brand:
Country: United States of America
City: Canal Winchester
State: OH
Date of Issue: 2009
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Entertainment, Historical, Souvenir
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 63
Subject: Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Covered Bridges
Notes: Canal Winchester, OH, Newt's Playing Cards, 2009. Color photographs of bridges by Bill Miller. First edition. Real Souvenir Playing Cards. 2 Wild Cards 1 Cut Card $6.00 N-18 of Box 23


Scenes of Birmingham Area Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 690
Box#: 16
Manufacturer: Newt's Playing Cards
Brand: Birmingham Area Seniors Coordinating Council
Country: United States of America
City: Canal Winchester
State: OH
Date of Issue: 2006
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Souvenir, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 63
Subject: Birmingham, Scenery
Notes: Birmingham, MI, Birmingham Area Seniors Coordinating Council, 2006. (India) Canal Winchester, OH, Newt's Playing Cards' Real Souvenir Playing Cards. Color photo on each card with description of scene in Birmingham, MI. 2 Wild cards 1 Cut Card $15.00 N-16 of Box 23


Heisey Glass Museum Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 691
Box#: 16
Manufacturer: Newt's Playing Cards
Brand:
Country: United States of America
City: Canal Winchester
State: OH
Date of Issue: 2009
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Souvenir, Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 64
Subject: Heisey Company, Glassware
Notes: Newark, Ohio, National Heisey Glass Museum, 2009. First edition. Canal Winchester, OH, Newt's Playing Cards' Real Souvenir Playing Cards. Photographs of 54 patterns of glassware made by Heisey Company from 1896 to 1957. 2 Jokers 1 Cut Card $15.00 N-19 of Box 23


Famous Events of the American Revolution- Card Game
ID#: 701
Box#: 14
Manufacturer: U.S. Games Systems
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2011
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: American Revolution
Notes: Issued in Stamford, CT. By Paul J. Byrne. Four different events on each value of card across the four suits with the same image for that value. Includes 3 advertisement cards. $3.00 GG-1 of Box 42.


Famous Battles of the American Revolution
ID#: 702
Box#: 14
Manufacturer: U.S. Games Systems
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2011
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: American Revolution
Notes: Issued in Stamford, CT. By Paul J. Byrne. Four different events on each value of card across the four suits with he same image for that value. Includes 3 advertisement cards. $3.00 GG-2 of Box 42.


Jeu Buffon Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 722
Box#: 16
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: France
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1988
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 85 x 62
Subject: Jeu Buffon
Notes: This deck celebrates the death of de Buffon,French illustrator of birds. 1 informational card, 2 Buffon memorial/joker cards. $10.00 D-30 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.


The Diamond Jubilee 2n-5h June 2012- Playing Cards
ID#: 737
Box#: 16
Manufacturer: Winning Moves UK Ltd.
Brand:
Country: England
City: London
State:
Date of Issue: 2012
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical, Political
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 87 x 56
Subject: Queen Elizabeth II
Notes: The firm now makes cards for Waddingtons. These are marked Waddingtons Number 1 playing cads. Same pictures of the royal famil, the corgi and Buckingham palace repeated in each suit. 2 jokers. 2 advertisement cards. $12.00 JJ-2 of Box 44.


From Empire to Common Wealth
ID#: 738
Box#: 16
Manufacturer: Collectable Cards
Brand:
Country: England
City: Kent
State:
Date of Issue: 201?
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 58
Subject: Commonwealth
Notes: Each card features the name of a former territory, its flag, and historical details on when it separated from the UK and either became independent or joined the Commonwealth. 1 joker. 2 extra country cards.


Domino Cards
ID#: 748
Box#: 16
Manufacturer: 4moreideas
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2012
Number of Cards: 28
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: Domino
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 80 x 40
Subject: Domino
Notes: Domino cards reproducing a late 1800's classic deck. Gold edges, with instruction sheet. Issued by UK. $6.00 JJ-11 of Box 44.


Tarot of the Journey to the Orient
ID#: 762
Box#: 17
Manufacturer: Lo Scarabeo
Brand:
Country: Italy
City: Torino
State:
Date of Issue: 2002
Number of Cards: 80
Deck Type: Cartomancy, Historical
Suit System: Tarot
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 120 x 66
Subject: Marco Polo, Tarot
Notes: Deck inspired by the journey of Marco Polo across Asia. With booklet. 2 advertisement cards. $10.00 DD-27 of Box 39.


Kakov Historical Deck
ID#: 780
Box#: 18
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: Poland?
City: Kakov
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 58
Subject: Kakov
Notes: Four corner pips; courts are named historical Polish figures; pip cards feature two colored illustrations of buildings and scenes. 3 jokers. $10.00 N-35 of Box 23.


French Costumes 1850 Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 790
Box#: 19
Manufacturer: Heraclio Fournier
Brand:
Country: Spain
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 87 x 56
Subject: 1850 French Dress
Notes: The patterns and examples of French dress on the cards were taken from Gilbert, who designed them in 1850. The deck includes one informational card and two joker cards. T-27 of Box 29.


Histoire De France Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 791
Box#: 19
Manufacturer: Heraclio Fournier
Brand:
Country: Spain
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 57
Subject: Reprint of an 1820 deck
Notes: Reprint of the typical French deck in 1820. All court cards are people from history: Charlemagne, Saint Louis, etc. The cards are designed to look older than they are. T-26 of Box 29.


The Great War 1914 30th Anniversary Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 803
Box#: 18
Manufacturer: EPCS secretary Barney Townshend
Brand: English Playing Card Society
Country: England
City: London
State:
Date of Issue: 2014
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical, Educational, Original_Design
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 62
Subject: 30th Anniversary of The English Playing Card Socie
Notes: Deck box features picture of Bruce Brainsfather's comic. This deck was made by the English Playing Card Society to commemorate their 30th anniversary. The theme is England's response to "The Great War" and the comics made by Brainsfather. 2 jokers, 2 informational sheets. PP-02 of Box 51.


Royal Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 807
Box#: 18
Manufacturer: Crowns & Corgis
Brand: Victoria & Albert Museum
Country: England
City: London
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Advertisement, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 85 x 54
Subject: Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family
Notes: Each court card has a black and white photo of Queen Elizabeth II and her family. 3 joker cards picturing the designers and a final card explaining the suits, which are black and red crowns (spades and hearts), and black and red corgis (clubs and diamonds). PP-10 of Box 51


Glorious America Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 810
Box#: 18
Manufacturer: Piatnik
Brand: Ferd, Piatnik & Sons, Vienna
Country: Austria
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 56
Subject: American Historical Figures
Notes: Each court card features a historical American figure, captioned with their name. The ace of heart and the ace of spade contain manufacturing information. Originally, this was packaged in a case with two decks, but the library's copy has only one in a plastic deck box. 1 joker and 2 "Jolly Joker" Uncle Sam cards. PP-23 of Box 51


Melissa Deck
ID#: 817
Box#: 18
Manufacturer: United States Playing Card Company
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Date of Issue: 19??
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 84 x 63
Subject: Melissa
Notes: Designer back with named figure in gold. Image copyright by USPCC. 1 joker, 1 advertisement. $5.00 D-26 of Box 13.


Bicycle 2000 (Millennium) Collector Double Decks in Tin
ID#: 819
Box#: 19
Manufacturer: U.S. Playing Card Company
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Date of Issue: 1999
Number of Cards: 112
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: 1900s
Notes: Twin decks featuring major events of the preceding 100 years on the aces and courts in sepia toned images. 2 decks. 4 jokers each. $10.00. HH-15 of Box 43.


William Grant's Family Reserve Finest Scotch Whisky Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 821
Box#: 18
Manufacturer: William Grant & Sons Ltd.
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 58
Deck Type: Advertisement, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 84 x 52
Subject:
Notes: Deck box is shaped like a trapezoid. Each card contains a previous advertisement for Grant's Scotch. 2 jokers, 2 informational cards. PP-07 of Box 51


Quizzed-Up Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 826
Box#: 19
Manufacturer: Ginger Fox Games
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2013
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Entertainment, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard:
Card Size: 86 x 60
Subject:
Notes: Each card has a trivia question. Does not have instructions. Can be played as a regular deck of playing cards or as a trivia game. PP-13 of Box 51


Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 828
Box#: 19
Manufacturer: Richard Edward
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2013
Number of Cards: 112
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 87 x 61
Subject:
Notes: Deck box is brown leather flip box with red velvet inside. Box contains two decks, each with 2 jokers and 1 informational card. Includes one small booklet of information on the history of the Royal Family. PP-18 of Box 51


Souvenir Views New York World's Fair Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 836
Box#: 18
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Advertisement, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 56
Subject:
Notes: Deck box is a gold cardboard box with a picture of downtown New York embossed. Each court card has a picture of New York with a caption beneath it. 1 joker card. MM-1 of Box 48


Hiroshige Deck Playing Cards (Deck 2 of 2)
ID#: 838
Box#: 18
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 56
Subject:
Notes: Deck box is a clear plastic case within a cardboard box with the title and a Hiroshige picture. Each card has a Hiroshige picture. Duplicate deck; see also deck number 658. 2 joker cards, 1 card with Japanese writing, and 1 card with stars. MM-12 of Box 48


Imperial Palace Ceramics Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 840
Box#: 19
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical, Advertisement, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 85 x 55
Subject:
Notes: Deck box contains a picture of one of the many different types of ceramics that the museum has. Each card has a different piece of porcelain, dating back to the Neolithic age. 1 joker with another porcelain piece. MM-13 of Box 48


Piatnik Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 842
Box#: 19
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: 1966
Number of Cards: 110
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 90 x 58
Subject:
Notes: Deck box contains 2 decks, one black and one red. The deck's theme is Japan and each court card has Japanese drawings of figures. The deck box indicates that this set was intended to be used to play bridge or rummy. MM-9 of Box 48


Portugese Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 845
Box#: 20
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1981
Number of Cards: 48
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 81 x 50
Subject:
Notes: Deck is missing deck box. Cards are not numbered. Court cards have an image of the queen, king, or jack holding the suit. The Portugese suits is a cup, coin, sword, and baton. Deck comes with no other information. MM-4 of Box 48


Baraja Goyesca 1815
ID#: 853
Box#: 21
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 95 x 61
Subject: Goyesca
Notes: Reprint. T-25 of box 29.


Dynastie Royale de Belgique Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 882
Box#: 20
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: Belgium
City: Turnhout
State:
Date of Issue: 1934
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 58
Subject:
Notes: Courts feature members of the royal family of Belgium from differing historical periods in costumes of the age. Four corner pip markings. Each court figure has either an "R," "D", or "V" marking the status of the royal figure. TT-35 of Box 54


Covered Bridges Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 891
Box#: 20
Manufacturer: Newt's Playing Cards
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Canal Winchester
State: OH
Date of Issue: 2006
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 62
Subject:
Notes: Pictures of Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky covered bridges on each card. 2 wild cards, 1 informational card. $6.00 O-15 of Box 24


Lures of the Past Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 892
Box#: 20
Manufacturer: Rivers Edge Products
Brand: Jon Q Wright
Country: United States
City: St. Clair
State: MO
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 62
Subject:
Notes: Lure artwork by Jon Q. Wright. 2 jokers (both carp) and 2 informational cards about the artist and Rivers edge products. $6.00 O-22 of Box 24


The Pumpkin Show 100th Anniversary Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 893
Box#: 20
Manufacturer: Newt's Playing Cards
Brand: Something Different, Treasure Isle & Especially for You
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2006
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 82 x 62
Subject:
Notes: About the artist Wild card included, the aces and courts are color illustrations of times past repeated on each suit. 1 informational wild card about the artist, 1 information card about the Pumpkin show, 1 advertisement card. $6.00 O-13 of Box 24


King Henry the VIII Reproduction Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 896
Box#: 20
Manufacturer:
Brand: Williamsburg Foundation
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 52
Deck Type: Historical, Educational
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 96 x 66
Subject:
Notes: Reproduction for Colonial Williamsburg. Each card contains a poem describing a situation and the moral of the tale therein. In period wrappers. Each card features a picture on the upper half of the story told below. In the left top corner, the actual card's value is displayed. $9.00 O-12 of Box 24


Shakespeare Deck Playing Cards (Deck 2 of 2)
ID#: 898
Box#: 20
Manufacturer: Prospero Art
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2004
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical, Entertainment
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 66
Subject:
Notes: Each card features a Shakespearean quote with color images on the aces and courts. 2 joker, 1 informational card.Duplicate deck; see also deck number 895. This is volume 1 of the two. $9.95 O-29 of Box 24


Race Card Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 903
Box#: 20
Manufacturer: The Concept Card Co
Brand:
Country: United States
City: New Orleans
State: LA
Date of Issue: 1995
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 64
Subject:
Notes: Black courts are stylized African-American faces in profile, red courts are Caucasian faces in profile. 1 joker card with a whole face split in half by race. The informational card says "When all is said and done, there is only one race. The human race." $12.00 O-16 of Box 24


Mayan Round Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 908
Box#: 20
Manufacturer: Nintendo Playing Card Company
Brand:
Country: Japan
City: Kyoto
State:
Date of Issue: 19??
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 76 x 76
Subject:
Notes: English courts feature five-headed figures circled around the center of the circle. Deck box is a plastic, round case. 2 jokers. Plastic deck box is stamped with green ink in a design. $23.00 O-23 of Box 24


C.L. Wuest Family Deck
ID#: 916
Box#: 22
Manufacturer: C.L. Wuest (Wust with umlaut)
Brand:
Country: Germany
City: Frankfurt
State:
Date of Issue: ca. 1890-1900?
Number of Cards: 52
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 92 x 62
Subject: C.L. Wuest Family
Notes: Courts portray members of the Wust family, King: Caspar; Queen: Sophie, his wife; and Jack: Hermann, their son; from the family of around 1875. Cartorama Catalog LV, item 173. No corner pips. Mandrovsky notes a possible XP pattern. (L-672). Est. $110.00 SS-31 of box 53.


Stralsunder Spielkarternfabriken Deck
ID#: 917
Box#: 22
Manufacturer: Stralsunder Spielkarternfabriken
Brand:
Country: Germany
City: Stralsund
State:
Date of Issue: late 19th century
Number of Cards: 52
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 93 x 62
Subject: Stralsunder Spielkarternfabriken
Notes: Aces show scenes of the Rhine, printed in black and white. Trade mark for manufacturer is on the queen of clubs. The jack of clubs holds edge of his cloak, so Mandrovsky identifies as XP-8, type 2 pattern. No corner pips. (L-666). Est. $85.00 SS-35 of box 53.


Les Modes Godey Playing Cards
ID#: 920
Box#: 22
Manufacturer: Brown & Bigelow
Brand:
Country: United States
City: St. Paul
State: MN
Date of Issue: 1945
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical, Original_Design
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: Les Modes Godey
Notes: "Brown & Bigelow" printed for "Nasco" per site found with data on NASCO cards. ALso source of date. NASCO P.C. Co. tax stamp affixed. Named back. 1 jocker, 1 rule card. $5.00 SS-25 of box 53.


Hungarian Seasons Pattern Deck
ID#: 931
Box#: 22
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: first half of 20th
Number of Cards: 32
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: German
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: Hungarian
Notes: Hungarian Seasons pattern, based on the legend of William Tell. Altough ptimarily associated with Hungary, the deck was also used in Austria, Bohemia and Bosnia. Featuring German suit symbols, the 'Hungarian' or 'Seasons' pattern depicts seasonal scenes on the four Aces.For example, the Ace of Acorns depicts a man warming his hands, representing winter... and so on. The Kings are mounted on horseback and the over- and under- knaves are usually named and portray medieval Central European heroes.Cards are double-ended and packs contain 24, 32, or 36 cards: typically 7-8-9-10, Lower (Knave or Jack), Upper (Knight or Noblel, King, Ace. "...this is the most popular card type in hungary. Maybe more popular than French style poker cards. With the Hungarian deck you can play a lot of card games. Every village has its own game and rules with this card deck. I know about 50 games with it. And everybody can play with these cards minimum 1 game. So this is the why I say this is the most popular card type in Hungary." [Attila Bagossy] $14.50 SS-29 of box 53.


Piatnik Double Deck Ausrian Cards
ID#: 947
Box#: 21
Manufacturer: Piatnik
Brand:
Country: Vienna
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1970s
Number of Cards: 110
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 89 x 58
Subject: Austrian Court
Notes: Courts are named figures from he court of Louis XIVth and other European courts of the period. $6.00 SS-30 of box 53.


"European Royalty" Deck.
ID#: 951
Box#: 22
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: Vienna
City: Piatnik
State:
Date of Issue: 1980s?
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 58
Subject: European Royalty
Notes: Austain made French suited deck with named courts, all historical figures from royalty and government throughout Europe. Made for BI? 1 joker. $15.00 RR-40 of box 53.


Hildesheime Spielkarten von 1750
ID#: 958
Box#: 22
Manufacturer: Benward-Verlag
Brand:
Country: Germany
City: Hildesheim
State:
Date of Issue: 1975
Number of Cards: 36
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: German
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 150 x 65
Subject: German
Notes: Reproduction of an antique deck by Roemer- Pelizaeus Museum. German suited; see information card for more details. $12.00 RR-50 of box 53.


Imperial Deck
ID#: 964
Box#: 22
Manufacturer: King Press Inc.
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Carlstadt
State: NJ
Date of Issue: 1930-50s?
Number of Cards: 52
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: Imperial Deck
Notes: $3.00 R-49 of box 53.


Equestre Louis XIV Jeu de Cartes
ID#: 966
Box#: 22
Manufacturer: Editins J.C. Dussere
Brand:
Country: France
City: Paris
State:
Date of Issue: 1977?
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Louis XIV
Notes: Made by Cartiers Boechat Freres. Kings and queens are on horseback, named characters from history. Most names are from the Iliad though Dido and Cleopatra also appear. The costumes are XVII century per the box lid. $28.00 RR-34 of box 53.


Pumpkin Show Celebrating 100 Years!; the early years Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 973
Box#: 23
Manufacturer: Real Souvenir Playing Cards
Brand: Newt's Playing Cards
Country: India
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2006
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Souvenir, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 92 x 65
Subject: Circleville, Ohio Pumpkin Show
Notes: Each card shows a historical scene in the style of the late 19th century souvenir decks. Each picture is in black and white and includes the date of when the year the picture was taken. Each picture is explained with a brief caption underneath the picture. Includes 1 advertisement/informational card and 2 wild cards. Both wild cards feature black and white photographs as well as dates from when the picture was taken. $6.00 O-28 of Box 24


International Playing Cards Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 981
Box#: 23
Manufacturer: John Berry
Brand: Swift Print of Stroud (Glos.)
Country: United Kingdom
City: Bromley
State:
Date of Issue: 2003
Number of Cards: 51
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 92 x 64
Subject:
Notes: First published in 1874 for the wedding of the Duke of Edinburgh. Reproduction with information sheet giving deck history. The deck is missing one card: the ace of clubs.Every court card features a monarch in power at the time. The queen of hearts is Queen Victoria. There is an informational letter packaged with the cards that describes the history of the cards. It explains who all of the monarchs are. $16.00 O-1 of Box 24


China Pair of Decks Playing Cards (Deck 1 of 2)
ID#: 987
Box#: 21
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: China
City: Beijing
State:
Date of Issue: 198?
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 57
Subject:
Notes: Each card has text and an image of traditional Chinese attire. Deck contains 2 joker cards with pictures and text, as well. Duplicate Decks; see also Deck number 988. This deck is green while the other deck is red and is accompanied by the number 2. $18.00 O-6 of Box 24


China Pair of Decks Playing Cards (Deck 2 of 2)
ID#: 988
Box#: 21
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: China
City: Beijing
State:
Date of Issue: 198?
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 86 x 57
Subject:
Notes: Each card has text and an image of traditional Chinese attire. Deck contains 2 joker cards with pictures and text, as well. Duplicate Decks; see also Deck number 987. This deck is green while the other deck is red and is accompanied by the number 2. $18.00 O-7 of Box 24


South Sea Bubble Deck Playing Cards Facsimile
ID#: 989
Box#: 21
Manufacturer:
Brand: Harry Margary--Lympne Castle
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1972
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Historical, Comical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 99 x 62
Subject:
Notes: Cards bare satirical portrayal of speculators involved in the South Sea Bubble of 1720. It is a facsimile of the cards originally produced. The deck contains 1 informational card explaining the historical context and publishing information and the other two are bonus comical cards. Each card in the deck has a picture that was originally made in 1720. Each picture has a caption underneath and many contain dialogue on the picture itself. Deck also contains a piece of paper explaining the historical significance of this deck and the events surrounding the "bursting" of the South Sea bubble. $18.00 O-25 of Box 24


Facsimile of Morden's Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 990
Box#: 21
Manufacturer: Harry Margary-- Lympne Catle
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1972
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 98 x 62
Subject:
Notes: Each card bares a small map of an English or Welsh county with related data. Cards are printed on a very thick stock. Were originally published in 1676. 1 united map card, 1 informational card, 1 publishing informational card. 1 paper included with the history behind the original publication of this deck. $18.00 O-24 of Box 21


Egyptian Monuments Deck
ID#: 1008
Box#: 23
Manufacturer: Heraclio Fournier
Brand:
Country: Spain
City: Vitoria
State:
Date of Issue: 1960s?
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical, Souvenir
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 62
Subject: Egypt
Notes: Historical deck, with image of different site or building in Egypt on each card. $14.00 RR-22 of box 53.


Celebrating Walt Disney's 75th Year of Fun Mickey Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 1021
Box#: 23
Manufacturer: The United States Playing Card Company
Brand: Bicycle Brand Playing Cards
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Souvenir, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Walt Disney's Mickey
Notes: Images of Mickey Mouse from years past on yellow backgrounds in different positions. Package shows head image of Mickey. Deck includes two jokers, both featuring Mickey, one informational card, and one advertisement card. Deck is in original packaging with seal still intact. $3.00 C-34 of Box 12


Celebrate Mickey 75 Years of Fun Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 1022
Box#: 23
Manufacturer: U.S Playing Card Company
Brand: Bicycle Brand Playing Cards
Country: United States
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Souvenir, Advertisement, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse
Notes: Images of Mickey Mouse from years past on white backgrounds, package shows full body image of Mickey. Deck includes two joker cards, one informational cards, and one advertisement cards. $3.00 C-33 of Box 12


Oberlin Heritage Center Historical Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 1028
Box#: 23
Manufacturer: Newt's Playing Cards
Brand: Oberlin Heritage Center
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2007
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 81 x 62
Subject: Oberlin Heritage Center
Notes: Each card is a historic photograph reprodced in the style of turn of the 20th century souvenir decks. Image of historic site or person with text. Deck includes four wild cards each with a picture of Oberlin. $12.00 C-11 of Box 12


Baseball Legends Card Game
ID#: 1029
Box#: 23
Manufacturer: U.S. Games Systems
Brand:
Country: Belgium
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1991
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical, Souvenir
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 56
Subject:
Notes: Each card has image and vital statistics about baseball players with rules for the game of baseball or used as regular deck. Deck includes one informational card about the history of the baseball card game, one informational card with the rules for baseball, and one informational card about the manufacturer. $5.00 C-12 of Box 12


Flickback [1943] Trivia Challenge Playing Cards
ID#: 1041
Box#: 24
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 57
Deck Type: Game, Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 64
Subject: 1943 Trivia
Notes: Illustrated playing cards, each with a trivia question about the year [1943]. Decks available range from 1945-1969, possibly longer. 2 jokers, 3 advertisement cards. $8.00 C-21 of box 12.


Newport Mansions Playing Cards
ID#: 1064
Box#: 24
Manufacturer: Terrell Creative
Brand:
Country: China
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 2007
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Souvenir, Historical
Suit System: french
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 63
Subject: Newport Mansions
Notes: Designed by Terrell Creative for the Preservation Society of Newport County. Each Card shows a Newport mansion or interior room, with the images repeated on the same value in each suit. 2 jokers. $10.00 21-B of Box 11


Hero Decks Presents Detroit Baseball Heros Playing Cards
ID#: 1067
Box#: 24
Manufacturer: Parody Productions
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Cincinnati
State: Ohio
Date of Issue: 2007?
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Souvenir, Historical, Advertisement
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88 x 63
Subject: Baseball
Notes: "Full House Brand Playing Cards" noted on extra info card. Each card is a caricature of a Detroit Tigers player, with facts about the player. 2 jokers. 1 advertisement card. $10.00 12-B of Box 11.


Children's Authors Card Game
ID#: 1070
Box#: 24
Manufacturer: Games System
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Stamford
State: CT
Date of Issue: 1989
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Game, Historical, Educational,
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 89 x 57
Subject: authors
Notes: Each value features a different children's author and four titles, one on each suit. Rules for matching, but can be used for regular card games as well. 2 advertisement cards, 1 instructional card. $6.00 26-B of Box 11.


Outlaws of the Old West Card Game
ID#: 1075
Box#: 24
Manufacturer: Games System
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Stamford
State: CT
Date of Issue: 1997
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Game, Historical, Educational,
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 87 x 59
Subject: Old West
Notes: Each value features a different Wild West outlaw, repeated on the same value in each suit. 3 instructional cards. $6.00 22-B of Box 11


Deutsche Kriegs-Spielkarte Deck
ID#: 1140
Box#: 27
Manufacturer: Altenburger-Spielkartenfabriken
Brand:
Country: Germany
City: Altenburg
State:
Date of Issue: 1915/1916?
Number of Cards: 32
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: German
Standard:
Card Size: 100 x 52
Subject:
Notes: No. 194. In repaired box. 400 to 499 tausend. German suited. Title: German War Card. Military leaders Germany during WWI featured on the courts. (L-700) Similar to Cartorama LV, item 163, except that one is 500-599 tausend, a jubilee issue. Value: $155 est. VV-11 of Box 27


American Historical Playing Cards. deck
ID#: 1439
Box#: 34
Manufacturer: U.S.Game systems, Inc.
Brand:
Country: Switzerland
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1985-9
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System:
Standard:
Card Size: 88x57
Subject: American_History
Notes: 2 jokers and 1 card with "Jeffersons Ten Rules". 93 page phamphlet explaining the portraits in American history included. $7.00. 518 of Box 3.


Famous Historic Houses Playing Cards. deck
ID#: 1440
Box#: 34
Manufacturer: Heritage Playing Card Company
Brand:
Country: England
City: n.c.
State:
Date of Issue: 1999
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System:
Standard:
Card Size: 88x57
Subject:
Notes: Four corner pips; each card a vertical view of a historic interior or exterior of a famous house with name at the bottom and location. 2 jokers and 2 advert. cards. Small brochure titled Palaces and Castles of Britain. $7.00 1028 of Box 3.


Vanity Fair, A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literary... Playing cards deck
ID#: 1444
Box#: 34
Manufacturer: Bily Bembo
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1995
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System:
Standard:
Card Size: 88x57
Subject:
Notes: Four corner pips; each card features a color illustration of an historical from 1868-1914; single headed, with name of artist and personage; all related to medical or scientific figures of the period.2 jokers and 1 info. card. $12.50 981 of Box 3.


Vanity Fair, A Weekly Show of Political, Social & Literary... Playing cards deck
ID#: 1445
Box#: 34
Manufacturer: Bily Bembo
Brand:
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1995
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System:
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x57
Subject:
Notes: Four corner pips, each card a color illustration of a cartoon from Vanity Fair; first edition. 2 jokers and 1 info. card. $12.50 980 of Box 3.


American Authors Playing Cards. deck
ID#: 1447
Box#: 34
Manufacturer: U.S.Game systems, Inc.(AM54)
Brand:
Country: Belgium
City: Stamford
State: CT
Date of Issue: 1988
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System:
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x57
Subject:
Notes: Portrait of thirteen authors repeated on each value, with titles rotating across the suits. Yury Shakov, illustrator. 3 misc card included. No jokers cards indicated. $6.00. 729 of Box 3


Millennium Playing Cards. deck
ID#: 1456
Box#: 35
Manufacturer: Carta Mundi
Brand:
Country: Belgium
City: Turnhout
State:
Date of Issue: 1999
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System:
Standard:
Card Size: 88x57
Subject: history
Notes: Four corner pips, each card a personage of the last 1,000 years, with spaces=Political leaders; hearts=musicians; diamonds=scientists; and clubs=artists, with each card featuring a bust illustration of the famous personage. 3 jokers and 1 bridge scoring card. $8.00. 931 of Box 3


Irish Legendary Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1459
Box#: 35
Manufacturer: n.m.
Brand:
Country: n.c.
City:
State:
Date of Issue: 1990
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System:
Standard:
Card Size: 88x57
Subject: Irish history
Notes: Four corner pips, courts figures from Irish legends, with court marks o R,L and B. Aces decorated jokers are bards, single headed. The suits are based of figures from hearts=Ulster, diamonds=Leinster, Clubs=Munster, and spades=Connaght. 2 jokers and 2 info cards. $10.00 999 of Box 3.


Scottish Historical Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1462
Box#: 35
Manufacturer: Neal Macleod Prints & Enterprises, Ltd.
Brand:
Country: England
City: Renfrewshire
State:
Date of Issue: n.d.``
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 88x57
Subject: Scottish history
Notes: Four Corner pips, decorated central pip on aces, courts single headed royalty from Scotland explained booklet. 2 jokers and 1 bridge rules cards. Booklet included. $8.00. 873 of Box 3.


Jass Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1518
Box#: 36
Manufacturer:
Brand:
Country: Switzerland
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 36
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: German
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x55
Subject:
Notes: Standard jass deck from Switzerland 36 card deck, double headed Swiss courts and Swiss suits. In red carry case with remnants of score pad and place for pencil, both wanting. Jass is the "national game of Switzerland." $7.00. U-7 of Box 30


Christopher Columbus Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1547
Box#: 37
Manufacturer: Lo Scarabeo
Brand:
Country: Italy
City: Torino
State:
Date of Issue: 2004
Number of Cards: 60
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Scenes of Columbus Columbo. Art by Severino Baraldi and Giacinto Gaudenzi. 5 cards in different languages.2 jokers and 1 adver.card. $5.00 38-A of Box 10.


The Moon Race Playing Cards Deck.
ID#: 1556
Box#: 37
Manufacturer: Lo Scarabeo
Brand:
Country: Italy
City: Torino
State:
Date of Issue: 2004
Number of Cards: 60
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 88x57
Subject:
Notes: Art by Giordano Tacconi. Historic space exploration figures and space craft on each card. Deck includes to jokers, 5 cards in different languages of explanation and 1 advert. card. $5.00. 37-A of Box 10.


Metropolitan Museum of Art 17th Century German Deck Playing Cards
ID#: 1641
Box#: 39
Manufacturer: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Brand:
Country: Unites States
City: New York
State: NY
Date of Issue: 1970?
Number of Cards: 54 per deck
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Reproduction of a pre-1700 German pack where in the original the cards were cut to show the silk fabric beneath as part of the design, with floral design on the pip cards and courts in theater costumes. $10.00 2003 of Box 5


Native American Set One Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1666
Box#: 40
Manufacturer: U.S. Games Systems, Inc.
Brand:
Country: Unites States
City: Stamford
State: CT
Date of Issue: 2008
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x57
Subject:
Notes: With biographical booklet. 3 misc card. $12.00. S-30 of Box 28


Gamesof the XXXIII Olympiad Lost Angeles 1984 Set (8 decks) Playing Cards Decks
ID#: 1686
Box#: 41
Manufacturer: U.S. Games Systems, Inc.
Brand:
Country: Unites States
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Date of Issue: 1984
Number of Cards: 8 sets of 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 88x57
Subject:
Notes: 8 decks of cards in a special case make for the 1984 Olympiad. Decks are still sealed. A-Bicycle Olympic; B-Bicycle Olympic; C-Congress Mint Medallion Sets; D-Congress Mint Medallion Set; E-Stars in Motion; F-Sam the Olympic Eagle; G-Congress Mini Olympics, H-Congress Mini Olympics. QQ-1 of Box 52.


Naipes Casino Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1694
Box#: 41
Manufacturer: Justo Rodero
Brand:
Country: Argentina
City: Buenos Ares
State:
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards: 40
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: Spanish
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x57
Subject:
Notes: Historical costumed figures for the courts, number of items on card as indices as well 2 numbered pips. 1 advert. card included. Box has tax stamp pasted on it. The box is in poor condition. QQ-14 of Box 52.


Nuremberg Heraldic Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1697
Box#: 41
Manufacturer: n.p.
Brand:
Country: Germany
City: Nuremberg
State:
Date of Issue: c.1962
Number of Cards: 36
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: German
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 90X60
Subject:
Notes: German playing cards with acorns, hearts, bells, and figures in historical dress. Deck is a gift of Finkelnburgs c. 1962. In paper wrapper only. QQ-15 of Box 52


International Playing-Card Society Playing Card Deck
ID#: 1722
Box#: 42
Manufacturer: International Playing-Card Society
Brand:
Country: United States
City: New Haven
State: CT
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards: ?
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x57
Subject: History
Notes: Cards are still sealed. The back of the cards have pictures of historical figures (Lincoln and Henry Clay i.e.). An instruction manual is included. #488 of Box 6.


D-Day Play Cards Deck
ID#: 1726
Box#: 42
Manufacturer: Piantnik
Brand:
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject: History
Notes: 6oth anniversary commemorative D-Day Playing Cards deck. Cards feature Imperial War Museum photographs. Deck includes 1 joker and 2 misc. cards. 1834 of no box number.


Maxi Party Cards Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1779
Box#: 44
Manufacturer: SA Mueller & Cie
Brand:
Country: Switzerland
City: Schaffhouse
State: Indiana
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards: 37
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French?
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 173x115
Subject:
Notes: Swiss made "Lyons Pattern." Large cards. L-308 of no Box Number.


cOLONIAL aRT pLAYING cARDS DECK
ID#: 1782
Box#: 44
Manufacturer: Morgan Press, Inc
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Hastings0on-Hudson
State: NY
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 123x83
Subject:
Notes: 52 nostalgic scenes of Early America depicting modes of travel, dress, occupations and area of historical importance. Illustrated by David L. Bloch. The deck has one joker. #299 of no box number.


Barajas Expanolas Playing Card Deck
ID#: 1789
Box#: 45
Manufacturer: ?
Brand: printed in Hong Kong?
Country:
City:
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 40
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: Spanish
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 95x63
Subject:
Notes: No aces and no courts. Historical Spanish deck. No number and no box number.


Antique Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1801
Box#: 45
Manufacturer: Merrimack Publishing Co
Brand:
Country: United States
City: New York
State: NY
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject: Antiques
Notes: Deck includes 1 joker and i advert. card. #2020 - no box number.


Game of the Mayflower No. 1121 Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1816
Box#: 45
Manufacturer: The Fireside Game Co.
Brand:
Country: US
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Date of Issue: 1897
Number of Cards: 53
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System:
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: In worn original box with rules laid in, Pictures of Mayflower period objects and historical places. Cards are arranged in four groups (A,B,C,D) numbered 1 to 13. Not listed in Dawson, $35.00 DDD-03 of Box 64


Dolppledeutsche Schnapskarten
ID#: 1826
Box#: 45
Manufacturer: Piantnik
Brand:
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: 1968
Number of Cards: 24
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: German
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 100x63
Subject:
Notes: Austrian Seasons Pattern. Nr. 56. German suited double headed named courts. (L-127). $8.00. DDD-25 of Box 64.


Portuguese Dragon Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1831
Box#: 45
Manufacturer: Mesmaekers Freres
Brand:
Country: Belgium
City: Turnhout
State:
Date of Issue: c.1875-1900
Number of Cards: 48
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: Spanish
Standard:
Card Size: 85x53
Subject:
Notes: Per Mr. Mandrovski note, "made for export to Brazil." Deck has queens instead of maids but used as "sotas". In torn original wrapper. Suits are coins, clubs, cups and swords. [German dealer notes it would sell for E300 to 400.} Mint est $375.00. DDD-10 of Box 64.


The Presidential Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1924
Box#: 48
Manufacturer: HRC Inc.
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Wilmette
State: IL
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards: 52
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 87x57
Subject: Politics
Notes: The face of the cards have a small picture of US presidents and a small amount of information about each. GGG-10 of Box 67.


Playing Cards by the Instrument Maker to the King Game
ID#: 1940
Box#: 48
Manufacturer: Thomas Tuttell
Brand:
Country: England
City: London?
State:
Date of Issue:
Number of Cards: 52
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System:
Standard:
Card Size: 97x68
Subject:
Notes: These cards are facsimiles of some 18th century cards. They are in a clear plastic envelope with extensive printed information about their backgroup. GGG.07 of Box 67


Bicycle 2000 Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 1951
Box#: 50
Manufacturer: United States Playing Card Company
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Date of Issue: 1999
Number of Cards: double deck 56each
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject: Historical
Notes: Bicycle marks the Millennium with 2 decks of cards in an embossed collectible tin. 4 cards (perhaps jokers? have the letter W as pips. No. 1850 of Box 2.


Season Pattern Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2074
Box#: 54
Manufacturer: Piantnik
Brand:
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: 1976?
Number of Cards: 33
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: German
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 100x63
Subject:
Notes: The over-knaves and under-knaves are named cards portraying medieval Central European heroes. Piatnik Nr. 1883. Double headed, aces carry he name of the season [Mann: page 98]. $12.00 LLL-20 of Box 72.


Islenzk Spil/Historical Icelandic Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2079
Box#: 54
Manufacturer: Magnus Djaran
Brand:
Country: Iceland
City: Reykjavik
State:
Date of Issue: ca, 1974
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject: Iceland
Notes: Designed bys Tryggvi Magnusson. Produced for the 1,000th anniversary of Iceland. This one of the later reprintings. With booklet describing the court historical figures. (L530a). 4 misc cards and historical Icelandic brochure included.$48.00. LLL-33 of Box 72.


Armorial des Chevalliers de la Toison D or Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2111
Box#: 55
Manufacturer: Editions Dusserre
Brand:
Country: France
City: Paris
State:
Date of Issue: ca. 1995
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Title translated; Book of Heraldry of the Knights of the Golden Fleece. French suited with four corner pips and French court marking, and named courts. Source of art work given on the card. Descriptive text on the deuce through seven cards in each suit. Kings, jacks, and jokers show knights of the Order, Queens mythical knightesses and aces arms. Texts in four languages [Cartorama 62: No. 90]. $22.00 JJJ-12 of Box 70.


Jeu Gothique / Jeu de cartes Gothique Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2112
Box#: 55
Manufacturer: Editions Dusserre
Brand:
Country: France
City: Paris
State:
Date of Issue: ca. 1990
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard:
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Courts are the great kings of France based on paintings from the French schools of the XIVth, XVth, and XVIth centuries. Four corner pips, French suited and court markings, with scenes of castles on the aces. [Cartorama 62: No. 89] $22.00. JJJ-11.


The Da Vinci Deck Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2114
Box#: 55
Manufacturer: Parady Productions
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Date of Issue: 2004
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Deck with symbols associated with Da Vinci and the Da Vinci Code novel, text explaining each symbol is printed on each card, all different, the tow "jokers" are historic portraits of Da Vince. The text is related to the history behind the quest for the Holy Grail. (G-1866). $9.00. JJJ-37 of Box 70.


Churchill Walking With Destiny Pllaying Cards Deck
ID#: 2115
Box#: 55
Manufacturer: Piantnik
Brand:
Country: Austria
City: Vienna
State:
Date of Issue: n.d.
Number of Cards: 54
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject:
Notes: Cards each feature a B&W photograph of Churchill during WWII period; chosen and introduced by his granddaughter Celia Sandy; photographs are from the Imperial War Museum and were published by Antony Bird of Chichester; Piatnik n. 1155. $11.-00. JJJ-38 of Box 70.


J.S. Presidents Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2123
Box#: 55
Manufacturer: United States Playing Card Company
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Erlangen
State: KY
Date of Issue: 2015
Number of Cards: 56
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: French
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject: Historical
Notes: Each card features a drawing of a U.S. president through Barack Obama. Queens are four presidential wives. Case lining is image of a U.S. flag. 2 jokers and 3 misc. cards included. $5.99. JJJ-24 of Box 70.


Älteste Deutsche Spielkarte von 1475 Playing Card Deck (Oldest German Playing Card from 1475)
ID#: 2129
Box#: 55
Manufacturer: VASS Spielkarten Verlag
Brand:
Country: Germany
City: Altenburg
State: Thuringia
Date of Issue: 1927
Number of Cards: 52
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: German
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 85x65
Subject:
Notes: Reproduction of 1475 German deck nicely presented in wooden box, 184 of 300 sets produced. Booklet written by Erwin Bolckmann. From the Wayland Collection. (G-1925). $40.00. JJJ-25 of Box 70.


Cobi Deck
ID#: 2138
Box#: 55
Manufacturer: Jakob Benjamin Reiser
Brand:
Country: Germany
City: Munich
State:
Date of Issue: 1995
Number of Cards: 36
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System: German
Standard:
Card Size: 93x51
Subject:
Notes: German suits, each one dedicated to a theme: acorns=war; bells=folly; hearts=love; and leaves=drunkenness. Cards have square corners. Limited edition of 150 decks, No. 125 of 150 as written on the side of the case. Designed by "Cobi;" see brochure in case. [Cartorama 62: No. 242]. $44.00. JJJ-9.


Game of Flags Playing Cards Deck
ID#: 2176
Box#: 56
Manufacturer: Fireside Game Co
Brand:
Country: United States
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Date of Issue: 2013
Number of Cards: 55
Deck Type: Historical
Suit System:
Standard: Non-Standard
Card Size: 88x63
Subject: Flags
Notes: Advertising cards for other games dates up to 2005. Cards are in the original box. $40.00. CCC-4 of Box 63.

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