JAPAN

 

 

JAP-004: "N H K", printed by Nintendo and published by NHK (?), probably in the 2000's. Courts show prints of the Kabuki actors in the EDO period by Utakada Kunisada (1786 - 1864). Complete with 52 cards, 2 jokers and an extra card (in English and Japanese). Comes in the original plastic box and carton sleeve. All in unused, near mint condition.
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JAP-005: "Ainu I", printed and published by Nintendo in 1978. Each card has a different illustration by Tsumura Juntendo. Complete with 52 cards and 2 jokers, all in excellent condition. Comes in a plastic box.
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JAP-006: "Super Jumbo", printed by the Dai Nippon Printing Co. Ltd and published by ANA (All Nippon Airways), probably around 2000. Somewhat larger size cards, each with a different illustration by Seitaro Kuroda. Text only in Japanese. Complete with 52 cards and 2 jokers, in unused near mint condition. Cellophane with Japanese tax stamp, opened but present. Comes in the original box, which is in excellent condition too. RARE!
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JAP-008: "Ukiyo E", printed  by the Braun Printing Co. Ltd. from Tokyo and published in the 1970's. Each card has a different illustration by Kobayashi Kiyochika. Complete with 52 cards and 3 jokers, with an explicative leaflet in English and Japanese. Comes in the original 2-piece wooden box.
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JAP-009: "Flora", Angel Playing Card Co., 1980's. Complete with 52 cards and 2 jokers, in excellent condition. Comes in the original carton box.
SOLD
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JAP-010: ?, round shaped deck, printed and published by Nintendo, probably in the late 1970's. Repeated series of 3 designs, same in each suit. Complete (?) with 52 cards and the joker, all in excellent- condition. Comes in the original, regular sized, round box, which is in excellent condition.
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Click HERE to see the court designs, ace of spades, joker and back.

 

JAP-011: "Classic Cards", printed and published by Nintendo in the 1970's. Each card shows a different classic car from the era between 1900 and 1930. Complete with 52 cards, 2 jokers and an extra card, all in excellent+ condition. Comes in the original, plastic box with embossed lid, also in excellent condition.
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JAP-012: "Fancy", printed and published by Nintendo in 1973. Slightly erotic courts with a different design on each side. Unusual shaped and placed suits signs on the pips. Complete with 52 cards and 2 jokers, all in excellent condition. Comes in the original pouch, which is in very good condition.
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