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USA-002: World's Fair Souvenir Cards, printed in chromolithography by the Winters Art Lithography Co. in 1893. Courts with a repeated series of 3 illustrations, but all the pips have a different illustration. Complete with 52 cards and a nice joker, in excellent- condition. Original box is missing parts and in poor condition.
70 
SOLD
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USA-003: Springmaid Fabrics advertising deck, printed by Arrco and published in 1966. Kings and jacks have the international pattern, but all the queens, aces  and jokers have a different pin-up design. Complete with 52 cards and 2 jokers. In very good- condition, but with a slight smell. Comes in a plastic box.
20 
SOLD
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USA-004: "Franco-American Whist No 111", printed by the New York Consolidated Card Co. and published around 1920. An American version of the French pattern. Not complete, 46/52. Missing are ace to 6 of spades. The missing ace of spades is not illustrated, but has a simple pip, like the other aces. Cards are in excellent+ condition, with shiny gold corners and they come in the original box, which is in good condition.
15 
SOLD
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USA-005: "26th Yankee Division Playing Cards" (also known as Mademoiselle from Armentiers) was printed by the Press of the Wooly Whale and published in 1933. Complete with 52 cards and the joker, all in excellent- condition. No box.
350
  SOLD
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USA-006: "Prince Charles", printed in colour lithography and published by the C.P.H. Cook Co. in 1897. Unusual designs and layout. Complete with 52 cards, 2 extra cards and 1 joker/extra card. Cards are in excellent condition and they come in the original box, which is in poor condition.
80 
SOLD
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USA-007: "Midwinter Fair", printed and published by the Winter's Art Litho Co. from Chicago in 1894. Printed in fine chromolithography each card shows a different scene from the fair. Complete with 52 cards and the rare Bear joker. Somehow there's a second HK, with a different view (same back as the rest of the cards). Good condition. Comes in a poorly homemade box with the front of the original box and a lot of tape.
30
  SOLD

 

USA-008: "The Nile Fortune Telling Cards", printed by the USPCC and published in 1904. Each card with different fortunes. Complete with 52 cards and the Life Card, all in excellent condition with shiny gold edges. Come in the original 2-piece sliding box, which is in excellent condition too.
27  SOLD

 

USA-009: "The Alien Deck", maker unknown, published by Ebe Inc in 1993. Complete with 52 cards and 2 jokers, all in unused, near mint condition. Pips show a different UFO type in each suit. Comes in the original box, which is in excellent condition.
35 
SOLD
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USA-013: "The Green Hornet", printed in the US and published by Ed-u-cards in 1966. Courts with the face of the main characters inserted in the international pattern. Each of the pips shows a different action picture from the TV-series with the same name. Complete with 52 cards and 2 identical jokers, all in excellent condition. Comes in the original box, which is in good condition.
20  SOLD

 

USA-015: "Surrealism", Bicycle brand by USPCC, printed for the Riffle Shuffle Playing Card Co. in 2019. The designs were done by Omaraqil. Complete with 52 cards, 2 jokers, a double back and an extra card, all in unused near mint condition. Come in the original box, only opened to look at the cards and scan a few of them.
12  SOLD

 

USA-017: "Spanish American War" (2nd edition), printed by the USPCC and published by Anheuser-Busch in 1900. Complete with 52 cards, the joker and an extra (advertising) card. Well used , but in good condition. No box.
100 
SOLD
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USA-018: "Gypsy Witch", Fortune Telling cards, printed by the Standard Playing Card Co. and published since 1904. Judging by the number on the joker this deck dates from 1913, although the accompanying leaflet is copyrighted 1903. Complete with 52 cards and the joker, all in excellent condition. Comes in the original box, which is in very good- condition.
25 
SOLD
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USA-019: "Gaigel Spielkarten", printed by the USPCC and published by the Wlliamsport Paper Co. in 1905. Complete with 48 cards for the Gaigel game (or pinochle), all in very good condition. Comes in the original box, which is in good+ condition.
40  SOLD
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USA-022: "Art Ball", printed in the US and published by Don Celender in 1972 for the Greenwich Art Colony. Each card shows the head of an artist inserted on the body of an American football player. Mostly American artists, but with a few exceptions (see above). Complete with 52 cards and 2 jokers, all in excellent condition. Comes in the original box, which is in very good- condition. RARE.
40 
SOLD
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USA-023: "Annmarie Wieland", probably a private edition by the artist, 1976, USA. Colourful courts and jokers. All the pip cards have been transformed, some in a semi-transformational way. Complete with 52 cards and 2 jokers, all in excellent condition. Comes in a homemade 2-piece box (original??), which is in very good condition.
20 
SOLD
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USA-026: "Amerikanische Skat Spielkarten No. 2", printed by the USPCC and published in the US in the late 1890's. STILL SEALED in the original wrapper with a white band around it saying Gold Edges. I guess someone tried to verify that by disturbing one corner of the wrapper, so yes.... gold edges. There's an Ace of Spades inserted single in one of the sides of the wrapper (see scan). 
70 
SOLD
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USA-027: "Fanity Fair" transformation deck, printed by the USPCC and published in 1895. Complete with 52 cards and the joker, all in very good condition. No box.
175 
SOLD
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