Set of 6 Art Deco Combination Table Numbers and Trump Indicators w/ Original Box, Taylor Tally Co., c.1920s (?)

Wonderful complete set of 6 art deco combination bridge table numbers and trump indicators made by Taylor Tally Co., each featuring a colorful parrot. I am not certain of the date, but note another Taylor Tally item for sale on the internet that can be reliably dated to 1910. Given the art deco look of these tallies, I have dated them c.1920s.

Each of the round parrot table numbers is backed by a concentric green cardboard that has the several trump indications on it. The parrot table number turns and reveals the suit and NT trump indications. Each is approximately 2½” in diameter. They come in the original box, and have directions for use. Frankly, it is not clear to me that the Directions apply to these table numbers. Similarly, there is a sheet of simple cardboard letters, which are mentioned in the Directions but do not appear to apply to these table numbers. It seems to me that these items – Directions and letters – are relevant to bridge tallies made by Taylor Tally, and may have been included in the box for these table numbers as a matter of course.

The tallies and box are in excellent condition, without issues of any kind.

Reference: Berman, Affordable Art Deco Graphics, pp. 22-40

Thanks for visiting.

Item ID: T00001065

$50 USD

Add to Wish List

Another shopper has this item in their Cart or Wish List. Don't miss out!

Two For His Heels


Two For His Heels, Fredericksburg, VA   

Playing Cards and Card Game Collectibles

Ruby Lane Shop Rating
Platinum Rating Platinum
Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2006

Antique and Vintage Playing Cards, Cribbage Boards, Whist Markers, Trump Indicators, Game Boxes, and Other Card Game Items

Shipping/Handling:Free
Insurance:$1.70 USD

Price for shipping to USA change location


Estimate shipping to a different location:




More from Two For His Heels