Russell Mfg. Co. "Comical Game of Whip" Card Game, c.1931

[This description has been modified based upon new information]

Delightful game made by Russell Mfg. Co. (not to be confused with Russell Playing Card Co.) c.1931, called "The Comical Game of Whip." It consists of 8 sets of 4 identical illustrated cards, apparently to be used in a “Go Fish” type of game. Each of the 8 sets has whip, whipped, or whipping in the title: Whip-Poor-Will, Wind Whipped, Carpet Whipping, Just Whipped, Whipping Daddy, Afraid of Whip, Whip Dreams, and Never Whipped – the “Never Whipped” family showing an early portrait of Uncle Sam. The idea of “whipping” seems an odd unifying theme, and I have not seen cards like this before.

The cards are slightly short and wide, measuring 86mm x 62mm. There is no box.

The cards have been well used, with light soiling and many creases. Three of the worst cards are separately pictured. However, the cards are unusual enough that they may be of interest to those who collect “families” type card games.

Thanks for visiting.

Item ID: T00001584

$25 USD

Add to Wish List

Only 1 available, and another shopper is interested. 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:To Be Determined
Insurance:$1.75 USD

Price for shipping to USA change location


Estimate shipping to a different location: