A complete 2 deck playing cards and box featuring tropical birds 203/204. New still in packaging circa 1940s, please see pictures.
The United States Playing Card Company, established in 1867, produces and distributes many brands of playing cards, including Bicycle, Bee, Congress, Hoyle, Kem, and others, plus novelty and custom cards, and other playing card accessories such as poker chips. The company was once based in Cincinnati, Ohio, but is now headquartered in Erlanger, Kentucky. This brand of card was introduced by the company in 1881, when it was still known as Russell, Morgan, and Co., Congress is currently the USPC's signature brand name for bridge cards and accessories. Congress cards come in an assortment of back designs. Each Congress deck consists of the 52 standard cards, two jokers, and an information card describing bridge scoring.