Vintage Gypsy Canasta playing cards in case with booklets; advertising giveaway. Complete with booklet from American Motorists Insurance Company a division of Kemper Insurance. Circa 1951.
Cards measure 3-1/2 inches x 2-1/2 inches. They are printed in blue, black and white; with a darling little gypsy girl holding a hand of Canasta.
They fit in a molded plastic case that measures: 7-1/4 inches X 5 inches and is 1-1/2 inches tall / deep. The back is marked: Nu-Dell Plastics Chicago No. 30 Made in the USA. The clear plastic top is molded with card suits in each corner, raised lines on each side and the word CANASTA in the center. The only date I can find is 1951 on one of the booklets.
There are also 3 booklets a/o pamphlets: 1. Large Canasta Basket Rummy Rules. Compliments of the Fred A. Harbert Agency, 106 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, Calif. 2. Fold out pamphlet " Some Variations of CANASTA and Official Canasta Rules. 3. Fold out pamphlet : Official Rules for CANASTA
Case and cover are in great condition with no chips or cracks. Cards have been used. They are in excellent vintage condition with no tears or bends. The large advertising booklet has been folded in half. It is clean with noted bend. The pamphlets are minty.
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