This double deck of vintage Riviera playing cards made by the makers of Congress Playing Cards. Both decks have an elegant "R" printed in gold on the back of each card; one is a dark burgundy with a cream colored border; the other is dark forest green with a light green border. The silver box is divided inside to keep the two decks separated and has a pale green textured lid with a silver band on one side with the Congress spade-shaped logo and the word "Riviera" and a decorative foil floral square at the top. Box is in good vintage condition with some surface wear from use and one split corner; does stays attached to the bottom well. Box measures 4-7/8" x 3-3/4" and 3/4" deep. Back of box has two cards attached with colored scenic views of what appears to be a European village by water.
Cards measures 3-1/2" x 2-1/4" and are in sturdy but used condition with slightly discolored edges from age. Each deck has 52 cards, two jokers which has "CONGRESS" and a black and white picture of the Capitol Building in the center with US on two corners. Nice set of vintage cards; perfect for your next card game or your playing card collection.
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