This is a very nice collectible for the advertising collector, playing card collector or the collector of shipping memorabilia. It is a double set of playing cards that are new in their original box. They have never been opened. They are beautifully packaged in a blue and silver cardboard box. The box has a gold and red label with a blue star and black text from the Blue Star Line. The back of the box has a sample of the two playing decks contained inside.
The decks have the blue star within a red circle and are decorated with native Australian animals. Both decks are sealed. One deck is a tan color and the other deck is light green. Each deck has a gold seal on the back with the maker’s name – John Waddington, Ltd., Leeds & London, Made in England.
The box measures approximately 5” by 3 ¾” by ¾”.
The decks measure approximately 2 ¼” by 3 ½”.
The condition is like new.