Mint double deck of pin-up cards made by United States Playing Card Co. c.1952 (USPC No. R1634), its “Congress” brand, with the backs of each deck depicting a very beautiful and elegantly dressed woman during the holidays. The illustrations are not signed. Both decks are in wrappers, but there are breaks in the wrappers and so it has been possible to slide out one of the Spade Aces to confirm the year of manufacture.
Each deck has 52 cards, and at least 1 Joker and 1 advertising card that is visible through the wrapper. The cards are bridge size, measuring 89mm x 57mm, with gold gilt around on the deck with the woman with the red shawl, and silver gilt around on the deck with the woman in the light blue dress. There is no box.
As noted, the cards are in mint condition. I am sure these are standard Congress designs, and have not wanted to disturb the wrappers further in order to photograph the cards.
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