Double Deck Brown & Bigelow (Stancraft) Playing Cards, "New York World's Fair" 1964-1965Double Deck Brown & Bigelow (Stancraft) Playing Cards, "New York World's Fair" 1964-1965Double Deck Brown & Bigelow (Stancraft) Playing Cards, "New York World's Fair" 1964-1965

Mint, sealed (cards, not box) double deck of cards made by Brown & Bigelow, Stancraft brand, for the 1964-1965 World's Fair in New York. The backs and Aces feature an artist/architect's rendering of the Unisphere, the symbol of the Fair, and the faces of all other cards containing artists'/architects' renderings of Pavilions and other structures at the Fair. There is an open double deck of these cards for sale in this shop, and the faces of some of the cards can be seen there (T00003055)

The deck has 52 cards, plus 2 Jokers in each deck. The cards are bridge size, measuring 90mm x 58mm, with gold gilt all around, and they come in the original plastic box.

As noted, both decks are mint and sealed. The box is "as new."

Reference: Dawson, The Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards, p.252, SX35

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Double Deck Brown & Bigelow (Stancraft) Playing Cards, "New York World's Fair" 1964-1965

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