Beautiful deck of Congress 606 playing cards, made by United States Playing Card Co., c.1926 (H1642), with a colorful and attractive geometric pattern on the backs. The backs of many Congress 606 cards frequently have a title, but this pattern does not. The Ace of Spades still references Russell & Morgan Factories.
The deck has 52 cards, but is missing its Joker. The cards are bridge size, measuring 89mm x 58mm, with gorgeous gold gilt around. There is no box.
The cards are in superb condition, "as new" or very nearly so, with all of the gold gilt intact.
Reference: Dawson, The Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards (2000) p.87, US6h.
Thanks for visiting.
2 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Playing Cards and Card Game Collectibles
Antique and Vintage Playing Cards, Cribbage Boards, Whist Markers, Trump Indicators, Game Boxes, and Other Card Game Items