Double Deck Russia State Printing Works “Rococo” Patience Playing Cards, c.1982Double Deck Russia State Printing Works “Rococo” Patience Playing Cards, c.1982Double Deck Russia State Printing Works “Rococo” Patience Playing Cards, c.1982Double Deck Russia State Printing Works “Rococo” Patience Playing Cards, c.1982

Mint, sealed (cards, not box) double deck set of patience size cards made by the State Printing Works of Russia. If I am interpreting what is written on the box correctly, these cards were made in 1982, although the World Web Playing Card Museum dates this patience size edition c.1976 (WWPCM #04411/03), and other information on the box suggests a date of 1990. According to the WWPCM, the court cards of these decks are not traditional Russian courts, but instead are a pattern called “Rococo” that has instead a European look. This pattern, albeit on standard size cards, is also shown in Fournier. (Fournier, Playing Cards, Russia 50). I could confirm this by breaking the wrapper, but am unwilling to do so.

I assume that each deck has 52 cards, plus 2 Jokers. The cards are patience size, measuring 69mm x 45mm, and they come in the original box.

As noted, the cards are mint and sealed. The box is in excellent condition, with minor shelf wear.

Reference (standard size): Fournier, Playing Cards, Russia 50.

Thanks for visiting.

Item ID: T00003012

Double Deck Russia State Printing Works “Rococo” Patience Playing Cards, c.1982

$25 USD

Add to Cart
Questions about this item?
Email Shop

4 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List


Two For His Heels


Two For His Heels
Fredericksburg, VA   

Playing Cards and Card Game Collectibles

Antique and Vintage Playing Cards, Cribbage Boards, Whist Markers, Trump Indicators, Game Boxes, and Other Card Game Items

Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2006

calculating shipping...
140 character limit

More from Two For His Heels