Thirteen mint, sealed decks of cards with no boxes by various makers on various subjects. Each is available for $5, and all 13 are for sale for $50. The decks are described briefly below.
• 2 bridge size decks by Arrco with related backs that have similar elongated designs – one with horses, one with a man in medieval/Renaissance garb, holding a flag.
• 2 other bridge size Arrco decks -- one with peasant women working in the fields, and the other with a knight on horseback and a 1 pack tax stamp (1940-1965).
• 2 bridge size decks by Western with related backs, each with a 1 pack tax stamp -- one of which depicts cycles, cars and a trolley car from the 1920s, and one of which shows neighborhood scenes in the same style.
• A bridge size deck by Western in a glassine wrapper with a 1 pack tax stamp with backs showing women sharing a cup of tea.
• 2 related bridge size decks by Carta Mundi with lovely renditions of famous scenes of Brussels on the backs.
• A wide Nabisco advertising deck by an unknown maker.
• A bridge size deck by TDC (Hoyle brand) published for the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Games -- games that are memorable for the “Miracle on Ice” U.S. hockey team.
• A wide deck made by Hoyle, titled “America Loves Country.” This a new suits deck (guitars, boots, hats, stars), with pictures of country music performers on the court cards.
• A wide deck, maker unknown, featuring Egypt themed illustrations and pictures.
THE AMOUNT SHOWN FOR DOMESTIC SHIPPING ASSUMES THAT ALL 13 DECKS ARE PURCHASED. IF FEWER DECKS ARE PURCHASED, SHIPPING WILL BE LESS.
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