Brown & Bigelow “Brighton Motors” Advertising Pin-Up Playing Cards, Gil Elvgren Designs, c.1940sBrown & Bigelow “Brighton Motors” Advertising Pin-Up Playing Cards, Gil Elvgren Designs, c.1940sBrown & Bigelow “Brighton Motors” Advertising Pin-Up Playing Cards, Gil Elvgren Designs, c.1940sBrown & Bigelow “Brighton Motors” Advertising Pin-Up Playing Cards, Gil Elvgren Designs, c.1940s

Mint deck of cards made by Brown & Bigelow in the 1940s, and used by various businesses to advertise, featuring an original design by the famous pin-up artist, Gil Elvgren. With some of these decks, the advertising was only on the card boxes; in others the advertising was also on the cards themselves. In this case the advertising is on the cards, and there is no box. The deck was made for “Brighton Motors” a Plymouth and De Soto dealer.

The deck has 52 suited card, plus 1 Joker. The cards are bridge size, with beautiful gold gilt around, measuring 89mm x 58mm. There is no box.

The cards are mint and a remnant of the cellophane remains, along with a very clean tax stamp. Again, there is no box.

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Item ID: T00003248

Brown & Bigelow “Brighton Motors” Advertising Pin-Up Playing Cards, Gil Elvgren Designs, c.1940s

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