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Excellent set of “Fortune Telling Playing Cards,” made by Whitman Publishing Co. c.1936, which sets forth a system for fortune telling based upon a person’s birth date. The cards are accompanied by a paper insert with instructions, and the instructions are essential. Briefly summarized the numbers of a person’s birth date (i.e., year, month, day) are added together in such a way that the person whose fortune is being told can be assigned to one of nine different groups, numbered 1-9. Each numbered group has 5 cards, numbered 1-5, that can be read in order to reveal the fortune of that person.

The set here listed has all 45 cards, plus the instruction sheet. The cards are bridge size, measuring 88mm x 57mm, and the card and instructions come in the original box.

The cards and instructions are in excellent condition. The box is clean, but has moderate shelf wear and the top and bottom sections have been taped at the corners.

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Whitman “Fortune Telling Playing Cards,” c.1936

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