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Bicycle Playing Cards Memorabilia

Unread postby Levent Suberk » Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:25 am  

1930s Bicycle Playing Card metal vintage display made by The Brunhoff Mfg. Co., Cincinnati USA. Wood looking printed sides. Rubber feet.

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Re: Bicycle Card Tin Vintage Display Stand

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Re: Bicycle Playing Cards Memorabilia

Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sat Dec 26, 2015 3:18 pm  

Bicycle playing cards vintage cardboard stand.

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Re: Bicycle Playing Cards Memorabilia

Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sat Dec 26, 2015 3:23 pm  

Bicycle playing cards advertisement card dated 1910. Measures 5 7/8" x 3 7/8". Has Instructions for playing Draw Poker on the back with odds.

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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sat Dec 26, 2015 3:29 pm  

Bicycle playing cards vintage tin sign.

Information by Mike Ratledge: This particular version was a promotional issue done in 1935 for their 50th anniversary.
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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:42 am  

Bicycle playing cards advertisement posters.

Note the worker holds a spade in Spades poster, Clubs on tomahawk war club and ornaments on indian's dress, Hearts pendant and ornaments on dress of women in Hearts poster. 808 milestone shown in all posters.

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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Dec 27, 2015 5:20 pm  

Card Tricks For The Amateur Magician book by USPCC, dated 1921.

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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Dec 27, 2015 5:35 pm  

Bicycle playing cards advertisement card. It also is a score card. Two cardboard wheels attached to the back of the card. Numbers printed on wheels so players can keep their scores by turning cardboard wheels. 1880's. Size is 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 ins.
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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sat Jan 02, 2016 8:38 pm  

United States Playing Card Co. salesman’s sample foldout of Congress Playing Cards with gold edges. Circa 1904. Seventy-four different backs mounted on an accordion style salesman’s sample foldout. 60 x 7 ½ ins (open) - 7 ½ x 2 ¾ ins (folded).
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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:35 am  

National Playing Cards price list. Indianapolis and New York, 1892. With color lithographed front and a price list on the reverse. 12 x 8 ins.

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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:40 am  

Not a USPCC item but interesting. White King Soap embossed tin sign. Circa 1940. 13 ¼ X 9 ¼ ins.
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Re: Bicycle Playing Cards Memorabilia

Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:43 am  

United States Playing Card Co. price list. Cincinnati, circa 1900. Color lithographed front cover and printed price list on the reverse. 12 x 8 ins.
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Re: Bicycle Playing Cards Memorabilia

Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:46 am  

1889 The Russell & Morgan Printing Co. calendar, Cincinnati, OH. Twelve sheets have a playing card from the Army and Navy decks of the period, as well as scenes depicting people playing cards. On the backs are written facts about the “Art of Printing” and what Russell & Morgan is capable of printing. 12 x 7 ½ ins.
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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:51 am  

General Card Co. salesman’s sample. Chicago, circa 1941. Contain samples, price lists, newsletters, order forms and more.

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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:56 am  

Congress Calendar year 1900. USPCC, Cincinnati, OH. Heart shaped calendar bearing Congress playing cards on every page, the backs showing other products of USPCC. 6 x 5 ins.
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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Jan 03, 2016 7:00 am  

United States Playing Card Co. mailer. Cincinnati, ca. 1930. With three sample Congress cards and an envelope with pockets to hold coins.
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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Jan 03, 2016 7:06 am  

USPCC booklets with mailing envelope. Dated 1921.

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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Jan 03, 2016 7:15 am  

United States Playing Card Co. salesman sample foldout of Bicycle playing cards. Circa 1905. Seventy-seven different Bicycle card backs mounted on an accordion style salesman sample foldout. 72 x 11 ½ ins (open) - 11 ½ x 2 ¾ ins (folded).
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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Jan 03, 2016 7:22 am  

Bicycle playing card metal vintage display made by The Brunhoff Mfg. Co., Cincinnati USA. Wood looking printed sides.
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Unread postby Levent Suberk » Sun Jan 03, 2016 7:30 am  

Russell & Morgan Factories invoice. 16 x 8 ½ ins.
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