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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby Räpylätassu » Sun May 28, 2017 4:36 pm  

Wow. That looks pretty cool! Any idea about the age of the deck?

I did found their website online. If they still use this deck, maybe they would be willing to sell brand new ones...? :D
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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby jerichoholic » Mon May 29, 2017 7:14 am  

Well the info card has the year 1995, I believe, on it, so not likely.
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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby shermjack » Mon May 29, 2017 7:16 am  

Awesome find, Victor! A very nice deck indeed...interesting that you found it for the Sky Dancer Casino as Dazzleguts posted a deck with the same courts for Casino Regina in the North America thread of Worldwide Time Machine.

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Roope, if they are still are using them, I doubt you could get an unused deck, but you could probably get a used one with the corners rounded off like Victor's. I am definitely interested in finding a deck as I like those courts :ugdance:
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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby dazzleguts » Mon May 29, 2017 7:05 pm  

My Casino Regina deck came in a plain Gemaco box instead of a casino box, and it was unused. I had a second one that I sold so they don't seem too rare. Both were thrift store finds here in Canada. They have an interesting almost pebbled surface that glides very well.

From what I remember when I first found and researched this deck there were a few different First Nations casinos that used this court pattern. The pattern itself is called Arrowhead due to the spade ace.

Will we be seeing more of this collection?
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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby Mike Ratledge » Mon May 29, 2017 9:43 pm  

Nice one, Victor!

For anyone who doesn't know - Canada uses "First Nation" where in the states we say "Native American" or American Indian.
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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby jerichoholic » Tue May 30, 2017 10:35 pm  

Thanks guys and yes you are right Mike.
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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby CBJ » Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:48 pm  

This thread gets way less traffic since it's been moved.... can we move it back??


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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby MagikFingerz » Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:05 pm  

CBJ wrote:This thread gets way less traffic since it's been moved.... can we move it back??


Jay

So... you're asking if we can give YOUR thread preferential treatment? :mrgreen:

Seriously though, this is the correct section for it. And the less we put in New & Custom, the more traffic other sections (like this one) will get.
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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby jsantafe » Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:39 am  

Hi!
It's not really a new deck (although I just added the Icons Imperial recently thanks to Rappy!), I am very excited about this:
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Solid mahogany box with lid, made to measure by Lorenzo's friend in Sweden, all thanks to him! Fits 36 decks, tight but not too much and perfect design to put the decks in and out easily. It can be displayed vertically as a shelf if desired.

It's really great! Gonna be difficult to select 36 favorites though.
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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby jo213 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:43 am  

Some "new" old decks.
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Re: The

Unread postby dazzleguts » Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:31 pm  

jsantafe wrote:Hi!
It's not really a new deck (although I just added the Icons Imperial recently thanks to Rappy!), I am very excited about this:

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Solid mahogany box with lid, made to measure by Lorenzo's friend in Sweden, all thanks to him! Fits 36 decks, tight but not too much and perfect design to put the decks in and out easily. It can be displayed vertically as a shelf if desired.

It's really great! Gonna be difficult to select 36 favorites though.


Am away from home but wanted to check in here.
Very nice box! I pick up boxes at garage sales and thrift stores but fitting the decks in, and getting them out again, can be a challenge. One that worked especially well is a nice looking long box I found that has a hinged lid and holds one row of decks, 4 deep. I can't remember how long the row is...maybe 8 decks long? The box houses my early fave vintage and antique decks, some of which I recently swapped out. I agree it can be really hard to pick favourites.


Very nice finds jo213. I am curious to see what the Firehost cards look like. If they are open could you show them?


I've found a few decks in my travels and will post them here when I get back.
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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby Räpylätassu » Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:15 pm  

Räpylätassu wrote:A large bunch of Grimaud decks makes Roope a happy boy:

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I'll post pictures of the nicest ones soon!


A little late but here's three decks more!

Ballet Petrouchka (1988)

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Guerre de Vendee: Les Bleus (1982)

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Guerre de Vendee: Les Blancs (1982)

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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby Räpylätassu » Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:48 am  

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Left my heart in SIERRA MADRE

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Are lobsters mermaids to scorpions?

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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby Räpylätassu » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:19 am  

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"Finding it... that's not the hard part. It's letting go."

"One makes a trip by day, but by night one sets out on a journey." -Moominmamma

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Are lobsters mermaids to scorpions?

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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby adams_osu » Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:19 pm  

Ran across a few decks I have not seen before at Barnes & Noble of all places this evening - Green & Red T11 Nationals and a USPCC Autobike No. 1 reprint. The Green & Red Nationals are not currently listed on the T11 website.

It looks like three decks are available on Barnes & Noble.com.

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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby Räpylätassu » Sun Oct 01, 2017 3:32 pm  

Literally zero idea about what this is, but I am not going to say no to a new custom deck for 3,25 USD + 5 USD for shipping.
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"Finding it... that's not the hard part. It's letting go."

"One makes a trip by day, but by night one sets out on a journey." -Moominmamma

I dream of a world where wars are fought only by having dance offs. I also dream that a Finnish playing card designer would exist. The former seems more likely to happend.

Money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you a penguin. Have you ever met a sad person with a penguin?

Are lobsters mermaids to scorpions?

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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby MagikFingerz » Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:11 pm  

Räpylätassu wrote:Literally zero idea about what this is, but I am not going to say no to a new custom deck for 3,25 USD + 5 USD for shipping.

"Item location: Mouth at Yangtze River, China"

That's oddly specific :mrgreen:
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Re: The "Hey, look what I added to my collection!" thread

Unread postby DragonSoul » Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:30 pm  

I haven't posted much lately but, I had to show off my latest. My daughter and son-in-law recently went to Japan and brought me Snoopy Museum decks. You can not get in the Museum shop without a ticket and even then you can not make a purchase without showing your receipt at the register. They were shocked at how incredibly crowded it was for a Wednesday mid-day. The courts are standard and not every card has a drawing but, I have pulled out the ones that do.
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