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US09: Kinney Harlequin II Playing Cards. 1889. Price: € 250.00. Transformation Cards. Published by Kinney Tobacco Company. 52 cards, no wrapper, very much worn and dirty. Four of Clubs has a corner broken off (attached on the picture). I could make a praising description – but the cards do talk for themselves. Rare deck, sold at high prices on auctions.
US12: New Orleans and Gulf Souvenir. Price: € 50.00. Sligthly worn deck in original, worn box. The cards still have the nice golden edges. Rare deck. Remnants of an American tax stamp from the period 1894-1917. This deck would be from 1916. All cards have photos. The Joker with the famous parade at Mardi Gras.
US13: H. V. Loring. The Military Fortune Telling Cards. 1916/18. Price: € 100.00. Unused deck, in a box with part of the front missing. 52 + 4 cards, as there are both Aces and 1’s. Complete. Half a tax stamp US.
US14: New York World’s Fair. Souvenir Views. 1939. Price: € 60.00. A rare deck. 52 slightly used cards + 1 joker. In original, worn, golden cardboard box with imprint of the World’s Fair. Photos on all cards. This deck is a rarity as it has a blue Danish tax stamp, which probably is because it has been taken by customs when coming to Denmark, probably in a train from Hamburg.
US15: Peto Seed Co., Saticoy, California. Price: € 8.00. Two decks in plast box. Published by Brown & Bigelow. Advertises for hybrid vegetables. One deck almost unused, the other slight used. Probably from the 50s.
US17: Regime Change. 55 Most Wanted War Criminals. Price: € 30.00. This deck might be published by www.iraqitribunal.org as an ‘answer’ to the “Iraqi Most Wanted”-decks. Here the war criminals are George Bush, Condoleeza Rice, Donald Rumsfeld, Cheney, Blair, Sharon, Berlusconi and many others. Pictures on all cards. 52 + 2 unused in box.
US18: The Stage Playing Cards. Cincinatti. 1896. Price: € 50.00. On all court cards there are pictures of the greatest actors of the time. A rare and expensive deck. King of Spades is missing. Used/worn cards, but without bends, only smudge. In a box that looks original (the bottom cards has gone off, but is in the box, and can easily be glued on again).
US24: The President’s Deck. Alfabet Inc. 1972. Price: € 20.00. Unused deck in box. Nixon. Nixon. Nixon.
US28: Regal & Wade. Magnetic deck. Price: € 10.00. This is an early version og magnetic playing cards, – i.e. with a thin metal sheet in the middle. Funny idea. The deck is of course heavier than normal. Quite worn deck. Two jokers. No box.
US29: llewellyn Publs. The Wisdom of Solomon the King. Design: Priscilla Schwei. 1988. Price: € 200.00. I simply don’t understand the prices for this book+deck. On the net, at Amazon and others, they are € 5-600 ??!! When this set was bought – in October 1988 – the price was $ 14.95 !! Unused, cards complete, booklet unread. The outer case is loose. My price may be ridiculously low, – but so be it.
US36: The U. S. Playing Card Co. Congress Playing Cards. 606. 1926-27. Price: € 30.00. This narrow version was only published from 1917 to 1927, – many with the popular scenic backs. Used, but nice deck, with a joker, a blank, a score card and a card of guarantee. In original box. Stll with lots of gold on the edges.
US38: Mixies. Things that go. Ca. 1985. Price: € 3.00. A game where you have to collect the rear, the middle and the front of different airplanes. Unused in worn box.
US45: Corbisimages.com. Ca. 1999. Price:€ 10.00. Corbis Images wan owned by Bill Gates. It was/is the world’s biggest collection of pictures/photos/movies. The firm is sold to China. This deck has 13 photos from the collection. The same 13 used on all four series. Unused but sligthly yellowed along the edge. In box.
US49: Lenormand. Ca.1880. Price: € 100.00. Unknown producer. No box. 53 of 54 cards (10 of Clubs is missing). Nine cards are missing a corner or in other ways maltreated. The cards are yellowed, but not seriously worn. And — not an ordinary deck.
US51: ARRCO Playng Card Co. Victory Playing Cards. 1945. Price: € 60.00. The iconic joker with Hitler and Mussolini IS MISSING, so in my opinion the deck looses half of its value! But apart from that: Almost unused deck, golden edges, no box, one joker.
US55: Liberty Bell Oil Company. Congress Cards. 1960s. Price: € 10.00. . Unused deck, with silver lining, 52 + 3 cards, complete, in special box. American tax stamp.
US62: Bicycle 808. New Fan back. Price: € 5.00. Older version. Much used, but with no breaks or bends. Worn box. 40 cards, complete (I think, because the box is not big).
US64: Florida Souvenir. Ca.1952. Price: € 15.00. Colour fotos on all cards, from Florida. 52 +2 unused cards, no box.
US67: Notched Construction Set. Early Americana. Price: € 5.00. 44 cards (of 54), all with six notches, so that you can build with them. All cards with paintings etc on them. 10 cards are missing, but this makes no difference in building! Printing looks like 60-70s.
US73: Peanuts. Before 1974. Price: €10.00. This deck is published by the Danish firm Handa, with advertisement for the Insurance Company HAFNIA, which ended in 1974. Text: “Happiness is to have a god companion”. Little used deck in slightly worn box. Three jokers.
US75: E.T. The Extra-TerrestrialCard Game. Price: € 5.00. Unused deck, slightly worn box. Printed in West Germany for Great Britain under license from U.S.A.
US76: THE Deck. Ink Inc. 1984. Price: € 60.00. Double deck in original plast box. One deck is unopened. The other deck is opened but unused. 52 cards + 2 jokers and a textcard. Illustrated by five different artists. Semi-transformation cards. Both funny, artistic and unique.
US77a: Travel Face Deck. ASI9050. 1975. Price: € 5.00. Unused deck in box, 52 + 2 cards, all with English, French and Spanish phrases.
US77b: Safety Face Deck ASI9050. Price: € 5.00. Safety precautions of all kinds. Unused deck in box.
US79: Purina Cat Food. 1983. Price: € 4.00. Ordinary deck, printed by the company Stardust. Unused, in box, 13 different cats.
US83: Gipsy Fortune Telling Card. Madame Le Normand’s. Ca.1900. Price: € 80.00. Used deck, yellowed, but nice, and only with one very small dent in a corner. Instruction sheet. Original outer and inner box, worn.
US84: Price: € 4.00. Eight single cards. Sent to a Danish card producer sometime in the 50s?? PERHAPS from USA. Perhaps. Unused cards. Four blue and four red reverses. 9,0 x 6,3 cm. The blue reverse is the 8 of Spades.
US87: Dogs and Foxes. Combination Card Game Factory, Atlanta, Ga. Ca.1903. Pris: Kr.80.00. Let brugte kort, i pænt repareret æske. 52 + 1 + regler komplet. Slightly used cards in nicely repaired box. 52 + 1 + rules, complete.
US89: Aesops Fabler. Facs.1983. Pris: Kr.60.00. Ubrugt genoptryk af kortspil med mange af Æsops fabler. Sød lille sag. I “gammel” indpakning. Unused reprint of a deck with many of the Fables of Aesop. Nice little item in “old” wrapping.
US91: Leo Burnett. Ca.1980. Pris: Kr.40.00. Udgivet af et international reklamebureau, med billedkort på alle kort! Ubrugt, i æske. Published by an international advertising company. With court cards on all cards. Unused in box.
US92: ARRCO Playing Card Co., Chicago. Price: € 1.00. These cards have been registered by its former owner. But here are only 15 cards, 13 court cards and two more. Dirty and worn. Perhaps they were kept because of the back pattern??
US96: Harley Davidson. 2003. Pris: Kr.60.00. Eet spil kort, ubrugte i æske OG i dobbelt metalæske. Fotos på alle billedkort. 52 + 2 + 2 kort. ONE deckof cards, unused, in double metal card-box. Photos on all court cards. 52 + 2 +2 cards.
US100: Kennedy Cards. Humor House. 1963. Pris. Kr.400.00. Venlige karikaturer på alle billedkort og esser. Ubrugte kort + joker + tekstkort, i pæn æske med amerikansk toldmærke. Friendly caricatures on all court cards and aces. Unused deck + joker + text card, in nice original box with American tax stamp.