Home Help Search Login Register. A reliable way to date decks made by the United States Playing Card Company ( USPCC) is the dating code printed on the ace of spades or joker at the time it. The code is helpful in dating decks afterthe year it started, according to the Hochman Encyclopedia.
Ronald C. This is most of what I know about dating a deck of cards. This goes mostly for American decks and especially for USPC decks, but it pertains to. This project came about as a side project to my Bicycle vintage back design project.
Decks came with lavish backs and gold edges. Congress Playing Cards were first produced by the Russell & Morgan Company in as the finest and most expensive of their brands. Search this site.
These are truly rare decks, as those pictured are the only ones I have seen. There is a red background version and a yellow background version. They each have a grey and a white border with white corners. They are bridge decks and the ace of spades for the red deck has a C code on it and for the yellow a W
The company was once based in CincinnatiOhiobut is now headquartered in the Cincinnati suburb of Erlanger, Kentucky. I found these at a local thrift shop. Congress playing cards. I have searched and searched the internet and I cannot figure out the name of this particular card .
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Vintage Playing Cards - The Congress "Gold Edge" Series. Posted by Sadly, not enough for me to narrow down the exact date. Well, not.
The United States Playing Card Company (USPCC), established in as Russell, Morgan The company began printing four brands of playing cards in Tigers (No. . Each Congress deck consists of the 52 standard cards, two jokers (which feature an image of the United States Capitol), and an information card.