Saturday, June 26, 2010

Collectible Uncut Sheet French Playing Cards

Playing cards were a convenient medium for the commemoration of important events and the First World War gave some manufacturers the opportunity to honor the Allied Forces.

In this pack the Court cards depict the Kings of Japan, Romania, Belgium and Serbia and the named Military Heroes of England, the USA, and France. The Queens are depicted to the consorts and wives of the Kings.

The deck was issued at the end of the War in 1918. Measures 10" x 11 1/2".
Country: France Years: 1918 Condition: Excellent

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