World's Fair Auction

Auction # 34 Closing Tuesday - June 25th, 2019 at 10:00 PM EDT
Catalog Lot 29

Auction Local Time: July 18, 2019 21:37:37 EDT

Lot 161 has more information added to description. Lot 6 has an additional photo of the back.

1893 World's Columbian Exposition
Complete Deck of 54 playing cards in the original box. The top of each card is blue and shows an image of Columbus and his landing party. Each number card shows a building from the fair printed in multicolor chromolithography. The joker has "Columbian Souvenir Playing Cards. Copyrighted 1893 by G. W. Clark." written on it. The 54th card is blank on the card side so that you can make any card that you need to replace. The box is blue and pictures the "Administration Building" with Columbian Souvenir Playing Card Co,", "Chicago.", "Illinois." On the other side is Columbus and Miss Liberty. and is also marked "Columbian Souvenir Playing Cards". Size: 2 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Good. 16 of the cards have paper loss on the edge of the card (not in the picture of the building). The box has flaps missing on one end and is unglued on one side.

Winning Bid: $ 25


Estimate: $ 15 - $ 25

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