World's Fair Auction

Auction # 32 Closing Tuesday - September 25th, 2018 at 10:00 PM EDT
Catalog Lot 27

Auction Local Time: Nov 18, 2018 05:47:51 EST

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: Cards are Mint. The box is Extremely Fine with a little soiling and a 1" tear on one corner. It will be hard to find a nicer deck.

Winning Bid: $ 95

Estimate: $ 40 - $ 60

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