Original partial deck of US made playing cards from the Civil War time period. There are 40 cards total.
These cards have no numbers or indices in the corners and the king, queen, and jack cards have full bodies. Its extremely difficult to find authentic gambling US made playing cards from this time period! The deck is circa 1860-70s. They were printed in New York by the Samuel Hart Playing Card Co.
This set would be perfect for a Old West or Civil War display! The condition of the cards is good. There is some wear and dirt from play. A few have bends and more wear. See pictures for best description of condition.Cards without numbers (indices) in the corners stopped being made in the US in the 1880s. They continued to be made in the UK and Belgium for a few more years.
US made playing cards from the era are extremely rare and almost never turn up for sale!! The item "US CIVIL WAR ERA ORIGINAL NO NUMBERS ANTIQUE 1800s PLAYING CARDS OLD WEST DECK" is in sale since Monday, December 3, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Paper\Playing Cards". The seller is "aaronf" and is located in Lititz, Pennsylvania.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.