c.1865 De La Rue Playing Cards

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Antique English Playing Cards

complete 52/52 (no box)


Published by De La Rue & Co., London, England, c.1865

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Deck: 19th century Thomas De La Rue & Co. English Playing Cards


Description:  c.1865 De La Rue & Co. Playing Cards with floral reverses and one-way pips. Complete with 52/52 cards.  Lithographic stencils.


Deck Identifiers:

· Borders: single blue line, pips w/o borders

· Reverses: pink and red floral pattern

· Pips: one-way

· Indices: No indices

· Style: turned courts


Average to good condition; signs of wear and soiling from use; pencilled in numerical corner markings; rubbed edges and bumped corners; age discoloration and surface wear. (see photographs)

Card Dimensions:  9.4 cm X  6.4 cm