1879 Tiffany Transformation Cards 52/52 + OB

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 1879 Tiffany Harlequin Transformation Cards


Published by Tiffany & Co., New York, 1870

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Deck:  Harlequin Transformation Deck, Green

Designed by C.E. Carryl 


Description:  Harlequin Transformation Deck, 1879, New York, Tiffany & Co., 52 of 52 cards + original blank. This deck was designed by C.E. Carryl and is considered one of the "most skillful and artistic of the American transformation decks." 52/52 cards complete with the lower half of the original box. 


Deck Identifiers:

· Style: American Transformation Deck

·Courts: Standing courts humorously depicted

·Suits: English-American suits

· Indices: No indices

· Paper: Thin, delicate paste-board cardstock, gilt-edges

·Corner: Square

· Reverses: Green patterned reverses with Harlequin on horseback


Cards in very good condition, with minor signs of wear, some scuffing on edges and corners. Only lower portion of box present, with corner and edge wear, some minor lacks and splitting of seams at upper portion of lower box. Overall, very well preserved and a rare example (see photographs).

Card Dimensions:  9.5 cm X  6.6 cm