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Help with identification

September 29 2017 at 8:39 PM
BigBlock396  (Login BigBlock396)

Just wondering if anyone could help me out with what these are.
They are blank backs.Thanks

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mr moses
(Login 1880snonsports)

Not my area of expertise

September 29 2017, 10:19 PM 

but likely from one of the popular early card games that featured authors, artists, and similar. Somewhere I have a couple such decks.....

 
 

Anonymous
(Login sthoemke)

Re: Help with identification

September 29 2017, 10:31 PM 


Authors Card Game (aka Game of Authors).

Some versions of the game date back to the 1870's.

It might take some research to determine the publisher of your cards.

This looks like the same cards:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/VINTAGE-PLAYING-CARDS-GAME-OF-AUTHORS-/361920369041?hash=item5444229191:g:P~UAAOSwCU1Yu3gs

 
 
BigBlock396
(Login BigBlock396)

Re: Help with identification

September 30 2017, 6:24 AM 

Thank you very much for the help.

 
 

Anonymous
(Login sthoemke)

Re: Help with identification

October 8 2017, 8:36 PM 


 
 
 
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