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Item : We’re sorry, this item has been sold. London: Chas. Full deck of original chromolithographic playing cards, explanatory booklet, advertising cards, original pull-off box. Housed in a custom clamshell box. Vintage deck of 52 playing cards, each with a chromolithographic portrait of Queen Victoria on the verso, and with chromolithographic portraits of English nobles on the face cards. Repair to pull-off case, with two side panels and upper and lower panels all blank renewed. Cards complete and in excellent condition. Contact me by fax. For some items, we can also email digital photographs. All of our items are guaranteed as described and are shipped on approval.

Chas Goodall and Son 1820-1922

Playing cards date back as early as the 9th century during the Tang dynasty — in China. This pattern is now in the public domain, allowing multiple card manufacturers to copy it. KEM Cards began producing playing cards during the first half of the s. Made of bendable and washable cellulose acetate, KEM cards have a distinctive texture, snap and handle. For over 80 years, KEM cards rule the plastic playing card industry and are selected as the official playing card of the World Series of Poker.

silver case containing 52 original Goodall & Sons “Elfin” playing cards. Case is hallmarked for Williams Ltd. silversmiths, Birmingham, with date letter for.

There is a wealth of information about the people who steered the firm to becoming one of the biggest in the field, making all kinds of goods, not just playing cards. And about the patents, brands, back designs and so on. But it comes to an abrupt end in with the take-over by De La Rue. However, the name Goodall was kept as a separate entity until c. So I thought I would add more information about the post period as well.

There are also a good number of illustrated courts and ASs on Paul Bostock’s website see page 1 for the link , so I’ll only give a few examples here. Such cards may have been issued quite late, as the above pack has a decorative back design with a lot of gold. The single-figure courts were redrawn c. G1 courts, c.

41: A Guide to Dating Playing Cards

The engraved Ace of Spades, the duty card, is printed from the same plate with altered lettering as the duty card of another pack in the collection, E. Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions , by acknowledging each of the following key points:. Non commercial use only. Maximum copies, or 5 years digital use.

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Magician? If you are interested in playing cards, this club is for you. Can anyone give me any info on these Goodall playing cards? Laherte Guerra In what regards dating, and based on the ace of spades alone, the pack of cards has been.

We use cookies to make our website work more efficiently, to provide you with more personalised services or advertising to you, and to analyse traffic on our website. For more information on how we use cookies and how to manage cookies, please follow the ‘Read more’ link, otherwise select ‘Accept and close’. Skip to main content Please enable JavaScript in your web browser to get the best experience. Read more about our cookie policy Accept and close the cookie policy. Museum number , Description Complete pack of 52 double-ended playing-cards, plus a duplicate 2 of spades and a booklet giving instruction for the game of Whist and advertising Goodall’s Whist markers.

The ace of spades, which is lettered “The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards” has a portrait head within the suit-mark.

Double Deck Goodall “Patience” Playing Cards, Mini-Patience Size, c.1920

Plus it’ll be my first uncut sheet! Check it. If anyone knows please let me know. I already have the deck. Is there a way to find out if a deck is printed anymore?

The playing cards are made by the two oldest (appeared in the 19th century), By the middle of the century, Goodall and its younger competitor Thomas De La Rue Other tables, dating from the early 19th century, had a swivel top that rested.

Supreme Court of Canada. United States Playing Card Co. Hurst, 58 S. Date: Hurst Defendant Respondent. Present: Sir Louis Davies C. Idington J. The finding of the trial judge that a foreign manufacturer and its agent in Canada conspired to defraud the owner of its trade name, and the profits to be derived therefrom, should not be interfered with on appeal.

In an action asking for an injunction to restrain the defendant from passing off its cards for those of the plaintiff. Held , that though there is no evidence of actual passing off by the defendant the injunction should be granted if the defendant has offered for sale cards which could be passed off for those of the plaintiff, and there is sufficient evidence of an intention to do so. Spalding Bros.

The History of Playing Cards: The Evolution of the Modern Deck

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Antique Playing Cards Bezique Edwardian Pack Wide Goodall Ornate CINCINNATTI GAME CO DATED WILD ANIMALS 55 CARD.

I suspect that Chas. See illustration below. But I suppose it is likely that a set was issued quite soon after the appearance of the booklet. But, as though to confuse matters, a second-series booklet appeared in I discussed the confusing nomenclature regarding these booklets in another post. Now, my impression is that Goodall patience sets appear on eBay with a fair degree of frequency.

Right now I see four or five sets that appear to me to be from the pre era, but it appears that none of those I see at the moment have a booklet included. Anyway, the earliest Goodall patience set I have seen is pictured below. The green fabric on the interior would demonstrate that the booklet shown later indeed accompanied the box originally. The lid of the box is not much bigger than the booklet. I am not showing the cards that were part of the set when I obtained it, because they were manufactured by an American firm, and are highly unlikely to have accompanied the set when it was issued.

The English Playing Card Society

Each suit contains three face cards ; the valet knave or jack , the dame lady or queen , and the roi king. Aside from these aspects, decks can include a wide variety of regional and national patterns which often have different deck sizes. In comparison to Spanish , Italian , German , and Swiss playing cards , French cards are the most widespread due to the geopolitical, commercial, and cultural influence of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States in the past two centuries.

Goodall & Son did not issue any patience sets until at least , Anyhow, another edition of that work (the only other one I know of) was dated The box, in other words, is quite small, and the playing cards were of.

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