A Chapman "transformation" pack of playing cards, Reynolds & Sons, London, 1878,
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A Chapman "transformation" pack of playing cards, Reynolds & Sons, London, 1878,
Sold for £400 (US$ 669) inc. premium
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A Chapman "transformation" pack of playing cards,
Reynolds & Sons, London, 1878,
published for E. Couchman & Co., illustrations by R. S. Chapman, "registered R. S. Chapman" on all cards, the aces and court cards the standard Reynolds pattern, square corners, plain green backs, (soiled and a bit grubby), [52/52]; together with a commemorative transformation pack of playing cards, produced to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the English Playing Card Society, designed and printed by Karl Gerich, Bath, no. 15 of a limited edition of 72 packs, signed and dated 3 January 1994, in the attractive "slide" box [54/54]
(2).

Footnotes

  • Reference: Albert Field: "Transformation Playing Cards", U.S. Games Systems, Inc., page 132-133.

    Provenance: from the collection of the late John Hayter.
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