A collection of "Secondary Use" playing cards, 19th/20th centuries,
Lot 22
A collection of "Secondary Use" playing cards, 19th/20th centuries,
Sold for £500 (US$ 840) inc. premium
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A collection of "Secondary Use" playing cards,
19th/20th centuries,
including: two charming American cards used as Valentines, 1908 ** Announcement of a marriage, French, circa 1800 ** Announcement of a Death, circa 1802 ** A 19th century American railroad pass, pencil inscription ** "Miss Nevill presents her compliments to Lady Townshend..." ** "Thanksgiving Ball...The Company of Miss Fessenden is requested at Gould's Assembly Room", 1805 ** "Anniversary Ball...The company of Mr John Clark is requested at D. S. Cotters Hall...", 1806
(42).

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  • Provenance: from the collection of the late John Hayter.
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