A collection of French "Secondary Use" playing cards, 18th/19th centuries,
Lot 8
A collection of French "Secondary Use" playing cards, 18th/19th centuries,
£400 - 600
US$ 670 - 1,000
amended
Lot Details
A collection of French "Secondary Use" playing cards,
18th/19th centuries,
a quantity of "second use" cards, ink inscriptions, some as receipts or visiting cards; including a five of diamonds embossed or stamped: "Madame La Comtesse de Besons"; and a card with an ink inscription: "I request M. Chauvin to give the messenger...one length/piece of pink material with the price due" (translated from the French)...
(44).

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

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that there are 43 cards in this lot.
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