A pack of English playing cards, by Thomas De La Rue & Co., 1834,

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Lot 18
A pack of English playing cards,
by Thomas De La Rue & Co., 1834,

Sold for £ 1,250 (US$ 1,498) inc. premium
A pack of English playing cards,
by Thomas De La Rue & Co., 1834,
square corners, green and gilt patterned backs, colour printing with gilt outlines, frizzle ace: "By His Majesty's Royal Letters Patent", 9.4cm x 6.5cm [52/52] in a red leather slide box ** A pack of English playing cards by Thomas De La Rue, square corners, colour printing with gilt outlines, backs with plaid pattern in gilt and black, frizzle ace: "By His Majesty's Royal Letters Patent", 9.5cm x 6.5cm [52/52] in a red leather slide box, sold with John Hayter's research notes on his De La Rue playing cards ** A pack of English playing cards by Thomas Creswick, 1828, designs printed within a defined border, square corners, patterned backs in light red, frizzle ace, 8.5cm x 5.6cm [32/32]
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Footnotes

  • Two early gold-embellished De La Rue packs providing evidence that de la Rue could print in green (patches of green appear on the King and Queens, but not the Jacks). Sold with John Hayter's research notes on his two packs, and a pack of cards by Thomas Creswick. Note the borders around the designs on this pack.

    Provenance: from the collection of the late John Hayter.

    Reference: The Playing Card, XVIII, No. 3 (November/December 1999), pp. 120-136; The Playing Card, XXIX, No. 1, (July/August 2000), pp. 4-5.
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A pack of English playing cards, by Thomas De La Rue & Co., 1834,
A pack of English playing cards, by Thomas De La Rue & Co., 1834,
A pack of English playing cards, by Thomas De La Rue & Co., 1834,
A pack of English playing cards, by Thomas De La Rue & Co., 1834,
A pack of English playing cards, by Thomas De La Rue & Co., 1834,
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