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Vintage Ad Friday – Playing Cards

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I learned how to play Solitaire as a little girl. I remember watching my Dad and Granddaddy shuffling cards and wondering how they did it. It was a wonderful magic trick! I still love playing Solitaire and have quite a collection of playing cards. I was excited to find these ads for Congress Playing Cards. I especially like the ones with pictures of the ladies on the back. I wish I could find a deck of cards like these.

Courtesy of RetroAdsandGraphics

I found these courtesy of Lucky Magazine and Williamsburg Marketplace. They are based on a deck printed circa 1765. I am seriously considering ordering a deck.


About lovelylissie

I love reading, kewpies, butterflies, thrifting, and all things vintage. I am happily married and live in NE Texas.

2 responses »

  1. You really have a great blog here. It inspires me to continue to work on mine. I honestly and appreciate all the hard work you have put into it and you can expect me to add this RSS feed to my feed browser. Keep up the good work!

  2. Thanks for the link to my site, Retro Ads and Glad you could make use of the picture. You have a nice blog. Enjoyed browsing around.


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