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Fall Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Fri, Oct 6, 2023 04:00PM EDT
Lot 94

2 Designer Vintage Playing Card Boxed Sets, Hermes by A.M. Cassandre & Gucci

Estimate: $200 - $300

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Two (2) vintage designer playing card two-deck boxed sets. 1st item: Hermes boxed set with two 53 card poker decks designed by Adolphe Jean-Marie (A.M.) Cassandre (New York/France/Ukraine, 1901-1968) and printed by the Draeger Freres Printing Works, Paris, France in blue and red symmetrical foliate design with gilt edges. Each deck also includes additional card with artist and printer information. Labeled "Hermes-Paris" to top and bottom of card boxes. Housed in original fitted branded box. Circa 1940. 2nd item: Gucci boxed set with two 54 card poker decks in blue and green stirrups pattern with interlocking GG. Labeled "Gucci" to each card and underside of box lid. Each deck also includes additional card with Bridge rules. Housed in original fitted branded box. Circa 1970. Both items 1" H x 6" W x 4" D.


1st item: Cards in overall very good condition. Blue card box with loss to one tab and partial detachment of other tab. Branded box with scattered surface wear commensurate with age, including acid burn spots and minor partial detachment of colored paper. 2nd item: Cards in overall good condition with minute scattered wear to edges. Box with minute surface wear.

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