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ARTIFACT: 1970's Flying Tiger Line deck of cards by the United States Playing Card Co. in Cincinnati, Ohio. The deck is lightly used with most of the original plastic wrap intact and is a full deck of 52, plus two Jokers. The front of the deck features a playing card showing the head of a tiger above which reads: "FLYING TIGERS". The reverse of the box shows a partial image of a globe with the airline's travel routes drawn in blue and along bottom it reads: "FLYING TIGER LINE WORLDWIDE AIRFREIGHT SPECIALIST" and the side of the box shows a DC-8 aircraft. The Joker shows an image of the capitol building and the ace of spades reads: "CONGRESS", "QUALITY WITH CEL-U-TONE FINISH", "THE U.S. PLAYING CARD CO., CINCINNATI, U. S. A"
VINTAGE: Circa 1970's
SIZE: Approximately 3-1/2" x 2-3/8"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Cardstock, ink, plastic, cardboard
ATTACHMENT: Cardboard box with flap closure
MARKINGS: "QUALITY WITH CEL-U-TONE FINISH", "THE U.S. PLAYING CARD CO., CINCINNATI, U.S. A", (on Ace of Spades); "THE UNITED STATES PLAYING CARD COMPANY CINCINNATI, OHIO 45212 U. S. A." (on box)
ITEM NOTES: This is from an airlines collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-EDK-25-15 LFJX11/15
CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The deck shows light wear/use, is complete with two Jokers, and in overall excellent condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.