Great WWII Pioneer Parachute Co. Boxed Double Deck of Playing Cards by Brown & Bigelow
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Great WWII Pioneer Parachute Co. Boxed Double Deck of Playing Cards by Brown & Bigelow

Code: hfh20001ppd

$165.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Great WWII Pioneer Parachute Com. Boxed double deck of playing cards by Brown & Bigelow. The front of the box and cards display the company logo, a soldier/man suspended from an open parachute and beneath him reads: "PIONEER PARACHUTE COMPANY INC." and the top of the cards also read: "PARACHUTES MAKE THE DIFFERENCE". The Pioneer Parachute Company Inc. was established in Manchester, Connecticut and a producer of wartime materials for the US military.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately Box: 4 5/8" x 3 7/8" x 7/8"; Card: 3 ½" x 2 ¼"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Card paper, cardboard

ATTACHMENT: Box with slip cover

MARKINGS: "MADE BY BROWN & BIGELOW ST. PAUL, MINN. U. S. A. 12-J"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Homefront collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJX15 LAFEX8/15

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The double deck shows minor wear/use, some light soiling on the edges of the cards. Both decks are complete and all cards are free from bends, tears, and creases, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.