Angel Back Playing Cards

A word of explanation here; many different decks manufactured by the New York Consolidated Card Co. were offered with Angel Backs, including Bee and Squeezers.  In addition to those offerings, the company also offered No. 35 Angel Back Squeezers Playing Cards or more precisely, as can be seen, Second Quality Angel Backs.

The illustration below is taken from Hoyle's Rules for Card Games, specifically, the 1928 edition published by the New York Consolidated Card Co., Long Island City, N.Y.

Note that the ace of spades reads both "Consolidated Card Company" and "Samuel Hart & Co."







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