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Title Deck of bridge playing cards; box imprinted: Hoboken Wood Flooring Corp. Circa 1943-1949.
Object Name Card, Playing
Catalog Number 2014.036.0002
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Gift of Sharon Florio.
Scope & Content Deck of bridge playing cards; box imprinted: Hoboken Wood Flooring Corp. Tel. HOboken, 3-2791-2. Joseph J. Sakosits, Secy., Mgr. Circa 1943-1949.

Remembrance Advertising brand, Redi-Slip Finish. Made by Brown & Bigelow, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

A promotional novelty that, if used by this wholesale hardward flooring company, was for advertising or, more likely, intended as a gift to clients. Possibly a sample deck? Company was at 335 Observer Highway, Hoboken.

-Full deck, gilt-edges, with cowgirl pin-up artwork; note that company name does not appear on the card deck.
-Joker card with different cowgirl pin-up artwork on each side.
-Card mounted on box with Hoboken company imprinting at bottom; artwork of a seated woman with phonographic records.

-Rule card, double-sided, with text for two games:
1. Rules for Gin Rummy for Two
2. Contract Bridge Scoring (April 1943 Revision) [cataloger's note: next revision was in 1949 which provides a date range for production of this deck.]

Two copies of this card, one with an unused U.S. Internal Revenue stamp for Playing Cards attached to it.

-Manufacturer's inspection slip enclosed.
People Sakosits, Joseph J.
Date 1943-1949
Year Range from 1943
Year Range to 1949
Search Terms Hoboken Wood Flooring Corp.
335 Observer Highway
Caption all pieces
Imagefile 324\20140360002.tif
Classification Recreation
Business & Commerce
Advertising