|Title||Deck of bridge playing cards; box imprinted: Hoboken Wood Flooring Corp. Circa 1943-1949.|
|Object Name||Card, Playing|
|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.
Sakosits, Joseph J.
|Year Range from||1943|
|Year Range to||1949|
Hoboken Wood Flooring Corp.
335 Observer Highway
Business & Commerce