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Texan No. 45 1889
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Texan 1889

This edition of Texan No. 45's was first printed in 1889. They went out of production for 80 years and were some time recently brought back into circulation by the United States Playing Card Co. This makes them one of the oldest brands still in print.

The cards are slightly tinted to give them that antique look. The court card designs are reflective of the period. They are a genuine reproduction.

The cards are printed on embossed paper card stock. They have U.S’s signature high slip finish, handle beautifully, and charm with their old world elegance. Texan 1889’s are liked by lots of magicians, card artists and players.

To see the faces of these early American cards CLICK » Texan No. 45s 1889.


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