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Children’s Card Games (52)

March 27th, 2009 · 3 Comments


Our last specimen of the venerable game of “Hearts” is a deck currently on sale in toy stores.  It tells us no date or publisher, only that it was made in China.

Most “Hearts” decks have four suits; this one, for some reason, has only three: clovers, hearts, and horseshoes.  The 9 of stars, the jinx, is the only star card.  The fox is dapper; his paws are odd; one ear is redder.

(Posted by Doug Skinner)

Tags: Card Games · Ephemera

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Lisa // Mar 27, 2009 at 6:52 pm

    That fox is sly but he creeps me out!

  • 2 mamie // Mar 27, 2009 at 10:54 pm

    That fox is Crazy!!!!

  • 3 Gail // Apr 5, 2009 at 10:56 pm

    he looks like he ran into a glass door….his whiskers are all knarled up; he’s a bit asthmatic.

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