1910s Antique BLOCK Game. Cards & Original Box. Parker Brothers Vintage Typography Altered Art Assemblage Scrapbooking

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Antique Parker Brothers "BLOCK" game of cards. Fab vintage design and typography on these playing cards make them wonderful supplies for decoupage and your mixed media and assemblage projects, The cards are printed on lightly coated stock.

This listing includes the original red box, two sets of instructions, and an ad pamphlet for other Parker Bros. games like Pit and Toot.
Block is promoted as "the most interesting and brightest card game devised in the last fifty years." The patent date is June 13, 1905.

There are three BLOCK cards, and complete sets for A, B, C, D and E. The backside of the cards is a red geometric floral design.
NOTE: As intended, there is no A4 or A9 in the deck.

Each card is approx 3 1/2" x 2 1/2".
Box is approx 5 3/8" x 3 7/8" x 1".

These cards are from the 1910s or so, and some of the cards have bent corners or light stains, but overall they are in decent vintage condition. Some of the cards have darkened with age. The instruction sheets have some tears along the creases. The box has marks from use and storage.

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Preparation takes 1-3 business days
Arrives from the United States
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