American Playing Cards

USA and Canadian Standard Cards - ordered by estimated date.

In the column of references, types are as defined in The Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards by Tom and Judy Dawson.

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plainbacks reference number and maker Date Estimate

Hochman Ref.

I74 John Casenave 1805 U33
I94 Jazaniah Ford 1815 U1d
I75 J Y Humphreys 1816 U29a
I68 J Y Humphreys 1818 U27
I20 Thomas Crehore 1820 U3
I3 Thomas Crehore 1820 U4
I49 Crehore 1820 U2
I76 Caleb Bartlett 1830 U7
I77 American by Caleb Bartlett 1830 U8
I90 American by Geo Cook 1835 not in
I2 L I Cohen 1840 NY4
I23 Fake Crehor 1840 U5
I47 Nathaniel Ford 1840 U1
I56 Emporium 1840 U34
I91 L I Cohen (Illuminated) 1840 NY5
I61 American Manufacture 1845 U14?
I78 Charles Bartlett by Samuel Hart 1845 U14
I62 L I Cohen 1845 NY6
I55 Carmichael Jewett & Wales 1847 U35
I79 Samuel Hart 1849 NY27a
I40 Samuel Hart 1849 NY30
I80 A Dougherty 1850 AD1
I28 John J Levy 1850 NY17
I73 A Dougherty 1850 AD1c
I81 Coughtry & Dougherty 1851 AD1f
I82 A Dougherty 1855 AD1b
I50 Jones &Co 1855 U30
I63 Jno J Levy/ Union 1855 UNY21similar?
I83 Huestis & Levy/ Union 1855 NY20a
I84 A Dougherty 1858 AD1d
I53 Andrew Dougherty 'Excelsior' 1859 AD2
I19 Lawrence and Cohen 1860 NY8
I85 Strauss & Trier 1860 U27
I86 Levy 1860 not in
I92 Lawrence, Cohen & Co 1860 NY8
I64 L I Cohen 1862 NY3
I1 Lawrence and Cohen 1863 NY10
I87 Lawrence and Cohen 1863 NY9
I65 Andrew Dougherty 1865 AD3
I39 John J Levy 1865 NY18
I54 Lawrence and Cohen 1869 NY13
I26 Lawrence and Cohen 1870 NY14a
I34 Samuel Hart 1870 NY37
I41 NY Consolidated 1870 NY46
I44 Lawrence and Cohen 1870 NY14
I93 Samuel Hart 1870 NY39a
I97 Samuel Hart 1870 NY39a
I27 Eagle 1871 L6
I37 Andrew Dougherty 1871 AD18b
I4 A Dougherty 1872 AD7
I88 A Dougherty 1872 AD7
I18 Andrew Dougherty piquet 1872 AD7
I30 Continental 1872 U18c
I51 NY Card Factory 1872 NY46b
I89 Victor Mauger 1873 U19
I14 Samuel Hart London Club 1875 NY36a
I69 V E Mauger 1875 U19a
I25 Empire 1875 L45
I31 Continental 1875 U18
I38 Union PCCo 1875 L44
I8 A Dougherty 1876 AD12
I45 Eagle 1877 L7
I46 NY Consoliodated 1880 NY49
I99 NY Consoliodated 1880 NY49
I103 NY Consoliodated 1880 NY49
I5 Samuel Hart 1885 NY42
I95 Defiance 1885 CDN 38
I6 Samuel Hart 1885 NY42
I15 Samuel Hart Pharo 1885 NY42
I16 Samuel Hart linen eagle 1885 NY42
I33 National PCC 1885 NU5
I36 NY Consolidated 1885 NY50
I52 US Card Co 1885 MSW91d

I66 Caterson & Brotz 'Novelty'

1885 L36
I100 A Dougherty 1885 AD21a
I71 A Dougherty 'triplicates' 1886 AD11
I10 Russell Tourists 1886 US9c
I102 Union Playing Card Co 1886 L40
I32 Card Fabrique 1886 L22
I101 Perfection 1887 PU2
I105 Russell & Morgan Cabinet 1888 US12
I11 Hart Crown 444 1890 NY50
I104 SamuelHart 1890 NY50
I96 NY consolidated 'Elf' 1890 NY63
I43 Knicker-bocker 1890 L38a
I24 American PCCo 1895 L71a
I29 Eureka 1895 L49
I35 Eagle 1895 AD51c
I67 Dougherty 'Indicators' 1896 AD15a
I98 Dougherty 'Indicators' 1896 AD15a
I17 NY  Cons. 1900 NY60
I42 Bay State 1900 SU28