Dating playing cards

05-Jun-2014 06:03

Publisher and distributor of modern packs from US Playing Cards Co., Theory 11, etc.

Some countries, however, continued to use this printing method until the 20th century.

Italian cards were originally made with the back folded over and stuck down to form a border on the face of the card to protect its edges (cards were always made by pasting several layers of paper together, and tended to fall apart with use).