Gypsy Witch Fortune Telling Playing Cards.
Cincinnati, OH: United States Playing Card Co., [1950-1960]. Reprint. Original Wraps in Box. Gypsy Witch Fortune Telling Playing Cards deck provides an easy-to-learn method of divination. Each Gypsy Witch card is numbered and displays a pictorial illustration of the card's symbolic meaning. Individual meanings of the cards are also written on the card faces. The 55-card pack includes a small instruction booklet with two methods of laying out the cards for a short reading, and a long reading. The significance of each card is determined by its context and position in the layout. Cards are based on the divination system attributed to Mlle Lenormand, the celebrated 18th century French mystic and fortuneteller. The cards were first introduced in 1903 and have been published continuously since. Very Good+. Slipcase brown felt box shows wear and fading, gilt titling, otherwise complete, vg. Booklet intact, cards are bright and unmarred in color lithography. In original two-piece, top-lid cloth-covered box with duplicate cards on box verso, with instruction booklet in English. Comprises 55 numbered cards including, 2 Jokers, advertisement. Item #11183