The cards themselves are elegant, having custom back designs with METALLIC inks. Why are they called Fig. Erdnase stated that the most important "artifice" one could master with a deck of playing cards is the bottom deal. Smith illustration for this invaluable lesson is fig.
25 illustration is tastefully incorporated into the back design. The floral back design frames the illustration with acorns, a symbol from the book's original 1902 cover. Card Stock and Finish The cards are printed on the highest quality Bee card stock as is used by casinos around the world. Traditional Cut The deck is cut using the "Traditional" cut method made famous by Richard Turner.
Custom Jokers and Ace of Spades The custom Jokers use imagery from the deck's floral back design, along with two of the most popular and famous quotes from the book (one of them regarding the bottom deal's importance). The Ace of Spades: The shape of the "Spade" is modeled after the Ace of Spades from the "Bicycle Spectrum Playing Deck, " which is also the Logo for the Spectrum Playing Cards LLC.
The Faces The original intention was to place the various illustrations by The M. Smith throughout the deck until Mark Calabrese, an Erdnase aficionado as well as a highly skilled sleight of hand artist, had a brilliant idea: Imagine cutting the shape of a card directly from the pages of the book... And then printing each page on EVERY card! The result is the most detailed and TRUE TRIBUTE DECK to Erdnase, EVER designed! EACH page was scanned at high resolution, carefully placed for aesthetics, one card at a time, and then meticulously lightened and colorized in a sepia tone to balance out the contrast of the image.3 VERSIONS AVAILABLE: STANDARD EDITION. Linen card stock replica book cover around the tuck.
Gold foil embossed printing on cover and spine. 52 custom Erdnase illustrated cards with elegant green metallic backs. Real HARDBACK replica book cover (HAND WRAPPED linen) around the tuck. Includes BOTH versions: 2 decks (standard stock cover and hard backed collector version).
Laser engraved book ends featuring the famous Fig. 25 drawing, made specifically to show off your decks.
The unique design of these decks makes these highly collectable playing cards. These stylish and sleek playing cards bring an element of coolness to your next poker tournament or cards magic. Ideal for playing card games, blackjack or performing magic tricks and flourishes, for cardistry.
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