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Reproduction Playing Cards


Set of reproduction playing cards, printed on non-coated card stock with blank backs and no numbers.  52 cards total.

Newport was an important colonial city, with a thriving seaport, skilled craftsman community, and internationally-known merchant class. By the mid-1700s, Newport was the 5th largest port city in the American colonies, behind cities like New York and Charleston. During this time, Newport was the commercial and cultural center of Rhode Island.