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Playing Card Co., Russell & Morgan Factories" Andrew Dougherty based in New York, NY (1848-1930) from 1907-1930, was a separate part of USPC in 1930, was merged into Consolidated Dougherty Co.(since 1962 operated as a division of USPC) Perfection Playing Card Co.based in Philadelphia, PA (1885-1889) based in New York, NY (1890-1894) in 1894, acquired by USPC, name was used until 1915 Samuel Hart & Co.
Dont miss your chance to own this scarce complete deck as it will surely add to your serious collection. Elvgren's works are up close in value to the artwork of Vargas.
Personally I feel the financial value is irrelevant, but the quality of his work is stunning to say the least.
He studied art at the Minneapolis Art institute, an institution that also hosted other artists now known for their pinup works among which were Robert Skemp, Andrew Loomis, Coby Whitmore, Al Buell and Ben Stahl.
Coca Cola attracted a number of these artists to their workplace, and Elvgren was not an exception.
During his time at Coca Cola, he worked with and likely learned more from, Haddon Sundblom. Elvgren was known to have an image in his mind of the perfect models for his work, though in reality they were either very rare or non existent. a fifteen year old face and a twenty year old body.
No creased cards, very slight edge wear, very slight surface wear, and box is in very good condition with intact tax stamp.