United States Playing Card Co.-Norwood, OH
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
N 39° 09.541 W 084° 26.579
16S E 720935 N 4337537
US Playing Card, home of Bicycle Cards. They are the largest manufacturer of playing cards in the world. They also produce Bee and Aviator brand cards.
Waymark Code: WM2TFA
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 12/19/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member woolsox
Views: 123

The US Playing Card Company produces a variety of playing cards and related items, such as poker chips. They have been in business since 1880s. This location is a hugh complex of older industrial buildings near Cincinnati, OH. The company produced special cards during WW2 that contained pieces of maps hidden between the front and back of the card, used by POWs.

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Product manufactured here: Bicycle Playing Cards

4590 Beech St.

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