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 Posted: Thu Jun 12th, 2008 01:01 am
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Kimber
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I picked up this quirky deck on Ebay last year and I'll be durned if I can find out anything about it! No lwb, no markings. Just 22 oversize (almost postcard size, but not quite) aluminum cards in a heavy metal, open topped velvet lined tray. The cards are extremely colorful and bright - they remind me of a cross between the Connolly and the Sheridan Douglas.  Does anybody know anything about these cards?

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 Posted: Thu Jun 12th, 2008 05:19 pm
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Any pictures?

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 Posted: Fri Jun 13th, 2008 02:13 pm
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I'll pull out the deck this weekend and scan a few of the cards at work next week.:cool:

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 Posted: Sat Jun 14th, 2008 09:59 pm
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OK, I took a few pics with my digital camera. Here's the first one, of the Wheel of Fortune in the open case the cards came in. The cards are 3.5"x6".

Attachment: Alum WoF.JPG (Downloaded 87 times)

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 Posted: Sat Jun 14th, 2008 10:00 pm
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Here's one more of three additional cards.

Attachment: Alum 3.JPG (Downloaded 86 times)

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 Posted: Sat Jun 14th, 2008 11:31 pm
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WOW that is quite something.

Never seen it before, though. I wish I had.....

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 Posted: Sun Jun 15th, 2008 01:06 am
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gregory wrote: WOW that is quite something.

Never seen it before, though. I wish I had.....

I hadn't either. Funny thing is, everyone must have been asleep at the switch that day on Ebay - I paid $3.99 for it!:ok

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 Posted: Sun Jun 15th, 2008 12:00 pm
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Kindly e-mail me (you may have my e-mail from the Amazon business, I think !!) with the ID of the seller spit rage. I have been avoiding Ebay except to sell rubbish, for some time.... :sd But I could have AFFORDED that !

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 Posted: Sun Jun 15th, 2008 08:07 pm
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I wonder how many of those where created and even more important how many are still availlable....

( i hear my budget agonizing and letting a deathgrow out ) :ww

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 Posted: Mon Jun 16th, 2008 05:04 pm
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These are really neat.  I work with aluminum and would love these!  Well, I don't actually work with the stuff, I do the mechanical drawings that others use to make parts and pieces.

Are they solid pieces of metal with designs stenciled on?  Or card stock with aluminum foil backing?  I have some of the foil type and I don't remember them having such strong colors.

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 Posted: Mon Jun 16th, 2008 06:13 pm
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They fit precisely in the tray they come in, which is lined in some sort of red material which feels like a rough, inexpensive velvet. The same material covers the bottom of the tray. 

They are 100% metal....they feel like tin sheeting, and the designs appear to be etched on, but when you run your fingers over them, they are slightly raised.  I can see a couple of infinitesimal areas where the design has flaked along a line, so I am handling them very carefully. Any recommendations for preserving them would be much appreciated!

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 Posted: Mon Jun 16th, 2008 06:14 pm
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Oops duplicated message deleted! :z

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