Innovation Playing Card
The last half of the 18th century was littered with minds that immeasurably stood out from the rest, inventors and innovators that supercharged society to new heights launching mankind into the new century. Represented here are the royalty of Innovation, categorized into four suits: Illumination, Transportation, Communication, and Aviation.
- Printed by the Legends Playing Card Company
- Each court card, Ace and Jokers will have original illustrations, capturing the feel of the era.
- The Cards will be printed on the “Legends” Classic Finish, which is the highest quality card stock and have Gold foil embossing and Gold metallic ink
- The Tuck Case will be made with Premium Matte Card Stock Box, fully embossed and foiled, combined with Gold Metallic Ink
- Unique Back Design
Ace of Spades: Depicts the Model T Ford.
The Model T, also known as Tin Lizzie or just plain “T,” was one of the greatest innovations in transportation the world has ever known. Not only did its design build upon the achievements of the industry leaders, but it was accessible to the common man.
King of Spades: Henry Ford
Because he created an automobile nearly any American could own, the Model T – which in 1922 were driven by half of all drivers in America, and the credit he is given for the popularity of the assembly line it has been said that Henry Ford “[put] the World on Wheels.”
Queen of Spades: Mary Anderson
Men laughed at Mary Anderson. They made fun of her and her silly little device. But in 1905 they stopped laughing when she was granted U.S. Patent No. 743,801 for her “window cleaning device for electric cars and other vehicles to remove snow, ice or sleet from the window.” Yes the windshield wiper was invented by a Southern Belle named Mary Anderson.
Jack of Spades: Karl Benz
Karl Benz, was a German engine designer and car engineer,