1885 - 1890

This was first thought to be the earliest Bicycle ace of spades, but US8a was revealed to be the first issued. There were several different jokers issued with this deck, including the extremely rare full color joker pictured below. The last box pictured was issued with gold edged decks in each of the four colors (red, blue, green and brown).

Back Designs Issued in this Style:

  1. Acorn
  3. Angel
37. Lotus
39. Margin Star No. 1
57. Old Fan
63. Rider
74. Thistle (Sod)
80. Wheel No. 1

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