1905 - 1925

The most common of the older Bicycle decks. Early versions were produced in both Ivory (smooth) and Air Cushion (linen or textured) finish. Later decks were only available in Air Cushion finish.

On top of all the other variations, some early US8c decks were also issued with smaller indices on the face cards. A comparison of the two different styles can be seen in the first image below (thanks to Steve Bowling). Following are examples of aces of spades, jokers and different box designs and colors.

All Wheel                      Auto No. 2
Auto No. 3                    Autobike No. 3
Autocycle No. 2           Automobile No. 1
Automobile No. 2        Big Gun
Chainless                      Club
Cupid (Crosshatch)    Dreadnaught
Emblem                        Expert
Flying Ace                    Handlebar
Invincible                     Lantern No. 2
League                          Oak Leaf
Lotus                             Mobile No. 2
Model No. 1                  Model No. 2
Motor No. 2                  Motorcar
Motorcycle No. 1        Motorette No. 2
Nautic                           New Fan
Pneumatic No. 2         Racer No. 2
Rider                             Saddle
Safety                           Snowflake
Sprocket No. 1            Stag
Star Plaid No. 2           Tangent No. 1
Tangent No. 2              Thistle (Brick)
Tri-Plaid                        Tri-Tire No. 2
Wheel No. 1                 Wheel No. 2

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