Playing Cards

Playing Cards

     

This deck of playing cards was part of the Technical Order bag of Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile crewmember, Capt. Robert Moore, U.S. Air Force. Each crewmember carried such a bag with weapons operations instructions and personal items to occupy the long hours spent inside a bunker.

Capt. Moore donated this deck of cards in 1987.

Gift of Robert F. Moore

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
U.S. Playing Card Co.

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Space Race

Type
MEMORABILIA-Miscellaneous

Materials
Cardboard storage box
CARDS - CARD STOCK
Dimensions
Other: 3 1/2 in. long x 2 1/2 in. wide (8.9 x 6.4cm)

This deck of playing cards was part of the Technical Order bag of Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile crewmember, Capt. Robert Moore, U.S. Air Force. Each crewmember carried such a bag with weapons operations instructions and personal items to occupy the long hours spent inside a bunker.

Capt. Moore donated this deck of cards in 1987.

Gift of Robert F. Moore

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
U.S. Playing Card Co.

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Space Race

Type
MEMORABILIA-Miscellaneous

Materials
Cardboard storage box
CARDS - CARD STOCK
Dimensions
Other: 3 1/2 in. long x 2 1/2 in. wide (8.9 x 6.4cm)

ID: A19870378002