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1949   JK5   Tohoku Karuta Cards


Picture Card Front

Picture Card Back
Year(s) Published: 1949
Hobby Designation:   JK5
Set Name: Tohoku Karuta Cards
Card Size (inches): 2-7/8 x 4
Number of Cards in Set: 46
Est. Value (common; VG): $7



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Set Summary
  • Very crude drawings on somewhat oversized cards
  • 46 Picture Cards & 46 corresponding Reading Cards
  • Borderless picture cards designed with solid background
  • Circle at top is hiragana symbol relating to the card
  • Hiragana symbol also printed on reading card
  • Ruth, DiMaggio and O'Doul are keys to the set
  • Reading cards are smaller (2 x 3 inches; see below)
  • Both cards (picture and reading) have blank backs

  • JK5 Reading Card

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