52 cards + 2 Jokers
87mm x 61mm
– “Veni Vidi Vici” is written on the ace of spades
– plastic box
Deck made for Kanegafuchi Spinning Co., Ltd., advertising its Puritan Sportswear brand and featuring the designs of illustrator Bob Peak.
Hailed as the “father of the modern Hollywood movie poster,” Peak’s work included: ad and promotional work for the U.S. Postal Service, French Lines, Samsonite, Puritan Sportswear, 7-up, TWA, and Ford; story and cover art for most major “slicks,” e.g. Sports Illustrated, TV Guide, and Time (over 40 covers); and 100+ movie posters, including West Side Story, Modesty Blaise, Camelot, Star Trek the Motion Picture, The Missouri Breaks, The Spy Who Loved Me, Superman, My Fair Lady, Apocalypse Now, Excaliber, Any Which Way But Loose, and Our Man Flint.
Peak contributed illustrations to the advertising for Puritan Sportswear clothes beginning in 1962 and continuing throughout the decade.