This listing has ended.
This is a private listing. Sign in to view your status or learn more about private listings.

 
Posts to:
Worldwide See exclusions
Delivery:
 
Posts to:
Worldwide See exclusions

Details about  Vintage Matsui Tengudo Handmade Hanafuda/Hwatu/Tarot, GoStop Koi-Koi Geisha Deck

See original listing
Vintage Matsui Tengudo Handmade Hanafuda/Hwatu/Tarot, GoStop Koi-Koi Geisha Deck
Vintage-Matsui-Tengudo-Handmade-Hanafuda-Hwatu-Tarot-GoStop-Koi-Koi-Geisha-Deck
Item Ended
Item condition:
New
Ended:
14 Aug, 2014 00:03:19 AEST
Price:
US $180.00
 
Approximately AU $193.37(including postage)
Postage:
US $15.00 (approx. AU $16.11) Standard Int'l Shipping | See details
Item location:
Madrid, Spain

Description

eBay item number:
221189083656
Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.
Last updated on  11 Aug, 2014 03:33:38 AEST  View all revisions

Item specifics

Condition:
New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item. See the seller's listing for full details. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Theme:

Nature

Country of Manufacture:

Japan

Age:

Modern (1970-Now)

Single deck of red backed Matsui Tengudo Kobana hanafuda from the mid ShoĊµa period, these date to around 1980.
Kobana cards were originally created for travel but they became popular amongst geisha due to their smaller size.

The cards can be used for many different games such as 88, Koi-Koi, GoStop, Patience and even used as Tarot.

Matsui Tengudo was the last producer of traditional handmade hanafuda in Japan, and since it's closure in 2011 the cards have become extremely rare and collectable.
Each card is completely handmade. The images are printed by woodblock, the colors applied via a stencil (see photos) and the 5 bright (20 point) cards have hand drawn details in silver.
The finished sheet is then cut into cards and each one is wrapped in quality mino paper.
Even though these cards are tiny, the materials and processes used are identical to that of the full size hanafuda.

This auction is for 1 complete deck of 48 cards (+1 blank) with red paper backing, housed in a paulownia wood box with gold embossing.

Cards measure approximately 2 x 3 cm, box approximately 6 x 5 x 2 cm.

Please check the photos to see the deck alongside a normal size hanafuda and a standard western playing card.

As new old stock, still sealed in plastic inside and out. Outer plastic carefully removed and replaced for photos.

Will ship worldwide and recorded for $15. Tracking number provided as soon as sent.
Will insure on request at additional cost.

Please check my other items to see more rare hanafuda, I will combine shipping on multiple purchases.

Payment via PayPal only.

Questions and answers about this item

No questions or answers have been posted about this item.




Place bid

Time left:
Current bid:
(Approximately ##1##)
Shipping:
Import charges:
Your max bid:
Your max bid:
By clicking Confirm bid, you commit to buy this item from the seller if you're the winning bidder.
By clicking Confirm bid, you are committing to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder and have read and agreed to the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab. Import charges previously quoted are subject to change if you increase you maximum bid amount.
Cancel
Loading...
Resume bidding, if the page does not update immediately.
Place bid
Review and confirm your bid
Bid confirmation
d
h
m
s
day
hour
hours
FREE postage
See item description
(Approximately ##1##)
(Enter ##1## or more)
(Enter more than ##1##)
Your max bid:
Increase max bid
Place bid
Confirm bid
Increase max bid
Cancel
Change bid
Close
, you've been outbid. Don't let it get away - bid again!
, you're the highest bidder on this item. Good luck
, you're the first bidder. Hope you win!
, you're currently the high bidder, but you're close to getting outbid.
, this auction is almost over and you're currently the high bidder.
, you're the high bidder, but the reserve price hasn't been met.
Please enter your bid again.
Please enter a valid number as the bid price.
Enter an amount that is equal or greater than the minimum bid required. This can be found under the bid entry box.
Maximum bids can't be lowered once they're submitted.
This seller requires the buyer to have a PayPal account to purchase this item. Get a PayPal account here .
Your bid is greater than or equal to the Buy It Now price. We recommend you purchase this item via Buy It Now. If you still wish to bid, you may do so below.
Time left:
Current bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Your maximum bid:
(approximately ##1##)
Increase your maximum bid:
By clicking 1 Click Bid, you commit to buy this item from the seller if you're the winning bidder. Learn moreabout 1-click bid - opens in a new window or tab
day
hour
min
sec
days
hours
mins
secs
(approximately ##1##)
Winning bid:
Starting bid:
Close
Congratulations! The auction has ended and you're the winner.
The auction has ended, but the reserve price was not met.
Sorry, the auction has ended and you were outbid.
Good news, you're the high bidder.
Sorry, you've been outbid.
You're the high bidder, but the reserve price is not met.
Please enter a higher amount than the current bid.
Maximum bids can't be lowered once submitted.
Please enter a valid number.
This is a private listing and your identity will not be disclosed to anyone except the seller.

Additional site navigation