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'Americana' Playing Card Deck

A project in Indianapolis, IN by Russell Kercheval
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From Russell Kercheval, designer of the Brimstone deck, comes Americana. An old deck taken straight from the wild west.
Backers: 1045
Average Pledge Per Backer: $26

Funded: $26,953 of $7,500
Dates: Sep 27th -> Nov 1st (36 days)
Project By: Russell Kercheval
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Latest News

Designers, Classic Playing-Card Maker Win Big on Kickstarter

February 7th - via: wired.com
Aspiring artists have customarily emphasized canvas and poster to display their talents, while co-opting the t-shirt as a medium starting in the 1950s and 1960s. Now, a new batch of designers are turning to a more venerable channel as an artistic outlet — the traditional deck of playing cards. (Read More)

All Rewards are in the Mail!

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
The fulfillment company has notified me that 99% of the rewards have been sent out!  If you have not received yours yet, no worries, it is on it's way as I type.  Remember, customs is completely random letting most packages through and holding... (Read More)

Shipping Starts Today!

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
After too long of a wait, the cards are shipping!Shipping Info:  It will take the warehouse a few days to actually pump them all out into circulation.  Standard shipping within the USA is typically 2-4 business days, and shipping overseas usually... (Read More)

They Have Arrived!

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
They look fantastic, I'm really proud of these! Just a reminder on the delivery and timetable.  Now that the cards are in, it will take the warehouse manager about a week to get all the orders processed and sorted.  Once everything is all lined up... (Read More)

Good news everyone!

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Well, after a few hiccups* I got some great news from the good folks at USPCC/Bicycle.  The tuck-boxes have been printed and the cards should be printing in a week!  I am looking to get them in and ready to send out in the first week of April.... (Read More)

Survey + Shipping Info

February 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Well, the Americana's are close and you know what that means... Surveys! Over the next few days I will be sending out surveys for shipping information to all of you.  Included in the survey will be mailing address, phone number (required for... (Read More)

Prototype deck is in...

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
...and it looks fantastic!The deck looks and feels perfect!  Bicycle has done a wonderful job matching my on screen designs with a real product.  The reds and blues really pop off the cards and the detailing is razor sharp.   This is the... (Read More)

Howdy Pardners!

January 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy Pardners!In my last update I said I'd have some real news, and I do!  My Bicycle rep emailed me the digital proofs.  I've looked them over and didn't find anything wrong.  The next step is to have Bicycle print up a one-off physical proof,... (Read More)

Chuggin' Along

December 15th - via: kickstarter.com
DECEMBER UPDATE:Still on track.  Over the past month I have completed the designs (see below) worked out a few contracts and have contacted a fulfillment company.  Not much in the realm of update-worthy news, mostly behind the scenes... (Read More)

WE MADE IT!

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

8 Hours Left!

November 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Just a few last minute reminders:International backers - Make sure you have included extra for shipping if your reward level requires it. Credit Cards - If your card fails to go through right away, don't worry. Kickstarter/Amazon will try to collect... (Read More)

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