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1952-53   JK20   Omoshiro Book Karuta Set


Player Card (Front)

Player Card (Back)
Year(s) Published: 1952/53
Hobby Designation:   JK20
Set Name: Omoshiro Book Mag.
Card Size (inches): 2 x 2-3/8
Number of Cards in Set: 21 (BB)
Est. Value (common; VG): $6



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Reading Card (Front)

Reading Card (Back)
(shown at approximate actual size)

Set Summary
  • Produced as a karuta game in January 1953 by Omoshiro Book
  • Omoshiro Book was a monthly magazine for young boys
  • Set contains 40 total cards (21 baseball plus 19 other sports)
  • Name in hiragana printed vertically on upper right
  • Team and position printed horizontally along lower edge
  • Backgrounds in blue, green, yellow, orange, red and pink
  • Produced with both blank backs and printed backs


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