Everyone makes a big deal over memorabilia from Air Force One, but
items from Air Force Two aren't that big a deal. According to
popular perception, the President goes off aboard Air Force One on
important diplomatic trips...while the Vice President takes Air Force
Two to whatever public works dedication or funeral is on the day's
While it's common to see decks of cards from Air Force One, here's a
very nice dual deck from Air Force Two. My best guess is that
it dates from the late 1970s or early 1980s; it has the newer Vice
Presidential Seal on both sides. The role of Air Force Two in
those days was most often performed by a VC-137B (a plushed-up
707-120B), usually 58-6970, now on display at Seattle's Museum of
Notice how the deck's jokers represent the Executive Branch's likely
feelings toward the Legislative Branch!
-- Thanks to Jodie
Peeler for both the photo and the caption.