This set of 52 playing cards is unnumbered, and is likely made up of cards from multiple decks. In a set of cards with matching green backs, there are two with yellow and red backs. The nine of diamonds card has penciled markings.
This branding iron is a long metal rod with a curve shaped symbol attached at one end with two prongs.
Branding irons were heated until red-hot, and then pressed against the hide of livestock to leave an identifying scar or mark.