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September 2016

Shop Item  Funny Face Snap, no. 5369 • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Funny Face Snap, Tower Press product no.5369.

Shop Item  Old Maid, no. 5614 • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Old Maid, Tower Press product no.5614.

Shop Item  Beat your Neighbours, no. 5613 • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Beat your Neighbours, Tower Press product no.5613.

Shop Item  Fairy Tale Snap, no. 5292 • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

'Fairy Tale Snap', Tower Press product no.5292.

Shop Item  Beat your Neighbours, no. 5481 • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Beat your Neighbours, Tower Press product no.5481.

Shop Item  Old Maid, no. 5862 • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Old Maid, Tower Press product no.5862.

Shop Item  Old Maid, no. 5732 • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Old Maid, Tower Press product no.5732.

Shop Item  James English Fascimile • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Facsimile of standard deck by James English & Co (1882) made by Mount Hood Playing Card Co, 2003.

Piccadilly Patience • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Piccadilly Patience by Piatnik, c.1955

Shop Item  Playing Card Oracles - Alchemy Edition • Monday, September 26, 2016

Playing Card Oracles Alchemy Edition Divination Deck designed by C.J. Freeman, 2nd edition, 2014

Shop Item  Teddy Bear Transformation • Monday, September 26, 2016

Teddy Bear pack of transformed playing cards created by Peter Wood and published by Andrew Jones Art, 1994

Shop Item  Nine Lives Tarot • Monday, September 26, 2016

Nine Lives Tarot designed by Annette Abolins, 2013.

Shop Item  Gallo Intransparente • Thursday, September 22, 2016

'Gallo Intransparente' by Pasatiempos Gallo S.A. de C.V., Mexico, c.1995

Shop Item  Gallo Extra • Thursday, September 22, 2016

'Gallo Extra Intransparente' by Pasatiempos Gallo S.A. de C.V., Mexico, c.1995.

Shop Item  Guinness Poster Deck • Thursday, September 22, 2016

Guinness Poster Deck with vintage Guinness posters on the 12 court cards, 1999.

Shop Item  Vanity Fair • Thursday, September 22, 2016

Vanity Fair playing cards with caricatures from the famous magazine on each card, 1995

Shop Item  Underground Historic Posters • Thursday, September 22, 2016

Underground Historic Art Poster playing cards, c.1995

Shop Item  Naipes El León • Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Naipes 'El León' made in Mexico by Clemente Jacques y Cia., c.1950

El Aguila • Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Naipes ‘El Aguila’ with flamboyantly dressed court figures made in Mexico by La Cubana S.A., c.1975

Shop Item  Naipes ‘El Aguila’ • Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Naipes ‘El Aguila’ made in Mexico by La Cubana S.A., c.1975

Shop Item  Faisán • Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Naipes "Faisan - Extra Intransparente" based on Gallo design made by Productos Leo S.A., Mexico, c.2000

Shop Item  Moctezuma Cerveza Sol • Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Moctezuma Cerveza Sol brewery advertising pack made in Mexico by Productos Leo S.A., c.2000

Shop Item  Cerveza Carta Blanca • Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Cerveza Carta Blanca brewery advertising deck made in Mexico by Productos Leo, S.A., c.1990

Shop Item  As de Oros • Tuesday, September 20, 2016

‘As de Oros’ Spanish-suited deck made in Mexico by Productos Leo S.A., c.2002

Shop Item  Selección Nacional de Fútbol • Tuesday, September 20, 2016

‘Selección Nacional de Fútbol’ playing cards published in Mexico by Novelty Corp de México S.A. de C.V., 2002.

Shop Item  Pedro Domecq Mexican brandy • Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Faisán anglo-american pack for Pedro Domecq Mexican brandy by Productos Leo S.A., c.2000

Old Huckleberry Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey • Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Old Huckleberry Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey with a retro vintage feel

Shop Item  South African Airways • Monday, September 19, 2016

Pack produced for South African Airways made by Protea Playing Card Company, Johannesburg.

Shop Item  Protea Bridge 999 • Monday, September 19, 2016

Deck with non-standard suit colours, blue diamonds & green clubs, manufactured by Protea Playing Card Company, Johannesburg.

Shop Item  Protea Thin Deck • Monday, September 19, 2016

Standard pack printed in thin card for conjuring by Protea Playing Card Co, Johannesburg

Shop Item  Naipes Aguila Antigua Opaca • Monday, September 19, 2016

Naipes Finos "Aguila Antigua Opaca" made by La Cubana S.A. de C.V,, Mexico, 2002

Shop Item  Naipes Aguila Antigua Transparente • Monday, September 19, 2016

Naipes Finos "Aguila Antigua Transparente No.2" Cádiz pattern, La Cubana S.A., Mexico, c.2000.

Shop Item  Naipe Estrella Nueva • Monday, September 19, 2016

Naipe Estrella Nueva 180, La Cubana S.A., Mexico, 1999

Shop Item  Naipes Campana Extra • Monday, September 19, 2016

Naipes Campana Extra by La Cubana, Mexico, 1999

Shop Item  Naipe El Ferrocarril • Monday, September 19, 2016

Naipe El Ferrocarril by La Cubana S.A., Mexico, c.2000

Shop Item  Greek Playing Cards • Saturday, September 17, 2016

Greek Playing Cards with photos of the most beautiful Greek places published by Dimitri Haïtalis, Athens, c.1980.

Shop Item  Peppermill Hotel Casino • Saturday, September 17, 2016

‘Gemaco’ playing cards for Peppermill Hotel Casino cancelled by marking edges with red dye, c.1990

Shop Item  Art for the Earth Transformation Deck • Saturday, September 17, 2016

Art for the Earth Transformation Deck published by Andrew Jones Art for Friends of the Earth, c.1990

Art for the Earth • Saturday, September 17, 2016

“Art for the Earth” Transformation Deck published by Andrew Jones Art for Friends of the Earth, c.1990.

Shop Item  Jeu Napoleon 1er • Friday, September 16, 2016

Jeu Napoleon 1er based upon historical paintings of Napoleon, published by Éditions Dusserre

Jeu Romantique de Nanteuil • Friday, September 16, 2016

“Jeu Romantique de Nanteuil” published by Éditions Dusserre, Paris, based on originals published in 1838.

Shop Item  Jeu Romantique de Nanteuil • Friday, September 16, 2016

“Jeu Romantique de Nanteuil” published by Éditions Dusserre, Paris

Jeu de l’an 2 • Friday, September 16, 2016

“Jeu de l’an 2” by Grimaud is a facsimile of French Revolutionary cards first published by Veuve Mouton in c.1793

Shop Item  Jeu de l’an 2 • Friday, September 16, 2016

“Jeu de l’an 2” a facsimile edition of cards first published in c.1793

Shop Item  Jeu Roman by Éditions Dusserre • Thursday, September 15, 2016

Jeu Roman by Éditions Dusserre, Paris

Shop Item  Jeu Renaissance by Éditions Dusserre • Thursday, September 15, 2016

Jeu Renaissance by Éditions Dusserre, Paris

Shop Item  Armorial des Chevaliers de la Toison d’Or • Thursday, September 15, 2016

Armorial des Chevaliers de la Toison d’Or or the Game of the Golden Fleece, Éditions Dusserre, Paris

Shop Item  Jeu des Armures • Thursday, September 15, 2016

Jeu des Armures by Éditions Dusserre, Paris

Shop Item  Geneviève Lirola • Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Playing cards designed by Geneviève Lirola in 1973

Blog Post   Divine Art Playing Cards • Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Divine Art Playing Cards by Sunish Chabba & Guru Playing Card Company, 2016

Shop Item  Les Artisans Tunisiens • Wednesday, September 14, 2016

“Les Artisans Tunisiens” Jeu de Sept Familles, Tunis, c.1980

Shop Item  1900 Jeu de Cartes Jugendstil • Wednesday, September 14, 2016

‘Jeu de Cartes 1900’ designed by Marie Christine Schira in the Art Nouveau or Jugendstil style, Grimaud, 1979

Shop Item  Nine Lives Playing Cards • Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Nine Lives Playing Cards designed by Annette Abolins, 2016.

Shop Item  Legends No.202 Egyptian Edition • Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Legends No.202 Egyptian Edition produced by Legends Playing Card Co., 2014.

Shop Item  Goodall Linette Patience double set • Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Double boxed set of Goodall’s “Linette” Patience cards sealed in original tax wrappers, c.1925

British Airways Concorde • Monday, September 12, 2016

British Airways Concorde playing cards made in Belgium by Carta Mundi, before 2003.

Shop Item  John Jaques & Son • Sunday, September 11, 2016

John Jaques & Son advertising pack made in East Germany by Altenburger Spielkarten Fabrik, c.1980s

Translucent Playing Cards • Sunday, September 11, 2016

Translucent Playing Cards made by an unknown maker, c.1850

Shop Item  Legends No.852 • Sunday, September 11, 2016

Legends No.852 v.2 Playing cards made by Legends Playing Card Co., 2014.

Shop Item  Gnostic Gold • Saturday, September 10, 2016

The Gnostic Deck (rose gold) printed by Legends Playing Card Company

Shop Item  Serpentine Blue • Saturday, September 10, 2016

Serpentine playing cards (blue) printed by Legends Playing Card Co.

Shop Item  Serpentine Red • Saturday, September 10, 2016

Serpentine playing cards (red) printed by Legends Playing Card Co.

Shop Item  Gotland souvenir • Saturday, September 10, 2016

Gotland souvenir deck with Swedish pattern courts by unknown manufacturer

Blog Post   Hidden meanings in painting by Jheronimus Bosch • Saturday, September 10, 2016

Medieval View of Gambling in the ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ by Jheronimus Bosch

Shop Item  Dogs Playing Cards • Saturday, September 10, 2016

Dogs Playing Cards illustrated by Chet Phillips.

Shop Item  Manx Playing Card Stamps • Saturday, September 10, 2016

Presentation pack containing six full colour stamps depicting antique playing cards issued by Isle of Man Stamps & Coins, 2014

Bridge Challenger • Saturday, September 10, 2016

“Bridge Challenger” by Fidelity Electronics, 1975

Shop Item  Campari by Dal Negro • Friday, September 9, 2016

Double boxed set of Campari playing cards by Dal Negro, c.1998

Shop Item  Mediterranean Shipping Co. • Friday, September 9, 2016

Double boxed Bridge set with advertising for Mediterranean Shipping Co., made by Modiano, Italy, 1995.

Shop Item  Cathay Pacific Airlines • Friday, September 9, 2016

Cathay Pacific Airlines complimentary pack, sealed in cello-wrapper

Chur Ober-Pfälzische Französisch Karten • Thursday, September 8, 2016

French-suited pack with full-length courts by Joseph Losch, c.1800.

Unknown Maker • Thursday, September 8, 2016

Early German deck by unknown maker, c.1825

Shop Item  Cult Movie Cards • Wednesday, September 7, 2016

“Cult Movie Cards” designed by Paul Willoughby, printed by the United States Playing Card Co., 2014

Parisian Actors and Opera Singers • Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Extraordinary ‘Actors and Opera Singers’ deck printed by Avril et Cie, Paris, c.1865

Bicycle Heritage • Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Bicycle Heritage playing cards by the United States Playing Card Company, 2012

Bulgaria Souvenir • Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Bulgaria Souvenir by Land of Roses Ltd

Shop Item  Commonwealth Games 1986 • Monday, September 5, 2016

Deck with special Ace of Spades for the XIII Commonwealth Games, 1986

Shop Item  Spanish Playing Card Lottery Tickets • Monday, September 5, 2016

​16 Spanish O.N.C.E. National Lottery Coupons featuring Fournier's Baraja Iberoamericana playing cards, 2002

Shop Item  Rose of the Orient Tea Snap • Monday, September 5, 2016

Vintage “Rose of the Orient Tea Snap” cards manufactured by C.W.S. Printing Works during the 1930s

Shop Item  Axe Deodorant • Monday, September 5, 2016

Axe Deodorant Playing Cards by Zecat, Argentina, c.2004

Shop Item  Rami made in Tunisia • Monday, September 5, 2016

'Rami' playing cards made in Tunisia, c.1975

Shop Item  Czech Patience Cards • Monday, September 5, 2016

Double set of Patience playing cards No.140 published by Obchodni Tiskarny of Prague, c.1960

Shop Item  Vienna Pattern • Monday, September 5, 2016

Vienna Pattern by Ferd Piatnik & Söhne, Vienna, 1978

Astérix • Monday, September 5, 2016

Cartes à Jouer ‘Astérix’ published by Ducale, 1987

Shop Item  Astérix • Monday, September 5, 2016

Astérix playing cards made in France by Ducale, 1987

D’Ye Ken John Peel • Monday, September 5, 2016

“D’Ye Ken John Peel” by Greta Games, Carlisle, c.1920.

Shop Item  Piatnik’s “Lady” playing cards • Sunday, September 4, 2016

Piatnik’s “Lady” slim sized playing cards with attractive historical courts imported into UK by Benno Products, 1950s

Shop Item  Nintendo Mishief Cat • Sunday, September 4, 2016

Nintendo standard English pattern with Mishief Cat back design, 1970s.

Shop Item  Crooked Pack • Sunday, September 4, 2016

Crooked Pack playing cards, 1970s

Shop Item  Bermuda Souvenir • Sunday, September 4, 2016

Bermuda Souvenir playing cards made in Holland by S.N. Playing Card Co, 1960s.

Shop Item  Souvenir of Devon • Sunday, September 4, 2016

Devon Souvenir playing cards with 54 scenic views published by John Hinde, 1970s

Shop Item  Piatnik North German pattern • Saturday, September 3, 2016

North German pattern Skat printed by Piatnik, 1978

Shop Item  Kaiser Jubiläum Imperial playing cards • Saturday, September 3, 2016

Kaiser Jubiläum Imperial playing cards made in Austria by Ferd Piatnik & Sons, Vienna, 1977 edition.

Shop Item  Genoese pattern for Dutch market • Friday, September 2, 2016

Genoese pattern made in Hungary by Artex for the Dutch market, c.1970

Shop Item  Sanrio Monkichi playing cards • Friday, September 2, 2016

Sanrio Monkichi playing cards made in Japan by Angel Playing Cards, 1993

Shop Item  El Rodeo Talabartería • Thursday, September 1, 2016

Gaucho-themed promotional playing cards for ‘El Rodeo Talabartería’, Buenos Aires, c.2006

Shop Item  North German pattern Skat • Thursday, September 1, 2016

North German pattern Skat deck printed by Berliner Spielkarten

Shop Item  Maia Portugal Souvenir • Thursday, September 1, 2016

Maia Portugal Souvenir

Shop Item  Slavic Costumes Patience • Thursday, September 1, 2016

Double set of Slavic Costumes Patience made in Russia by The Colour Printing Plant, St Petersburg, c.1960.

Shop Item  Rhineland Pattern for The Netherlands • Thursday, September 1, 2016

Rhineland Pattern for The Netherlands by F. X. Schmid, c.1990.

Birds, Beasts and Fishes • Thursday, September 1, 2016

The game of “Birds, Beasts and Fishes” published by Multum in Parvo Ltd, from 1896

Four Flags • Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Game of Four Flags published by Multum in Parvo, from 1896

Fairy Tales • Thursday, September 1, 2016

the Game of Fairy Tales published by Multum in Parvo Co,, from 1896

Proverbs • Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Game of Proverbs published by Multum in Parvo Ltd, London, c.1900

Merry Families • Thursday, September 1, 2016

Merry Families published by Multum in Parvo Co., Ltd, from 1896

August 2016

Shop Item  Lys de France patience • Wednesday, August 31, 2016

‘Lys de France’ patience by Carta Mundi

Shop Item  Math Stack • Wednesday, August 31, 2016

“Math Stack” playing cards designed by Diana Stanciulescu, made in India by TM Cards, 2015.

Modern Swiss-German Pattern • Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Modern Swiss-German Pattern by AGMüller, c.2000

Pedro Domecq • Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Anglo-American pattern for Pedro Domecq Mexican brandy made by Productos Leo S.A., c.2000

Shop Item  Jass Plus • Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Modern Swiss-German Pattern by AGMüller, c.2000.

Schlager Film Revue • Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Schlager Film Revue “Hot and Sweet” Quartett für Teenager, c.1960

Peterhof • Monday, August 29, 2016

“Peterhof” deck manufactured at the Leningrad Colour Printing Plant in 1999.

Shop Item  Peterhof • Monday, August 29, 2016

“Peterhof” deck manufactured at the Leningrad Colour Printing Plant in 1999.

Shop Item  Golden de Luxe Russian • Monday, August 29, 2016

Piatnik’s reprinting of “Slavic Costumes” deck titled “Golden de Luxe Russian”, 1997

The Neva River • Monday, August 29, 2016

A deck designed by Victor M. Sveshnikov dedicated to the Neva river and the city of Saint Petersburg.

Shop Item  Le Bossu de Notre-Dame • Saturday, August 27, 2016

“Le Bossu de Notre-Dame” family card game (Jeu de Sept Familles) published by Ducale (France Cartes), c.1996

Back to the USSR • Friday, August 26, 2016

Back to the USSR deck featuring communist party leaders and politicians, c.1995

Shop Item  Power Rangers • Thursday, August 25, 2016

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers playing cards, 1994

Shop Item  Butterflies • Thursday, August 25, 2016

The Famous Butterflies playing cards published by Heritage Toy & Game Co., Ltd, 1999.

Shop Item  Plants of the Bible • Thursday, August 25, 2016

The Famous Plants of the Bible playing cards published by Heritage Playing Card Company, 2000

Glorious Russia • Thursday, August 25, 2016

‘Glorious Russia’ playing cards made in France by Grimaud, c.1995

Shop Item  Glorious Russia • Thursday, August 25, 2016

‘Glorious Russia’ playing cards depicting famous historical emperors, rulers and leaders, made in France by Grimaud

Shop Item  Bavarian Pattern by F. X. Schmid • Thursday, August 25, 2016

Bavarian Schafkopf Tarock No.0671 by F. X. Schmid, c.1970.

Shop Item  Lombarde pattern by Modiano, 1981 • Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Lombarde pattern by Modiano, Trieste, c.1981

Ancient Civilisations • Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Ancient Civilisations playing cards designed by Celedonio Perellón, produced by Heraclio Fournier, 1973

European Naval Powers • Tuesday, August 23, 2016

“XVI Century European Naval Powers” deck illustrated by Isabel Ibáñez de Sendadiano and produced by Heraclio Fournier in 1981

Shop Item  European Naval Powers • Tuesday, August 23, 2016

“European Naval Powers” deck illustrated by Isabel Ibáñez de Sendadiano and produced by Heraclio Fournier in 1981

Lady Playing Cards • Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Piatnik’s "Lady" slim sized playing cards with attractive historical court designs

Shop Item  Jaques’ Snap • Monday, August 22, 2016

35 assorted cards from early editions of Jaques’ Snap, 1870-1880

Shop Item  Duplex Dominoes • Monday, August 22, 2016

Boxed set of Duplex Domino cards, c.1896

Shop Item  Orient Line to Australia • Monday, August 22, 2016

Orient Line to Australia twin patience set with special aces of spades manufactured by John Waddington Ltd, c.1925.

Shop Item  Maspero Frères patience set • Monday, August 22, 2016

Maspero Frères patience set in leather case manufactured by Goodall & Son, c.1910.

Shop Item  Miniature Disney deck • Monday, August 22, 2016

Miniature Disney Mickey Mouse cards

Shop Item  Indonesian Ceki Cards • Sunday, August 21, 2016

Indonesian Ceki Cards

Shop Item  Si Sek Pai • Sunday, August 21, 2016

Four Colour Cards (Si Sek Pai) made in Turnhout (Belgium) for export to Far Eastern markets.

Shop Item  Snip Snap • Saturday, August 20, 2016

Decimal Snap created by Eric Wagstaff, published by Michael Stanfield Holdings in 1968

Shop Item  Henderson Derrick Cranes • Saturday, August 20, 2016

Double set of De la Rue playing cards with advertising for Henderson Derrick Cranes, c.1965

Shop Item  Pepys ‘Perma’ Playing Cards • Saturday, August 20, 2016

Pepys Perma Playing Cards made by Alf Cooke Ltd, 1960s.

Shop Item  Gibsons ‘Snap’ • Saturday, August 20, 2016

Gibsons ‘Snap’ card game (manufactured by De la Rue), c.1938

Shop Item  Wills Patience set • Saturday, August 20, 2016

Double ‘Patience’ set by Mardon, Son & Hall for W.D. & H.O. Wills promotion, 1933

Shop Item  Sum-it Card Game • Saturday, August 20, 2016

‘Sum-it’ Card Game published by Sum-It Card Game Ltd., Leeds (UK), c.1934.

Shop Item  W. P. Butterfield Ltd • Saturday, August 20, 2016

Unopened double boxed set for W. P. Butterfield Ltd by John Waddington Ltd, c.1950

Kaiser Jubiläum • Saturday, August 20, 2016

Kaiser Jubiläum Imperial playing cards made in Austria by Ferd Piatnik & Sons, Vienna

Shop Item  Chaudsoleil Wine • Friday, August 19, 2016

Chaudsoleil Red Wine advertising playing cards made in Morocco

Cartes de Luxe (1877) facsimile • Friday, August 19, 2016

‘Cartes de Luxe’ first published by Biermans in 1877 was reproduced in facsimile by Amstel Beer in c.1980.

Shop Item  Jaques’ Happy Families c.1910 • Friday, August 19, 2016

Edwardian edition of Jaques’ Happy Families c.1910

Shop Item  Goodall & Son c.1930 • Friday, August 19, 2016

Goodall & Son standard pack in leather wallet, c.1930.

Selección Nacional de Fútbol • Friday, August 19, 2016

‘Selección Nacional de Fútbol’ playing cards published in Mexico by Novelty Corp de México S.A. de C.V., 2002

Shop Item  Brepols for De Beukelaer’s • Thursday, August 18, 2016

Belgian pattern manufactured by Brepols for De Beukelaer’s Biscuits, c.1950.

Shop Item  W. Flanders Souvenir • Thursday, August 18, 2016

West Flanders Souvenir pack manufactured in Belgium by Mesmaekers, c.1950.

Egypt Souvenir • Thursday, August 18, 2016

Souvenir from Egypt - the home of lovely memories - 54 colour photos, c.1980

Shop Item  Souvenir from Egypt • Thursday, August 18, 2016

Souvenir from Egypt - the home of lovely memories - 54 colour photos, c.1980

Shop Item  Congress 606 ‘Masqueraders’ • Thursday, August 18, 2016

U.S.P.C.C. Congress No.606 ‘Masqueraders’ deck, c.1930

Shop Item  Bicycle ‘Atlanta 1996’ • Thursday, August 18, 2016

U.S.P.C.C. Bicycle ‘Atlanta 1996’

Shop Item  Dutch Pattern • Thursday, August 18, 2016

Cadet Speelkaarten Dutch Pattern made in Belgium by Carta Mundi, c.1990

Shop Item  Paradise Island Casino • Thursday, August 18, 2016

Paradise Island Casino (Bahamas) deck manufactured in France by Grimaud, c.2000

Les Artisans Tunisiens • Thursday, August 18, 2016

“Les Artisans Tunisiens” Jeu de Sept Familles published by Éditions de la Mediterranée, Alpha S.A., Tunis

Genever Giraf • Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Dutch pattern advertising deck for Genever Giraf made by Van Genechten in the 1950s.

Shop Item  Atlas Lighting Products, c.1971 • Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Atlas Lighting Products, c.1971

BG Bouw Building Company • Tuesday, August 16, 2016

BG Bouw Dutch Building Company publicity deck manufactured by Carta Mundi, c.1980.

Shop Item  BG Bouw • Tuesday, August 16, 2016

BG Bouw Dutch Building Company publicity deck manufactured by Carta Mundi, c.1980

Piket Fijne Speelkaarten, c.1925-30 • Tuesday, August 16, 2016

‘Piket Fijne Speelkaarten’ by La Turnhoutoise, c.1925-30.

Shop Item  Chinese Temples • Monday, August 15, 2016

Chinese Temples, Deities and Scenery depicted on playing cards

Max Velthuijs for KLM • Monday, August 15, 2016

Playing cards designed by Max Velthuijs for KLM airlines first published c.1964

Shop Item  Van Genechten Bridge • Monday, August 15, 2016

Standard 'Genoese' or 'Belgian' type Bridge pack, made by Van Genechten, c.1960.

Shop Item  Chinese Gods playing cards • Monday, August 15, 2016

Chinese Gods face painting playing cards, c.1990

Shop Item  Chinese Historical Figures • Monday, August 15, 2016

Chinese Historical Figures playing cards

Shop Item  Café Crème Cigars • Monday, August 15, 2016

Café Crème Specials Cigar advertising deck with Dutch pattern courts and scenic aces by Carta Mundi, c.1980

Shop Item  KLM advertising by Max Velthuijs • Monday, August 15, 2016

Playing cards designed by Max Velthuijs for KLM airlines printed by Carta Mundi, 1970s

Shop Item  Fournier No.1 • Sunday, August 14, 2016

Standard Castilian pattern manufactured in Spain by Heraclio Fournier S.A., c.1980

Shop Item  Barclay Playing Cards • Sunday, August 14, 2016

Barclay Playing Cards by ARCCO Playing Card Co. (Canada) Ltd, Toronto, Ontario, c.1970

Shop Item  Naipes Azahar • Sunday, August 14, 2016

Naipes Azahar Spanish pattern, c.1995

Shop Item  Gemaco First State Bank • Sunday, August 14, 2016

Gemaco First State Bank advertising deck

Shop Item  Gemaco for the Paradise Island Casino • Sunday, August 14, 2016

‘Gemaco’ playing cards produced for the Paradise Island Resort and Casino by The George C. Matteson Company.

Shop Item  Stancraft jumbo-index Maverick • Sunday, August 14, 2016

Stancraft jumbo-index Maverick playing cards, c.1970.

Shakespearean Playing Cards • Saturday, August 13, 2016

Shakespearean Playing Cards designed by Frederick Colin Tilney, made by John Waddington Limited c.1925.

Domino Cards, c.1890 • Saturday, August 13, 2016

Domino Cards by Mesmaekers Frères, c.1890

Shop Item  Domino Cards, c.1890 • Saturday, August 13, 2016

Domino Cards by Mesmaekers Frères, c.1890

Shop Item  Chinese “Chi Chi Pai” • Saturday, August 13, 2016

Chinese “Chi Chi Pai” playing cards manufactured by Mesmaekers Frères, c.1890

Skat Politisch • Saturday, August 13, 2016

Political “Skat Politisch” published by ASS, 1976

Shop Item  Chinese Domino Cards • Friday, August 12, 2016

Chinese Domino cards containing vibrant drawings of traditional scenes on each card.

Shop Item  Simultané • Friday, August 12, 2016

Simultané playing cards designed by Sonia Delaunay, 1980

Shop Item  Counties of England • Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Jaques’ Counties of England card game, c.1900

Toby’s Family Playing Cards • Wednesday, August 10, 2016

“Toby’s Family Playing Cards” published by G. Heath Robinson & J. Birch Ltd, London, 1920s.

Shop Item  Naples pattern • Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Neapolitan pattern No.97 by Modiano in factory wrapper, 1958

Shop Item  Brescia pattern • Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Brescia pattern by Edoardo Pignalosa, 1952

Shop Item  Harrods Double Set • Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Double boxed set of Harrods playing cards manufactured by John Waddington Ltd, late 1950s.

Baroque No.2118 • Saturday, August 6, 2016

“Baroque” by Ferd Piatnik & Sons, Vienna, reflecting a bygone era of fashion.

Pharaonic Souvenir of Egypt • Friday, August 5, 2016

Pharaonic Souvenir of Egypt, c.2010

Sony IBC’86 • Thursday, August 4, 2016

Sony IBC’86 complimentary pack showcasing latest electronic and digital equipment as it stood in 1986.

Shop Item  Jaques’ Happy Families • Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Antique “Happy Families” card game published by John Jaques & Son, 1880s

Nestlé ‘Happy Families’ • Monday, August 1, 2016

‘Happy Families’ published by Nestlé in 1935.

July 2016

Nine Lives Tarot • Saturday, July 30, 2016

Nine Lives Tarot by Annette Abolins, 2013

Nine Lives Playing Cards • Saturday, July 30, 2016

Nine Lives Playing Cards designed by Annette Abolins, 2016

F. X. Schmid Mini-Patience • Friday, July 29, 2016

Miniature Patience playing cards in Rococo style published by F. X. Schmid, c.1960

Naipe Cantaclaro • Tuesday, July 26, 2016

A colourful version of the Spanish Catalan pattern from Colombia, with a crowing cockerel on the 4 of cups.

Naipes La Criolla designed by Anabella Corsi • Saturday, July 23, 2016

Inspired by an archaic Spanish pattern formerly used in Spain during the 16th and 17th centuries.

Shop Item  Naipes ‘Jaque’ • Saturday, July 23, 2016

Naipes ‘Jaque’ by Casabó S.A., c.1997

100 Pipers • Friday, July 22, 2016

100 Pipers Scotch Whisky promotional deck, Waddingtons P.C.Co., c.1973. Includes a Tarot pack offer.

The Streets of London • Friday, July 22, 2016

“The Streets of London” published by John Jaques & Son, London, c.1880

Punch Studios • Wednesday, July 20, 2016

‘Geisha Girls’ playing cards published by Punch Studio, Culver City, CA., 2013

Protea Bridge 999 • Monday, July 18, 2016

Bridge size deck with non-standard suit colours, blue diamonds & green clubs, manufactured by Protea Playing Card Company, Johannesburg.

Test Pilot • Thursday, July 14, 2016

‘Test Pilot’, illustrated by A. B. Bowbeer and published by Pepys Games, 1950s

Shop Item  Lexicon 1st Edition • Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Waddingtons Lexicon 1st Edition, 1932

Shop Item  Naipes ‘Retruco’ • Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Naipes ‘Retruco’ manufactured by Fantasias S.A., Montevideo, c.1980.

Shop Item  Naipes ‘El Gaucho’ by Caraven S.A. • Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Naipes ‘El Gaucho’ by Caraven S.A., c.2000

Shop Item  Las Cartas de Sara • Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Las Cartas de Sara (Yerba Mate) illustrated by Hogue c.2003.

Shop Item  Historia de los Naipes en el Uruguay • Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Historia de los Naipes en el Uruguay, book by Marcos Silvera Antúnez, 2015

Shop Item  Conrad Casino • Monday, July 11, 2016

Conrad Punta del Este Resort & Casino, 2006

Shop Item  Ingrapa Naipes 210 • Monday, July 11, 2016

Naipes 210 made by Industria Gráfica Papelera S.A., Santa Fe, Uruguay, c.1990

Shop Item  Naipes ‘Victoria' • Monday, July 11, 2016

Naipes ‘Victoria' manufactured by Compañía General de Fósforos Montevideana, c.1985.

Shop Item  Naipes Donald • Sunday, July 10, 2016

‘Naipes Donald’ children’s miniature Spanish-suited Walt Disney playing cards, c.1990

Playing Cards designed by Alvaros • Saturday, July 9, 2016

Playing Cards designed by Alvaros, published by Eduardo Carrión, Montevideo, 2000

Naipes Artiguistas, Entre Rios (Argentina), 1816 • Saturday, July 9, 2016

Naipes Artiguistas published in Concepción del Uruguay, Entre Rios province (Argentina) in 1816, by Fray Solano García.

Naipes Charabon made by Industria Gráfica Papelera S.A., Santa Fe, Uruguay, 1983 • Saturday, July 9, 2016

Naipes ‘Charabon’ - depicting the Gaucho as a national hero, Montevideo, 1983

Baraja Club Nacional de Football, Uruguay • Friday, July 8, 2016

100th anniversary of the Club Nacional de Football, Uruguay, 1999.

Souvenir of Turkey • Friday, July 8, 2016

Souvenir of Turkey playing cards by KS Games with scenic photographs on every card.

Help Yourself Society • Thursday, July 7, 2016

The “Help Yourself” Society was formed in 1927 to run fundraising activities for hospitals.

Snap • Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Spear’s “Snap” card game from the 1920s.

Souvenir of New Zealand • Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Souvenir of New Zealand produced by Hema Maps NZ Limited

Shop Item  Naipes ‘Ancla’ • Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Naipes ‘Ancla’ made by Compañía General de Fósforos Montevideana S.A., c.1980

Air Malta • Tuesday, July 5, 2016

‘Air Rummy’ playing cards published by Air Malta, late 1990s

Shop Item  Kellogg’s Breakfast Game • Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Kellogg’s Complete Breakfast card game manufactured for Kellogg Company, Manchester, ©1997

Four Races • Monday, July 4, 2016

“Four Races” playing cards designed by Latvian artist Vilnis Rasa in 1989

We’re Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line • Monday, July 4, 2016

“We’re Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line” wartime card game made by William Sessions Ltd, 1940s

Squadron Scramble • Saturday, July 2, 2016

“Squadron Scramble” card games for identifying military planes, Whitman Publishing Co., Racine, Wisconsin, 1942.

Shop Item  Naval Hydrographic Service • Friday, July 1, 2016

Special deck published by Servicio de Hidrografía Naval, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2004

Servicio de Hidrografía Naval • Friday, July 1, 2016

125th anniversary of the Argentinian “Servicio de Hidrografía Naval” (Naval Hydrographic Service), 2004

June 2016

Australia by Steve Parish • Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Australia souvenir deck with photography by Steve Parish

Shop Item  Naipes Gauchescos • Tuesday, June 28, 2016

“Naipes Gauchescos Argentinos”, 2004

Shop Item  Caballos Argentinos • Tuesday, June 28, 2016

“Caballos Argentinos” playing cards with photographs of horses and ponies on each card, anonymous publisher, 2005

Gaucho Naipes • Monday, June 27, 2016

‘Gaucho’ Spanish-suited deck, anonymous manufacturer, made in Argentina, 2001

Shop Item  Naipes de Poker “Milonguita” • Monday, June 27, 2016

Naipes de Poker “Milonguita” published by Gardés Editorial, 2003

Milonguita • Monday, June 27, 2016

Naipes de Poker “Milonguita” featuring early Tango music score covers, Gardés Editorial, 2003.

Shop Item  Piñón Fijo • Monday, June 27, 2016

“Piñón Fijo” playing cards with photos of clown on each card, Argentina c.1990

Shop Item  Naipe Criollo • Monday, June 27, 2016

‘Naipe Criollo Caraí Pujol’ with Gaucho designs by Julio F. Parada Seifert, 2005

Naipe Criollo Caraí Pujol • Sunday, June 26, 2016

‘Naipe Criollo Caraí Pujol’ with Gaucho designs by Julio F. Parada Seifert capturing the spirit of Argentine country life, 2005.

Filmstars by Publistar, 1962 • Saturday, June 25, 2016

“Filmstars” deck published by Publistar, printed by La Ducale (France), 1962

Piñón Fijo • Friday, June 24, 2016

“Piñón Fijo” is an Argentine clown, whose real name is Fabián Gómez. He is well-known on Argentine children's television.

Millennium • Friday, June 24, 2016

‘Millennium’ limited edition playing cards by Carta Mundi, 1999

Candid Confessions • Friday, June 24, 2016

“Candid Confessions” published by Jaques & Son, Ltd, c.1905

Shop Item  Foto Joker • Thursday, June 23, 2016

'Foto Joker' Spanish playing cards for Matera Color Laboratory, 2008

El Rodeo Talabartería • Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Promotional playing cards produced for ‘El Rodeo Talabartería’ specialising in leather goods and clothing, Buenos Aires, c.2006.

51: Some modern variation • Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A brief survey of some of the current variation in the standard English pattern.

Playing Cards for Sale • Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Some interesting playing cards for sale.

Naipes La Estrella for BOLS by Igor Domicelj, Bs Aires, c.1954 • Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Naipes “La Estrella” Spanish-suited playing cards made for BOLS gin by Igor Domicelj, Buenos Aires, c.1954

Temple Press War Planes • Tuesday, June 21, 2016

“War Planes” playing cards for aircraft recognition published by Temple Press Limited, c.1940

Stage • Sunday, June 19, 2016

‘Stage’ card game © 1904 C. M. Clark Publishing Co. Boston, Mass. with portraits of popular actors and actresses

Victory • Thursday, June 16, 2016

“Victory” by Pepys Games, a splendid game with caricatures of British and German leaders, published in 1940.

Vacuation • Thursday, June 16, 2016

“Vacuation” published by Pepys games, based on the evacuation of children to Reception Areas in the countryside during WW2, c.1939-40

Wüst Spanish pattern • Sunday, June 12, 2016

Wüst Spanish pattern c.1910 advertising Cuban ‘Tropical’ beer.

Shop Item  Cartes à Jouer Espagnoles • Sunday, June 12, 2016

Cartes à Jouer Espagnoles - Catalan pattern, Héron S.A. c.1990

Shop Item  2 Hand Drawn Transformation Cards • Friday, June 10, 2016

2 single 19th century Hand Drawn Transformation Cards

Le Jeu des Alliés • Wednesday, June 8, 2016

“Le Jeu des Alliés” manufactured by Mesmaekers N.V., Turnhout, 1945.

England Expects • Tuesday, June 7, 2016

‘England Expects’ card game published by Pepys Games in 1940.

Convoy • Tuesday, June 7, 2016

“Convoy” WW2 card game published by Tree Brand c.1940, based on wartime naval convoys

Shop Item  Cappellano ‘Vel Cap’ 1960 • Monday, June 6, 2016

VELCAP naipes poker manufactured by Cappellano, Orestes A de Jorge Oneto, c.1960

Shop Item  Naipes Side Car • Sunday, June 5, 2016

Standard English version of Naipes Side Car, manufactured by Luis A. Fourvel y Cía, Buenos Aires, in tax wrapper c.1950

Biography Channel • Thursday, June 2, 2016

The ‘Biography Channel Card Game’, 2002

50: Joseph Reynolds • Thursday, June 2, 2016

A presentation of my database of Reynolds cards.

Filmstars Quartet • Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Filmstars Quartet card game published by F X Schmid, Munich, c.1960

May 2016

49: De La Rue in detail • Tuesday, May 31, 2016

A detailed presentation of the variants of De La Rue's standard cards

Astronaut • Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Astronaut card game published by Pepys Series (Castell Bros) celebrating the arrival of space travel, 1960s

Strange People • Thursday, May 26, 2016

“Strange People” card game produced by the Fireside Game Co., Cincinnati, 1895.

Housewives Tarot • Thursday, May 26, 2016

The ‘Housewives Tarot’ designed by Paul Kepple & Jude Buffum, published by Quirk Books, 2004.

Blog Post   Guru Ganjifa • Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Sunish Chabba is working on an initiative to revive traditional Ganjifa, the card game most popular 17th Century India.

Nationalities • Tuesday, May 24, 2016

“Nationalities”, the people of many nations, published by the Fireside Game Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, c.1897

St Hubert’s Bridge • Friday, May 20, 2016

“St Hubert’s Bridge” published by Éditions Philibert, Paris, c.1956

Ship Sails • Wednesday, May 18, 2016

“Ship Sails” card game c.1885

Paris Scenes • Wednesday, May 18, 2016

“Paris Story” playing cards published by Éditions Philibert, c.1957, showing photographic scenes of Paris.

Corsaires et Flibustiers • Wednesday, May 18, 2016

“Corsaires et Flibustiers” playing cards created by G. Delluc and published by Éditions Philibert, Paris, 1958

Comic Conversation • Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Old Time “Comic Conversation” cards published by McLoughlin Bros, N.Y., c.1887

Merry Game of Old Maid • Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Merry Game of Old Maid published by McLoughlin Brothers, c.1880s

Game of Nations • Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The “Game of Nations” depicting caricatures of traditional costumes manufactured by McLoughlin Brothers, USA 1890s

Die Vogel-Welt No. 351 • Monday, May 16, 2016

Dondorf’s “Die Vogel-Welt” No. 351 quartet game, c.1905

Shop Item  Woolley & Co: “Eurekas” • Saturday, May 14, 2016

Woolley & Co “Eureka” playing cards with green decorative back design, c.1880-1885

Doctor Busby • Thursday, May 12, 2016

“Game of Doctor Busby“- anonymous manufacturer, c.1850.

Mother Goose’s Party, or Merry Game of Old Maid • Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Mother Goose’s Party, or Merry Game of Old Maid, McLoughlin Bros., Inc., USA, 1887

Parker Brothers • Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Parker Brothers, Salem, Mass., USA

Doctor Busby • Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The Game of “Doctor Busby” published by Parker Brothers, Salem, Massachusetts, USA, c.1890.

Shop Item  Pepys “Express” • Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Pepys “Express” card game 2nd edition c.1955

John Bull • Monday, May 9, 2016

“John Bull”, the Capital English Game published by W. Cremer, c.1865.

Shop Item  Sports Tops and Tails • Monday, May 9, 2016

‘Sports Tops and Tails’ No.290 card game by Piatnik, 1950s

1900 Jeu de Cartes • Saturday, May 7, 2016

‘Jeu de Cartes 1900’ designed by Marie Christine Schira in the Art Nouveau or Jugendstil style, 1979

Funny Families • Saturday, May 7, 2016

“Funny Families” card game manufactured by Woolley & Co, 1890s.

Snap by Woolley & Co • Wednesday, May 4, 2016

‘Cries of London Snap’ by Woolley & Co Ltd, c.1905 with cheerful figures of street vendors.

The Traveler’s Companion • Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The “Traveler’s Companion”, Union Playing Card Co., New York, c.1886

Sefite card game • Monday, May 2, 2016

“Sefite” card game, Woolley & Co,. Ltd, London, c.1905

April 2016

Hollywood Stars • Sunday, April 17, 2016

Hollywood Stars by Maple Leaf B.V., Amsterdam, 1957

Cartes à Rire • Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Transformed playing cards featuring satirical caricatures of political figures then in the ascendant, Paris, c.1819

48: Ferdinand Piatnik & Sons • Monday, April 11, 2016

Ferd. Piatnik produced a very large range of cards with many different standard and non-standard patterns. This is a survey of his standard English output.

Blog Post   Dogs • Friday, April 8, 2016

‘Dogs’ playing cards showcases 52 canine portraits in four suits as authors, artists, musicians and film stars, illustrated by Chet Phillips, 2016

Naipes Tu Destino Cartomancy Cards by Zandrox Producciones, Miraflores, Peru, c.1975 • Thursday, April 7, 2016

“Naipes Tu Destino” Cartomancy Cards from Peru will ease any stress in your interpersonal relationships c.1975

Shop Item  Yetatore • Tuesday, April 5, 2016

‘Yetatore’ card game, Argentina, 1968

Black Tango • Tuesday, April 5, 2016

‘Black Tango’ playing cards with photographs of dancing couples published by Gardés Editorial, 2003

Barajitas Futbolísticas Golazo, 1973 • Monday, April 4, 2016

Figuritas Golazo collectible football cards from Argentina, 1973

Shop Item  Argentina Tango • Monday, April 4, 2016

'Tango' playing cards manufactured in Argentina, anonymous manufacturer, 2001

Shop Item  Naipes Truco “Únicos” • Monday, April 4, 2016

Truco “Únicos” featuring light-hearted caricatures of national celebrities, designed by Gerardo N. Perez, 2006.

Shop Item  Naipes Habana, 1960 • Sunday, April 3, 2016

"Naipes Habana" Spanish-suited playing cards manufactured by Justo Rodero e Hijos S.R.L., Buenos Aires, 1960

Tarot de l’An 2000 • Sunday, April 3, 2016

“Tarot de l’An 2000” designed by Pino Zac, 1981, satirising 20th century life.

Singapore Airlines • Saturday, April 2, 2016

Singapore Airlines A330 flying experience souvenir playing cards

March 2016

Vac-tric Electric Vacuum Cleaners • Monday, March 28, 2016

Vac-tric Electric Vacuum Cleaner playing cards manufactured by De la Rue, 1930s

British Birds • Saturday, March 26, 2016

Pepys “British Birds” card game with colour pictures, c.1968

Blog Post   Four Point • Monday, March 21, 2016

“Four Point” playing cards, a labour of love designed and illustrated by Ben Vierck, 2014

Food Exchange • Saturday, March 19, 2016

“Food Exchange“ playing cards designed by Ralph Dobson for the British Diabetic Association, 1973.

Bath and the Cotswolds • Friday, March 18, 2016

“Bath and the Cotswolds” souvenir pack of cards published by John McLean of Edinburgh, c.1990

The Stuttgart painted pack, c.1430 • Wednesday, March 9, 2016

The luxury, hand-painted Stuttgart Cards (Stuttgarter Kartenspiel) dated c.1430, with suits of ducks, falcons, stags and hounds.

Goodall’s “Historic” Playing Cards • Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Goodall’s “Historic” Playing Cards depict royal costumes of four periods in English history, 1893

SiRen International • Sunday, March 6, 2016

“SiRen International” playing cards based on traditional style of Indian miniature painting, 1998

Popular No.257 • Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Piatnik’s “Popular Playing Cards” No.257

46: Henry Hardy, Henry French & Christopher Groser • Tuesday, March 1, 2016

A brief look at some makers of whom we know little.

Shop Item  Bobs y’r Uncle card game • Tuesday, March 1, 2016

“Bobs y'r Uncle” nursery rhyme card game designed by Frank H. Simpson for John Waddington Ltd. in 1935.

Bobs y’r Uncle • Tuesday, March 1, 2016

“Bobs y'r Uncle” nursery rhyme card game designed by Frank H. Simpson for John Waddington Ltd. in 1935

47: Welch’s postcards and Waddington’s redrawing • Tuesday, March 1, 2016

There are a number of court card designs that have never actually been produced as cards. It's a shame some of them never were.

February 2016

Ottakar’s Happy Families • Monday, February 29, 2016

Ottakar’s Happy Families designed by Chris Burke, 2000

Shop Item  Ottakar’s Happy Families • Monday, February 29, 2016

Ottakar’s Happy Families cards designed by illustrator and caricaturist Chris Burke, 2000.

Cotswold Happy Families • Sunday, February 28, 2016

“Cotswold Happy Families” created by Mary Gardiner and illustrated by Chris Rhodes, printed by Willow Press, 1997

2000 Pips Transformation • Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Peter Wood’s “2000Pips” transformed playing cards (1999) reveals the artist’s love of nature

Reshuffle • Tuesday, February 23, 2016

“Reshuffle” by Reetta Hiltunen, Finland, is a playing card installation stemming from the traditional Finnish children's card game Pekka-game or Funny Families.

Teddy Bear Pack • Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The Teddy Bear pack of playing cards created by Peter Wood, 1994

Country Craftsmen • Tuesday, February 23, 2016

“Country Craftsmen” Happy Families with illustrations by Mandy Hall, published for the National Trust by Dinosaur Publications Ltd, 1978

Anonymous.Spanish-suited Playing Cards • Monday, February 22, 2016

Spanish-suited playing cards made in Belgium by Léonard Biermans, c.1875

Breaking Bad • Sunday, February 21, 2016

“Breaking Bad” fan deck designed by Albino Dragon and manufactured by the USPCC in 2014

Views of Ireland • Saturday, February 20, 2016

Selected views of Ireland Souvenir playing cards published by the Irish Tourist Association, 1950s

Shop Item  Deportistas Guipuzcoanos • Friday, February 19, 2016

Guipuzcoa’s best athletes of the twentieth century, cartoon playing cards published by “El Diario Vasco” 1999

Shop Item  Smash Hits! Pop Stars • Friday, February 19, 2016

Smash Hits! Pop Stars Top Trumps, 2001

Canary Islands Souvenir • Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Canary Islands Souvenir by Heraclio Fournier, c.1970

Popeye Knockout • Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Popeye Knockout No.6586 by Tower Press, c.1961

Shop Item  Clifford Series “Donkey” • Thursday, February 11, 2016

Clifford Series “Donkey” card game, c.1950

The ‘Mystic’ • Thursday, February 11, 2016

The ‘Mystic’ Fortune Teller card game by Clifford Toys

Shop Item  Trumps Car Series • Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Carta Mundi Trumps Car Series card game

Shop Item  Kay Snap • Monday, February 8, 2016

Kay ‘Snap’ Children's Card Game, made in England, 1930s

Shop Item  Pepys Belisha • Monday, February 8, 2016

Belisha, published by Castell Brothers Ltd (Pepys Games) in 1937, inspired by national Safety First campaign.

Héron French tarot • Thursday, February 4, 2016

French edition of the ‘Bourgeois’ Tarot by Héron

Truco “Únicos” • Thursday, February 4, 2016

Naipes Truco “Únicos” with caricatures of national celebrities designed by Gerardo N. Perez, 2006

Shop Item  Scooby-Doo! • Thursday, February 4, 2016

Scooby-Doo! miniature playing cards for Hellmann’s Magic, 2009

Shop Item  Naipes Casino by Justo Rodero e Hijos • Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Naipes Casino de Poker "Lobito" by Justo Rodero e Hijos S.A.I.C., c.1980-90

Habemus Boda, 2004 • Tuesday, February 2, 2016

“Habemus Boda” deck celebrating the royal wedding of Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Spain with cartoons by Sir Cámara

Shop Item  Habemus Boda, 2004 • Tuesday, February 2, 2016

“Habemus Boda” deck celebrating the royal wedding of Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Spain on 22 May 2004

C.L. Wüst, 1811 - 1927 • Monday, February 1, 2016

SPIELKARTENFABRIEK VON C.L. WÜST, 1811 - 1927. A short history of the Wüst factory by Martin Shaw & Paul Symons.

Baraja PEPLVM • Monday, February 1, 2016

Baraja PEPLVM features cartoons by Ortuño of famous actors and actresses in roles from epic Roman movies

January 2016

Cartes Comiques du Colonel Atthalin • Sunday, January 31, 2016

“Jeu de cartes comiques” transformation cards designed by Louis Atthalin (1784-1856) and published in 1817

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