Héron French tarot • Thursday, February 4, 2016
French edition of the ‘Bourgeois’ Tarot by Héron
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
Shop Item John Waddington Cowboys • Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Cowboys on Horseback by John Waddington, mint sealed in tax wrapper c.1932
Shop Item Miniature Playing Cards from Argentina • Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Anonymous Miniature Playing Cards from Argentina in the Cadiz pattern, c.1930
Shop Item Toy Cards from Argentina • Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Anonymous miniature or toy playing cards from Argentina, c.1935
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
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
Tarot des Pompiers de Paris • Sunday, January 31, 2016
Tarot des Pompiers de Paris, a French Fire Brigade tribute tarot deck!
Shop Item Heraclio Fournier No.35 "Rueda Alada" • Thursday, January 28, 2016
Heraclio Fournier No.35 "Rueda Alada" Spanish playing cards imported into Argentina, c.1970
Blog Post Hesslers Enhanced • Thursday, January 28, 2016
Matt Hessler’s “Enhanced” four-colour playing cards
Shop Item Blenders Whisky • Monday, January 25, 2016
Promotional deck for Blenders Whisky with jumbo indices manufactured by Joker, S.A., c.2006.
Shop Item Movicom Bell South • Monday, January 25, 2016
Movicom Bell South advertising pack made in Argentina by Joker S.A., c.2009
Shop Item Marfil 1ª, Hija de B. Fournier, c.1945 • Monday, January 25, 2016
'Marfil 1ª' playing cards by Hija de B. Fournier, Burgos for export to Argentina, c.1945.
Royal Dutch Mail • Sunday, January 24, 2016
Elegant “Nieuw Neerlandia” pattern designed by M.A. Koekkoek and produced by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland, c.1930s
Shop Item Panama Tourist Deck • Thursday, January 21, 2016
Panama Tourist Souvenir Deck made locally in Panama, c.1980s
Salzburger Pattern • Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Salzburger pattern by Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne, Vienna
Martínez de León • Monday, January 18, 2016
Bull-fighters pack published by Hijos de Heraclio Fournier, Vitoria (Spain) with artwork by Andrés Martínez de León, 1951
Eastern Airlines and Ryder Trucks by Hoyle • Friday, January 15, 2016
Dual advertising deck for Eastern Airlines and Ryder Trucks, produced by Hoyle, 1983
Vergnano Tarot 1826-1851 • Friday, January 15, 2016
Stefano Vergnano’s Tarot and playing card factory holds a special place in the history of the Tarot.
Shop Item Naipes “Cisne” • Friday, January 15, 2016
Naipes opacos “Cisne” manufactured in El Salvador
Shop Item Naipes ‘El Borrego’ • Friday, January 15, 2016
Naipes ‘El Borrego’ manufactured in El Salvador
Strongbow ‘House of Horror’ • Thursday, January 14, 2016
‘House of Horror’ Halloween deck published by Strongbow cider, 2015
Key to the Kingdom • Thursday, January 14, 2016
“Key to the Kingdom” - an enchanted deck - illuminated playing cards designed by Tony Meeuwissen, 1992 based around traditional rhymes and verses
Giffgaff • Saturday, January 9, 2016
Giffgaff mobile network playing cards, 2015
Game of Thrones • Saturday, January 9, 2016
“Game of Thrones” playing cards are an official fan deck associated with the HBO adaptation of the books by George R.R. Martin.
Shop Item Worldwide BMS, Ecuador, c.2005 • Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Advertising deck for Worldwide Business & Marketing Solutions published by Poligrafica C.A. (Ecuador), c.2005.
Shop Item Juan Roura No.32 Catalan pattern • Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Catalan type pack No.32 by Juan Roura, Barcelona, with advertisement for Cervezas Damm on the reverse, c.1932
Woolley & Co: “Second Harrys” • Monday, January 4, 2016
Woolley & Co produced a range of different quality playing cards, and these “Second Harrys” are towards the cheaper end of the range.
Shop Item Woolley & Co: “Second Harrys” • Monday, January 4, 2016
“Second Harrys” manufactured by Woolley & Co., London, c.1877, 52 cards in original wrapper
Shop Item Cielito Lindo Mexican Restaurant • Monday, January 4, 2016
Publicity deck for El Cielito Lindo Mexican Restaurant, Guayaquil, Ecuador, c.2005.
Blog Post New Year and a New Homepage • Sunday, January 3, 2016
Today we're launching a new homepage layout.
Shop Item 2012 Inspiration Cards • Thursday, December 31, 2015
2012 Inspiration Cards - become wiser with insights of the ancient Mayas
Shop Item Ireland Blarney Castle • Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Blarney Castle souvenir deck published on behalf of Great Southern Hotels, Ormond Printing Co (Dublin), 1975
Shop Item Mas-Reynals Catalan pattern, 1996 • Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Mas-Reynals, early edition of standard Catalan Pattern printed in 1996
Shop Item Fournier Catalan pattern • Thursday, December 24, 2015
Fournier Catalan pattern No.5, c.1965
Shop Item Mas-Reynals Catalan Pattern • Thursday, December 24, 2015
Standard Catalan Pattern by Mas-Reynals (Barcelona), 2001
Lucky Buddha Beer • Thursday, December 24, 2015
Deck made in China in c.2010 advertising the Chinese brew “Lucky Beer, the enlightened beer”
Math Stack • Monday, December 21, 2015
“Math Stack” playing cards designed by Diana Stanciulescu, illustrating and explaining 36 important mathematical constants, published by EduStack in India
Star Stack • Monday, December 21, 2015
Star Stack playing cards feature illustrations of famous astronomers and important astronomical constellations.
Delta Playing Cards • Friday, December 18, 2015
Delta playing cards are a modern art concept deck invented by Professor M. R. Ali, an artist operating under the company name of “Artology International”.
Jungle Jinks • Thursday, December 17, 2015
Jungle Jinks card game with artwork by Constance Stannard Chapman, manufactured by Thomas De La Rue & Co Ltd for H P Gibson & Sons Ltd, c.1905
Magic Poker Cards • Wednesday, December 16, 2015
“Magic Poker Cards” are often found inside Christmas crackers along with party hats, puzzles and jokes...
Terracotta Army • Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Each card has a different photo of elements of the terracotta army whose purpose was to protect the emperor Qin Shi Huang in his afterlife
DC Comic Bombshells • Sunday, December 13, 2015
Stylish playing cards featuring the glamorous, superpowered female stars of the alternate reality world of DC Comics, published by 'Forbidden Planet', 2015
Cartes Recréatives • Friday, December 11, 2015
Cartes Recréatives is a set of Transformed playing cards designed by Armand-Gustave Houbigant (1790-1863) and first published by Terquem et May, Metz, in 1819
Under the Sea • Thursday, December 10, 2015
“Under the Sea” transformation playing cards, published in 2005 to raise money for the Marine Stewardship Council, an environmental charity which promotes sustainable fishing practices
Noah’s Ark Card Game • Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Noah’s Ark Card Game, c.1905, which in its day helped to teach the Old Testament worldview
Shop Item Camoin Moroccan pattern • Monday, December 7, 2015
Cartes Fines 440B Spanish National Pattern in wrapper, c.1970
Peter Pan • Sunday, December 6, 2015
“Peter Pan” pictorial card game published by H. P. Gibson & Sons Ltd in c.1912 and manufactured by Thomas de la Rue & Co Ltd from drawings by Charles A. Buchel (1872–1950)
University of Essex • Sunday, December 6, 2015
A deck of cards produced for the University of Essex in around 2005-2006
Electrical Mah Jong • Friday, December 4, 2015
Electrical Mah Jong was produced by De La Rue for The Western Electric Company Ltd in 1924 for the Wembley Exhibition
Shop Item Naipes Side Car No.9 • Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Naipes Side Car No.9 Español - Spanish version - mint in factory wrapper, c.1945
Blog Post Zombie Bride Cards and Game by Gerad Taylor • Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Are you a fan of the undead? Vampires and zombies that have risen from the grave? Then this is a deck for you; the creatures featured on this pack are part-zombie and part-vampire. As Gerad Taylor, the creator of this deck, likes to call them "Zompires".
Naipes Españoles “El Mexicano” • Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Standard Catalan-type deck, titled "El Mexicano", by an anonymous Argentinean manufacturer, c.1980s
La Suisse Historique Swiss Cantons souvenir • Monday, November 30, 2015
A masterpiece in the genre of tourist souvenir decks, “La Suisse Historique” Swiss Cantons souvenir designed by Melchior Annen in c.1920
Shop Item Swiss Cantons souvenir • Monday, November 30, 2015
“La Suisse Historique” souvenir designed by Melchior Annen and manufactured by J. Müller & Cie in c.1920
Nationaal Speelkaart Nº 165 • Sunday, November 29, 2015
Wüst: Nationaal Speelkaart Nº 165 issued for the Dutch market
Shop Item Baraja Española siglo XVI • Friday, November 27, 2015
Facsimile of archaic, late medieval Spanish-suited playing cards by Phelippe Ayet, c.1574 in the collection of the Gabinete de Antiguedades Real Academia de la Historia, Madrid.
Shop Item Heraclio Fournier ‘Poker Nº 505’ • Friday, November 27, 2015
Vintage Heraclio Fournier ‘Poker Nº 505’ for export to Argentina, c.1960, with elaborate peacock joker
Jeu D’Aluettes - Boéchat Frères c.1950 • Thursday, November 26, 2015
Jeu D’Aluettes manufactured by Boéchat Frères, Bordeaux, c.1950 with archaic Spanish features mixed with the standard Catalan pattern
Shop Item Aluette by Boéchat Frères c.1950 • Thursday, November 26, 2015
Jeu D’Aluettes manufactured by Boéchat Frères, Bordeaux, c.1950
Shop Item Baraja Hispanoamericana, 2003 • Wednesday, November 25, 2015
“Baraja Hispanoamericana” published by Asescoin (Madrid), printed in Mexico by Productos Leo S.A., 2003.
Beautiful Britain Series • Monday, November 23, 2015
The ‘Beautiful Britain’ series depicting seaside and country resorts was produced by John Waddington Ltd for the Great Western Railway and London and North Eastern Railway between 1924-1939.
Travel Agent • Saturday, November 21, 2015
Travel Agent is a card game designed by Martin A. Foley and manufactured by Thomas de la Rue & Co Ltd, c.1960
Heráldica Castanyer • Saturday, November 21, 2015
Spanish Catalan pattern No.6 by Heráldica Castanyer, Sabadell (Barcelona), c.1980
Iddy Umpty • Saturday, November 21, 2015
“Iddy Umpty” card game based around learning to read the Morse Code Alphabet. by Thomas de la Rue & Co., Ltd, c.1905
Prime Arts • Saturday, November 21, 2015
Prime Arts Playing Cards were published in 2004 featuring the work of contemporary artists, illustrators and photographers.
Blog Post Hoyle® Official Card Games Collection • Friday, November 20, 2015
The Hoyle® Official Card Games Collection 2015 includes plenty of favourites, and also includes the official rules for the games as well as tips and strategies, allowing you to easily try out and learn new games.
State Historical Society of Wisconsin • Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Souvenir deck from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin containing photographs from museum collections and archives on each card.
Bread & Honey • Thursday, November 12, 2015
A charming Victorian family card game involving Clowns, Queens, Kings, Maids and thirty-seven Blackbirds manufactured by Thos De la Rue, c.1900
Poker Nº 505 • Thursday, November 12, 2015
Heraclio Fournier ‘Poker Nº 505’ for export to Argentina with elaborate peacock joker, c.1960
Spin & Old Maid • Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Lovely Victorian family card game with illustrations by the famous humorous artist, cartoonist and illustrator Richard Doyle (1824-1883)
Cartes Imperiales et Royales • Wednesday, November 11, 2015
‘Cartes Imperiales et Royales’ published by B. P. Grimaud & Cie representing imperial rulers and consorts from Austria, England, France & Russia, mid-19th century
Stop Thief & Snip-Snap • Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Another late Victorian family card game by Thomas de la Rue & Co Ltd, c.1895 with beautifully illustrated period characters.
Moods & Faces • Monday, November 9, 2015
“Moods & Faces” round game by Thos de la Rue & Co Ltd,. c.1900
Cavalry Game • Sunday, November 8, 2015
The “Cavalry Game” manufactured by Thomas de la Rue & Co Ltd, c.1900-10
Gipsy Fortune Telling Cards • Wednesday, November 4, 2015
“Gipsy” fortune-telling cards with original artwork by Hylton Cock, published by Thomas de la Rue & Co Ltd., c.1910.
Tempest • Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Tempest is a family card game designed by W. Heath Robinson and published by Thomas de la Rue & Co. Ltd, c.1920s
Archaeological find: old playing cards under the floorboards • Monday, November 2, 2015
The municipal archaeological service in Dordrecht (Netherlands) recently found some antique playing cards under the floorboards inside an old public bar.
Golliwogg, c.1902 • Sunday, November 1, 2015
The stories about the Golliwogg and the Dutch dolls were written by Bertha Upton (1849-1912) and illustrated by her daughter Florence Kate Upton (1873-1922)
Shop Item Tarjetas de la Felicidad • Saturday, October 31, 2015
“Tarjetas de la Felicidad” contain positive mental affirmations designed by Lauro Trevisan, a Brazilian priest, writer and proponent of Mind Power and Human Development
Non-standard deck by Maillard • Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Attractive deck by the Portuguese maker Maillard, c.1885 with scenic aces and German-style courts
Thomas Walters Transformation • Saturday, October 24, 2015
Hand-drawn transformation pack dated 1874 with the name Thomas Walters on the ace of spades.
Canadian National Railways • Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Canadian National Railways souvenir deck, dated to 1927. Every card is gilt edged, and carries a different photograph of Canada.
Playing Cards for Sale • Tuesday, October 20, 2015
I've decided to sell off my surplus packs. The vast majority are standard English, mostly from Britain, but I have a few non-standard packs to dispose of, too.
Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland Maritime Deck • Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Dutch Maritime pack designed by J.Verhoeven and printed by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland c1938
A Motley Pack • Monday, October 19, 2015
A book titled “On The Cards” or “A Motley Pack” by Garnet Walch (1843-1913) was published in Melbourne (Australia) and illustrated by George Gordon McCrae in 1875.
Vincenz Raimund Grüner 1809 • Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Transformation cards designed and engraved by Vincenz Raimund Grüner, Vienna, 1809
Schwarzkopf BC Bonacure • Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Schwarzkopf BC Bonacure playing cards promoting the ultimate hair perfection
Tarjetas de la Felicidad • Wednesday, October 14, 2015
“Tarjetas de la Felicidad” containing positive mental affirmations by Lauro Trevisan, Buenos Aires (Argentina) c.2001
Die Neue ÖVP • Monday, October 12, 2015
Promotional deck for the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) printed by Piatnik, 1996
Sony Tape Rock ‘N’ Pop Playing Cards • Monday, October 12, 2015
Deck featuring “18 Rock ‘n’ Pop” Superstars portrayed on the court cards and jokers by eight of Britain’s leading illustrators.
Blog Post Announcing Ken Lodge’s Blog • Saturday, October 10, 2015
We're excited to announce that Ken Lodge, one of the foremost experts on the standard English pattern, is relocating his blog to the World of Playing Cards. From now onwards you will be able to enjoy Ken's insights and opinions here from Ken's new blog page.
Cartes à Jouer Espagnoles • Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Cartes à Jouer Espagnoles Héron - Catalan pattern
Hand-Painted Transformation, c.1800-20 • Wednesday, October 7, 2015
An early 19th century set of hand-painted transformation playing cards depicting contemporary scenes from Georgian society
Blog Post GoFishFriday playing cards designed and created by Daniel Campbell • Tuesday, October 6, 2015
GoFishFriday is a unique deck of playing cards designed and created in an offbeat and quirky horror-punk style by Catch Phrase Dan
Mas-Reynals Catalan Pattern • Monday, October 5, 2015
Mas-Reynals standard Catalan pattern comes in several slightly different versions
A Pair of Transformation Packs • Sunday, October 4, 2015
Two similar but fascinatingly different hand-drawn transformation decks by the same artist, c.1875
Roberts Brothers Ltd, Gloucester • Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Roberts Brothers Ltd, Gloucester (Glevum Brand) ‘Old Maid’ card game, 1920s
J. W. Spear and Sons: ‘Zoology’ • Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Quartet games with scientific illustrations became popular during the Victorian and Edwardian eras. J. W. Spear and Sons Zoology quartet game is a lesson in natural history.
Jacqueline Wilson Playing Cards • Wednesday, September 23, 2015
“Jacqueline Wilson” playing cards were illustrated by Nick Sharratt and published by Winning Moves UK Ltd in 2007
N.A.S.A. Aircraft • Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Lessons of a Widowmaker and Other NASA Aircraft, c.2010
Chinese Roles of Beijing Opera • Monday, September 21, 2015
A very impressive deck of cards featuring 54 different images from “Chinese Roles of Beijing Opera” published by HCG Poker Productions, 2005
Empire Card Company: Star Playing Cards • Monday, September 21, 2015
The “Star” special pack of playing cards manufactured by Thomas De la Rue under their Empire Card Co subsidiary, c.1910
Grolsch Brewery • Sunday, September 20, 2015
A somewhat unusual deck specially designed for Grolsch Breweries evoking self-expression and independence of spirit, c.2012
Mercury One-2-One Situations • Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Mercury ‘One-2-One Situations’ playing cards published by Mercury Communications
Secret Magic Cards • Monday, September 14, 2015
‘Secret Magic Cards’ published by Hanky Panky Toys Thailand Ltd., © World Magic International, 2006
Nu-Vue playing cards for TWA • Monday, September 14, 2015
Nu-Vue playing cards by Brown & Bigelow have novel courts and a special tint which are promoted as “the modern eye-saving concept in playing cards”
Ian Schrager Hotels • Saturday, September 12, 2015
Advertising/souvenir deck of cards associated with the Ian Schrager chain of luxury hotels
“Jeu de Bataille” • Saturday, September 12, 2015
“Jeu de Bataille” card game published by Éditions Willeb, Paris. The court cards represent characters from different nationalities or ethnic groups who are presumably engaged in battle
Willeb Cartes Piquet 502 • Saturday, September 12, 2015
Éditions Willeb Cartes à Jouer Piquet - Belote - Manille Laquées 502
Blog Post Interview with Tom and Judy Dawson from 52 Plus Joker • Monday, September 7, 2015
Interview with Tom and Judy Dawson from 52 Plus Joker. Chatting about the history of playing cards, uses of cards and collecting.
Ainu culture • Friday, September 4, 2015
A terrific deck of cards made by Nintendo c.1979 with original designs on every card showing the Ainu, the indigenous people of Japan.
“Ilha da Madeira” Souvenir • Wednesday, September 2, 2015
“Ilha da Madeira” Souvenir playing cards with 54 colour views of the archipelago
Film Fantasy • Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Pepys “Film Fantasy” card game based on MGM’s most popular 1939 film releases, issued just at the time when WW2 began
Pneumatic Series ‘F’ • Wednesday, September 2, 2015
De la Rue Pneumatic Series ‘F’ playing cards, c.1925
Rūfa • Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Rūfa is a game designed by Ernest Legh and manufactured by De la Rue. The object is to build a pagoda with specially-designed cards without causing the building to collapse.
Olivia’s Lucky Ladies • Tuesday, September 1, 2015
“Olivia’s Lucky Ladies” glamour model playing cards produced by Ozone Productions Ltd, USA, 2004
“Marine Lives of Maldives” • Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Souvenir deck from The Maldives depicting marine life in the Indian Ocean
Malaysia Airlines • Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Malaysian-made deck of cards produced for Malaysian Airline Systems (MAS)
Legendary Land’s End • Tuesday, September 1, 2015
“Legendary Land’s End” deck by John Hinde showing photographic views of Land’s End, Cornwall (UK)
Van Genechten: Tobacco advertising • Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Advertising decks made in Belgium by A. Van Genechten, 1960s.
Souvenir of Kos • Monday, August 31, 2015
Souvenir playing cards from the Greek island of Kos, published by Eurocard. Each card has a different scene, with many Greek and Roman antiquities and archaeological treasures.
Gemaco Playing Card Co. • Sunday, August 30, 2015
‘Gemaco’ playing cards produced for the Princess Cruises Casino
Lexicon • Saturday, August 29, 2015
The summer of 1933 saw the introduction of Lexicon, when a small edition was produced and sold to test the market.
Army Health Promotion • Friday, August 28, 2015
Health Promotion playing cards issued by the British Army with cartoons about army life and information on where to get health advice
Manchester United • Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Deck produced for Manchester United Football Club published in 2006
“Folklore” by Altenburger Spielkarten Fabrik, c.1982 • Monday, August 24, 2015
“Folklore” by Altenburger Spielkarten Fabrik, c.1982
‘Tarot of Musterberg’ • Sunday, August 23, 2015
Designed by Cesare Asaro to simulate decks from the 1700s or earlier, the Tarot of Musterberg is based on the traditional Tarot de Marseille but with an imaginary historical background.
Souvenir from Crete • Saturday, August 22, 2015
Souvenir from Crete - 54 full colour playing cards © Editions Eurocard.
Souvenir of Penang, Malaysia • Saturday, August 22, 2015
Souvenir of Penang with a different photograph on every card, manufactured by Yong Guan Heng & Co, Penang, Malaysia
Sense of Bulgaria • Thursday, August 20, 2015
Stylish Bulgarian souvenir playing cards with a different photo on every card, c.2000-2010
‘Starlight’ • Thursday, August 20, 2015
‘Starlight’ playing cards - brightening the lives of seriously ill children - published by Simon Lucas Bridge Supplies Ltd
Chinese Dragon Robes • Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Deck featuring 54 different images of Chinese Dragon Robes that emperors, empresses and royal family members wear on important occasions
Nana Poker • Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Every card carries a different cartoon image in the Manga style, expressing moods and emotions.
Investing in Finnish Postage Stamps • Thursday, August 13, 2015
Playing cards featuring a selection of Finland's postage stamps made by Nelostuote Oy (Tactic Games), Pori, Finland
Shop Item Finnish Postage Stamps • Thursday, August 13, 2015
Playing cards featuring a selection of Finland's postage stamps made by Nelostuote Oy (Tactic Games), Pori, Finland, for the Posti Philatelic Centre.
Shop Item Vegas Nite Roulette • Thursday, August 13, 2015
Vegas Nite Roulette card game plays like real Roulette
Screen Legends, 1991 • Thursday, August 13, 2015
‘Screen Legends’ playing cards published by U.S. Games Systems, Inc., 1991. Each card features a portrait of a famous film actor or actress.
World Tour Quiz Game • Wednesday, August 12, 2015
World Tour Quiz Game published by Tactic Group for Finnair involves recognising flags from different countries and their locations on the map.
Shop Item Spectrum World Tour Quiz for Finnair • Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Spectrum World Tour Quiz is a card game published by Tactic Group for Finnair
“Hello Kitty” • Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Waddington’s “Hello Kitty” themed deck produced in 2009
Hornby Playing Cards • Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Hornby Playing cards are a retro deck designed and produced by Wild and Wolf copyright 2011
Arthur Lee & Sons Ltd • Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Advertising deck produced for Arthur Lee and Sons Ltd of Sheffield by Thomas De la Rue around 1958
Permalon Ltd • Monday, August 10, 2015
Miniature playing cards advertising "Perma" smoking-related products featuring the "Perma Girl" on the backs and Joker.
Czech Patience Cards • Sunday, August 9, 2015
Patience size playing cards published by Obchodni Tiskarny of Prague, under the brand “Casino”, with cartoon courts in the style of wood engravings.
Playboy Fragrances, 2010 • Saturday, August 8, 2015
In 2010 Playboy Fragrances (Coty) released a 'gaming' set promotion comprising two decks of identical cards, one set of five dice and poker chips.
Discover Wild Flowers of America • Saturday, August 8, 2015
"Discover Wildflowers of America Playing Cards" manufactured by Carta Mundi (US), and created by Mark Hamilton and Sea to Sky Photography.
Silhouette Aces of Spades and Coloured Jokers • Monday, August 3, 2015
In around 1955 De la Rue introduced a new coloured joker and a series of aces of spades with a silhouette of Thomas de La Rue which coincided with their 125th anniversary
Waddingtons Aces of Spades, 1970 onwards • Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Waddingtons Aces of Spades, 1970 onwards
Dudák - the Piper • Sunday, August 2, 2015
Dudák, meaning ‘Piper’, is a traditional Czech card game and this set has been specially illustrated for children.
Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels • Sunday, August 2, 2015
“Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels” playing cards based on the cult film, 1999
Piatnik: “Rococo No.2130” • Friday, July 31, 2015
Piatnik: Rococo No.2130 playing cards designed by Prof. Kuno Hock, c.1975
Honeywell Binary Playing Cards • Thursday, July 30, 2015
Promotional deck for Honeywell Computers by Brown & Bigelow c.1968 with the cards marked in binary notation
Southern Pacific Souvenir • Monday, July 27, 2015
Southern Pacific Souvenir of the Golden West playing cards - Sunset, American Canyon and Shasta Routes - published by the Interstate Company exclusively for Southern Pacific News Service, c.1915
Niagara Falls Souvenir • Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Niagara Falls Souvenir Playing Cards copyrighted 1901 by the Niagara Playing Card Co. Buffalo NY PO Box 795. Cards have beautiful scenes of Niagara Falls
Panama Canal Souvenir • Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Souvenir of Panama playing cards by USPCC 6th Edition produced in 1923
Views of Scotland • Tuesday, July 21, 2015
52 Selected Views of Scotland produced for United Cigar & Tobacco Co. Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.
Mao Zedong & International Friends • Monday, July 20, 2015
Playing cards celebrating the story of the Chinese leader and statesman Chairman Mao / Mao Zedong & International Friends
Blog Post Mantecore Playing Cards • Sunday, July 12, 2015
Mantecore playing cards, named as a tribute to magicians Siegfried and Roy's famous tiger. This pack has been inspired by a classic but designed for a modern generation.
Blog Post Dragons Playing Cards by Robert Burke • Sunday, July 12, 2015
A gorgeous deck of cards featuring the dragon art of Kerem Beyit and printed by the United States Playing Card Company
Tarocco Siciliano • Sunday, July 12, 2015
The highly individual Sicilian Tarot has the Italo-Portuguese suit system with straight, interlocking swords and batons, and maids instead of jacks
Apache playing cards by ‘Tonto Naipero’ • Friday, July 10, 2015
Apache rawhide playing cards by ‘Tonto Naipero’, c.1871
Ojibwa Native Indian Playing Cards • Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Ojibwa Native Indian playing cards hand manufactured on birch bark in imitation of standard French / English cards, c.1875
Blog Post Offically Licensed Firefly Playing Cards by Ben Mund • Wednesday, July 8, 2015
The first-ever officially licensed Firefly Playing Cards. A tribute to the Firefly TV series, featuring iconic symbols and images from the Firefly universe.
Première Guerre Mondiale 1914-1918 • Friday, July 3, 2015
“Première Guerre Mondiale 1914-1918” playing cards published by Éditions J.C. Dusserre (Maitres Cartiers Boéchat Frères), Paris
Miniature Disney Mickey Mouse cards • Thursday, July 2, 2015
Mickey Mouse card game is part of a promotion for Rübezahl Schokoladen GmbH (Germany)
Shop Item Waddingtons c.1925 • Thursday, July 2, 2015
Early Waddington's pack with anonymous ace of spades, c.1925
“In der Fuehrer’s Face” playing cards • Thursday, July 2, 2015
“In der Fuehrer’s Face” playing cards designed in 1945 by Antonio Arias Bernal, a Mexican artist, but not published until 2002 by Bill Schroeder & M.R. Steele