Children’s toy cards published in Argentina by Editorial Atlántida in the magazine “Billiken”, 1964
How I began Collecting Playing Cards by Robert S. Lancaster
“Carte per Signora” patience pack was produced by Fratelli Armanino, Genova, in c.1897
“Pop Rocky” miniature playing cards with double-ended caricatures of celebrities and pop stars, originally published inside a magazine, c.1970.
Kamarát miniature toy playing cards from Czechoslovakia
First published in c.1870, children are presented in these miniature Patience cards disguised as Kings, Queens and Jacks. The Kings' crowns are slightly over-sized for their heads and the children are wearing false beards.
Mini-Poker miniature playing cards made in China.
Miniature novelty playing cards from the late 1940s or early 1950s with a charm of their own. Probably published as small prizes at fairground or seaside amusement arcades.
A crudely printed miniature children's pack was produced anonymously in c.1935.
Miniature Playing Cards from around the world
Naipes tamaño Mignon, La Cubana, S.A. (Fabrica de Naipes El Aguila), Mexico, c.1960
Miniature children's playing cards with photographs of football players on the reverse.
Miniature children's playing cards depicting popular heroes and celebrities on the backs, Montevideo, c.1928