Waddington’s introduced a series of unusual shapes in the early 1950s
Vintage cartoon courts and ace of spades specially designed for Hoover Limited, with full colour back showing the Art Deco style Hoover factory at Perivale, manufactured by Waddington's Playing Cards, c.1930
Cir-Q-Lar Playing Cards. In 1929 John Waddington Ltd commenced the production of circular cards and these were very popular.
Shakespearean Playing Cards designed by Frederick Colin Tilney, made by John Waddington Limited c.1925.
John Waddington Ltd, early type Ace of Spades and court cards, c.1922-25
William H. Barribal (1873 - 1956) was a London artist who created the Waddingtons 'Barribal' playing cards series, which are avidly collected today.
Waddington's 1933 Trade Brochure