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March 2020

Domestic Economy • Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Domestic Economy published by Faulkner & Co, c.1899.

Cefacidal / Mead Johnson • Thursday, March 26, 2020

“Cefacidal” / Mead Johnson medical humour advertising playing cards, c.1975.

Baraja Carlos IV by Félix Solesio, 1800 • Saturday, March 21, 2020

Baraja Carlos IV, Félix Solesio en la Real Fábrica de Macharaviaya, 1800

Blog Post   Solitaired • Friday, March 20, 2020

As we are becoming separated from friends and families we worked with the Solitaired team to customize this game using traditional woodblock courts.

Wonderland Misfitz • Monday, March 9, 2020

Wonderland Misfitz by C.W. Faulkner & Co. Ltd, c.1908.

February 2020

Blog Post   Cigar Bands • Wednesday, February 26, 2020

A collection of 24 cigar bands with miniature playing cards.

Welsh Language Playing Cards • Monday, February 24, 2020

Welsh Language Playing Cards designed by Richard Ruston-Burgess, made in Wales, 2020.

National Misfitz • Saturday, February 22, 2020

National Misfitz published by C.W. Faulkner & Co c.1900.

RCI Playing Cards • Tuesday, February 18, 2020

RCI Playing Cards, a 20th century playing-card maker of Minneapolis, 1969-1985.

Fairy Legend Misfitz • Sunday, February 16, 2020

Fairy Legend Misfitz published by C W Faulkner & Co Ltd, c.1908.

Bicycle Steampunk • Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Bicycle Steampunk playing cards with Gothic artwork by Anne Stokes, 2015.

Parisian style Spanish deck by Grimaud • Sunday, February 2, 2020

Parisian style Spanish deck by Grimaud for export to Uruguay.

January 2020

Misfitz • Saturday, January 25, 2020

The very first ‘Misfitz’ game published by C.W. Faulkner & Co, c.1898.

World of Harry Potter • Saturday, January 18, 2020

World of Harry Potter playing cards produced by Winning Moves under Waddingtons Number 1 brand, 2019.

Collectors’ Playing Cards for Sale • Thursday, January 16, 2020

Some more interesting playing cards for sale.

Many Folk Misfitz • Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Many Folk Misfitz published by C.W. Faulkner & Co., c.1906.

Blog Post   Collecting Playing Cards by Jan Walls • Tuesday, January 14, 2020

I collected playing cards when I was in primary school, by Jan Walls.

Animal Misfitz • Monday, January 13, 2020

Animal Misfitz designed by George Lambert for Faulkner Games, c.1900.

Final Fantasy VII • Sunday, January 12, 2020

Final Fantasy VII is a role-playing video game.

New Figures by A. I. Charlemagne, 1862 • Thursday, January 9, 2020

“Renaissance” playing card designs by A I Charlemagne, 1862.

December 2019

Snap • Thursday, December 19, 2019

Snap card game published in UK by Globe (Oppenheimer und Sulzbacher), late 19th century.

The Game of Numbers • Thursday, December 19, 2019

The Game of Numbers published by Globe Series, c.1900.

Questions and Answers • Thursday, December 19, 2019

Questions and Answers card game by Globe Series, c.1900.

November 2019

HOLIDAY COTTAGE FOR RENT • Thursday, November 28, 2019

My wife and I have recently started to offer a holiday cottage for rent.

Golly Misfitz • Thursday, November 21, 2019

Golly Misfitz from c1905.

Vanity Fair • Thursday, November 21, 2019

Vanity Fair No.41 Playing Cards by the United States Playing Card Co, 1895. All the number cards have been imaginatively transformed.

Bicycle Knights • Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Bicycle Knights playing cards designed by Sam Hayles in 2018.

Squared Faro #366 • Thursday, November 14, 2019

Squared Faro #366 by Russell & Morgan Co. first issued in 1887.

Period Pieces • Tuesday, November 12, 2019

National Trust Period Pieces Antiques Game produced in 1976 by Dinosaur Publications.

71: Woodblock and stencil: the hearts • Saturday, November 2, 2019

A presentation of the main characteristics of the wood-block courts of the heart suit.

70: Woodblock and stencil : the spade courts • Friday, November 1, 2019

This is a presentation in a more straightforward fashion of the work done by Paul Bostock and me in our book of the same name.

October 2019

Blog Post   Is Card Collecting an Investment? • Saturday, October 12, 2019

“Is Card Collecting an Investment?” - an article by Rod Starling.

Crown the Queen • Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Crown the Queen card game invented by Elaine Burton, c.1953.

September 2019

Aesop’s Fables • Thursday, September 26, 2019

Aesop’s Fables playing cards by I. Kirk, c.1759.

Bicycle Cybertech • Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Bicycle Cybertech playing cards inspired by cyberpunk genre, illustrated by Jamie Meza, 2019.

Friendly Felines • Wednesday, September 25, 2019

‘Friendly Felines’ playing cards designed by Azured Ox, 2017.

Gods of Egypt • Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Gods of Egypt playing cards dedicated to the culture of Ancient Egypt.

Souvenir from Zakynthos • Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Souvenir from Zakynthos by Euro Card

Bicycle 808 Bourbon • Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Bicycle 808 Bourbon themed deck by US Playing Card Company 2017.

Nursery Rhymes Misfitz • Monday, September 23, 2019

Nursery Rhymes Misfitz by C. W. Faulkner & Co,, c.1900.

Alice in Wonderland • Friday, September 20, 2019

Alice in Wonderland playing cards designed by Sasha Dounaevski, 2018.

National Geographic Nature • Tuesday, September 10, 2019

National Geographic Nature playing cards, 2006.

Fungi Mycological Playing Cards • Monday, September 9, 2019

Mystic Mushrooms Playing Cards, 2018.

Kaiserkarte • Sunday, September 1, 2019

“Kaiserkarte” first published by Schneider & Co in 1895-1897 for the Imperial Court.

August 2019

Tease Me • Sunday, August 25, 2019

‘Tease Me’ 1960s glamour pack.

Egyptian Tarot • Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Egyptian Tarot published by Naipes La Banca, Buenos Aires, c.1980.

Gerrymanders • Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Gerrymanders by Globe Series of Games, c.1900.

Happy Families • Monday, August 19, 2019

Happy Families published by Globe Series, c.1900.

Naipes Criollos • Sunday, August 18, 2019

“Naipes Criollos” Gaucho playing cards, 1995.

Souvenir of Norway • Friday, August 16, 2019

Souvenir of Norway deck.

Naipes Cardón • Monday, August 12, 2019

Naipes Cardón designed by Mario Luis Rivero depicting traditional Argentine culture and identity, 2002.

El Oráculo de la Bruja • Monday, August 12, 2019

“El Oráculo de la Bruja” fortune-telling cards, 2003.

Klutz Card Deck • Sunday, August 4, 2019

Klutz Card Deck with comic courts.

July 2019

Shop Item  Naipes El León • Saturday, July 27, 2019

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

Shop Item  Chinese Domino Cards • Saturday, July 27, 2019

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

Shop Item  Duplex Dominoes • Saturday, July 27, 2019

Boxed set of Duplex Domino cards, c.1896

Woman’s Hour • Thursday, July 11, 2019

The Woman’s Hour playing cards published by David Westnedge, 1996.

TDC Inc. • Wednesday, July 10, 2019

“TDC Inc.: a 20th Century American Playing Card Maker” by Michael Cooper.

Bicycle Civil War Deck • Monday, July 8, 2019

The Civil War Deck designed by Jackson Robinson, 2017.

Bicycle Emotions • Sunday, July 7, 2019

Bicycle Emotions playing cards with custom emotions on the courts to help you bluff at cards, 2013.

Flintstones Happy Families • Saturday, July 6, 2019

Flintstones Happy Families by J. W. Spear and Sons, c.1960.

Alphabetti Spaghetti • Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Alphabetti Spaghetti Happy Families game for Crosse & Blackwell c.1978.

Age of Dragons • Monday, July 1, 2019

Age of Dragons by Anne Stokes, 2017.

June 2019

Anne Stokes Collection • Sunday, June 30, 2019

Anne Stokes Collection playing cards, 2010.

Military Pin Up • Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Military Pin Up created by Sviatoslay Pashchuk (Ukraine) 2019.

Hand Drawn Joker Pack • Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Pack of 52 hand-drawn Jokers.

Gundlach Skat No.100 • Monday, June 24, 2019

Skat No.100 by E. Gundlach, Bielefeld, 1949.

Piwiarnia Pub in Warsaw • Sunday, June 23, 2019

Advertising Deck for the Piwiarnia Pub in Warsaw.

Blog Post   Hesslers Rider Back Playing Cards • Saturday, June 22, 2019

Hesslers Rider Back Playing Cards with two different coloured backs, 2019.

Ravi Varma Press • Friday, June 21, 2019

Ravi Varma Press, Bombay, India, c.1910.

May 2019

The Deck of Cards • Sunday, May 26, 2019

The Deck of Cards by Andrew Jones Art, 1979

Martín Fierro - Naipes Temáticos de Colección • Friday, May 24, 2019

Naipes “Martín Fierro” based on the epic poem by José Hernandez.

On The Cards • Thursday, May 16, 2019

A Motley Pack - transformation playing cards & ‘On The Cards’ book facsimile published by Sunish Chabba, 2019.

Les Géants d’un Mythe • Saturday, May 11, 2019

Les Géants d'un Mythe created by François Poulain and manufactured by Grimaud, 1983.

Boxing Greats • Saturday, May 11, 2019

Boxing Greats published by KickarseCards, a compilation of boxing icons in history.

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! • Friday, May 10, 2019

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! promotional playing cards, 1997.

Hendrick’s Gin • Friday, May 3, 2019

Nice advertising deck for Hendrick’s Gin, c.2015.

April 2019

Caesars Palace • Wednesday, April 24, 2019

‘Aristocrat’ Casino Cards for Caesars Palace by USPCC 2006

Greenpeace • Thursday, April 18, 2019

Campaign deck for Greenpeace with drawings of penguins, seals, whales and dolphins.

Shop Item  River Plate football cartoon deck • Monday, April 1, 2019

“River Plate Para Siempre” football club cartoon playing cards, c.2004.

March 2019

Shop Item  Hijos de Heraclio Fournier letterhead with invoice, 1951 • Sunday, March 31, 2019

Hijos de Heraclio Fournier letterhead with invoice, 1951

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