“Desafio” Spanish-suited playing cards with caricatures of football players on every card, c.2000. Each suit represents a team: River (swords), Boca (coins), San Lorenzo (clubs), Independiente (cups).
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Founder and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Hearts 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the King of Diamonds 1984 woodblock joker.
Dondorf Jägerkarte Nr. 465 playing cards dedicated to the theme of hunting, c.1930.
Commemorative Olympic Playing Cards produced by Waddingtons exclusively for Stanley Gibbons Antiquar...
Clamcleats playing cards for sailors designed by Celia Allison, New Zealand, 1986.
Centennial Olympic Games playing cards celebrating the centenary of the modern Olympic Games, 1896-1...
Bicycle Negro League Baseball Museum souvenir playing cards, USA, 2012.
Caricatures by Garth Stackhouse of American politicians involved in the 1996 presidential campaign.
Cyclists from the Domex-Weinmann team who took part in the 1989 Tour de France.
Artist Edward Locker’s view of London life in 1799, using every card in the pack as part of the pict...
Pack devised by Volker Scheub depicting characters associated with the city of Tübingen.
Caricatures by António Moreira Antunes of Portuguese politicians from the 1980s, with non-standard s...
Photos of American football players representing the University of Alabama in 1972.
‘Hooray for Hollywood’ movie star playing cards produced by Parody Productions, USA, 2006.
The Cooper Union caricature playing cards illustrated by Gerry Gersten, United States, c. 1987
Colour photographs of the World Cup-winning French football squad of 2018.
Families card game with comic designs featuring seven of the teams competing in the 1998 World Cup. ...
Amusing depiction of characters whom you might meet in the city and port of Marseille, as created by...
A 1982 World Cup commemoration pack by Heráldica Castanyer from Spain with non-standard suits.
Two packs (one French-suited, one Spanish-suited) for the World Cup held in Spain, 1982.
James Purdey & Sons is a long-established gun manufacturer founded in 1814 in London.
PBR (Professional Bull Riders) licensed playing cards, USA, 2005
Vanity Fair 1868-1914 playing cards published by Billy Bembo, United Kingdom, 1995.
‘Calcio Storico Fiorentino’ by Costante Costantini is based on an early form of football that origi...