“Mickey Mouse y Amigos” Spanish-suited playing cards mimicking Fournier’s Castilian pattern, with Disney characters on courts and Jokers, 2001.
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Curator 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.
Gó Succo fruit juice promotion deck featuring Walt Disney cartoons.
Donald Duck card game © Walt Disney Productions, by Naipes Fournier, 1984.
“Werbung die Sticht” deck with artwork by Fritz Bünzli to promote advertising on playing cards by AG Müller 1982.
The Adventures of Inspector Gadget quartet game published by Fournier in 1983.
Periquito y Tontín Dominoes, featuring Feliz and Bonzo, 1920s.
Christmas Playing Cards published by Novelty Playing Cards, Syracuse, New York, 1986.
Delightful comical deck designed by Loriot, the German cartoonist and comedian, 1973.
Hamm’s Beer promotion deck with bear cartoons by Frank M. Antoncich 1968.
Biff! Bang!! Wallop!!! family card game published by H.P. Gibson & Sons Ltd, 1939.
Capilettor cartoon playing cards published by VASS, Leinfelden, 1978.
Egyptian Tarot published by Naipes La Banca, Buenos Aires, c.1980.
“Naipes Criollos” Gaucho playing cards, 1995.
Naipes Cardón designed by Mario Luis Rivero depicting traditional Argentine culture and identity, 2002.
“El Oráculo de la Bruja” fortune-telling cards, 2003.
Flintstones Happy Families by J. W. Spear and Sons, c.1960.
Naipes “Martín Fierro” based on the epic poem by José Hernandez.
Happy Families by Norvic Mill, c.1920s.
Shuffled Symphonies published by Pepys Games in association with Walt Disney, 1939.
Carlos Loiseau, better known as ‘Caloi’, was a cartoonist whose designs for Parliament Cigarettes were first published in the early 1970s.
Mickey’s Fun Fair published by Pepys Games in collaboration with Walt Disney, 1939.
Snow White 2nd edition published by Pepys Games, 1951.
Snow White card game 1st edition published by Castell Brothers Ltd (Pepys), 1937.
Naipes "Minifusor" tipo Español published by Difusora S.A., c.1980.
Clark’s Industries Spanish Cards, c.1975.
Pinocchio card game published by Pepys Games, 1940.
Hercules card game published by Herclio Fournier, 1997.
Mickey and the Beanstalk card game devised by Ern Shaw for Pepys Games, 1947.
Hand-drawn semi-erotic, satirical playing cards by Lautaro Fiszman ‘El Tripero’, 2002.
Gulliver’s Travels by Pepys Games, based on the cartoon film, 1940.
Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier... card game published by Pepys Games, 1956.
Mordillo Skat designed by Guillermo Mordillo, c.1979
Promotional deck designed by Ray Goossens for the Boerenbond farmers’ union, c.1968.
Skat deck for Löwen Entertainment, producers of electronic gaming machines, 1986
Cinderella card game published by Pepys Games, 1954.
Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Accident Research, 1978
“Butagaz” playing cards for the French gas company, c.1976
Michelin Tyres by Waddingtons, c.1970.
Micky Mau~Mau by F. X. Schmid, 1978.
Farmyard Cries card game, designed by Racey Helps and published by Pepys Games, 1952.
The designs of these fortune-telling cards are largely taken from nineteenth century Austrian "Rural Scenes" Tarock cards.