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Lithuanian Playing Cards, reprinted by Piatnik, 1995, 2004.

‘Lithuanian Playing Cards’

Reprinted by Piatnik, 1995, 2004

‘Lithuanian Playing Cards’ is a reprint by Piatnik of ‘Pilys (Castles)’ originally published by Spindulys, Kaunas, Lithuania in c.1930. The four Aces depict Lithuanian national monuments.

Lithuanian Playing Cards, reprinted by Piatnik, 1995, 2004

Above: Lithuanian Playing Cards, reprinted by Piatnik, 1995, 2004. The Piatnik logo can be seen on the Four of Hearts. Images courtesy Albinas Borisevičius.

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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.


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