Brepols ‘Dutch Pattern’ for Van Perlstein distillery, with scenic aces of the Netherlands, c.1960
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The Brepols ‘Dutch Pattern’ was eventually acquired by Carta Mundi in 1970 and is now their standard Dutch pattern.
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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 Queen of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Hearts 1984 woodblock joker.
Famous people associated with Nicolas Fouquet’s splendid château of Vaux-le-Vicomte.
Characters from the 2007 film Shrek the Third, a DreamWorks Animation production.
Advertising pack designed by James Hodges for a company specialising in regional cakes and biscuits....
Psychedelic designs promoting Louis De Poortere, a company selling carpets and rugs.
Dinosaurs from different ages and locations, with artwork by Virginijus Poshkus.
On-line offsite data backup publicity playing cards produced by The Bunker, United Kingdom, c. 2004....
“De Tarot in de herstelde orde” (The Tarot in the restored order) a re-ordered Rider-Waite tarot dec...
Publicity pack for the East German furniture industry, with designs by Werner-Hans Schlegel.
Clamcleats playing cards for sailors designed by Celia Allison, New Zealand, 1986.
Two very remarkable tarots by the award winning Dutch cartoonist Marcel Ruijters.
‘Star Wars: a New Hope’ playing cards to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the film Star Wars, USA, ...
Publicity pack for Gibert Jeune, the famous Parisian bookshop, with designs by James Hodges.
A flicker pack with different backs, advertising the Saab 900 Convertible motor car.
Complete contents of a sample book of advertising cards by De La Rue
Promotional pack for a German steel hardening business, with designs by Costante Costantini.
Glico Almond Chocolate playing cards with designs by Izumi Tamai, produced by Nintendo, Japan.
National Railway Museum with drawings by Stuart Black, United Kingdom, 1993.
Some early examples of popular German playing cards from the XV and XVI centuries.
A brightly coloured pack promoting “Tík Táck” cane vodka from Destileria La Central S.A. in El Salva...
Over the years I have collected a large number of mini-booklets and pocket guides offering rules and...
Delightful pack advertising Joseph Bardou & Fils cigarette papers for the Philippines.
54 classic images from a bygone age of railway travel from the National Railway Museum, York.
Colourful card game featuring the Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man and some of his fearsome advers...
Cowboys and American Indians on a pack for Neiman Marcus, the Dallas department store.
Designs by Jürgen Pankarz for the 20th anniversary of the Wolfgang Dorn advertising agency, Cologne....
Theatre of Pain / Teatr boli playing cards depicting politicians and leaders in the Caucasus territo...