Black backgrounds incorporating a spider’s web form the backdrop for these Halloween designs. The court cards use standard English faces but coloured mauve (black suits) with fluorescent lime green backgrounds and fluorescent lime green (red suits) with mauve backgrounds. The remaining cards feature different motifs associated with Halloween such as black cats, pumpkins, bats, spiders, ghosts, etc. A special glow in the dark card is also included. The back design features the grim reaper alongside a headstone marked “RIP”, above which are a black cat and a bat. See the box►
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Roddy started collecting stamps on his 8th birthday. In 1977 he joined the newly formed playing-card department at Stanley Gibbons in London before setting up his own business in Edinburgh four years later. His collecting interests include playing cards, postcards, stamps (especially playing cards on stamps) and sugar wrappers. He is a Past President of the Scottish Philatelic Society, a former Chairman of the IPCS, a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards and Curator of the WCMPC’s collection of playing cards. He lives near Toulouse in France.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the Queen of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
Calon Arang, a figure from 12th-century Javanese and Balinese folklore known as a witch skilled in b...
Festive courts on a Waddingtons pack designed to celebrate Christmas 1980.
“Don’t come back” playing cards produced by Hounslow NHS Primary Care Trust and Feltham Young Offend...
French-suited Æsop’s fables tarot produced by Leipzig Industrie Comptoir, c.1800-1825.
Famous people associated with Nicolas Fouquet’s splendid château of Vaux-le-Vicomte.
‘Branle’ playing cards inspired by a 12th-century dance, produced by Noir Arts, USA, 2015.
Dinosaurs from different ages and locations, with artwork by Virginijus Poshkus.
Giuliano Costa's Jack-O’-Lantern tarot blends Rider-Waite symbolism with the rich and atmospheric th...
Featuring Disney Princesses and Enchanting Tales in two sizes of pack made for Eastern Europe.
‘Star Wars: a New Hope’ playing cards to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the film Star Wars, USA, ...
A flicker pack with different backs, advertising the Saab 900 Convertible motor car.
National Railway Museum with drawings by Stuart Black, United Kingdom, 1993.
Bicycle “EveRydAy zomBIES” playing cards with artwork by Rob Sacchetto, USA, 2013.
Bicycle Zombie playing cards with hints on how to survive a zombie attack, USA, 2012.
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...
Baraxa Galega designed by F. Perez Llamosas and published by Naipes Heraclio Fournier, 1983.
Publicity pack for the Danish company, Velux, manufacturers of roof windows and skylights.
Art for Life playing cards illustrated by Francesc Artigau i Seguí for the British Red Cross, 2014. ...
Costumes, masks and symbols from the island of Sardinia, with designs by Luciano Dettori and Tonino ...
Commedia dell’Carte political transformation cards illustrated by Stef van Stiphout, Belgium, 1977. ...
Rembrandt playing cards published by the Rembrandthuis (The Rembrandt House Museum) in Amsterdam. ...
54 black and white photographs of solo singers, duos and groups popular around 1990.
54 different paintings from the collection of the Guildhall Art Gallery, London.