Philips ‘Super Inductance Arlita’ advertising playing cards, in art deco style and based loosely on the Belgian std. pattern, manufactured by Etabl. Mesmaekers Frères S.A., Turnhout, Belgium, 1925. There are various instances of lamp bulbs hidden in the designs. The Joker (shown right) has the legend “mefiez vous du gaspilleur du courant”.
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.
French-suited Bavarian Animal Tarot by J B Dubois, Liège, Belgium, late 18th C.
Early 19th century Animal Tarot pack produced by J T Dubois, Liège, Belgium.
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.
On-line offsite data backup publicity playing cards produced by The Bunker, United Kingdom, c. 2004....
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.
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.
Over the years I have collected a large number of mini-booklets and pocket guides offering rules and...
Four Corners of the World fantasy playing cards by Daveluy, Bruges, Belgium, 1875-1880.
Delightful pack advertising Joseph Bardou & Fils cigarette papers for the Philippines.
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....
Publicity pack for the Danish company, Velux, manufacturers of roof windows and skylights.
Commedia dell’Carte political transformation cards illustrated by Stef van Stiphout, Belgium, 1977. ...