“Pop Rocky” miniature playing cards
Two uncut sheets of “Pop Rocky” miniature playing cards with double-ended caricatures of celebrities and pop stars, originally published inside a magazine, c.1970. Made in Belgium. Includes Jimi Hendrix, Mick Jagger, Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard, with the four Beatles as the Aces. Reverse: strawberry design with “Pop Rocky” logo in sunglasses. 36 cards.
My late mother found these miniature cards in a skip around 50 years ago.
Panto People published by E. S. & A. Robinson, c.1930s.
Hats-Off! miniature card game published by E. S. & A. Robinson, c.1930s.
Zoo-Boots published by E. S. & A. Robinson, c.1930s.
Gilbert and Sullivan deck created by Don Jack using artwork from Players cigarette cards.
Bandsman Snap by Chiefton Products Ltd of Bristol, c.1950s.
Musikinstrumente quartet game published by Verlag für Lehrmittel, Pössneck, 1984.
Gibbs Happy Families card game promotion, both full sized and miniature versions, c.1946.
Two miniature card games promoting Vim Scouring Powder and Sunshine Soap, 1930s.
Patience Cards and their Boxes by Tony Hall.
Musical Snap by C.W. Faulkner & Co., c.1900.
‘Stars Play’ card set published by Monty Gum, Leiden, 1988.
Facsimile of Dondorf’s “Musikalisches Kartenspiel” (c.1862) published by Lo Scarabeo, 2004
Spider Solitaire is a free web site offering new versions of the classic solitaire card game
Waddington’s Patience Cards from the Barribal Series, c.1929.
Bechstein design reprinted by Vereinigte Stralsunder Spielkartenfabriken AG former Schneider & Co., c1925.
Dutch singers, TV and theatre artist playing cards for “Story” magazine, 1978.
Half-sized cigarette playing cards published by Bucktrout & Co., Ltd (Guernsey) c.1930.
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A two-pack patience set produced by Thomas De la Rue on behalf of the Prince of Wales National Relief Fund in 1914.
Piccadilly Patience by Piatnik, c.1955
Extraordinary ‘Actors and Opera Singers’ deck printed by Avril et Cie, Paris, c.1865
‘Happy Families’ published by Nestlé in 1935.
Miniature Patience playing cards in Rococo style published by F. X. Schmid, c.1960
Peter and the Wolf card game published by Pepys Games, 1947.
Naipes de Poker “Milonguita” featuring early Tango music score covers, Gardés Editorial, 2003.
Patience deck for British American Tobacco printed by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland c.1940
‘Dogs’ playing cards showcases 52 canine portraits in four suits as authors, artists, musicians and film stars, illustrated by Chet Phillips, 2016
‘Black Tango’ playing cards with photographs of dancing couples published by Gardés Editorial, 2003.
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Deck featuring “18 Rock ‘n’ Pop” Superstars portrayed on the court cards and jokers by eight of Britain’s leading illustrators.
A very impressive deck of cards featuring 54 different images from “Chinese Roles of Beijing Opera” published by HCG Poker Productions, 2005
Miniature playing cards advertising "Perma" smoking-related products featuring the "Perma Girl" on the backs and Joker.
Patience size playing cards published by Obchodni Tiskarny of Prague, under the brand “Casino”, with cartoon courts in the style of wood engravings.
Mickey Mouse card game is part of a promotion for Rübezahl Schokoladen GmbH (Germany).
The W.D & H.O. Wills Playing Card promotion of the early 1930s
Facsimile edition of “Löjliga Spel Kort” (1825) illustrated playing cards from Sweden, showing scenes from Fredman‘s Epistles and Songs
Elvis Presley playing cards published by The United States Playing Card Company, c.2002
Children’s toy cards published in Argentina by Editorial Atlántida in the magazine “Billiken”, 1964.
How I began Collecting Playing Cards by Robert S. Lancaster