“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.
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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.
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