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Collectors’ Playing Cards for Sale

I TRY TO PUT REASONABLE PRICES ON WHAT I HAVE TO OFFER; COMPARE THEM WITH eBAY AND OTHER INTERNET SELLERS. I change the items from time to time and remove some of the unsold ones; if you saw something on an earlier list and it's no longer there, it might be worth asking whether I still have it. For purchases, please contact me by e-mail: [email protected]

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1 KZWP, Poland, copy of Dondorf Rhineland pattern, unusual joker, no box, 1976, used but Good+ £5

2 Goodall/De La Rue for Veltex cake mix, no box, small cross on each back (owner identification?), c.1928, good £6

3 Legends PCCo Serpentine, reprint of original Standard PC courts from the 1890s, plain AS, decorative AD, 2014, unopened £5

4 De La Rue pneumatic with Goodall courts and Kingfisher backs, half slide-in box, c.1925, very good £5

5 Waddington for the London & North Eastern Railway, Melrose Abbey, special AS, side-opening deco box with remains of gold label, c.1938, VG+ £3

6 De La Rue Rufford for Boots the Chemist, c.1948, plastic box (not original), VG £3

7 Waddington 'Dutch Boy', c.1930, slightly damaged slide-in box, c.1928, Excellent £12

8 Goodall G6 courts with anonymous London PC AS, no box, c.1910, good £3

9 Alf Cooke/Universal for Woolworth's: (a) four-colour courts, Minnehaha backs, c.1963, box, excellent £3; (b) three-colour courts, slender indices, one joker, Hiawatha backs, box, c.1948, good £2

10 De La Rue for P & O, special AS, slightly damaged slide-in box with RMS Maloja on the front, so presumably made specifically for that liner, c.1935, VG+ £10

11 Creswick piquet pack, 32 cards, large Old Frizzle, c.1835, VG+, a few cards discoloured by age, tiny knick in AS (see image) £185

12 Öberg, unusual version of the standard English pattern with a profile QD and old features restored, e.g. the JH's staff and the JS's halberd, tax stamp on AS, box with damaged flap, c.1960, used but good £10

13 Waddington for Wills' Castella cigars, W5.6 courts (identified from card stuck on outer box), 4 unopened boxes in original outer box, as sent to shops, three red, three blue, c.1963 £2 per pack or £6 the lot

14 Obchodni Tiskarny Karty (OTK), Prague, Casino 240, 54 cards, remains of box, c.1955, very good+ £2

15 Wild & Wolf Gentlemen's Hardware Camping Games, six back dice, score pad, pencil and a non-standard pack of cards in a tin box; back cards have black faces and red ones have white faces, one joker each colour, 2018, Mint (opened for scanning) £8

16 Stancraft Liberty with unusual copy of USPCC courts with turned JS, double box for conjuring comprising one ordinary pack and one of double-sided cards, blanks, part cards, a joker with a small 3C on the back (illustrated), box, c.1975, Excellent £8

17 Van Genechten for Holland America Line, anonymous AS, turned QH, c.1950, no box, excellent £12

18 Harry Margary, reproduction of Morden's map cards of 1676, each county map on a card with an introductory card and an explanation card; 'facsimile' on each card, box, 1972, unused £10

19 Rule booklets by De La Rue and Goodall: 1869 [£8]; 1920 [£3]; 1917 [£4]; 1904 [£12]; 1922 [£3]; 1908 [£5]

20 Brepols, 7 sample cards of their unusual T3 design, which is specific to Turnhout, 1870s, have been glued on the backs, otherwise Excellent £10

21 China for Fantasma Toys, New York, magic cards that can be read from the backs, one joker (they were not intended for play!), 2004, box and instructions, excellent, slight crease on joker £2

22 China copy of US7 poker cards with changes in design of clothing, odd arrangement on 10S (3/2/2/3), no box, c.2010, Excellent £2

23 Goodall for H A & E Smith, Bermuda, half box, c.1910, VG £10

24 Carta Mundi for Bell's whisky, figures of the red queens have been switched (QD = QH and vice versa), box, c.1990, excellent £2

25 Goodall Drilleen canvas finish Society size, G7 courts, flapless box, c.1910, excellent £5

27 Betal child's pack, a few odd court designs, e.g. KC and JD, no joker, box, c.1938 or 1948, unused £5

28 Carreras Happy Families, cigarette insert cards, 1925, Mr Pipe the Plumber (35) missing, VG, a few creases £6

30 (top) Universal tax wrapped, one end opened for identification, advert backs, c.1955, no box, mint £4 [SOLD];

31 (bottom) Alf Cooke canasta pack, no box, c.1955, excellent £3

33 Pepys Shuffled Symphonies, Pears ad. on back of rules, 1939, VG+, tatty box £5

36 Waddington for Walker's packaging, old fashioned back design, box, c.1955, excellent £5

37 De La Rue Cheery Families, 13 x 4 families, c.1910, box, VG+ £5

38 Artex, Hungary, complete rip-off of Waddington No 1, anonymous AS, flapless box, c.1960, excellent £5

40 Chad Valley Zoo-Zoo, unusual early game with photocopy rules, no box, 1920s, well used £4

41 Carta Mundi for Disney, each court has a different image of Mickey, Minnie and Goofy, each ace Donald Duck and the jokers are Pluto, double box, c.2000, Mint, one pack unopened £6

43 Russian Politex, 36 cards, cartoons of politicians on each card: AH = Boris Yeltsin; 6D = John Major, box, 1997, Mint £8

44 ASS reprint of the Dondorf Centennial pack of 1933, no box, 1975, mint £6

45 China? for Holland, Belgian pattern with Dutch indices, international aces, no jokers, Dutch windmill on the backs, damaged box, c.1980, good £3

47 Jaques On Guard, 37 of 49 cards depicting ranks of the British army, superb colour printing, square corners, 1890s, mostly very good, two cards creased, in home-made box £14

48 PAGSA Spanish pack, 48 cards + 3, box, c.1982, mint £4

49 ASS Skat for Leerdammer cheese, courts based on Berlin pattern all heads full frontal eating a piece of cheese, plastic box, c.1990, mint £4

50 Happy Families for Cow & Gate baby foods, 12 families, square corners, rule card, damaged box, c.1935, excellent £15

51 VSS, East Germany, Bavarian pattern, box, c.1980, mint £6

59 Alf Cooke double box, c.1952, in box for B.I. Callender's cables (not clear if it's the original box for these cards), excellent £6

65 Anonymous French for Butagaz, bear logo on each card, plastic box, c.1985, Mint £8

66 Fournier reprint of a Russian historical costume pack, damaged box, c.1990, Mint £6

67 Russian version of the same pack entitled "Russian", box, 1982, Mint £5

76 Brepols Belgian standard for Sandeman port, gold corners, in plastic box (not original), c.1948, Excellent £6

80 Anonymous repro of Industrie Comptoir mining pack, 32 cards, plastic box, Mint £5

81 ASS Salon-Karte Saxon pattern, Cornflower backs, tax stamp on AH, slightly damaged box, c.1931, VG, two small tears £5

87 Dondorf Rokoko patience, square corners, no indices, no box, c.1890, VG, a little grubby £5

90 Waddington for Disney, non-standard courts, aces and jokers, box, 1993, Mint £

98 Russia Palekh artists pack, entitled Jubilee, all cards with black background, box, 1977, Excellent £10

102 Düsseldorfer Berlin pattern with English indices and Brepols joker for Ayingerbräu lager, 54 cards, box, c.1995, Mint £3

103 China for Robert Frederick, unusual copy of Goodall's prewar courts with the initials 'RF' on each court, odd pip arrangement on the nines, AS copy of Waddington's, one joker, 2000, no box, Mint £4

109 Goodall bézique set, c.1910, pipe-themed backs, tatty box, used markers, good £5

110 De La Rue D5 (last unturned courts) with Owen Jones back, c.1870, inked-in corner indices, QS missing, used £6

111 Goodall G4.2 courts, plain faces, 2 x 32 cards in tatty box, c.1877, good £10

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