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Published September 18, 2018 Updated May 28, 2022

Emoticon

Emoticon playing cards designed by Buy Design Studios, 2016.

2016 Canada Aquarius Buy Design Studios Pop Culture Symbols Add to Collection

Emoticon playing cards designed by Buy Design Studios, 2016. Emoticon is short for “emotion icon” and is a popular way to express feelings or mood in text messages, e-mails, etc. The smiley face and other emoticons give a concise way of expressing sentiments that otherwise would be difficult to detect in e-mail. Each card carries a different emoticon. See the Box

More free emojis here

Emoticon playing cards designed by Buy Design Studios, 2016
Emoticon playing cards designed by Buy Design Studios, 2016 Emoticon playing cards designed by Buy Design Studios, 2016 Emoticon playing cards designed by Buy Design Studios, 2016 Emoticon playing cards designed by Buy Design Studios, 2016

Above: Emoticon playing cards designed by Buy Design Studios, 2016. The cards are printed by Aquarius in China for distribution in Canada.

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By Matt Probert

Member since March 02, 2012

I have adored playing cards since before I was seven years old, and was brought up on packs of Waddington's No 1. As a child I was fascinated by the pictures of the court cards.

Over the next fifty years I was seduced by the artwork in Piatnik's packs and became a collector of playing cards.

Seeking more information about various unidentified packs I discovered the World of Playing Cards website and became an enthusiastic contributor researching and documenting different packs of cards.

I describe my self as a playing card archaeologist, using detective work to identify and date obscure packs of cards discovered in old houses, flea markets and car boot sales.


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