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Published July 03, 1996 Updated December 26, 2021

Playing Cards in other cards

Secondary applications of playing cards.

Ephemera Secondary Uses

Playing Cards in post cards, trade cards, greeting cards, etc.


Above: post card manufactured by M.T. Sheahan, Boston (USA), 1908.


See also: Secondary Uses of Playing Cards

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By Simon Wintle

Member since February 01, 1996

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Curator 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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