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Published June 25, 2022 Updated June 25, 2022

Highland Hospice

54 different personalities from the city of Inverness published by the Highland Hospice.

Scotland United Kingdom Highland Hospice Highland Printers Commemorative 2002

The Highland Hospice cares for patients throughout the Highlands of Scotland with cancer and other life-limiting conditions. In this pack to raise awareness of the hospice and to mark its 15th anniversary are 52 of the greatest Invernesians alive c.2000, each one named along with a brief description. The two extra cards carry further information about the Highland Hospice. Each of the extra cards has a different back design from the rest of the pack. The pack’s secondary title is “Inverness City’s Most Wanted!”, no doubt because it was issued around the same time as the packs showing the “Most Wanted Iraqis”. See the info cards

54 different personalities from the city of Inverness published by the Highland Hospice, 2002 54 different personalities from the city of Inverness published by the Highland Hospice, 2002 54 different personalities from the city of Inverness published by the Highland Hospice, 2002

Above: Highland Hospice playing cards published by the Highland Hospice, Inverness, c.2002. 52 cards + 2 Jokers + 2 extra cards. Size: 56 x 87 mm. Printed by Highland Printers.

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By Roddy Somerville

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Roddy started collecting stamps on his 8th birthday. In 1977 he joined the newly formed playing-card department at Stanley Gibbons in London before setting up his own business in Edinburgh four years later. His collecting interests include playing cards, postcards, stamps (especially playing cards on stamps) and sugar wrappers. He is a Past President of the Scottish Philatelic Society, a former Chairman of the IPCS, a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards and Curator of the WCMPC’s collection of playing cards. He lives near Toulouse in France.


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