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Jeu de Tarot Pocket Fantasy/Science-Fiction

Tarot game pack with fantasy sci-fi artwork on the trumps published by Pocket SF, France.

Fantasy/Science-Fiction Tarot deck with standard French Tarot courts except that they, and every other card, have silver borders. Artwork and illustrations by Alain Brion, Julien Delval, Jean-Yves Kervévan, Stephan Martinière, Marc Moreno, David Sala, Eric Scala, Eikasia, Manchu & Wojtek Siudmak on the double-ended trump cards. Produced in a limited edition for a French publisher of science fiction books. One of the extra cards carries a recommended reading list. See the box

Tarot game pack with fantasy sci-fi trumps by Grimaud for Pocket SF, France

Above: Jeu de Tarot Pocket Fantasy/Science-Fiction with fantasy trumps, printed by Grimaud for Pocket SF, France. 78 cards + 2 extra cards + leaflet with rules for the game of Tarot in French in tuck box. Size: 60 x 113 mm. Date unknown.

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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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