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Published June 27, 2022 Updated June 27, 2022

Souvenir Views of Scotland Playing Cards

52 selected views of Scotland by De La Rue (Waddingtons) for GlenAlan Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland, c.1960s.

Scotland United Kingdom De la Rue Waddingtons Photography Souvenir 1960

This pack was the successor to the one called “Souvenir of Scotland”. Like its predecessor it has 52 different oval photos of Scotland in black and white. All the views are named. The backs feature a bagpiper in Highland dress set against a map of Scotland in pink, with either blue or green waves in the background. See the box

52 selected views of Scotland by De La Rue (Waddingtons) for GlenAlan Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland, c.1960s 52 selected views of Scotland by De La Rue (Waddingtons) for GlenAlan Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland, c.1960s

Above: 52 selected views of Scotland by De La Rue (Waddingtons) for GlenAlan Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland, c.1960s. 52 cards + 2 Jokers in drop-lid box. Size: 58 x 89 mm.

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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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