Evolution of American Bank Note Co's “Baggy Clown” Joker.
Chinese playing card makers have probably produced the widest variety of jokers of any single part of the world.
In around 1955 De la Rue introduced a new coloured joker and a series of aces of spades with a silhouette of Thomas de La Rue which coincided with their 125th anniversary
Pack of 52 hand-drawn Jokers.
Interview with Tom and Judy Dawson from 52 Plus Joker. Chatting about the history of playing cards, uses of cards and collecting.
Peter Wood’s “Jest Jokers” comprising 54 different Joker designs made into a full pack of cards
More Jokers from around the world.
Malaysian-made deck of cards produced for Malaysian Airline Systems (MAS)
Rod Starling is one of the founding members of the 52 Plus Joker card collectors club. He has written many articles for the club's quarterly newsletter, Clear the Decks. His collection still encompasses both foreign and American decks. Rod has also a...
Sands & McDougall produced many beautiful Spade Aces and Jokers
A series of SNP Ausprint jokers with the various wording and name changes
The 'Joker' is believed to have been invented by American Euchre players who, when modifying the rules sometime during the 1860s, decided that an extra trump card was required.
West Flanders Souvenir pack manufactured in Belgium by Mesmaekers, c.1950.