90 Minutes Playing Cards by IPC Magazines 1993
Angler Skat manufactured by VEB Altenburg, c.1981
Armchair Cricket by ex-professional County Cricket player Don Arnold was first marketed by Norfolk House Enterprises in 1983.
Sports-themed playing cards published by Badische Spielkartenfabrik, Baden, c.1930
Baraja de Boxeo, c.1930
Figuritas Golazo collectible football cards from Argentina, 1973
BMW Promo Top Trumps produced as a promotion for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Boxing Greats published by KickarseCards, a compilation of boxing icons in history.
Card Golf published by Pepys Games, c.1960.
Chad Valley ‘Sporting Snap’ card game designed by Max Pollock c.1895
100th anniversary of the Club Nacional de Football, Uruguay, 1999.
“Crickette” card game manufactured by Woolley & Co., London, c.1890.
“D’Ye Ken John Peel” by Greta Games, Carlisle, c.1920.
Guipuzcoa’s best athletes of the twentieth century, playing cards sponsored by El Diario Vasco and Euskaltel, manufactured by Heraclio Fournier, 1999
Derby Day race game published by Parker Games’ English subsidiary at Ivy Lane, London, from 1908 to around 1920.
“Desafio” playing cards with football player caricatures, c.2000
Dutch playing cards promoting the annual International Four Days of Walking Event held in Holland, 2016
Fox & Hounds card game published by C.W. Faulkner & Co., c.1899.
Fussball Quartett by Bielefelder Spielkarten GmbH, c.1958
“Goal” Fußball Spielkarten manufactured by Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne Wien, c1930s.
Goal! (1st edition) published by Pepys games, 1960.
“Grand Prix Champions” printed by Offason.
“Hunter’s Bridge” playing cards by ASS depicting animals and associated symbols of hunting, c.1976
It’s A Goal was registered to Castell Bros in July 1939.
Kargo or Card Golf published by Kum-Bak Sports Toys & Games, c.1930.
Kargo golf card game manufactured by Castell Brothers Ltd for Pepys Games, c.1936.
Kikit is an indoor football game made by De la Rue, c.1920.
Kum-Bak Sports, Toys & Games MFG Co., Ltd, London S.E.11
Les Sports quartet game designed by Paul Ordner, c.1960.
‘The Motor Handicap’ card game published by Philpott & Co. Ltd, Surbiton, 1920s
Olympia Sport Quartett designed by Siegfried Riediger, 1953.
Each card features a representation of a different sport at the London 2012 Olympic or Paralympic games.
Papita Sport Kwartet by Nederlandse Spellenfabriek, c.1975.
Penalty was invented by Ernesto Scola of Milan and published in the UK by Pepys in the 1960s
Football playing cards made in Peru
There were various Sports and Sporting Whist themes... and tobacco advertising on score cards.
Race-Cardo published by C.W. Faulkner & Co Ltd, c.1925.
Rally card game by Pepys, 1955.
“River Plate Para Siempre” football club cartoon playing cards, c.2004.
Rivers Edge Products for the outdoor enthusiast include magnificent artwork on playing cards
‘Selección Nacional de Fútbol’ playing cards published in Mexico by Novelty Corp de México S.A. de C.V., 2002
Skid-o motorcycle card game by Pepys, 1951.
“Spielkarte für Schützen” deck designed by Karl Heinz Lanz, published by Rudolf Bechtold and Co., c.1966
Stap Op by Penco for Victory Spelen 1945. A clone of Parker’s Touring except the Dutch have to do it all on a bicycle.
“They’re Off” horse racing card game by Pepys, c.1940.
‘Sports Tops and Tails’ No.290 manufactured by Ferd Piatnik & Sons, Vienna, c.1950s.
Uback horse racing game patent specification, Chad Valley Co Ltd, 1922.
Volleyball European Championship Rummy, 1983, designed by Klaus Hennig.
Waddington’s Sporting Birds Series 1933
Waves From Around the World playing cards with photography by Aaron Chang.