Miniature novelty playing cards from the late 1940s or early 1950s with a charm of their own. Probably published as small prizes at fairground or seaside amusement arcades.
The Birkel company has produced several promotional “Schwarzer Peter” packs over the years and this one is themed on the circus.
Pepys board games which may be interesting to see.
Children's games are distinct from ordinary playing cards, with their most obvious difference being the lack of any court cards or suit marks.
Chad Valley Co. Ltd (incorporating Johnson Brothers (Harborne) Ltd) the long-established UK brand bought by Woolworths in 1988 and now sold at Argos.
Clifford Toys is a brand name of F. Levy & Co., Ltd, London, sellers of toys and fancy goods
The stories about the Golliwogg and the Dutch dolls were written by Bertha Upton (1849-1912) and illustrated by her daughter Florence Kate Upton (1873-1922)
Hornby Playing cards are a retro deck designed and produced by Wild and Wolf copyright 2011
Kamarát miniature toy playing cards from Czechoslovakia
“Magic Poker Cards” are often found inside Christmas crackers along with party hats, puzzles and jokes...
This “Jeu de Sept Familles” was produced by Mauclair Dacier in the late 19th century.
Crudely printed miniature children's packs produced anonymously in c.1930.
Pepys published a total of 8 different pictorial domino games.
Roberts Brothers Ltd, Gloucester (Glevum Brand) ‘Old Maid’ card game, 1920s
‘Secret Magic Cards’ published by Hanky Panky Toys Thailand Ltd., © World Magic International, 2006
The Space Puzzles Game published by Gametoy Development Co., Inc, Orlando, Fl, 1991
Toyo playing cards No.88 manufactured in China for the “Estanco de Naipes del Perú”, 1950s
Waddy Productions Ltd was a member of the giant Amalgamated Press group and only published card games for a short period in the 1930s.