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A New Look at the Evolution of Whist Markers and Gaming Counters

A New Look at the Evolution of Whist Markers and Gaming Counters

This article aims to illustrate the evolution of whist and gaming counters from the 18th century to the 20th.

Atlantic Playing Card Co

Atlantic Playing Card Co

Atlantic Playing Card Co., Inc. promoted Bridge Ensemble boxes and companion accessories.

Bourbon Bridge 1975

Bourbon Bridge

Attractive, woodcut-style courts adapted for modern play.

Bridge advertising playing cards by La Cubana 1980

Bridge advertising playing cards by La Cubana

Bridge advertising playing cards for Morganite Carbon, manufactured by La Cubana, S.A., Tulipan 108, Mexico 4, D.F., c.1980s.

Bridge Challenger 1975

Bridge Challenger

“Bridge Challenger” by Fidelity Electronics, 1975

Bridge Markers and bridge scoring methods 1900

Bridge Markers and bridge scoring methods

Bridge Markers and bridge scoring methods 1900-1930

Canasta 1947

Canasta

Canasta is a card game of the Rummy family which originated in Uruguay probably about 1947

Card Game Items and contemporary advertisements

Card Game Items and contemporary advertisements

It is often difficult to identify the origin, manufacturer and date of a card game boxed set and other card game artifacts.

Club Bridge 1895

Club Bridge

Modiano’s ‘Club Bridge’ is a new edition of a stylish deck originally published in c.1895.

Cribbage Board Collection part 4

Cribbage Board Collection part 4

A collection of antique and vintage Cribbage Boards by Tony Hall, part 4.

Dal Negro Bridge set

Dal Negro Bridge set

Dal Negro Bridge set featuring old Vienna pattern courts.

De La Rue Pocket Guides 1864

De La Rue Pocket Guides

The 19th Century saw the production, by all of the major companies, of pocket guides or “mini-books” on every type of game.

EPCS August 1990 Newsletter

EPCS August 1990 Newsletter Members Only

Winnie-the-Pooh • Anniversaries • Isle of Man • Noddy Happy Families • 1984 Worshipful Company Pack • Bridge • Comedia Playing Cards • Thomas De La Rue • MAZAWATTEE • OXO • The Rose of the Orient Film Series • Snap • Alice in Wonderland

EPCS August 1991 Newsletter

EPCS August 1991 Newsletter Members Only

Royal Birthdays: HM The Queen, Prince Philip, Princess of Wales • CWS SNAP • OXO • Thomas De La Rue • Nestle's Happy Families • W.D. & H.O. WILLS • Bristol Cigarettes • Brooklands • Henry VIII Quincentenary • Wild Woodbine • Harrods • Richard Doyle • Bridge & Whist • Fashionable Piquet-Player • Elaine Lewis • Barribal

EPCS August 1999 Newsletter

EPCS August 1999 Newsletter Members Only

Worshipful Company Pack: Declaration of War • World Cup Cricket 1999 • Hand Decorated Transformation Pack: De La Rue • Happy Families Book • Times of Early Long Cardlers: Michael Cooper • English Standard Card Manufacturers: Stopforth • New Issues: Showjumping, Postcards, Sporting • Metamorphoses: Comical Characters • Woolworths: Retail Revolution • Score Cards: Whist & Bridge • Nursery Rhyme Snap • Non Standard Packs: Floral Pack • Odds and Ends: Unidentified Court Cards • Ephemera: Army & Navy Stores Catalogue

EPCS February 2002 Newsletter

EPCS February 2002 Newsletter Members Only

Richard Edward • Rorkes Drift - ZULU • Benno • Sir Gurney Benham • Nursery Rhyme & Travel Snap • The Studio Prize Competition • Cavalier Playing Cards • Pepys Quiz - Answers • Rummy Soccer • Spear's New Games 1894 • Big Box Card Games • Astra • Religious Cards • Game Scorers & Trump Indicators • Goodall & Willis January 1880 • Card Donation • L.G. Sloan & Universal • Frustrating Bridge Hand • Fables • Poets of the Card Table • Animal Snap - Revisited

EPCS May 1995 Newsletter

EPCS May 1995 Newsletter Members Only

VE Day • John Jaques & Son 1795-1995 Bicentenary • Musical • Brewery • How to Ink and Take Impressions • W.H. Willis • Culbertson Triplicates • Simpson Piccadilly Francois • De La Rue Dominoes

EPCS November 1988 Newsletter

EPCS November 1988 Newsletter Members Only

History of The Olympic Games • Lexicon • Collecting Theme: Whisky Distillers • Cosmos Happy Families • Joseph Revnolds & Sons • Happy Couples by H.A. Mullord Bros • Kings and Queens of England Misfitz • Samples of De la Rue and price lists • 50th Anniversary of RAF SNAP • P&O Steamship 'CHINA' • Culbertsons Own Self Teaching Playing cards for Contract Bridge

Five Suit Bridge 1937

Five Suit Bridge

Five Suit Bridge was invented in Vienna in 1937 by Walter W. Marseille and Dr. Paul Stern.

History and Evolution of Spades

History and Evolution of Spades

History and Evolution of Spades