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Animal Misfitz 1900

Animal Misfitz

Animal Misfitz designed by George Lambert for Faulkner Games, c.1900.

C.W. Faulkner

C.W. Faulkner

C. W. Faulkner & Co Ltd, London, an important publisher of games, pictorial souvenirs, children’s books, and postcards.

Crazy People 1950

Crazy People

Crazy People children’s card game illustrated by caricaturist and graphic artist Walter Trier, c.1950.

EPCS August 1998 Newsletter

EPCS August 1998 Newsletter Members Only

Stained Glass Windows: Lewis Carroll • Isle of Man Packs • Hand Decorated Transformation Pack • Happy Families: Cadbury MISFITZ • World Cup 1998 • New Issues: MISFITZ • Lyons Corner Houses: NIPPIES • Jovial Families: G.BROS Ltd • WG Grace Anniversary • English Standard Card Manufacturers • Nursery Rhyme Snap: Mother Goose • World of Alice: Lewis Carroll • De La Rue: Walt Disney Packs • SNAP: Geraldine Goodwin • Non Standard Pack: De La Rue Denmark 1950

EPCS February 2000 Newsletter

EPCS February 2000 Newsletter Members Only

Nursery Rhyme Games • Bobs Your Uncle: 54 Cards by John Waddington • Collecting Theme Packs: Non-Standard Aces Categories • Card Collection Catalog: 250+ New Packs and Accessories • Branding: W.H.Smith and Bogts • Hand-Made Pack: Unique Design by Shelley Fowles • Perry & Co: 1869 Card Game • Hand Made Pack: Theme of Unnatural History

EPCS May 1989 Newsletter

EPCS May 1989 Newsletter Members Only

Charlie Chaplin • Adolf Hitler • An interesting Discovery • Worshipful Company • VETO: The Exciting Election Game • Joseph Reynolds & Sons • Mistitz or Metamorphosis Valentines The Muddied Menagerie • William Hancock • Non Revoke • Universal • De La Rue • British Gas • Imported (Part 1)

EPCS May 1990 Newsletter

EPCS May 1990 Newsletter Members Only

Hurricane and Spitfire • Anniversaries • Hurry-up Misfitz • HMS Pinafore • Hieroglyphic • Isle of Man • Royal Mail Stamps • 1985 Worshipful Company Pack • Thomas De La Rue • Elaine Lewis • Paramount Film Star Pack • Advertising • British Brewery • OXO

EPCS May 1997 Newsletter

EPCS May 1997 Newsletter Members Only

Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1897 • Gambling at cards in Georgian Bath • Misfitz • Hokey-Pokey • Goodall Canada • Wei-Hei-Wei Regiment • Noah's Ark • 1938 Comic by Birds Custard • WWII • Edward Hall • Politics • Flowers of Britain • Garden Birds of Britain

EPCS November 1987 Newsletter

EPCS November 1987 Newsletter Members Only

Waddington Festive Season 1980 pack • The Background Story of 'Q' Playing Cards • Rhymes about Royalty or The Comical Court Card (Part 2) • Courtenay Edward Maxwell Pollock & Louis Wain • English Standard Card Manufacturers (Part 4) Joseph Hunt & Son • Card Games for Vanity Fair • A Dickens Mystery • An Early 'Animal Grab' Game • Wider than Wide • P&O 150 Years Anniversary • Olympic Caricature Snap • Naval, Military and Aircraft Packs • Special Christmas 1926 Supplement • Peeps into the Past for Boots.

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

EPCS October 2003 Newsletter

EPCS October 2003 Newsletter Members Only

Essence of the Law • Waddington Catalogue • Wandsworth • Picart Le Doux & De La Rue • Cards In Art (part 1) • Shop Window (DLR) • Secondary Use • Axis of Weasels • Regime Change • Regime Change Begins At Home • Crested Packs Revisited • Enhist Pack • Lumley Model Agency • Trump Indicators (Butlers) • Postcards (Kaplan) • Napoleonic Boxes/Poets at the Card Table • Variations – Animal Snap • W. F Rock • Cupid’s Conversionist • Figures of Fun • Historical Pope Joan

Fairy Legend Misfitz 1908

Fairy Legend Misfitz

Fairy Legend Misfitz published by C W Faulkner & Co Ltd, c.1908.

Gerrymanders 1900


Gerrymanders by Globe Series of Games, c.1900.

Golly Misfitz 1905

Golly Misfitz

Golly Misfitz from c1905.

Hurry-Up Misfitz 1907

Hurry-Up Misfitz

Faulkner's “Hurry-Up Misfitz”, with some fine illustrations of vintage methods of transportation, was designed by George Lambert, c.1907

Karoo 1900


“Karoo”, later reissued as “Triplem”, by Oppenheimer und Sulzbacher, c.1900.

Kings & Queens of England Misfitz 1918

Kings & Queens of England Misfitz

Kings & Queens of England Misfitz, c.1918.

Little Folk Misfitz 1910

Little Folk Misfitz

C. W. Faulkner & Co. Ltd were prolific card game manufacturers over a period of around 50 years, c.1870-1920.

Many Folk Misfitz 1906

Many Folk Misfitz

Many Folk Misfitz published by C.W. Faulkner & Co., c.1906.

Misfitz 1898


The very first ‘Misfitz’ game published by C.W. Faulkner & Co, c.1898.