Fifth Centenary of the Discovery of America by Heraclio Fournier, 1992.
Gilroy Special Edition Playing Cards to commemorate the centenary of the birth of John Gilroy, 1989.
Facsimile of patriotic 1878 Tyrolean playing cards published by Piatnik in 1992.
“Leipziger Skat-Karte” depicting scenes from the Leipzig Industry and Trade Exhibition designed by Arthur Lewin, 1897.
Queen’s Silver Jubilee playing cards designed by Susan Rae for John Wadddington Ltd, 1977
“Altenburger Bauerntrachten” commemorating 150 years of playing cards from Altenburg, designed by Andreas Wachter, 1982.
Deck created by Matéja celebrating the bicentenary of the birth of Napoleon (1769-1969)
Double pack commemorating the 200th anniversary of W.D & H.O. Wills Ltd, 1786 - 1986.
“Première Guerre Mondiale 1914-1918” playing cards published by Éditions J.C. Dusserre (Maitres Cartiers Boéchat Frères), Paris.
This special pack celebrates the 40th anniversary of the film Jaws.
This special pack of playing cards, published in 1908, was available at the Jubilee Exhibition held in Prague.
Playing cards commemorating the IX centenary of the death of ‘El Cid’ designed by Vicente S. Algora.
“L’Union Fait la Force”, sometimes known as “the Allied pack”, has the four suits dedicated to the victorious nations of the Second World War.
In 1919 Brepols commemorated the victories of World War I with two new packs featuring portraits of Allied leaders on the court cards and famous battle scenes on the Aces.
“26th Yankee Division Playing Cards” was designed by Alban B. Butler, Jr and printed by the Press of the Woolly Whale, New York, in 1933.
Shakespeare 300th Anniversary playing cards designed by John Leighton (1822-1912).
Playing cards commemorating Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, manufactured by Chas Goodall & Son, 1897.
Victory deck commemorating the Liberation war by Friedrich Gotthelf Baumgärtner, Leipzig, 1815.
Naipes “Copa de Oro 1980” manufactured by Compañía General de Fósforos Montevideana, 1980.
Deck issued to celebrate the Jany Group of Private Investors acquiring a controlling majority of Vereinigte Altenburger und Stralsunder Spielkarten Fabriken, 1983.
The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards was founded by Royal Charter in 1628.