There are some unusual designs in playing cards, even the shape of the card.
There are a number of court card designs that have never actually been produced as cards. It's a shame some of them never were.
Some further material relating to cards from nineteenth and twentieth century periodicals.
The final page of material relating to playing cards from British periodicals.
My wife and I have recently commissioned a unique pair of stained glass windows for our home.
This article aims to illustrate the evolution of whist and gaming counters from the 18th century to the 20th.
La Baraja 'Hoja de Afeitar'. Baraja de Hojas Maravilla descalificadas como de primerísima categoría.
Bezique is a two-player melding and trick-taking game. Dr. Pole introduced Bezique to England in 1861, but it wasn't popular until 1869.
It is often difficult to identify the origin, manufacturer and date of a card game boxed set and other card game artifacts.
Cigarette Cards, Trade Cards, Miniature Playing Cards and other ephemera.
De Reszke Cigarettes “What the Stars Say” astrology cards issued by J. Milhoff & Co., 1934.
A few items used for advertising or displaying Dondorf playing card products.
Arthur Charles Prince worked for De la Rue as a playing card cutter and later was promoted to supervisor of a small team of workers of same until his death aged 50.
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