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EPCS November 1984 Newsletter

EPCS November 1984 Newsletter Members Only

Garter Ace 1804-1828 • Beautiful Britain • The Queen of Diamonds (The English Court: Part 5) • De La Rue Stamps • Deakin's Political Playing Cards • Great Guns A Jaques Game • Gollywogg • The Soldier's Almanack

Golly Misfitz 1905

Golly Misfitz

Golly Misfitz from c1905.

Noddy Happy Families

Noddy Happy Families

Enid Blyton’s Noddy Happy Families was published in 1955 by Sampson Low, 25 Gilbert Street, London W.1., manufactured in Great Britain.



‘Pekka’, an additional card in the set, is an ethically-incorrect golly look-alike card, embodying the caricature of foreign heritage without a status or family structure. In other countries the game is often known as ‘Old Maid’, ‘Black Peter’, ‘Petter-spel’ or ‘Schwarzer Peter’.