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Arms of English Peers 1686

Arms of English Peers

The Arms of English Peers playing cards were first published in 1686. Heraldry, or a knowledge of the arms and blazons of royalty was an important part of a respectable education.

Carte Méthodique 1982

Carte Méthodique

Reproduction of a French pack by François Silvestre intended to teach heraldry, produced in Paris in 1712.

EPCS June 2009 Newsletter

EPCS June 2009 Newsletter Members Only

Spears Happy Families • Fleets Visit • Editorial • Feedback • Secretary’s Note • Chairman’s Notes • Spears Games Advert • Buccaneer Bridge • Quaker & Valentines • 80 Years On • Gamages 1913 Catalogue Advert • Once In A Lifetime • Dean & Manley • Mendelian HF • Heraldic Game • 25th Anniversary Photos • Costume Game • Pepys Standard Cards • Trial of James Knipe • Trial of John Blacklin • Uncarnot Tarot • Marcus Ward • The House that Jack Built • Curious Cards - Public Advertiser • Card Makers Own? • Crimea Game Pack • Crimea

EPCS May 1994 Newsletter

EPCS May 1994 Newsletter Members Only

D-Day • Winged Eros • Bovril • Ephemera • Bridge • WW1 • Bancks Brothers • Medieval Heraldry • Snap • Golf • Walt Disney

Heraldic playing cards 1888

Heraldic playing cards

Reproduction of Richard Blome’s Heraldic playing cards, 1684, presented to lady guests at WCMPC Summer Meeting in 1888.

L’Utile col Diletto 1725

L’Utile col Diletto

Geographical and Heraldic Tarocchi cards from Bologna, 1725.

Nederlands Stedenkwartet 1970

Nederlands Stedenkwartet

Nederlands Stedenkwartet with heraldic needlepoint patterns by Permin, c.1970.

Russian Cities Coats-of-Arms

Russian Cities Coats-of-Arms

Rossiia / Municipal Coats-of-Arms of Russian Federation.

Sweden playing cards 2000

Sweden playing cards

Named characters from Swedish history.

Wappen-Quartett 1900


A coat-of-arms quartet game published by B. Dondorf, c.1900