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16th Century Kings and Queens

16th Century Kings and Queens

Oksana Pushnjak has created a set of cards depicting 16th century kings and queens of Europe.

A Royal Game 1896

A Royal Game

A Royal Game featuring Queen Victoria’s children and extended family, published by A. Collier, London, c.1896.

Algarve playing cards 1977

Algarve playing cards

Kings and Queens of Portugal between 1185 - 1279. by V. de J.J. Nunes , Lisbon, Portugal, 1977.

August der Starke 1985

August der Starke

‘August der Starke und seine Zeit’ designed by Günter Schmitz, 1985.

British Monarchs 1981

British Monarchs

Commemorating the royal wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales to Lady Diana Spencer on the 29th July 1981.

Carel de Wagenaer 1698

Carel de Wagenaer

Facsimile edition of cards first published by Carel de Wagenaer, Amsterdam in c.1698

Cartes Imperiales et Royales

Cartes Imperiales et Royales

‘Cartes Imperiales et Royales’ published by B. P. Grimaud & Cie representing imperial rulers and consorts from Austria, England, France & Russia, mid-19th century

Christian IV Anniversary 1988

Christian IV Anniversary

King Christian IV anniversary pack, designed by Thora Fisker and printed by L. Jevison Junior, 1988.

Crown the Queen 1953

Crown the Queen

Crown the Queen card game invented by Elaine Burton, c.1953.

Dames de France 1817

Dames de France

“Dames de France” published by J-M Simon based on originals by Armand Gustave Houbigant, Paris, c.1817

Dronning Margrethe II 1994

Dronning Margrethe II

Elegant, elongated cards designed by Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.

Dutch costume playing cards 1860

Dutch costume playing cards

Dutch costume playing cards made for the Dutch market in the second half of the 19th century.

Dutch costume playing cards from an unknown maker 1880

Dutch costume playing cards from an unknown maker

Another pack of Dutch costume playing cards c.1880.

Dynastie Royale de Belgique 1934

Dynastie Royale de Belgique

Dynastie Royale de Belgique by Mesmaekers, 1934.

English cards from the reign of Charles II 1675

English cards from the reign of Charles II

This article explores a historic pack of English playing cards from circa 1675, likely used by King Charles II and Queen Catherine, detailing their significance, history and unique features

EPCS August 1987 Newsletter

EPCS August 1987 Newsletter Members Only

De La Rue 'Q' Playing Cards • English Standard Card Manufacturers (Part 3) Woolley & Co, Darling & Son • Rhymes about Royalty or The Comical Court Cards • Tower Press Happy Families • Special packs for Defective sight • Pepys Card Games (Part 1) SPEED • Collecting Theme: Whisky Distillers - John Dewar & Sons • 100th Anniversary of Q Victoria's Golden Jubilee • Snap (Part 3) Robert Bros 'Glevum Series' • Waddington Trade Names Kingsway 'Patriotic' Playing Card

EPCS August 1988 Newsletter

EPCS August 1988 Newsletter Members Only

Tercentenary William and Mary 1988 • Fortune Telling Card • Lexicon • Joseph Hunt & Son • Collecting Theme: Whisky Distillers • English Jokers • Piquet Packs • SNAP Nursery Rhymes • The Big BAANG: Stock Exchange

EPCS August 1989 Newsletter

EPCS August 1989 Newsletter Members Only

King George V1 & Queen Elizabeth • Imported (Part 2) • KAN-U-GO • Marcus Morris • BOOTS Stationers • Crime and Punishment • Joseph Reynolds & Sons • C.W.Faulkner • Oriental Playing Cards • Lexicon

EPCS August 1991 Newsletter

EPCS August 1991 Newsletter Members Only

Royal Birthdays: HM The Queen, Prince Philip, Princess of Wales • CWS SNAP • OXO • Thomas De La Rue • Nestle's Happy Families • W.D. & H.O. WILLS • Bristol Cigarettes • Brooklands • Henry VIII Quincentenary • Wild Woodbine • Harrods • Richard Doyle • Bridge & Whist • Fashionable Piquet-Player • Elaine Lewis • Barribal

EPCS August 1993 Newsletter

EPCS August 1993 Newsletter Members Only

Mercury • Wrigley's Chewing Gum • Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Game • Scottish Clan Tartan • The Card & Dice Office Evasion of Stamp Duty • 10th Anniversary Transformation Pack • Karl Gerich • Willis & Co • Globe Series