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EPCS August 1992 Newsletter

EPCS August 1992 Newsletter Members Only

Cutty Sark • 50th Anniversary of the Award of the George Cross to the Island of Malta • W.D. & H.O. Will • Harry Lauder Snap • ABC Happy Families by Spears • Tower of London • Clan Tartan • EPCS 10th Anniversary Transformation Pack • Karl Gerich • HARP Beer Mat

EPCS August 1995 Newsletter

EPCS August 1995 Newsletter Members Only

Peace and Liberation VJ DAY 1945-1995 • John Jaques & Son 1795-1995 Bicentenary • WWII • Royals • Guinness • Bank of England • Snap • W.H. Willis • Battleships • Musical • Battle of Waterloo • R.J. Mitchell • Hignett Bros Cigarettes • John Dewar • Shakespearean

EPCS February 1991 Newsletter

EPCS February 1991 Newsletter Members Only

London Underground • Cards & Magic • Alf Cooke and Universal • OXO • Dewar Whisky • Worshipful Company Pack 1990 • Thomas De La Rue • WD & HO Wills • CWS Snap • The Rose of the Orient (Part 2) • Just William • Irish Scenes • Theatre World • Alice in Wonderland Ephemera

EPCS February 1994 Newsletter

EPCS February 1994 Newsletter Members Only

BONZO • George Ernest Study • De La Rue • Advertising • Happy Families • John Jaques • Worshipful Company Pack 1993 • Wills's Bridge • Goodall's Historic Series • Nursery Land • Film Star Packs • Hollywood Greats • Telley Tea • Beer Bottle Labels • Karl Gerich

EPCS February 1995 Newsletter

EPCS February 1995 Newsletter Members Only

Fums Up! • WW1 • Matches • Noah's Ark • Carreras • Theatre • Isle of Man • National Trust • De La Rue • Advertising • Worshipful Company 1994 • National Trust • Country Life Tobacco • British Museum • London Underground • Teddy Bears

EPCS February 2000 Newsletter

EPCS February 2000 Newsletter Members Only

Nursery Rhyme Games • Bobs Your Uncle: 54 Cards by John Waddington • Collecting Theme Packs: Non-Standard Aces Categories • Card Collection Catalog: 250+ New Packs and Accessories • Branding: W.H.Smith and Bogts • Hand-Made Pack: Unique Design by Shelley Fowles • Perry & Co: 1869 Card Game • Hand Made Pack: Theme of Unnatural History

EPCS February 2001 Newsletter

EPCS February 2001 Newsletter Members Only

Leader: Blackpool • Theme: Butlins, J Cooper • Burton HF: Animal Snap • Jugger: Sorrows of Satan, SY Argonaut • Three Card Mysteries: MH Goodall • Teofani • Act of Union: Doulton, Franklin Special Ace • George Clulow: Peculiar Cards Part 1 • Fergie to Football: A Bird • Pinhead System • Horses in Beer Adverts • Samson Miniature • Member Publications

EPCS June 2000 Newsletter

EPCS June 2000 Newsletter Members Only

King of Hearts: Sadaam Hussein • 60th Anniversary Tribute • Stories & Legends of Cards • Nursery Rhyme SNAP by TWEE TOYS • Bystander 1913: Suits • Scottish Tartans • Queen Victoria in Ireland • A&A Adams Carriage • Hand-Drawn Victorian Families • SNAP: Millennium Project • Charles Gibson: Card Manufacturers • PUNCH 1965: Personalized Cards • Alick Mullord: Game Worth • Loyalist Cigarettes: Barribal • Chesterfield Tube: New Designs • Dan Dare: 50 Years • Sunday Times Anniversary • Non-Standard Ace Packs • New Issues: Various Themes • Bears-CD ROM Project • Peerless Playing Card Company

EPCS November 1991 Newsletter

EPCS November 1991 Newsletter Members Only

World Rugby Cup 1991 • Royal Residence: Windsor Castle • CWS SNAP • OXO • Thomas De La Rue • W.D. & H.O. WILLS • Capstan Cigarettes • Selfridges • Allied Breweries • Army & Navy • Ethiopian

EPCS November 1992 Newsletter

EPCS November 1992 Newsletter Members Only

50th Anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein • Happy Families • Karl Gerich Transformation Pack • W.D & W.O. Wills • Star Cigarettes • Famous Five • 350th Anniversary of the English Civil War • Isle of Man Packs • J. Welch • Mr Boot Marches On • Friends of the Earth

EPCS November 1994 Newsletter

EPCS November 1994 Newsletter Members Only

Christmas • WW1 • Chinese Gaming Counters • Channel Tunnel • Isle of Man • History of Carreras • Tobacco • British Empire • Smiths Potato Crisps • Bezeque Markers • Circus Transformation

Fabrica de Cigarrillos Roldan y Cia, Lima, Peru 1890

Fabrica de Cigarrillos Roldan y Cia, Lima, Peru

The design of the figures is very agile with excellent colour harmony and execution.

Hard-a-Port 1890

Hard-a-Port

Tobacco insert cards were a very successful marketing innovation which started in the nineteenth century.

Heber Mardon (1840-1925)

Heber Mardon (1840-1925)

Heber Mardon was born in 1840. With his father he founded the firm of Mardon and Son which, in 1863, became Mardon, Son & Hall.

Historic Early Aviation 2003

Historic Early Aviation

Reproductions of cigarette cards from 1910 on the subject of the early days of aviation.

Industria Gráfica Pesout 2008

Industria Gráfica Pesout

Coimexpor Spanish-suited playing cards by Industria Gráfica Pesout, S.A., Buenos Aires, Argentina, c.2008.

Introduction to Collecting Themes

Introduction to Collecting Themes

Playing cards can be broadly categorised into standard and non-standard designs, with collectors appreciating their variety.

John Player Special 1987

John Player Special

John Player Special non-standard playing cards created by the illustrator Nick Price, 1987

Joseph Bardou & Fils cigarette papers 1880

Joseph Bardou & Fils cigarette papers

Delightful pack advertising Joseph Bardou & Fils cigarette papers for the Philippines.

Kinney Transparent Cards 1890

Kinney Transparent Cards

Kinney Bros Transparent playing cards with hidden images and fortunes, c.1890.