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
Winston Churchill • Anniversaries • Prudential • Globe Series of Games • Harrods Catalogue 1930 • 1989 Worshipful Company Pack • Sporting SNAP • Thomas De La Rue • Gloucestershire • Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) Film Star Pack • Isle of Man • J.W.Spear • Alice in Wonderland
Richard Edward • Rorkes Drift - ZULU • Benno • Sir Gurney Benham • Nursery Rhyme & Travel Snap • The Studio Prize Competition • Cavalier Playing Cards • Pepys Quiz - Answers • Rummy Soccer • Spear's New Games 1894 • Big Box Card Games • Astra • Religious Cards • Game Scorers & Trump Indicators • Goodall & Willis January 1880 • Card Donation • L.G. Sloan & Universal • Frustrating Bridge Hand • Fables • Poets of the Card Table • Animal Snap - Revisited
Spear’s “Fancy Dress Ball” card game with children dressed in period costumes, 1930s.
Globe Trotters follows the journey of a group of travellers who depart from Genoa by ocean liner and sail to the Orient for the ultimate travel experience.
A card game commemorating the first round the world flight by the Graf Zeppelin, published by J.W. Spear & Söhne, Nuremberg, in 1930.
Jacob Wolfe Spear founded his company manufacturing fancy goods in 1879 near Nuremberg in Bavaria, Germany
Quartet games with scientific illustrations became popular during the Victorian and Edwardian eras. J. W. Spear and Sons Zoology quartet game is a lesson in natural history.
The beautiful images in this quartet game published by Jeux Spear in 1933 depict the progress of transport and travel since early times up til the 1930s.
Märchen-Quartett (Fairy Tales) illustrated by J. P. Werth and published by J. W. Spear & Söhne, c.1915.
Spear’s “The Jolly Game of Old Maid” was introduced around 1900. The cards contain some interesting but harmless social stereotypes from the end of the Victorian era.