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Published February 15, 2015 Updated May 15, 2023

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Promotional Deck for Brittany Ferries by Cartes à Jouer Héron, with named Paris pattern courts.

Promotional Deck for Brittany Ferries by Héron Promotional Deck for Brittany Ferries by Héron

Above: promotional Deck for Brittany Ferries by Héron. 52 cards + 2 jokers in box.


Promotional Deck for UCB by Héron, with unnamed courts

Promotional Deck for UCB by Héron Promotional Deck for UCB by Héron

Above: Promotional Deck for UCB by Héron, unnamed courts.

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By Matt Probert

Member since March 02, 2012

I have adored playing cards since before I was seven years old, and was brought up on packs of Waddington's No 1. As a child I was fascinated by the pictures of the court cards.

Over the next fifty years I was seduced by the artwork in Piatnik's packs and became a collector of playing cards.

Seeking more information about various unidentified packs I discovered the World of Playing Cards website and became an enthusiastic contributor researching and documenting different packs of cards.

I describe my self as a playing card archaeologist, using detective work to identify and date obscure packs of cards discovered in old houses, flea markets and car boot sales.


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