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Published August 27, 2022 Updated August 27, 2022

KOOKAÏ

Playing cards promoting ready-to-wear outfits for women, produced by Compte-Fil, Nantes, France, 1992.

1992 France Compte-Fil Advertising Fashion & Costume Add to Collection

This pack essentially acts as a catalogue advertising the latest ready-to-wear fashion garments for women available in the autumn/winter season 1992. The photographs, taken in different locations, are mainly in colour with a few in black and white. The cards themselves are oversized. It is not clear whether there were ever any jokers included. The board used is see-through. The accompanying leaflet lists all the many outlets worldwide where KOOKAÏ clothes are sold. Animal prints seem to have been “in” that year! See the box

KOOKAÏ ready-to-wear outfits for women by Compte-Fil, Nantes, France, 1992 KOOKAÏ ready-to-wear outfits for women by Compte-Fil, Nantes, France, 1992

Above: KOOKAÏ playing cards promoting ready-to-wear outfits for women, created by Compte-Fil, Nantes, France, 1992. 52 cards + leaflet in tuck box. Size: 85 x 130 mm.

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By Roddy Somerville

Member since May 31, 2022

Roddy started collecting stamps on his 8th birthday. In 1977 he joined the newly formed playing-card department at Stanley Gibbons in London before setting up his own business in Edinburgh four years later. His collecting interests include playing cards, postcards, stamps (especially playing cards on stamps) and sugar wrappers. He is a Past President of the Scottish Philatelic Society, a former Chairman of the IPCS, a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards and Curator of the WCMPC’s collection of playing cards. He lives near Toulouse in France.


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