Éditions Philibert: ‘Les Mousquetaires’
A vintage deck of playing cards with designs by Albert Dubout, noted French cartoonist, illustrator, painter and sculptor, and published by Éditions Philibert in c.1954. The cards are less risqué than other Philibert decks and the designs on the court cards feature the Three Musketeers and other characters from the Dumas novel in a cartoon style.
Albert Dubout (1905-1976) studied at the École des Beaux Arts de Montpellier. He illustrated more than 80 books as well as movie posters, advertisements and playing cards. He is remembered as one of the finest exponents of French satire.
Donald Duck card game © Walt Disney Productions, by Naipes Fournier, 1984.
“Werbung die Sticht” deck with artwork by Fritz Bünzli to promote advertising on playing cards by AG Müller 1982.
The Adventures of Inspector Gadget quartet game published by Fournier in 1983.
Periquito y Tontín Dominoes, featuring Feliz and Bonzo, 1920s.
Christmas Playing Cards published by Novelty Playing Cards, Syracuse, New York, 1986.
Delightful comical deck designed by Loriot, the German cartoonist and comedian, 1973.
Hamm’s Beer promotion deck with bear cartoons by Frank M. Antoncich 1968.
Biff! Bang!! Wallop!!! family card game published by H.P. Gibson & Sons Ltd, 1939.
Capilettor cartoon playing cards published by VASS, Leinfelden, 1978.
Flintstones Happy Families by J. W. Spear and Sons, c.1960.
Happy Families by Norvic Mill, c.1920s.
Shuffled Symphonies published by Pepys Games in association with Walt Disney, 1939.
Carlos Loiseau, better known as ‘Caloi’, was a cartoonist whose designs for Parliament Cigarettes were first published in the early 1970s.
Mickey’s Fun Fair published by Pepys Games in collaboration with Walt Disney, 1939.
Gulliver’s Travels by Pepys Games, based on the cartoon film, 1940.
Mordillo Skat designed by Guillermo Mordillo, c.1979
Promotional deck designed by Ray Goossens for the Boerenbond farmers’ union, c.1968.
Skat deck for Löwen Entertainment, producers of electronic gaming machines, 1986
Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Accident Research, 1978
“Butagaz” playing cards for the French gas company, c.1976
Michelin Tyres by Waddingtons, c.1970.
Micky Mau~Mau by F. X. Schmid, 1978.
Farmyard Cries card game, designed by Racey Helps and published by Pepys Games, 1952.
Humorous playing cards designed by Carlos Garaycochea, Buenos Aires, c.2002.
‘Mundialito’ toy football playing cards published inside the magazine ‘Radiolandia 2000’, Argentina, 1978.
Fred Basset card game published by Pepys in 1977 based on the cartoon strip by Alex Graham.
Cartes à Jouer ‘Astérix’ published by Ducale, 1987.
Playing Cards designed by Alvaros, published by Eduardo Carrión, Montevideo, 2000
Alice card game published by Pepys in 1952, based on the Walt Disney film “Alice in Wonderland”.
Walt Disney’s Dumbo card game published by Pepys, 1939.
“Tarot de l’An 2000” designed by Pino Zac, 1981, satirising 20th century life.
Ottakar’s Happy Families designed by Chris Burke, 2000.
Popeye Knockout No.6586 by Tower Press, c.1961.
“Habemus Boda” deck celebrating the royal wedding of Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Spain with cartoons by Sir Cámara
Baraja PEPLVM features cartoons by Ortuño of famous actors and actresses in roles from epic Roman movies.
Stylish playing cards featuring the glamorous, superpowered female stars of the alternate reality world of DC Comics, published by 'Forbidden Planet', 2015
Cartes Recréatives is a set of Transformed playing cards designed by Armand-Gustave Houbigant (1790-1863) and first published by Terquem et May, Metz, in 1819.
Tom and Jerry Snap published by Pepys Games, 1972.
“Jacqueline Wilson” playing cards were illustrated by Nick Sharratt and published by Winning Moves UK Ltd in 2007.
The Perishers, based on the TV cartoon series, published by Pepys in 1974.