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Yowie Game Cards, a promotional item supplied by Cadbury Ltd and published by Kidcorp, c.1999.

Yowie Game Cards, a promotional item supplied at Cadbury Land and published by Kidcorp, c.1999. The pack consists of 50 cards + 8 extra cards. Collectors are encouraged to source full colour stickers of the various animals from inside “Cadbury Land Yowie” choclate bars and affix these stickers to the related game cards over the monochrome place holder picture.

The extra cards contain details of the Yowie Power prize draw plus instructions for various games.

Yowie Game Cards, a promotional item supplied by Cadbury Ltd and published by Kidcorp, c.1999 Yowie Game Cards, a promotional item supplied by Cadbury Ltd and published by Kidcorp, c.1999

Above: Yowie Game Cards supplied by Cadbury Ltd and published by Kidcorp, c.1999. 50 cards + 8 info cards in box.

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By Matt Probert

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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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