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Poker Faces

Poker Faces playing cards were illustrated by Alex Elsen and published by Verlag Um Die Ecke, Germany, 2015

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Poker Faces

Poker Faces playing cards were illustrated by Alex Elsen and published by Verlag Um Die Ecke, Germany, 2015, evoking the seedy underworld of organised crime, tough guys, loose women, bartenders, Mafia brides and sailors. The cards are produced with grungy typefaces and additional details such as bullet holes, whisky stains and insects make this high quality deck guarantee hours of fun and enjoyment. Available from Poker Faces

Poker Faces playing cards illustrated by Alex Elsen and published by Verlag Um Die Ecke, Germany, 2015 Poker Faces playing cards illustrated by Alex Elsen and published by Verlag Um Die Ecke, Germany, 2015

Above: Poker Faces playing cards illustrated by Alex Elsen and published by Verlag Um Die Ecke, Germany, 2015

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By Simon Wintle

Member since February 01, 1996

Founder and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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