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Filmstar-Parade Quartet card game published by F X Schmid, Munich, c.1958.

Filmstar-Parade was published by F.X. Schmid, Munich, c.1958. It is a traditional Quartet game deck with 36 cards, 9 groups of 4. Each card has a potted biography on the back. The signatures are also very revealing, from a graphologist's point of view. See the Title Card

Filmstar-Parade Quartet card game published by Schmid, Munich, c.1958

Above: Filmstar-Parade Quartet card game published by F.X.Schmid, Munich, c.1958. 36 cards + title card in plastic box with opaque bottom half with the maker's information moulded on the underside. The cards are on thick card stock and oversized at 2 5/8 x 3 15/16 ". Images courtesy Amit Benyovits & Rex Pitts.

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Curator 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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