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Schwarzkopf BC Bonacure

Schwarzkopf BC Bonacure playing cards promoting the ultimate hair perfection.

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Commercially designed advertising pack promoting Schwarzkopf BC Bonacure hair products which aim to bring hair closer than ever to natural perfection. The suits are colour coded: spades - bluish-green; hearts - red; clubs - copper; diamonds - pink and the number cards feature pictures of Schwarzkopf hair products as pips. The jack and king courts of each suit feature images of a selection of products, each suit in a different colour, against a slick backdrop. The four queens feature female models with hair styles created using Schwarzkopf products.

Schwarzkopf BC Bonacure playing cards promoting the ultimate hair perfection

Above: Schwarzkopf BC Bonacure playing cards. 52 cards + 2 jokers in box, unknown maker. Images courtesy Matt Probert.

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By Matt Probert

Member since March 02, 2012

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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