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Published October 02, 2014 Updated May 21, 2022

Serpentine

‘Serpentine’ Playing Cards published by Legends P.C.Co., 2014.

2014 Hong Kong Legends Stuart Palm Magic Add to Collection

‘Serpentine’ Playing Cards

The latest production from Lawrence Sullivan’s Legends Playing Card Co (LPCC) is an exquisitely crafted poker-style deck in which vintage playing card artwork has been given a 21st century makeover resulting in a classically ornate look with modern elegance. The deck also includes new pips and a custom Ace and Joker illustrated by Stuart Palm.

The cards are a showcase of cutting-edge manufacturing technology from a new factory somewhere in Asia. The court card designs chosen are attractively patterned with very precise printing registration. The box is tasteful in a classic style with embossing and subtle colour schemes, giving a pleasing retro feel. The backs are a crisp and sophisticated reworking of the classic artwork. And above all the deck handles ultra-smoothly thanks to the ‘Emerald Finish’.

Above: ‘Serpentine’ poker size playing cards published by Legends Playing Card Co (LPCC), 2014. 52 cards + 2 Jokers in tuck box.  Cards courtesy Legends Playing Card Company.

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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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