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Published March 15, 2024 Updated March 15, 2024

Not the Iraqi Most Wanted playing cards

Fifty-five Irish heroes and villains, some ancient but mostly modern.

2004 Ireland Most Wanted Political Add to Collection

On the back of the Most Wanted Iraqi playing cards published in 2003, many other ‘Most Wanted’ packs popped up, often including unpopular politicians. Certainly there are some political villains in this pack but there are also many Irish heroes, some of whom (e.g., Graham Norton, Colin Farrell, Ronan Keating) are still going strong; others have died or fallen by the wayside. The images are of mixed quality. On the back is a map of Ireland in green with the title of the pack superimposed. See the box

Not the Iraqi Most Wanted playing cards published c2004 Not the Iraqi Most Wanted playing cards published c2004 Not the Iraqi Most Wanted playing cards published c2004

Above: Not the Iraqi Most Wanted playing cards published c2004. Publisher and printer unknown. 52 cards + 3 Jokers + 1 blank card in tuck box. Size: 56 x 87 mm.

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Szerencsés kártyajárást! - Most Wanted - The most wanted

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By Roddy Somerville

Member since May 31, 2022

Roddy started collecting stamps on his 8th birthday. In 1977 he joined the newly formed playing-card department at Stanley Gibbons in London before setting up his own business in Edinburgh four years later. His collecting interests include playing cards, postcards, stamps (especially playing cards on stamps) and sugar wrappers. He is a Past President of the Scottish Philatelic Society, a former Chairman of the IPCS, a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards and Curator of the WCMPC’s collection of playing cards. He lives near Toulouse in France.


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