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Published August 22, 2017 Updated June 06, 2022

Alitalia

Alitalia advertising deck produced by Premier Portfolio International Ltd.

Italy Premier Portfolio International Ltd Advertising Aviation Add to Collection

Alitalia advertising deck produced by Premier Portfolio International Ltd. The aces and courts have the same aircraft central design, while the pips have pips in the central disk.

Alitalia advertising deck produced by Premier Portfolio International Ltd Alitalia advertising deck produced by Premier Portfolio International Ltd

Above: Alitalia advertising deck produced by Premier Portfolio International Ltd. The cards come in plastic wrapper, no box.

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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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