The World of Playing Cards Logo
Published September 12, 2022 Updated September 12, 2022

Luxembourg Souvenir

54 scenic views of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

2006 Luxembourg Modiano Photography Souvenir Add to Collection

Luxembourg may not be everyone’s first choice as a holiday destination but clearly there are enough visitors to warrant producing souvenir playing cards. This pack by Modiano features 54 different colour photographs, mainly of sights in the city of Luxembourg (one of the four official capitals of the European Union), each one named in French beneath. Both vertical and horizontal formats have been used. On the reverse is the flag of Luxembourg against a cloudless blue sky. If the pack is ever reprinted, the image on the 8 of Spades will need to be changed! See the box

Souvenir of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg by Modiano, 2006 Souvenir of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg by Modiano, 2006

Above: Souvenir of Luxembourg by Modiano SpA, Trieste, Italy, 2006. 52 cards + 2 Jokers + title card in tuck box. Size: 63 x 88 mm.

avatar
433 Articles

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.


Related Articles

Woodblock and Stencil Joker

Woodblock and Stencil Joker

A limited edition art print of the 1984 woodblock joker.

Woodblock and Stencil King of Diamonds

Woodblock and Stencil King of Diamonds

A limited edition art print of the King of Diamonds 1984 woodblock joker.

Woodblock and Stencil Queen of Clubs

Woodblock and Stencil Queen of Clubs

A limited edition art print of the Queen of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.

Woodblock and Stencil Jack of Clubs

Woodblock and Stencil Jack of Clubs

A limited edition art print of the Jack of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.

1990 Borna Skat

Borna Skat

Publicity pack for the Saxon town of Borna, with designs by Andreas Wachter.

2023 Marlow playing cards

Marlow playing cards

Visitor attractions and businesses to be found in Marlow, Buckinghamshire.

Golf playing cards

Golf playing cards

Golf playing cards published by Marks & Spencer, UK.

2004 Bettie Page playing cards

Bettie Page playing cards

Bettie Page pin-up playing cards with photographs taken by Bunny Yaeger.

1890 Swiss Scenic Tarock

Swiss Scenic Tarock

Scenic Tarock deck produced by Fabrique de Cartes J. Müller & Cie (Schaffhouse), Suisse.

1996 Papyrus Playing Cards

Papyrus Playing Cards

Papyrus playing cards distributed by Egypt Trade, c.1996.

1981 Les “Œufs de Cartes” de Krasno

Les “Œufs de Cartes” de Krasno

Egg-shaped cards created by Rodolfo Krasno employing photographic images by Michel Leclerc.

2002 Mario Testino playing cards

Mario Testino playing cards

A selection of Mario Testino’s photographic work in various fields, notably fashion.

1975 Mercante in Fiera di Jacovitti

Mercante in Fiera di Jacovitti

Traditional Italian card game with comic designs by Benito Jacovitti.

1905 British Columbia Souvenir

British Columbia Souvenir

British Columbia Souvenir Playing Cards by The Clarke and Stuart Company

1953 American President Lines

American President Lines

American President Lines shipping souvenir playing cards, early to mid-1950s.

1964 Official World’s Fair Souvenir, USA, 1964-6

Official World’s Fair Souvenir, USA, 1964-6

Official souvenir pack showing 52 coloured exhibits from the New York World’s Fair, 1964-6.

1933 Century of Progress

Century of Progress

‘Century of Progress’ Exposition playing cards produced by Western Playing Card Company, USA, 1933. ...

1994 Schweden Spielkarten

Schweden Spielkarten

54 different souvenir views of famous people and places in Sweden.

1957 Souvenir Playing Cards from Lebanon

Souvenir Playing Cards from Lebanon

Multicoloured Belgian/Genoese pattern cards, probably printed by Fournier for Lebanon.

1915 New York City souvenir

New York City souvenir

New York City souvenir playing cards with 53 different views of interest, USA, 1915.

1925 Nation’s capital souvenir playing cards

Nation’s capital souvenir playing cards

Nation’s capital souvenir playing cards published by the United States Playing Card Company, USA, 19...

2003 A Gardener’s Labyrinth

A Gardener’s Labyrinth

Photographs of flowers, herbs and vegetables by leading photographer Tessa Traeger.

1955 Kyoto Souvenir Deck

Kyoto Souvenir Deck

Kyoto Souvenir playing cards by Nintendo aimed at the up and coming tourist industry, 1950s.

1898 California souvenir playing cards

California souvenir playing cards

California souvenir playing cards, USA, 1898 and 1907.

1999 Shamrock Irish Heritage playing cards

Shamrock Irish Heritage playing cards

A celebration of some of Ireland’s most famous patriots, politicians and poets.

2023 Henley-on-Thames playing cards

Henley-on-Thames playing cards

Calendar events and visitor attractions to be found in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

1972 Souvenir Playing Cards of Egypt

Souvenir Playing Cards of Egypt

55 different photographic views of Egypt in full colour.

Kushimoto Marine Park

Kushimoto Marine Park

Kushimoto Marine Park souvenir playing cards published by Nintendo, Japan.

2012 Motoveteráni

Motoveteráni

‘Motoveteráni’ playing cards featuring the photographs of Robert Sobčák, Czech Republic,

1960 Alaska scenic playing cards

Alaska scenic playing cards

Alaska scenic playing cards featuring scenes of Alaskan life, USA, c. 1960.

2010 Glorious Scotland

Glorious Scotland

54 photographic views of Scotland by Duncan I. McEwan.

2017 Le carte di Tex

Le carte di Tex

Characters from the famous Italian comic book series, Tex, created by Gian Luigi Bonelli and Aurelio...

1870 Vues et Caractères Suisses No.228

Vues et Caractères Suisses No.228

A Swiss souvenir pack by Dondorf

2005 Budapest souvenir

Budapest souvenir

Colour views of the Hungarian capital, Budapest, on all the courts and Aces.

1901 Pan-American Exposition Souvenir

Pan-American Exposition Souvenir

Pan-American Exposition Souvenir Playing Cards, Buffalo, NY, 1901.

2007 Amusements and Attractions

Amusements and Attractions

‘Amusements and Attractions’ playing cards showing the fun and excitement of America’s amusement par...

1987 Das Tübinger Skatspiel

Das Tübinger Skatspiel

Pack devised by Volker Scheub depicting characters associated with the city of Tübingen.

1985 Conseil Général de la Somme

Conseil Général de la Somme

Famous people and places of the Somme department in northern France, with designs by James Hodges.

1992 Naipes Expo ’92

Naipes Expo ’92

Naipes Expo ’92 souvenir playing cards manufactured by Naipes Comas, 1992.

1975 Baraja Fiesta Taurina

Baraja Fiesta Taurina

‘Baraja Fiesta Taurina’ bullfight playing cards published by Heraclio Fournier, Spain, 1975.

2002 Gaudí playing cards

Gaudí playing cards

Gaudí playing cards with photography by Ramon Manent, Spain, 2002.

Empics playing cards

Empics playing cards

Photography from the UK and around the world, past and present.

2008 Oxford Pubs playing cards

Oxford Pubs playing cards

Oxford pubs souvenir playing cards, United Kingdom, 2008

1979 Swiss Souvenir

Swiss Souvenir

55 different scenic photographic views of Switzerland.