Caricatures in full colour of contemporary Poles from the sketchbook of Jacka Frankowskiego on all the court cards, Aces and 10s. Satirical drawings on the 9s. The names of all the characters depicted are listed on the Joker. These include Pope John Paul II (AS), President Aleksander Kwaśniewski (AH), Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek (AD), Cardinal Józef Glemp (AC), and Lech Walęsa (KS). Indices K, D, J, A. Backs: the charity’s logo and other text in red, yellow and white. See the box►
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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.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the Queen of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Hearts 1984 woodblock joker.
A political pack designed by Pino Zac and published in 1977 by Editions Arts et Lettres.
Politicards 1980 in which Ronald Reagan defeated the incumbent Jimmy Carter, with caricatures by Kei...
“Playing Politics ’10: With no expenses spared” featuring caricatures by Oliver Preston, published b...
Playing Politics ’92: Pack of lies with caricatures by Grant Robertson, UK.
A colourful pack aimed at children, with illustrations by Muriel Kerba.
Caricatures by Garth Stackhouse of American politicians involved in the 1996 presidential campaign.
Artist Edward Locker’s view of London life in 1799, using every card in the pack as part of the pict...
Pack devised by Volker Scheub depicting characters associated with the city of Tübingen.
Caricatures by António Moreira Antunes of Portuguese politicians from the 1980s, with non-standard s...
‘Hooray for Hollywood’ movie star playing cards produced by Parody Productions, USA, 2006.
The Cooper Union caricature playing cards illustrated by Gerry Gersten, United States, c. 1987
Amusing depiction of characters whom you might meet in the city and port of Marseille, as created by...
Courts dressed in Baroque costumes in a pack printed by KZWP, Kraków, Poland, 1981.
Publicity pack for product which controls fungal diseases in a range of crops, printed by Trefl, Kra...
Vanity Fair 1868-1914 playing cards published by Billy Bembo, United Kingdom, 1995.
“Jonathan Swift and his World” playing cards designed by Dan Sperrin and produced by David Westnedge...
Polish cartoonist Jakub Rebelka created this set of tarot cards for the Cyberpunk 2077 video game.
“Soldaty Udachi” (Soldiers of Fortune) Army and Police humour playing cards, Russia, 2001.
Photographs of pharmaceutical products, produced for RZF, Rzeszów, Poland, c.1995.
Set of caricatures and cartoons in aid of a Polish children’s charity. c.2000.
Standard French designs adapted for children. Made by France Cartes for La Grande Récré, c.2016.
Chad Valley Co. Ltd (incorporating Johnson Brothers (Harborne) Ltd, the long-established UK brand bo...