A. D. Willis
Wanganui, New Zealand
At some time Willis became UEB.
Member since February 01, 1996View Articles
Curator 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.
Views of New Zealand published by G.B.Scott Souvenirs, Auckland, c.1960.
Souvenir from New Zealand by Croxley (John Dickinson) c.1950.
Souvenir of New Zealand produced by Hema Maps NZ Limited
Are you a fan of the undead? Vampires and zombies that have risen from the grave? Then this is a deck for you; the creatures featured on this pack are part-zombie and part-vampire. As Gerad Taylor, the creator of this deck, likes to call them "Zompires".
A. D. Willis, playing card manufacturer, Wanganui, New Zealand
There are three main NZ makers that I'm aware of: A.D. Willis, John Dickinson, and Strong & Ready.
Maori themed playing cards from New Zealand depicting Maori Kings, Queens and Chiefs
Rick Davidson's “Origins” playing cards is an inspired, present-day re-design of the standard Anglo-American deck
Muir & Moodie Pictorial playing cards, New Zealand, c.1903