Belgian or ‘Genoese’ pattern manufactured by Biermans for the Estanco de Naipes del Peru, c.1965.
Standard Genoese pattern playing cards, with French indices, manufactured by Biermans for Cigarrillo Holiday and the Estanco de Naipes del Perú, c.1965. The legend "Estanco de Naipes del Perú" is printed on the box and reverse of the cards in the centre of the advert for Holiday cigarettes.
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Founder 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.
A limited edition art print of the Queen of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the King of Diamonds 1984 woodblock joker.
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Publicity pack for the Campanile hotel and restaurant chain featuring French provincial costumes, wi...
French-suited Bavarian Animal Tarot by J B Dubois, Liège, Belgium, late 18th C.
Early 19th century Animal Tarot pack produced by J T Dubois, Liège, Belgium.
Characters from the 2007 film Shrek the Third, a DreamWorks Animation production.
Advertising pack designed by James Hodges for a company specialising in regional cakes and biscuits....
Psychedelic designs promoting Louis De Poortere, a company selling carpets and rugs.
Reproductions of cigarette cards from 1910 on the subject of the early days of aviation.
On-line offsite data backup publicity playing cards produced by The Bunker, United Kingdom, c. 2004....
Publicity pack for the East German furniture industry, with designs by Werner-Hans Schlegel.
A selection of Mario Testino’s photographic work in various fields, notably fashion.
Clamcleats playing cards for sailors designed by Celia Allison, New Zealand, 1986.
Publicity pack for Gibert Jeune, the famous Parisian bookshop, with designs by James Hodges.
A flicker pack with different backs, advertising the Saab 900 Convertible motor car.
Complete contents of a sample book of advertising cards by De La Rue
Promotional pack for a German steel hardening business, with designs by Costante Costantini.
Glico Almond Chocolate playing cards with designs by Izumi Tamai, produced by Nintendo, Japan.
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Over the years I have collected a large number of mini-booklets and pocket guides offering rules and...
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Delightful pack advertising Joseph Bardou & Fils cigarette papers for the Philippines.
Cowboys and American Indians on a pack for Neiman Marcus, the Dallas department store.