“Starościanka No.470” playing cards manufactured by KZWP-Trefl (Poland), first issued in 1998. The designs are in a fantasy medieval style. “Starościanka” translates as “The Governor’s Daughter”.
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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.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme covers from 1956 to 2016 published by Winning Moves UK Ltd.
Set of caricatures and cartoons in aid of a Polish children’s charity. c.2000.
Fortune-telling pack with divinatory rhymes in Polish, c.1985.
The first of two decks designed by Ukrainian illustrator Vladislav Erko for “Korchma Taras Bulba” restaurant which serves traditional Ukrainian cuisine
Folk Cards designed by Krystyna Gruchalska-Bunsch for Lot Polish Airlines, 1962.
Polska with artwork by Katarzyna Tomala & Krzysztof Korzeniak, 2011.
Souvenir of Norway deck.
Advertising Deck for the Piwiarnia Pub in Warsaw.
Notgeld - Emergency Money - was in rare cases issued on playing cards.
Roman Empire playing cards designed by G. Wyatt for Green Board Game Co Ltd., 2011.
‘Królewskie’ playing cards with Slavic style courts, printed by KZWP-Trefl, 2002.
“Starościanka” playing cards manufactured by KZWP-Trefl (Poland), first issued in1998
Rhineland pattern by KZWP.
‘Veto’ is a Polish CCG game. Players compete for power and influence. The game is set in 17th century.
Disney collectable cards showing scenes from Disney animated movies, printed in Poland by KZWP-Trefl, 2003.
Uncut sheet of ‘Quickie’ Wheelchairs Quartet card game, made in Poland 2004
“Klipp Klapp Karten” printed by KZWP-Trefl (Poland) for Kindermuseum Oelde (Germany) in 2004
Bavarian single-ended pattern by Vereinigte Altenburg-Stralsunder Spielkarten-Fabriken A-G., c.1937
Non-standard playing cards produced by Artex (Budapest) for the Gdynia-America Line, Poland, c.1958.
Pomorski Poker (Pomeranian Poker) is a gallery of characters from the region: politicians, media, culture, athletes, entrepreneurial women, etc.
Medieval style playing cards commemorating the Battle of Grunwald (1410), designed and published by Studio Wena, 2011
“Kasztelańskie No. 460” playing cards manufactured by Krakowskie Zaklady Wyrobów Papierowych, Crakow, c.1980s.
Cardiology Trials - limited edition playing cards by Krakowskie Zaklady Wyrobów Papierowych Trefl (KZWP), 2003
Russian style “Slavic Costumes” playing cards first published in 1911
Custom playing cards based on the TV series Parks and Recreation.
This pack was probably the culmination of a mixture of designs from 19th century Germany which emerged as one of Dondorf's more popular house patterns by around 1900.
Automotive playing cards designed by Radoslaw Radziejewski
78-card Polish tarot pack designed by Edyta Gdek.
“Relief of Vienna” tri-centenary pack, 1983
Prof. Franciszek Bunsch, Polish playing-card designer.
Anna Gaber playing cards from Poland.
Jagiellonskie Playing Cards with Polish Kings and Queens, made in Poland
Skat pack designed by Franciszek Bunsch
Polish playing cards