The four of cups has the inscription “Bertschinger y Codina“ plus a rising sun trademark.
Member since February 01, 1996
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 King of Diamonds 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Hearts 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
‘Postak - Las Postas’ playing cards commemorating the history of the Basque postal service, Spain, 1...
Black-and-white photographs of models whose faces are made up using elements found on the major arca...
Forty famous men and women with links to Granada, on a pack designed by Rubén Garrido.
A rare Spanish-suited deck published by J.Y. Humphreys, Philadelphia, c.1816.
Characters and scenes from the Disney film of the same name, on a pack made for Eastern Europe.
Featuring Disney Princesses and Enchanting Tales in two sizes of pack made for Eastern Europe.
Review of “Trzes’ Moorish Deck” facsimile published by Ulrich Kaltenborn, Berlin, 2023.
Historical figures and artefacts from Navarre with designs by M. Sinués for the Navarre Association ...
This tarot deck captures the idealised Eastern world's magic from the eighteenth and nineteenth cent...
‘Baraja Mística’ satirical playing-cards featuring revelling clergy published by Litografía Fernánde...
Satirical playing cards manufactured by Francar y Cía depicting political situation, Barcelona, 1872...
Bicycle “EveRydAy zomBIES” playing cards with artwork by Rob Sacchetto, USA, 2013.
Raimundo García pattern produced by José Cumplido in Madrid, dated 1860 on the four of coins.
Bicycle ‘Elves & Orcs’ playing cards illustrated by Nathanael Iwata, USA, 2013.
‘Amorcillos’ (Cupids), a masterpiece from the golden age of Spanish playing cards by Clemente Roxas,...
Félix Solesio e Hijos - Real Fábrica de Madrid - Spanish National pattern for Venezuela
Aluette game by Fabrique Dieudonné Jeune, Orléans, for Spanish market, c.1850.
A Spanish-suited pack as conceived by 48 different artists from the region of Murcia.
Re-edition of a French-suited Spanish pack from the Napoleonic era, with designs by J. Carrafa.
‘Iceberg Free State 1923’ fantasy playing cards with a cautionary moral lesson, Germany, 2006.
Baraxa Galega designed by F. Perez Llamosas and published by Naipes Heraclio Fournier, 1983.