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Published November 12, 2017 Updated February 01, 2023

Moviestars

Moviestars from the golden age of cinema by Offason AB of Sweden, c.2002.

2002 Sweden Offason Joakim Thedin Movies & Film Pop Culture Add to Collection

Moviestars from the golden age of cinema designed by Joakim Thedin with a retro look and printed by Offason AB of Sweden, c.2002. Each card shows an original studio portrait of a named movie star, some including an autograph, plus 3 Marx brothers jokers. See the Box

Moviestars from the golden age of cinema by Offason AB of Sweden, c.2002 Moviestars from the golden age of cinema by Offason AB of Sweden, c.2002 Moviestars from the golden age of cinema by Offason AB of Sweden, c.2002

Above: Moviestars from the golden age of cinema produced by Offason AB, distributed by Ohlsson & Lohaven AB, Sweden, c.2002. 52 cards + 3 jokers + extra card in box. Images courtesy Matt Probert.

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By Matt Probert

Member since March 02, 2012

I have adored playing cards since before I was seven years old, and was brought up on packs of Waddington's No 1. As a child I was fascinated by the pictures of the court cards.

Over the next fifty years I was seduced by the artwork in Piatnik's packs and became a collector of playing cards.

Seeking more information about various unidentified packs I discovered the World of Playing Cards website and became an enthusiastic contributor researching and documenting different packs of cards.

I describe my self as a playing card archaeologist, using detective work to identify and date obscure packs of cards discovered in old houses, flea markets and car boot sales.


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