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British Airways Concorde

British Airways Concorde playing cards made in Belgium by Carta Mundi, before 2003.

British Airways Concorde playing cards custom-made in Belgium by Carta Mundi, before 2003, cleverly designed as a sort of abstraction of the Belgian / Genoese pattern.

British Airways Concorde playing cards made in Belgium by Carta Mundi, before 2003 British Airways Concorde playing cards made in Belgium by Carta Mundi, before 2003 British Airways Concorde playing cards made in Belgium by Carta Mundi, before 2003

Above: British Airways Concorde playing cards made in Belgium by Carta Mundi, before 2003. 52 cards + 2 jokers + bridge scoring table in box.

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By Matt Probert

Member since March 02, 2012

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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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