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Bucktrout & Co. Ltd

Half-sized cigarette playing cards published by Bucktrout & Co., Ltd (Guernsey) c.1930.

Bucktrout & Co. Ltd (Channel Isles) c.1930

half-sized cigarette playing cards published by Bucktrout & Co. Ltd (Channel Isles) c.1930

Above & below: half-sized cigarette playing cards published by Bucktrout & Co., Ltd (Guernsey), c.1930, from a small range of cigarette cards published during 1919-1930. The ace of spades and the back are particularly attractive, having heraldic devices in their design. 52 cards + joker + blank card. Card size = 48x67 mm.

half-sized cigarette playing cards published by Bucktrout & Co. Ltd (Channel Isles) c.1930 half-sized cigarette playing cards published by Bucktrout & Co. Ltd (Channel Isles) c.1930
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By Simon Wintle

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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.


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