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Published June 27, 2017 Updated December 19, 2021

Churchill in WW2

Churchill ‘Walking with Destiny’ playing cards published by the Imperial War Museum.

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Churchill ‘Walking with Destiny’ playing cards published by the Imperial War Museum, London, featuring classic photographs of British national icon Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965), politician, army officer, statesman and writer. See the Box

Churchill ‘Walking with Destiny’ playing cards published by the Imperial War Museum, London Churchill ‘Walking with Destiny’ playing cards published by the Imperial War Museum, London

Above: Churchill ‘Walking with Destiny’ playing cards published by the Imperial War Museum, London. 52 cards + 2 jokers in box.


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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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