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“Little Britain” fan deck published by the BBC in 2005.

“Little Britain” fan deck published by the BBC in 2005. The custom courts and jokers feature characters from the comedy sketch show which was created by Matt Lucas and David Walliams and ran between 2003 - 2007.

“Little Britain” fan deck published by the BBC in 2005 “Little Britain” fan deck published by the BBC in 2005

Above: “Little Britain” fan deck published by the BBC and manufactured by Carta Mundi, 2005.

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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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