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Published January 18, 2024 Updated January 18, 2024

Marlow playing cards

Visitor attractions and businesses to be found in Marlow, Buckinghamshire.

2023 United Kingdom Ace Marlow Souvenir Transformation Add to Collection

Like the Henley pack in the same series, the Marlow pack depicts local landmarks, businesses and other attractions. Much thought has been given to the clean, colourful, modern designs. All of the court cards include the head of a King, Queen or Jack somewhere in the design. On the numeral cards, the appropriate number of pips (including the two corner pips) have been incorporated into the design, thus turning this into a semi-transformation pack. The back design includes Marlow Bridge, the local church and the River Thames. The designer is not credited. As it says on the box, a “really rather charming pack”. See the box

Marlow playing cards published by Ace Marlow, 2023 Marlow playing cards published by Ace Marlow, 2023

Above: Marlow playing cards published by Ace Marlow. Designed and printed in the UK, 2023. 52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 extra card in tuck box. Size: 63 x 88 mm. © Ace Marlow.

Packs can be bought here - www.acemarlow.co.uk - where all the cards in the pack are shown.

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By Roddy Somerville

Member since May 31, 2022

Roddy started collecting stamps on his 8th birthday. In 1977 he joined the newly formed playing-card department at Stanley Gibbons in London before setting up his own business in Edinburgh four years later. His collecting interests include playing cards, postcards, stamps (especially playing cards on stamps) and sugar wrappers. He is a Past President of the Scottish Philatelic Society, a former Chairman of the IPCS, a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards and Curator of the WCMPC’s collection of playing cards. He lives near Toulouse in France.


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