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Published July 03, 1996 Updated March 13, 2022

Waddington’s Encore Series

Waddington’s Encore Series 1933.

1933 United Kingdom Waddingtons Barribal Backs Add to Collection

Waddington’s Encore Series 1933

WADDINGTON’S "ENCORE" SERIES, 1933

Designs by Barribal and others

designed by Barribal The Japanese Girl, designed by Barribal Bailarina Guitarrista, by Barribal
The Chinese Girl, designed by Barribal The Japanese Girl, designed by Barribal designed by Barribal designed by Barribal
'ARRY (The Coster King) by Barribal 'ARRIET (The Coster Queen) by Barribal Dutch Boy Dutch Girl

Several of the above designs were already featured in 1929 advertisements, e.g. Guitarrista, Bailarina.

Above: “Bailarina” back design by Barribal, gold edged cards. The front of the box has the words "MADE IN ENGLAND," "Playing Cards," and "HENRY BIRKS & SONS, LIMITED" all embossed in gold. The Canadian Excise duty stamp was used during the period 1915-1928. Image courtesy Joshua Fishbein.

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By Simon Wintle

Member since February 01, 1996

Founder 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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