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Published August 12, 2015 Updated November 05, 2022

Hello Kitty

Waddington’s “Hello Kitty” themed deck produced in 2009.

2009 Japan United Kingdom Sanrio Winning Moves Waddingtons Number 1 Hello Kitty Yuko Shimizu Cartoon Cats Chibi Childhood Pop Culture Add to Collection

Waddington’s Number 1 “Hello Kitty” themed deck produced by Winning Moves in 2009. Each suit is themed and every card carries a different picture relevant to the theme of the suit. See the box

Waddington’s “Hello Kitty” themed deck produced in 2009

Above: Waddington’s “Hello Kitty” themed deck produced in 2009 by Winning Moves.

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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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