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N.A.S.A. Aircraft

Lessons of a Widowmaker and Other NASA Aircraft, c.2010.

2010 USA Aviation NASA Wartime Card Games Add to Collection

Lessons of a Widowmaker and Other NASA Aircraft. NASA's hangars have been home to many legendary aircraft. Each card in this special deck carries a photograph and description of a different aircraft or rocket developed in whole or in part by NASA.

NASA Aircraft playing cards, c.2010 NASA Aircraft playing cards, c.2010

Above: NASA Aircraft playing cards, c.2010. Images courtesy Matt Probert.

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NASA Aircraft playing cards, c.2010
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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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