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Renaissance Playing Cards

Renaissance Playing Cards by Maxim Hurwicz, showing 54 different drawings spanning the years 1066 to 1400.

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…down the garden path… the three stages of true love: attraction, infatuation and gagging… courtship…

Renaissance Playing Cards

Renaissance Playing Cards, showing 54 different drawings spanning the years 1066 to 1400. Included is the Idiotic Fortune Telling guide, which is described as a "free worthless thing". Good Luck and no regrets are promised to the owner of these cards! Created by Maxim Hurwicz, 224 North 4th Street, Stillwater, Minnesota 55082 USA. www.maximpulse.com

These cards were originally drawn and sold without the guide, but folks kept asking me if they were fortune telling cards, and I'd have to say "No, they are merely beautifully illustrated cards". In order to save my breath, I wrote the fortune telling guide, which is truly idiotic, but some find it humorous (it sure made me laugh while I wrote it)…

The deck includes 52 cards + 2 Jokers + extra card + booklet guide in cello-wrapped box, made in India.

See also: Pack of Dogs   Mermaid Queen   Bag of Bones   Kitten Club

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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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