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Published November 26, 2022 Updated November 26, 2022

Tweety & Friends playing cards

Tweety and other Looney Tunes characters featured on every card.

1994 USA United States Playing Card Co. Warner Bros Animation Cartoon Old Maid Add to Collection

Looney Tunes, the American animated comedy short film series, has been popular since its inception in 1930. Here, thirteen of the main characters – Tweety, Bugs Bunny, Granny, Sylvester, Daffy Duck, Tasmanian Devil, Porky Pig, Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, Marvin The Martian, Pepe Le Pew, Foghorn Leghorn, and Sylvester Jr. – each appear in four different guises. Some of the designs extend right to the edge of the card. Unusually, the indices have been printed in a wide range of colours but always the same for each value. Rules for a special Granny Old Maid game are also included. See the box

Tweety & Friends playing cards made by USPC Co., USA, 1994 Tweety & Friends playing cards made by USPC Co., USA, 1994

Above: Tweety & Friends playing cards made by USPC Co., Cincinnati, OH, USA, 1994. 52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 extra card + rule card in tuck box. Size: 63.5 x 88 mm. TM & © 1994 Warner Bros.

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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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