This deck of playing cards 52/53+J was issued to commemorate the Centenary of The Battle of Trafalgar.
The backs show Horatio Viscount Nelson, Died Oot 21st 1805 – with a sculpture of him and a painting of the battle.
Cards are in good condition – no damage but lightly used – gold edging still visible
They are in their original two part telescopic box – with the details in gold on white
There is some old repair to the box with tape but it is complete.
Goodall Playing Cards (52/52+J)
Double ended turned courts which are framed
Backs – Shakespeare with the seven ages of man surrounding him
This deck was first produced in 1864 for the tri-centenary of Shakespeare’s birth and reproduced in the 1880’s, 1890s and also in 1917
Condition – very good – light use
International Series HPG&Sons Ltd on it
plus sample card inner section good – outer section split one side and at top of that side – scuffed.
This deck of playing cards (52/52) are the same style as French cards produced in this period
The courts are the standard French style and are the same as those published about this time with “Goodall” and “London” on the court cards
They could also have been made in Belgium on the basis of this card stock type.
The printing is in red, green, black and yellow
The faces are left uncoloured
There are indices, backs are plain patterned pink the same are a known back made by Goodall
Aces are plain –
Cards are very good comdition – no damage – v little use
These playing cards are complete (52/52 +J cards).
The backs have “Cambridge University – My Power’s A Crescent ”
on a pale blue background together with the college shield –
Cards are mint
There is no box
The backs have a picture of George V and Mary on them – with the inscription
“Coronation Dubar Delhi 1911” The cards are complete 52/52 and in near mint condition.
They are in their original box with
“Navy Co-operative Society Limited” “Army & Navy” “London Bombay & Calcutta” on it.
Two part telescopic box is excellent just missing bottom of inner box
This double deck of playing cards2*( (52/52) +J) is patience sized – not full sized
Its has a unnamed ace – used by De la Rue
The backs have Prince of Wales national relief Fund 1914 on them
One deck has pink background – the other blue
Cards are in v good no damage, creases etc
They are in an unmarked leather case which would appear original as the cards fit so well
It is slightly dirty and has the initials FAR on the front – there is some splitting to the box
Made by Waddingtons in England
This double deck of playing cards 2*(52/52) +1 J – depict s1930s dressed men playing energetic golf shots
One deck is entitled “Clono-spasm” and features a bunker shot
The other is entitled “Paraphrasia Tarda” and features a putting shot
The cards have been used and so are a little dirty
Three have v light creases – (worst scanned) – The gold edging is just visible
The cards are in a two part box – with sample cards and engraved as a gift from Oppenheimer Son & Co Ltd
The box is good – complete but split down one side
Double Commemorate Box with two packs of Playing Cards
celebrating the 5 Day Test Match by Austrlia.
Cards with Red Backs and Blue Decks
Blue Deck opened but MINT
Red Deck Tax Wrapped.
Both decks 52 Cards + Joker + Bridge Score Cards
Housed in the Official Box – Red, White and Blue Collar pushes down to reveal the opening of the cards – the Band a little fragile but working fine.
Made by Charles Goodall & Son Ltd.,
Hand made – Double Court figures of a loose English Standard design, the figures holding various ice creams with Green Backs
Full 52 card deck plus two Jokers, with the Ice Cream theme, one coloured one uncoloured.
Ace of Spades is also title card evidencing limited edition of 50 packs of which this is number 29/50.
All Aces are specially decorated.
Cards measure 6.75cm by 9.5cm.
Housed in a hand made box with Jack of Diamonds on the front and uncoloured Joker on the reverse.
Roman De Tirtoff, Erte, was born in St Petersburg in 1892 but his family moved to Paris where he fitted in with the artist movement.
He was recognised as a great creative and innovative artist and designed many packs of playing cards.
This is a deck with 52 cards plus two different Jokers, Four different Aces, Mint and gilt edged, the material being of the finest quality.
The cards are housed in a Chinese Laquer type box. the scans of the cards speak for themselves.
Victoria Playing Cards – No: 29. Designer Georgina Harvey – her first.
Double ended courts show men and women working at various tasks.
Dos Tigres and moon/star motif on title.
Complete 52 + Joker – plain red backs.
Condition: Overall Courts are in very good condition – some colour changes on some pip card and some colour washing on pip cards – see scans.
Hand made box, red interier, top shows Victoria P.C.C. – Bath
Made by Carta Mundi – This deck of playing cards (52/52+2J) – are an unusual type of souvenir deck from The Lake District
The backs feature a map of the Lake District
The Aces feature scenes from the area – Has non-standard courts –
The courts represent characters that were born or live – In the Lake District of England – Cumbria
They are include – William Wordsworth, Hugh Walpole, Robert Southey, – Beatrix Potter and John Peel –
The cards were designed by Stuart Lawrence
There are two information cards that give brief details of the people
The cards are mint and boxed
HIDDEN MICKEYS by Peter Woods – Limited Edition Playing Cards
Peter Wood is a wonderful independent artist. He has crafted these beautiful Hidden Mickey playing cards especially to enthrall.
The trick is to find Mickeys [ Mouse ] Head and Ears within the intricate designs of the cards – not easy.
Complete Deck, Mint and Boxed.
This is one of a Limited Edition of 80 signed by the artist.
This deck of playing cards (52/52) +information cards is a copy of Hodges’ 1830s dck which featured representation of the constellations, Greek gods and animals famous in Greek mythology
The suit signs were originally red, blue, orange and green – standard suit symbols have been added to make the cards easier to use.
Cards are mint in matching box.
Original deck marked wedding of Alfred to Maire Alexandrovina –
Made by De la Rue in England
This deck of playing cards (52/52) – was produced this year for the opening of the Guildhall Library – design by John Berry
The courts and aces are non standard
The aces are Queen Victoria, General Grant, Tsar Alexander II – And Kaiser William II – The kings are believed to represent –
The King of Belgium, Crown Prince of Prussia, Prince of Wales & King of Italy
The Queens – Princess of Wales, Empress of Austria, Queen of Greece & Princess of Germany
The jacks – represent – Scotland, France, Spain & Switzerland
The back design is – Duke of Edinburgh above the Imperial Russian arms.
The cards are square cornered – without indices – thick cardboard
There is also a leaflet with details of the deck, history etc
Cards and box are mint.
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Hand made playing cards consisting of 22 cards [ 0 to XXI ] plus title card showing this to be pack number 26 of a limited edition of 30.
Each card is highly decorative and includes the following –
The Fool, The Magician, High Priestess, The Empress, The Emperor, The Pope, The Lovers, The Chariot, Justice, The Hermit, The Wheel of Fortune, Strength, The Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, The Devil, The Tower,The Star, The Moon, The Sun, Judgement and The World.
There is also a concertina hand written booklet [ duplicated ] by Elaine describing each card.
Cards measure 6cm by 12.7cm and are housed in a hand made box.
Backs are plain.
[ Graphic show No: 2 of 30 this is in fact No:26 of 30 ]