volantangel wrote:Hey guys i was looking at what places have not been covered by you. I think egypt might be a location of interest. So i did a little digging and found this. http://www.wopc.co.uk/egypt/mamluk/index.html
dazzleguts wrote:I have got to learn to cut off the flow and be more laconic. My fingers are far more talkative than my voice. Sorry for the overflow of info Mike.
On a wish list for sure:
World Playing Cards Museum in Belgium
Fournier Museum in Spain
Miike Playing Card Memorial Museum in Japan
We look forward to seeing some of your international decks Mike, like the Piatnik Cats. Perhaps when all has been quiet for a while and you've been able to slow down a bit. Don't know where you get the energy to do all you have done in the last while, but it's very appreciated.
I've never seen an Israeli or Lo Scarabeo decks before. Maybe you can show us some time!
dazzleguts wrote:This thread is for articles on vintage, antique and international playing cards. If you have an article you would like to submit please contact Eoghann or dazzleguts by PM. An article can be something you wrote/compiled yourself, or something you have come across and asked permission to re-use.
*1* WORLD PLAYING CARD FAMILIES - dazzleguts
dazzleguts wrote:Hi Mike.
I moved your comment here since the Articles thread is locked to keep the info there indexed and easy to find.
Did you mean is "The Playing Card Varieties" article from that book? I actually compiled that from many different sources, but that book wasn't one of them. I got lazy and didn't list all the books and websites involved. Should do that I suppose, but I doubt I'll be able to before I head off for a month. I only just got around to adjusting the title today, been meaning to for weeks. (Playing Card Families made it sound like the article discussed Dondorf, Fournier and other families who were playing card dynasties.)
A poker book of historical material sounds interesting. I have "The Poker Encyclopedia", and the explanation of poker terms brings up some historical info.
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