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Re: [Jock1971] My Collection

Unread postby Jock1971 » Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:28 pm  

Commemorative Olympic Playing Cards Published by Stanley Gibbons Antiquarian. Limited edition printed by Waddingtons in 1979.
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Two single packs from Waddingtons featuring views of London on the backs.
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A double pack from Waddingtons dated around 1971-1974.
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And a Cir-Q-Lar deck from Waddingtons advertising The Grand Hotel in Sheffield to finish today.
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Thanks for looking at my cards :D -jase-
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Re: [Jock1971] My Collection

Unread postby dazzleguts » Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:20 pm  

Nice Cir-Q-Lar! That looks like an earlier deck than my clockwork back ones.
Do you know a date on it Jase? Great that you found decks from the cooperation of De La Rue and Waddingtons. That must have been a good friendship as the association lasted so long. Hard to imagine that happening now.

I always love seeing those A Todos Alumbra, and the simple and delicate, but solid, design of the boxes. The colours are gorgeous too. Partly age and partly how inks used to be.

Interesting treatment of the European 4 indices on the Sima-Land, and I like the back.

More, more! :ugdance:
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Re: [Jock1971] My Collection

Unread postby Jock1971 » Sat Jan 14, 2017 3:26 pm  

dazzleguts wrote:Nice Cir-Q-Lar! That looks like an earlier deck than my clockwork back ones.
Do you know a date on it Jase?

Hi there Dazzelguts :D i remember you asking about the dates for cir-q-lar decks before, these are from the first printing from the 1930`s which ended at the beginning of WWII due to paper shortages, any cir-q-lar cards with the sit down joker or "All British make" on the ace of spades are from the first printings. Any cir-q-lar cards with the stand up jokers are from the 1950`s onwards ,i`m not sure when they finished printing these ,but they are in the 80`s cataloques,so i presume they kept printing them until the Hasbro takeover in the 90`s.
dazzleguts wrote: Great that you found decks from the cooperation of De La Rue and Waddingtons. That must have been a good friendship as the association lasted so long. Hard to imagine that happening now.

The two men (who were poles apart socially) first met in the early 1930`s when Bernard Westall decided to met both Alf Cooke and Victor Watson about Price Fixing. He met with Alf Cooke first then Victor Watson, In that meeting they agreed that price fixing would eventually destroy the competitive edge of both businesses and make them vunerable to attack from others. Instead they instituted an Annual Cricket match and other sports days so that employees from both companies would get to know one another and compete fairly with each other.
As you say i doubt that would happen nowadays.
dazzleguts wrote:I always love seeing those A Todos Alumbra, and the simple and delicate, but solid, design of the boxes. The colours are gorgeous too. Partly age and partly how inks used to be.

Yeah i love`em , The cards came in paper wrappers, which are a little delicate, i`ve only removed the cards twice for fear of the wrappers falling apart. :lol: :lol:
dazzleguts wrote:More, more!

How`s about these....
I got this kickstarter in yesterday. Wood Deck by Max playing cards. The second in his Textile series ,can`t wait to see what Max comes up with next :D
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A Goodall and Sons Bezique deck from c.1863-1870. This is the first Goodalls "Own" Ace of spades design which is based on the "Old Frizzle" Ace of Spades. there are a couple of versions of this Ace ,all identical except the Lettering, this one is the second version which came out in 1863 a year after the first version, all version ran until 1870.
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Peace made by Elaine Lewis dated 2003. 32 cards plus 2 jokers and a title card.
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And a double advertising deck by Waddingtons to finish today :D
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Thanks for looking at my cards :D -jase-
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Re: [Jock1971] My Collection

Unread postby Bruno » Sat Jan 14, 2017 4:12 pm  

Sublime ....
Thanks Jase !
Love the address on your Shell Mex House pair .... White Waltham for Fairey !
The Walrus/Swordfish pair too ....yum.
Can I say, I have a Stranraer/Spitfire pairing, in a twin lidded box .... which was once entirely sealed, prob. from '39 ....
Not sealed now, tho' tax wrapped still.
Aviation Decks, all right !
Thanks for your Russian Compilation too mate, amazing details ....
O, I beg of you your comprehensions,
yet laugh at your contempts ....
my only competition is with myselves.

But Lèse-majesté, especially >Normans, natch.

Is >YNH < the Ars of the Hors Nebulous ?
Neigh .... the Effluxor of the Omniverse ??
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Re: [Jock1971] My Collection

Unread postby Jock1971 » Sun Jan 22, 2017 2:34 pm  

Thanks for the Comments Bruno :D
Here`s The 2005 Worshipful Company`s Installation set celebrating the Bicentenary of the Battle Of Trafalgar.
The Faces are a reproduction of a Hardy pack from around 1805 which was when James Hardy was Master of the company.
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A double advertising deck from Coeur of Germany ,date unknown. The Faces are called "Salon Karte No.66" and were designed by Walter Kraus in 1968.
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The Teddy Deck designed by Peter Wood. Printed by Piatnik in 2005.
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And a double Waddingtons to finish today.
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Re: [Jock1971] My Collection

Unread postby Jock1971 » Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:44 pm  

The DEDALO Kickstarter from Thirdway Industries arrived Today :drool:
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A new book for the collection.Transformation Playing Cards By Albert Field Published in 1987.
208 Page paperback featuring 77 decks dated from 1801 through to 1987 ,Extensive Black and white illustrations with 8 full colour pages.
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Facsimilie of Holz-Karte (Preussisches Bild) printed by Christian Theodor Sutor around 1840-1850.
This edition was produced in 1987 by Franz-josef Holler for the Museum fur deutsche Volkskunde, Berlin.
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And a sealed double set from Waddingtons to finish today.
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Re: [Jock1971] My Collection

Unread postby Jock1971 » Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:33 pm  

A Willis Bezique Set.Willis only produced cards for eighteen years between 1869 and 1887.
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Zodiaque designed by Youdi Des Aubrys and printed by Grimaud in 1980.
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Russian Beer designed and produced by Alexi Orleansky in 2006.
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And a couple of Advertising decks from Waddingtons to finish today.
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Re: [Jock1971] My Collection

Unread postby dazzleguts » Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:55 pm  

Beautiful cards, as always Jase! Especially the Holz and Zodiaque decks :drool:
Amazing Bezique set too - the Willis designs are so fine and nicely balanced. I love the light blue line work.

Do you have a shelf full of books now?
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Re: [Jock1971] My Collection

Unread postby Jock1971 » Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:27 am  

dazzleguts wrote:Beautiful cards, as always Jase! Especially the Holz and Zodiaque decks
Amazing Bezique set too - the Willis designs are so fine and nicely balanced. I love the light blue line work.

Thanks Dazzelguts :D you can see the full court cards from the zodiaque deck in the french section of worldwide there are also scans of the willis court in the Enland section as well, the Holz is a recent purchase so have not had time to scan them yet as i`m working on something "big" for worldwide (as you know ;) )
dazzleguts wrote:Do you have a shelf full of books now?

Yes....if the shelf is 10 inch long :lol: :lol: Still looking out for Part one of the Waddington collection by John Berry

Here`s a few Carta mundi decks to pass the time.
Val de Loire designed by Mateja. Don`t know when carta mundi printed these but they were originally produced in 1968 by Le Triboulet and Malherbe.
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A William Lawson`s advertising deck produced in the 1980`s. Love the modified clothing on the court cards.(scans in the scotland section of worldwide)
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Quadrilato, a 40 card Belgium pattern pack for the game Scopa. The Ace of Diamonds has the Upprint "Tibgu Tunisiya" (Tobacco Tunesia)
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And a double advertising deck from Waddingtons to finish today.
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Thanks for looking at my cards :D -jase-
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Re: [Jock1971] My Collection

Unread postby Jock1971 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:42 am  

A couple of days late, but here are a few posts to celebrate my 3rd Anniversary of joining UnitedCardists.
Starting off with a all Waddingtons post .....Obviously :twisted:
Fassett`s No-revoke Pack, unsure of actual date but the court cards date the deck from 1930-1938. The box and cards are a bit grubby, but i`m really excited to have a copy of this hard to find deck.
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A tax wrapped double deck advertising Manchester Liners.
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Unique Style Playing Cards. i already have a pack of these without the tuck (Scans and info in the England section of worldwide). Again i am very pleased to find a deck with the tuck.
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And a couple of advertising decks to finish the post.
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Re: [Jock1971] My Collection

Unread postby Jock1971 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:57 am  

This post contains all Antique decks
Starting with a full 52 card pack from Hunt & Sons, Single figure Standard English woodblock pattern Type 1 with stencilled colouring. George the 3rd "Garter Ace" Plate No.35 which dates the deck to 1812.
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A De La Rue Bezique deck (32 cards). Post frizzle Ace with unturned courts ,which dates the deck between 1862-1870.
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Great Mogul printed and published by L. Biermans of Belgium c.1890`s
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And a James English Bezique deck to finish, this variation of the Ace of spades (& Co added to James English)dates the deck between 1873 and 1885.
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Thanks for looking at my cards :D -jase-
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Re: [Jock1971] My Collection

Unread postby Jock1971 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:12 am  

Russian decks for this post. Starting off with "Gzhel" designed by Irina Bordey and published by Zadira in 2006.
The deck takes its name from and is inspired by a type of Russian ceramics.
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"Sea Deck" published by Presentprom in 2016. I don`t know the designer i`m afraid :cry:
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"Atlas" published by Zadira in 2015. The courts a redrawing of the classic Atlas cards were designed by Irina Bordey.
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And Finally a pack of "Slavic" cards produced by The Colour Printing Plant of St Petersburg in 1997.
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Re: [Jock1971] My Collection

Unread postby Jock1971 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:29 am  

And with this post its back to the usual 3 decks & a waddingtons to finish 8-)
First off is a Karl Gretch "Nursery Rhymes" Transformation deck produced for the 10th Anniversary of the English Playing Card Society.
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"Icelandic" designed by Gudmundur Thorstensson .This set published by V.A.S.S of Germany in 1977 is a reprint of a deck originally called "Islensk L`Hombre Spil No.1" that was published by Bjorni P. Magnusson of Reykjavik in 1923.
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A couple of Standard decks from Paul Lamont Games of the U.K.
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And a double Waddingtons set to finish off today.i just love the dog`s eyes :ugthink:
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Thanks for looking at my cards :D -jase-
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