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?
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.
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.
dazzleguts wrote:More, more!
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.
dazzleguts wrote:Do you have a shelf full of books now?
I've been very intrigued by the many beautiful Russian decks you have posted and wanted to get one for myself. I'd been looking at some on Ebay but they all cost a bit more than I was willing to pay. Last week I was in our local Goodwill second hand shop and I came across a Russian deck opened but in perfect condition! The cost; one dollar. I was beyond excited. There is no English on the box so I have idea where they came from. When I get a chance I'll scan them. I'd like to send the pics to you and see if you can tell me anything about them.
Without your postings, I probably wouldn't have looked twice at them. Thanks for providing so much inspiration. Now I just have to find a Waddingtons deck!
I am in awe. What a collection! Thanks for sharing (I assume!) SOME of it with us all!
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