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1914-18 - The Great War playing cards by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2007 - Cat Ref 14419 1914-18 - The Great War playing cards 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2007
Cat Ref: 14419

** ONLY THREE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

54 of the finest photographs and posters of The Great War. Published on the 90th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele (1917).

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 1 Joker + 2 additional cards about The Great War and about the In Flanders Fields Museum 

5.75

African America by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2007 - Cat Ref 14459 African America 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2007
Cat Ref: 14459

** ONLY THREE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

54 classic photographs, mostly from the Library of Congress, celebrating the culture and achievements of African Americans. Subjects include politicians, musicians, sportsmen, plantation workers, etc.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

America's Cup playing cards by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008 - Cat Ref 14604 America's Cup playing cards 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008
Cat Ref: 14604

** ONLY TWO PACKS CURRENTLY LEFT IN STOCK **

54 classic images, some in colour, some in black and white, of defenders and challengers in sailing's greatest regatta, The America's Cup. Captions give brief details about each yacht pictured.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card with text in English  

5.75

Angels playing cards by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2011 - Cat Ref 14716 Angels playing cards 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2011
Cat Ref: 14716

** ONLY FOUR PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

A celebration of angels with 55 different images taken from famous works of art (paintings, sculptures, stained glass, etc.) as well as Victorian Christmas cards and other sources. The origin and date of each image is given where known.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

Art of Ancient Egypt playing cards by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008 - Cat Ref 14603 Art of Ancient Egypt playing cards 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008
Cat Ref: 14603
53 different examples of ancient Egyptian sculpture, painting, ceramics and jewellery. The two additional cards describe the different dynasties and the objects depicted.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 1 Joker + 2 additional cards with text in English 

5.75

Art of Golf , The by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2007 - Cat Ref 14560 Art of Golf , The 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2007
Cat Ref: 14560

** ONLY THREE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Classic posters and photos of past golfing greats, celebrating the golden age of golf. 55 different images.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 blank card 

5.75

Art of Nature Playing Cards by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1997. - Cat Ref 12792 Art of Nature Playing Cards 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1997.
Cat Ref: 12792
Court cards, Aces and Jokers illustrated with different prints and drawings in colour of subjects from the natural world taken from the collection of the Natural History Museum, London.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Poker size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 12792DBL
£11.50


Art Pack Playing Cards by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 2000 - Cat Ref 13520 Art Pack Playing Cards 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 2000
Cat Ref: 13520

** ONLY THREE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

54 different masterpieces of Western painting. In some cases, details of the paintings have been used and not the whole works. Artists represented include Michelangelo, Turner and Monet .

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

Battle of Britain and the Blitz playing cards by Piatnik for Nicky Bird Design, 2010 - Cat Ref 14662 Battle of Britain and the Blitz playing cards 
by Piatnik for Nicky Bird Design, 2010
Cat Ref: 14662
54 different images of the Battle of Britain and the Blitz, including planes, British and German leaders, posters, etc., most with a title and a date beneath.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

Classic Movie Posters by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008 - Cat Ref 14602 Classic Movie Posters 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008
Cat Ref: 14602

** ONLY EIGHT PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

54 different classic movie posters from Chaplin to cult sci-fi posters of the 50s.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card with text in English 

5.75

Dawn of Flight playing cards by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2009 - Cat Ref 14658 Dawn of Flight playing cards 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2009
Cat Ref: 14658
Celebration of the pioneers of aviation. 54 different images (photos, posters, etc.), mainly in black and white.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

De Gaulle by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 2006 - Cat Ref 14374 De Gaulle 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 2006
Cat Ref: 14374

** ONLY TEN PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

54 different photographic images, mainly in black and white, of this celebrated French soldier and statesman. The location and date of each photograph are given beneath each image.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card with text in French only 

5.75

Dressed for War playing cards by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2010 - Cat Ref 14661 Dressed for War playing cards 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2010
Cat Ref: 14661

** ONLY 12 PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Military uniforms from Europe and North America c1750 to 1914, often colourful and exotic. Most are 19C illustrations. Regiments and dates given at the foot of each card. Backs: French Light Infantry, 1814-37.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

For Valour - Victoria Cross Heroes by Piatnik for Nicky Bird Design, 2010 - Cat Ref 14663 For Valour - Victoria Cross Heroes 
by Piatnik for Nicky Bird Design, 2010
Cat Ref: 14663

** 12 PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

54 different images, mainly portraits, of heroes who have been awarded Britain's Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for bravery. At the foot of each card is a brief description of how each medal was won, the location and date. Backs: Evelyn Wood VC.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

Hollywood Playing Cards (No. 1190) by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1997. - Cat Ref 12959 Hollywood Playing Cards (No. 1190) 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1997.
Cat Ref: 12959

** ONLY ONE PACK LEFT IN STOCK **

Classic black-and-white photographic images of 18 great movie stars: Bette Davis - Marilyn Monroe - Gloria Swanson - Ingrid Bergman - Charles Laughton - Fred Astaire - Clark Gable - Humphrey Bogart - Vivien Leigh - Jean Harlow - Greta Garbo - Barbara Stanwyck - Orson Welles - Gary Cooper - Boris Karloff - Marlon Brando - Groucho Marx and Lon Chaney

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

Hollywood Playing Cards (No. 1191) by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1997. - Cat Ref 12960 Hollywood Playing Cards (No. 1191) 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1997.
Cat Ref: 12960

Classic black-and-white photographic images of 18 great movie stars: Joan Crawford - Carole Lombard - Marlene Dietrich - Clara Bow - W.C. Fields - Spencer Tracy - James Cagney - John Wayne - Shirley Temple - Katherine Hepburn - Mae West - Rita Hayworth - Errol Flynn - Cary Grant - Edward G. Robinson - Peter Lorre - Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy .

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card

(AKA 97802) 

5.75

Impressionist Portraits Playing Cards by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1997. - Cat Ref 12794 Impressionist Portraits Playing Cards 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1997.
Cat Ref: 12794

** ONLY TWO PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Portraits, or details of portraits, by seven different Impressionist artists featured on the court cards, Aces and two of the Jokers. Poker size.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 3 Jokers + leaflet 

5.75
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 12794DBL
£11.50


Joy of Wine , The by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2010 - Cat Ref 14685 Joy of Wine , The 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2010
Cat Ref: 14685

** ONLY SEVEN PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Pack celebrating the joy of wine and the delightful paintings, posters and decorative art that the grape has inspired. Every card illustrated. Backs: variety of used corks.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

Kings & Queens Playing Cards by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1998. - Cat Ref 13147 Kings & Queens Playing Cards 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1998.
Cat Ref: 13147

** 11 PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

18 different portraits of English monarchs (from the National Portrait Gallery, London) on the court cards, Aces and Jokers.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

Luggage Labels playing cards by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2009 - Cat Ref 14599 Luggage Labels playing cards 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2009
Cat Ref: 14599

** ONLY TWO PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

54 different classic luggage labels from the 20s to the 50s, reminders of grand hotels, elegant ships and the lost glamour of flying.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card with text in English 

5.75

Man - the body beautiful - playing cards by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 2007 - Cat Ref 14417 Man - the body beautiful - playing cards 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 2007
Cat Ref: 14417

** ONLY THREE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

54 black and white images by acclaimed photographers of the male physique. No full-frontal nudity.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 3 Jokers 

5.75

Motor Racing Legends by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2011 - Cat Ref 14713 Motor Racing Legends 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2011
Cat Ref: 14713

** ONLY SIX PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

55 different images - cars, drivers, races, posters, etc. - from the golden age of motor racing. Amongst the drivers featured are Fangio, Moss, Clark and Hill.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

Nelson by Piatnik for Antony Bird - Cat Ref 14135 Nelson 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird
Cat Ref: 14135

** ONLY FOUR PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Issued to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar (1805 - 2005), this pack celebrates the life and world of Vice-Admiral Horatio, Viscount Nelson. His navy, brilliant career and private life are captured in 54 memorable images from the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card giving biographical details of Nelson

 

5.75

Ocean Liners by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 2006 - Cat Ref 14375 Ocean Liners 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 2006
Cat Ref: 14375

** ONLY ONE PACK LEFT IN STOCK **

Photographs (sometimes two on each card) and old posters depicting ocean liners in their heyday. Each liner named together with its dates in service, gross tonnage and service speed in knots.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card with text in English 

5.75

Open Champions Playing Cards by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1998. - Cat Ref 13120 Open Champions Playing Cards 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1998.
Cat Ref: 13120

** ONLY EIGHT PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Court cards, Aces and Jokers show 15 different golfers, 13 of whom won the British Open at St. Andrews.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 blank card + leaflet 

5.75
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 13120DBL
£11.50


Rail Art playing cards by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008 - Cat Ref 14601 Rail Art playing cards 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008
Cat Ref: 14601

** ONLY SIX PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

52 different classic railway posters from the golden age of the train. European, American and Canadian trains and locomotives featured.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 1 Joker + 2 additional cards with text in English 

5.75

Saucy Seaside published by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008 - Cat Ref 14557 Saucy Seaside 
published by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008
Cat Ref: 14557

** ONLY TWO PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

The saucy seaside humour of Donald McGill captured on playing cards. 54 different images.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 blank card 

5.75

Shoes - Fashion & Fantasy by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2010 - Cat Ref 14659 Shoes - Fashion & Fantasy 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2010
Cat Ref: 14659

** ONLY 12 PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

A celebration of (women's) shoes from slippers to stilettos, the creators and designers being credited where known. A veritable feast of fashionable and fantastic footwear including stylish graphics from elegant ads and posters.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

Ski Art by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008 - Cat Ref 14558 Ski Art 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008
Cat Ref: 14558

** ONLY SEVEN PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Classic posters celebrating the drama of skiing on spectacular, uncluttered mountains worldwide. 54 different images.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 blank card 

5.75

Strike it Lucky! playing cards by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008 - Cat Ref 14598 Strike it Lucky! playing cards 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008
Cat Ref: 14598

Stunning graphics and bold images from vintage matchboxes. 54 different miniature masterpieces of graphic art.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card with text in English 

5.75

Tanks! playing cards by Piatnik for Nicky Bird Design, 2010 - Cat Ref 14660 Tanks! playing cards 
by Piatnik for Nicky Bird Design, 2010
Cat Ref: 14660

** 16 PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Iconic tanks from World War I to Korea. Rare wartime images of tanks in action, the majority being American, British and German. Additional information given in a panel at the foot of each card. A few poster designs also included.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

The American Civil War playing cards by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2007 - Cat Ref 14418 The American Civil War playing cards 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2007
Cat Ref: 14418

** ONLY FOUR PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Historic photographs and prints from The Library of Congress featuring portraits of statesmen, generals and fighting men, sheet music covers, etc. Backs: advertisement for Grant's Tobacco, c1874.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card with notes on the photographs and on the origins of the War 

5.75

Titanic commemorative playing cards by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2009 - Cat Ref 14597 Titanic commemorative playing cards 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2009
Cat Ref: 14597

** ONLY TWO PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

54 different iconic images of the greatest of the White Star liners, RMS Titanic, her sister ships, captains, crew and passengers.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card with text in English 

5.75

Waterloo 200  -  1815-2015 by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2010 - Cat Ref 14686 Waterloo 200 - 1815-2015 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2010
Cat Ref: 14686

** 14 PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Pack published with WATERLOO 200 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. The armies of both sides, their leaders and soldiers, are featured on every card in rare prints, portraits and dramatic paintings of the battle.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 1 Joker + 2 additional cards 

5.75

Wonders of the World playing cards by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008 - Cat Ref 14605 Wonders of the World playing cards 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008
Cat Ref: 14605

** ONLY EIGHT PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

54 different photographs in full colour of natural and man-made wonders of the world from Stonehenge to the Sydney Opera House. Card titles in English. Box shows either Taj Mahal or Parthenon on the front (if necessary please state preference) but contains exactly the same cards.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card with text in English 

5.75

World War II by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008 - Cat Ref 14561 World War II 
by Piatnik for Bird Playing Cards, 2008
Cat Ref: 14561
Iconic colour and black & white images of World War II on all 54 cards. Memorable posters and dramatic photographs, including rare pictures of men and machines at the sharp end of battle.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75

World War Two Battleships by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 2006 - Cat Ref 14376 World War Two Battleships 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 2006
Cat Ref: 14376

** ONLY FIVE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Photographs (sometimes two on each card) depicting battleships and battlecruisers of the Second World War, British, American, German, Japanese, Italian and French. Each ship named together with its launch date, deep load deplacement in tons, maximum speed in knots and number of guns.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in 2 corners only)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card with text in English  

5.75

Writers & Poets Playing Cards by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1998. - Cat Ref 13119 Writers & Poets Playing Cards 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 1998.
Cat Ref: 13119
18 different photographs and paintings (from the National Portrait Gallery, London) of famous British & Irish writers and poets, including Shakespeare, Burns, Dickens and Joyce.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.75