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** ONLY TWELVE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **
Facsimile of The Beggar's Opera pack, first published c1730. Each card carries the words and music of a different song from Gay's opera. Miniature playing cards depicted at top left-hand corner of each card. Hearts and Diamonds printed in red, otherwise uncoloured. Square corners, blank backs. Not plastic coated.
Size: 67 x 98 mm
52 cards + 1 title card + leaflet
Characters depicted are King Paramount - Casilda - Don Alhambra del Bolero - Major-General Stanley - The Mikado of Japan - Baroness von Krakenfeldt - Dick Deadeye - Pooh-Bah - Jack Point - The Pirate King - Queen of the Fairies - Sir Despard Murgatroyd - The Lord Chancellor - King Hildebrand - Princess Ida - Wilfred Shadbolt - Sir Joseph Porter from the oprettas H.M.S. Pinafore - Grand Duke - Iolanthe - Princess Ida - Ruddigore - The Gondoliers - The Mikado - The Pirates of Penzance - The Yeomen of the Guard - Utopia Limited
Indices: K, Q, J, A. (in all four corners)
Size: 58 x 89 mm
52 cards + 3 Jokers
Size: 55 x 84 mm
42 cards + 2 additional cards
** ONLY FIVE DOUBLE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **
Almost comic depiction of characters from 4 operettas by Strauss, Zeller, Ziehrer and Millöcker. Grey background on every card.
Indices: K, D, B, A.
(2 x) 52 cards + 3 Jokers