Politics

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9-11-89 Passé by A.S. - Cat Ref 10387 9-11-89 Passé 
by A.S.
Cat Ref: 10387
Black and white caricatures of former East German politicians on courts and Aces.

32 cards + 1 additional card 

£4.00

Battle of Arabia - Installing Democracy by Modern Majority - Cat Ref 14043 Battle of Arabia - Installing Democracy 
by Modern Majority
Cat Ref: 14043

Indices: K, Q, J, A.

Size: 56 x 87 mm

52 cards + 3 Jokers 

£4.00

B-deck by Bedeck & Sons - Cat Ref 14188 B-deck 
by Bedeck & Sons
Cat Ref: 14188

** 13 PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Issued in time for the 2005 General Election, here is a distinctly unusual pack which contains, according to the publishers, '55 whimsical portraits of Tony Blair'.

Plastic coated poker size playing cards, not on top quality playing card board so slightly translucent if held up to strong light. Perhaps best described as novelty playing cards rather than cards intended for serious play.

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

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 jokers + 1 devil card 

£5.50

Bush Cards published by No Props Inc. - Cat Ref 14042 Bush Cards 
published by No Props Inc.
Cat Ref: 14042
52 different named photographic images, mostly in colour, of characters from the Bush administration. Their links to big business or famous sayings attributed to them are described in the lower part of each card. Updated edition. As the blurb says, "these high-quality cards should last years longer than the administration of George W. Bush".

Indices in 2 corners only

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 + 3 Jokers 

£6.00

Charles de Gaulle Playing Cards by France Cartes, 1990. - Cat Ref 11453 Charles de Gaulle Playing Cards 
by France Cartes, 1990.
Cat Ref: 11453

** ONLY TWO PACKS CURRENTLY LEFT IN STOCK **

Pack commemorating the centenary of De Gaulle's birth. Courts illustrated with photographs of people and places associated with De Gaulle. Pips composed of red, white and blue stripes representing the French flag.

Indices: R, D, V, 1 (in all 4 corners)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card + leaflet in French

(AKA 4456) 

£6.00
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 11453DBL
£12.00


  Das Politiker Romme (double pack only*) 
by Amigo
Cat Ref: 11960


*Please note: Where a "double pack" or a "twin pack" option is offered, a pair of matching packs with contrasting back designs is available. A "double pack" is supplied in a single box containing two packs of cards, and a "twin pack" is supplied as two separate single packs. 
£10.00

Deck of Freedom - A by Modern Majority - Denmark - Cat Ref 13833 Deck of Freedom - A 
by Modern Majority - Denmark
Cat Ref: 13833
Court cards, Aces and Jokers illustrated with photographic images of figures involved in the 2003 conflict in Iraq.

Spades: Axis of Evil - Iraq.
Hearts: Coalition of Hearts - actors and media personalities.
Diamonds: Coalition of Freedom - USA.
Clubs: Club of Inconsistency - Chirac, Kofi Annan, Putin, etc.
Joker: Terrorist - Osama bin Laden

Indices: K, Q, Kn, A.

Size: 56 x 87 mm

52 cards + 3 Jokers 

£4.00

Figures de la Liberté publ. by Editions Dusserre on behalf of the Assemblée Nationale, Paris. - Cat Ref 12990 Figures de la Liberté 
publ. by Editions Dusserre on behalf of the Assemblée Nationale, Paris.
Cat Ref: 12990

** 19 PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Court cards, Aces and Jokers illustrated with famous men and women who have fought for freedom and liberty, or with events which changed the course of history.

Indices: R, D,V, 1 (in all four corners)

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card + title card 

£6.50
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 12990DBL
£13.00


Greenpeace Playing Cards by Greenpeace - Cat Ref 13696 Greenpeace Playing Cards 
by Greenpeace
Cat Ref: 13696
Anti-nuclear weapons pack featuring black and white photographs of 8 world leaders of countries with nuclear weapons. Text on all cards other than Kings & Aces. George W Bush is featured on the Ace of Spades.

Backs: Greenpeace logo

Indices: K, Q, J, A.

Size: 56 x 87 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

£5.50

Hurra Deutschland Poker by A.S. - Cat Ref 13303 Hurra Deutschland Poker 
by A.S.
Cat Ref: 13303
Caricatures of German politicians. Non standard face cards with suits in four different colours.

Indices: K, D, B, A (in all 4 corners)

Size: 59 x 92 mm

52 cards + 3 Jokers 

£6.50

Hurra Deutschland Romme II by A.S., 1993. - Cat Ref 12717 Hurra Deutschland Romme II 
by A.S., 1993.
Cat Ref: 12717

** ONLY ONE SINGLE PACK LEFT IN STOCK **

New, updated version of this pack with caricatures of German political figures, including Waigel, Kinkel and Scharping as in Hurra Deutschland Skat II, but with the addition of Jokers showing Franz Josef Strauß.

52 cards + 3 Jokers  

£5.50

Hurra Deutschland Skat I by A.S. - Cat Ref 11608 Hurra Deutschland Skat I 
by A.S.
Cat Ref: 11608

Caricatures of German political figures including Weizsacker, Carell, Genscher, Kohl, also Boris Becker and Steffi Graf.

Indices: K, D, B, A (in all four corners)

Size: 60 x 91 mm

32 cards + 1 additional card 

£4.00

Hurra Deutschland Skat II by A.S., 1993 - Cat Ref 12533 Hurra Deutschland Skat II 
by A.S., 1993
Cat Ref: 12533
New, updated version of this pack with caricatures of German political figures, including Waigel, Kinkel and Scharping.

Indices: K, D, B, A (in all four corners)

Size: 59 x 92 mm

32 cards + 1 additional card

(AKA 96205) 

£4.00

  I Politici 1 (double pack only*) 
by La Milano
Cat Ref: 10491

** ONLY TWO SETS LEFT IN STOCK ** ** LAST FEW PACKS ALL HAVE BROKEN OR CRACKED PLASTIC BOXES BUT CARDS OK **

(2x) 52 cards + 3 Jokers + 1 additional card


*Please note: Where a "double pack" or a "twin pack" option is offered, a pair of matching packs with contrasting back designs is available. A "double pack" is supplied in a single box containing two packs of cards, and a "twin pack" is supplied as two separate single packs. 
£12.00

  I Politici 2 (double pack only*) 
by La Milano
Cat Ref: 10492

** LAST FEW PACKS ALL HAVE BROKEN OR CRACKED PLASTIC BOXES BUT CARDS OK **

(2x) 52 cards + 3 Jokers + 1 additional card


*Please note: Where a "double pack" or a "twin pack" option is offered, a pair of matching packs with contrasting back designs is available. A "double pack" is supplied in a single box containing two packs of cards, and a "twin pack" is supplied as two separate single packs. 
£12.00

I.M.S. by A.S. - Cat Ref 11868 I.M.S. 
by A.S.
Cat Ref: 11868

** 23 PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

All cards show drawings of ? politicians including: Klaus Kinkel - Rita Süßmuth - Oskar Lafontaine - Edmund Stoiber - Hermann Otto Solms - Helmut Kohl - Rudolf Scharping - Renate Schmidt

Backs: Weihnachten 1993 - Informationsgemeinschaft MÜNZ-SPIEL GmbH (IMS)

Indices: K, D, B, A.

Size: 59 x 92 mm

?? 32 cards + ??

(AKA 4520) 

£4.50

JFK by Piatnik for Nicky Bird Design - Cat Ref 14136 JFK 
by Piatnik for Nicky Bird Design
Cat Ref: 14136

** ONLY TWO PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

54 different photographic images of President Kennedy taken from the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston and the Library of Congress in Washington. Each image of Kennedy as statesman, playful father or family man is identiifed and dated in a panel beneath the picture.

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

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 + 2J + 1 additional card giving biographical details 

£5.75

Most Wanted by Modiano - Cat Ref 14003 Most Wanted 
by Modiano
Cat Ref: 14003
39 photographs (some in colour, some in black and white) plus 13 silhouettes of the 52 most wanted Iraqis. Each card includes a caption giving the name and role of the person illustrated. This is a high quality reproduction of the pack supplied to Allied Forces. (see note below)

Another reprint of the Most Wanted Iraqis pack this time by Modiano. This pack is on poker size cards which is what the originals were, but lacks the 'special' jokers and has a modified back design.

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

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards

(Please note - There are a great many sources for so called "genuine" decks of Most Wanted Iraqi cards. Be warned that many of these are poor quality reproductions on poor quality card. We have heard it suggested that the original print run of this pack was just a few hundred packs, so truly "genuine" packs are likely to be quite rare. Reprints by the manufacturer who made the original cards are available, and we hope to have stock of these at some stage in the not too distant future.)  

£4.50

Most Wanted Iraqis Playing Cards Published by Box MX Ltd - Cat Ref 13695 Most Wanted Iraqis Playing Cards 
Published by Box MX Ltd
Cat Ref: 13695
39 photographs (some in colour, some in black and white) plus 13 silhouettes of the 52 most wanted Iraqis. Each card includes a caption giving the name and role of the person illustrated. This is a high quality reproduction of the pack supplied to Allied Forces. (see note below)

Printed in the UK by Games & Print Services Limited on 305gm Diamond Playing Card Board and plastic coated. Each deck wrapped in clear cellophane and supplied in a plastic box. The cards are bridge size and the Jokers are not as used in the 'genuine' pack.

Backs: camouflage pattern

Indices: K, Q, J, A.

Size: 56 x 87 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 blank card

(Please note - There are a great many sources for so called "genuine" decks of Most Wanted Iraqi cards. Be warned that many of these are poor quality reproductions on poor quality card. We have heard it suggested that the original print run of this pack was just a few hundred packs, so truly "genuine" packs are likely to be quite rare. Reprints by the manufacturer who made the original cards are available, and we hope to have stock of these at some stage in the not too distant future.)  

£5.00

Naked Truth Playing Cards publ. by InterCol, London, 1997. - Cat Ref 12803 Naked Truth Playing Cards 
publ. by InterCol, London, 1997.
Cat Ref: 12803
Caricatures by Jason Pratt ('Jake') of 18 leading British political figures in their birthday suits. Unflattering, and often quite extreme, designs set against grey-green backgrounds.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

£6.50
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 12803DBL
£13.00


News 1996 Playing Cards by Piatnik, 1996. - Cat Ref 12802 News 1996 Playing Cards 
by Piatnik, 1996.
Cat Ref: 12802

** ONLY THREE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Political caricatures by Manfred Deix satirising four Austrian politicians, one in each suit and always in different guises. Single-figure courts with rhyming couplets beneath. Couplets also on numeral cards.

Indices K, D, B, A.

24 cards + 1 additional card 

£5.00

Operation Iraqi Freedom - U.S. Military Heroes by American Art - Cat Ref 14097 Operation Iraqi Freedom - U.S. Military Heroes 
by American Art
Cat Ref: 14097

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Wild cards + 1 Golden Aces card

Not printed on proper playing card stock - cards slightly translucent so may be unsuiatble for playing some games. 

£3.00

Panorama - Le Carte di Forattini by Modiano. - Cat Ref 12933 Panorama - Le Carte di Forattini 
by Modiano.
Cat Ref: 12933

** ONLY TWELVE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Caricatures of Italian political figures by the artist Forattini for the magazine 'Panorama'. Double-ended designs on court cards, single-ended designs on Aces and Jokers.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

£5.00
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 12933DBL
£10.00


Pickering's Political Pack Playing Cards by Jerningham Press - Australia - Cat Ref 10431 Pickering's Political Pack Playing Cards 
by Jerningham Press - Australia
Cat Ref: 10431

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

Size: 57 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers 

£5.00

Political Players Playing Cards by USPC Co for Gelco Products, Inc. - Cat Ref 12582 Political Players Playing Cards 
by USPC Co for Gelco Products, Inc.
Cat Ref: 12582
Caricatures in black & white of 16 leading political figures from the 1996 American presidential campaign. Illustrations by Garth Stackhouse.

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

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card

(AKA 96542) 

£5.00

Politicards 1980 Playing Cards by Politicards, Inc., 1980 - Cat Ref 10676 Politicards 1980 Playing Cards 
by Politicards, Inc., 1980
Cat Ref: 10676
Caricatures drawn by Keith Nichols

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 "key" card

(AKA 423) 

£5.00

Politicards 1996 Playing Cards publ. by Action Publishing, 1996. - Cat Ref 12998 Politicards 1996 Playing Cards 
publ. by Action Publishing, 1996.
Cat Ref: 12998
Caricatures of 54 different political figures involved in the 1996 U.S. Presidential campaign. Full-colour illustrations by Peter Green.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + key card 

£6.00
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 12998DBL
£12.00


Politicards 2000 Playing Cards by Action Publishing - Cat Ref 13513 Politicards 2000 Playing Cards 
by Action Publishing
Cat Ref: 13513

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card + leaflet 

£7.25
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 13513DBL
£14.50


Politik ist Trumpf by Piatnik - Cat Ref 12026 Politik ist Trumpf 
by Piatnik
Cat Ref: 12026

** ONLY NINE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Indices: K, D, B, A.

Size: 63 x 100 mm

24 cards + 1 additional card 

£5.00

Polit-Poker (1990) by A.S.S., 1990 - Cat Ref 10270 Polit-Poker (1990) 
by A.S.S., 1990
Cat Ref: 10270
Black and white caricatures of world leaders by the artist Bubec. Fifth edition of this popular pack. Politicians include Carlos Menem, Pérez de Cuéllar and R. von Weizsäcker.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

£5.00

  Polit-Poker (1991) 
by A.S.S.
Cat Ref: 10271
  £5.00

  Presidents de la Republique Francaise - Les 
by Grimaud, 1980
Cat Ref: 10161
First edition of this pack, featuring French Presidents from 1871 to 1981.

52 cards+ 2 Jokers + 1 additional card

Out of print.

(AKA 1104) 

£8.50
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 10161DBL
£17.00


Puntigamer / KKK by Piatnik - Cat Ref 11733 Puntigamer / KKK 
by Piatnik
Cat Ref: 11733

** ONLY SEVEN PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Indices: K, D, B, A.

Size: 63 x 100 mm

24 cards + 1 additional card 

£4.25

S. P. Ö. by Piatnik, 1975. - Cat Ref 10049 S. P. Ö. 
by Piatnik, 1975.
Cat Ref: 10049

** ONLY 11 PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Political propaganda pack on behalf of Austrian Socialist Party.

Indices: none

Size: 65 x 98 mm

24 cards + 1 blank 

£5.00

Schmunzel Skat (32 card pack) by Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag GmbH. - Cat Ref 13121 Schmunzel Skat (32 card pack) 
by Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag GmbH.
Cat Ref: 13121

** ONLY SEVEN PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Caricatures of 12 German political figures such as Kohl, Waigel and Lafontaine by the cartoonist Andreas Floris. Double-ended designs.

Indices: K, D, B, A.

32 cards + 1 additional card 

£3.50

Soviet Celebrities by Piatnik, 2009 - Cat Ref 14657 Soviet Celebrities 
by Piatnik, 2009
Cat Ref: 14657

** ONLY ONE PACK LEFT IN STOCK **

Pack depicting 53 different Communist celebrities, not all Soviet, e.g. Lenin, Mao, Marx, Engels, Stalin, Trotsky, etc. Card designs by Vladislav Pankevitch. Backs: pattern of hammers and sickles in red, yellow and white.

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

Size: 58 x 89 mm

52 cards + 3 Jokers 

£5.75

The Elect (36 card pack) by France Cartes for Russia. - Cat Ref 13082 The Elect (36 card pack) 
by France Cartes for Russia.
Cat Ref: 13082

** ONLY TWO PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Court cards depict un-named Russian politicians of today such as Chernomyrdin, Zhirinovsky and Lebed. Double-ended designs which verge on being caricatures.

36 cards 

£3.00
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 13082DBL
£6.00


Votes for Women playing cards by Heritage PC Co., 2010 - Cat Ref 14684 Votes for Women playing cards 
by Heritage PC Co., 2010
Cat Ref: 14684
History of the British Suffragette Movement recounted on 54 illustrated playing cards. Every image is captioned and dated.

Indices: K, Q, J, A (in all 4 corners)

Size: 56 x 87 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

£4.00

W deck by TheBigHouse - Cat Ref 14189 W deck 
by TheBigHouse
Cat Ref: 14189

** ONLY SIX PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

A distinctly unusual pack which contains 55 whimsical portraits of George W. Bush.

Plastic coated poker size playing cards.

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

Size: 62 x 87 mm

52 cards + 2 jokers + 1 additional card 

£5.50

Wir für Europa by Piatnik - Cat Ref 12479 Wir für Europa 
by Piatnik
Cat Ref: 12479
Four Seasons pattern courts (Class B), but non-std pip cards with central tablets carrying information about the EU in German.

33 cards

(AKA 96010) 

£8.75