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V & A Costume Cards by V & A - Cat Ref 11545 V & A Costume Cards 
by V & A
Cat Ref: 11545
Each card carries a photograph of clothes from a wide variety of regions and centuries from the collection at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

Indices: K, Q, J, A.

Size: 57 x 89 mm

52 cards + ? Jokers (at least 1) + ? 

£5.00
DOUBLE PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 11545DBL
£10.00


  Vasa Playing Cards 
by Esselte Grako
Cat Ref: 10644
Members of Sweden's Vasa dynasty and knights on court cards. Decorated Aces

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

£6.50
DOUBLE PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 10644DBL
£12.00


Veb Kombinat Kali by A.S., 1988 - Cat Ref 10372 Veb Kombinat Kali 
by A.S., 1988
Cat Ref: 10372

** FOUR PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Attractive German-suited pack on the history of salt-mining designed by H. Heise. Kings show named historical figures, Obers and Unters officials and workers. Vignettes on all numeral cards.

Indices: K, O, U, A.

32 cards + 1 additional card 

£4.00

Vegetable Garden Playing Cards by Heritage - Cat Ref 13968 Vegetable Garden Playing Cards 
by Heritage
Cat Ref: 13968

All cards illustrated with drawings of vegetables. Captions give name in English and Latin and information about each vegetable.

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

Size: 56 x 87 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card + promotional leaflet  

£4.00

  Versailles 
by Grimaud
Cat Ref: 10152

** ONLY ONE SINGLE PACK CURRENTLY LEFT IN STOCK **

52 cards + 2 Jokers

(AKA 141) 

£6.00

Victorian Playing Cards publ. by U.S. Games Systems, Inc., 1986. - Cat Ref 11246 Victorian Playing Cards 
publ. by U.S. Games Systems, Inc., 1986.
Cat Ref: 11246

** ONLY ONE PACK LEFT IN STOCK **

54 different colour pictures of people, animals, flowers, costumes and ornaments popular during the 19C.

52 cards + 2 Jokers 

£4.50

Vienna Melange Playing Cards by Piatnik, 1998. - Cat Ref 13285 Vienna Melange Playing Cards 
by Piatnik, 1998.
Cat Ref: 13285

** ONLY ONE DOUBLE PACK AND ONE SINGLE PACK LEFT IN STOCK **

Generally Eastern-looking courts perhaps meant to represent historical figures, but un-named. Weapons, etc., on Aces which resemble coats-of-arms. Joker shows a Turkish waiter serving coffee.

Indices: K, Q, J, A.

Size: 58 x 89 mm

52 cards + 3 Jokers 

£6.50
DOUBLE PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 13285DBL
£12.00


Vieux Metiers de France by France Cartes, 1993 - Cat Ref 11723 Vieux Metiers de France 
by France Cartes, 1993
Cat Ref: 11723

Courts illustrated with engravings from the 17C showing costumes worn by various tradespeople. Cream coloured backgrounds.

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

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card

(AKA 4464) 

£6.00

  Vins de Catalunya/Incavi, 1989 
by NEGSA
Cat Ref: 11994
  £10.00

Volleybalklub Kasterlee by Carta Mundi, 2000. - Cat Ref 13574 Volleybalklub Kasterlee 
by Carta Mundi, 2000.
Cat Ref: 13574
Though produced to raise money for a volleyball club, the court cards, Aces and Jokers of this pack depict Christmas cribs from Kasterlee built between 1992 and 2000. Each crib made out of a different material (chocolate, biscuits, playing cards, etc.).

Indices R, D, V ,1.

52 cards + 3 Jokers + 1 additional card 

£4.00

  Von Lebensglück und Narretey 
by Piatnik, 1987.
Cat Ref: 10036

** ONLY TWO SETS LEFT IN STOCK **

Reproductions of 2 German-suited packs from Vienna Biedermeier period with original designs by Matthäus Loder (1781-1828). Both have same courts but slightly different humorous vignettes on pip cards. One pack reproduced in unpublished state (later issued by J. G. Uffenheimer, 1826), other as issued by Max Uffenheimer, 1832.

35/36 cards + 36/36 cards + booklet in German 

£33.50

Vosgiens Sous la Revolution, Les by Héron S.A., 1989 - Cat Ref 11329 Vosgiens Sous la Revolution, Les 
by Héron S.A., 1989
Cat Ref: 11329
Pack commemorating French Revolution Bicentenary. Courts and Aces illustrated with notable figures and emblems associated with the Vosges region during the Revolution.

Indices R, D, V, A.

Size: 57 x 87 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + leaflet in French

(AKA 4480) 

£5.50
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 11329DBL
£11.00


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

Wales Playing Cards (2) by John Hinde - Cat Ref 13999 Wales Playing Cards (2) 
by John Hinde
Cat Ref: 13999
Each card shows a building or view from Wales with a caption. Places illustrated include Caernarfon Castle, Swansea, Morfa Nefyn, Conwy Castle, Llangollen Canal, Porthcawl, Three Cliffs Bay - Gower and Aberdaron.

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

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers 

£2.50

Wandeldag 1984 by Carta Mundi - Cat Ref 10088 Wandeldag 1984 
by Carta Mundi
Cat Ref: 10088
Standard (un-named) French courts. Aces and pip cards have badges and emblems of different walking and rambling clubs.

Indices: R, D, V, 1.

Size: 56 x 87 mm

52 cards + 3 Jokers 

£4.00

Warplanes by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 2005 - Cat Ref 14220 Warplanes 
by Piatnik for Antony Bird, 2005
Cat Ref: 14220

** ONLY TWO PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

55 different war planes of World War II (British, American, Russian, German, Italian and Japanese). Most images in black and white. Much statistical information given at the foot of each card.

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

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 card describing the main aircraft shown 

£5.75

Wasservögel publ. by Heritage Playing Card Company - Cat Ref 13582 Wasservögel 
publ. by Heritage Playing Card Company
Cat Ref: 13582

54 different water birds illustrated by artist John Denaro, each one named in Latin and in German and with its size. Several designs vary from those found in item no. 13357.

Indices K, D, B, A.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 2 additional cards 

£4.00

Water Birds Playing Cards publ. by Heritage Playing Card Company, 1999. - Cat Ref 13357 Water Birds Playing Cards 
publ. by Heritage Playing Card Company, 1999.
Cat Ref: 13357

** ONLY NINE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

54 different water birds illustrated in full colour by artist John Denaro, each with its Latin name above and its English name and size beneath.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 2 additional cards 

£4.00

Waterloo 1815 (cavalry) by AJM Paques - Cat Ref 11308 Waterloo 1815 (cavalry) 
by AJM Paques
Cat Ref: 11308

** 17 PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

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

Size: 56 x 87 mm

52 cards + 4 Jokers 

£5.00

Waterloo 1815 (infantry) by AJM Paques - Cat Ref 11303 Waterloo 1815 (infantry) 
by AJM Paques
Cat Ref: 11303

** ONLY FOUR PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

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

Size: 56 x 87 mm

52 cards + 4 Jokers 

£5.00

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

West Sussex Playing Cards by John Hinde - Cat Ref 14000 West Sussex Playing Cards 
by John Hinde
Cat Ref: 14000
Each card shows a building, view or map from West Sussex with a caption. Places illustrated include Chichester Marina, St Mary's House - Bramber, Uppark - South Harting, Arundel, Littlehampton, Cowdray House - Midhurst & Weald and Downland Open Air Museum.

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

Size: 64 x 89 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers 

£2.50

Whales & Dolphins by Heritage PC Co., 2005 - Cat Ref 14267 Whales & Dolphins 
by Heritage PC Co., 2005
Cat Ref: 14267

** ONLY ONE PACK CURRENTLY LEFT IN STOCK **

54 different illustrations in full colour by Cecilia Fitzsimons of a dazzling variety of whales, dolphins, seals and marine mammals. Many are rare or endangered species.

Indices: K, Q, J, A

Size: 56 x 87 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card + leaflet 

£4.00

Wheel of Fortune (or Camel 901) by Piatnik, 1961 - Cat Ref 14645 Wheel of Fortune (or Camel 901) 
by Piatnik, 1961
Cat Ref: 14645

** SPECIAL PURCHASE - 15 PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Double-ended courts have an Asian look. Black suit Queens wear masks. Camel's head on Ace of Spades. Other Aces have different motifs. Joker: masked fortune-teller. Backs: winged scarabs and moths on blue background. Gilt corners. No booklet. Made for the USA. Supplied in plain plastic box. (Fournier 361)

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

Size: 58 x 89 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers 

£8.00

Wild Animals Playing Cards publ. by Heritage Toy & Game Co. Ltd., 1998 - Cat Ref 13199 Wild Animals Playing Cards 
publ. by Heritage Toy & Game Co. Ltd., 1998
Cat Ref: 13199
54 different wild animals depicted by artist John Denaro, each one named in Latin and in English.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 2 additional cards 

£4.00

Wild Cats Playing Cards publ. by Heritage Playing Card Company, 2001 - Cat Ref 13611 Wild Cats Playing Cards 
publ. by Heritage Playing Card Company, 2001
Cat Ref: 13611

** ONLY SIX PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

54 different members of the wild cat family, including many endangered species, illustrated by artist John Denaro, each one named in English and in Latin.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 2 additional cards 

£4.00

Wild Flowers Playing Cards publ. by Heritage Playing Card Company, 1996 - Cat Ref 12771 Wild Flowers Playing Cards 
publ. by Heritage Playing Card Company, 1996
Cat Ref: 12771

** ONLY THREE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Bold yet delicately painted illustrations of 54 different British wild flowers by artist Ann Gillies. In full colour.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 2 additional cards 

£4.00

  Wild und Hund Skat 
by A.S.S.
Cat Ref: 10242

32 cards 

£4.00

Wildflowers of the World Playing Cards publ. by U.S. Games Systems Inc., 1997. - Cat Ref 13145 Wildflowers of the World Playing Cards 
publ. by U.S. Games Systems Inc., 1997.
Cat Ref: 13145
54 different wildflowers from around the world depicted, each with its name underneath. Illustrations by Tomas Markevicius.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional cards 

£4.50

Wildlife Playing Cards by Carta Mundi for Neil Macleod Prints & Enterprises Ltd., 1997. - Cat Ref 12847 Wildlife Playing Cards 
by Carta Mundi for Neil Macleod Prints & Enterprises Ltd., 1997.
Cat Ref: 12847
Each card in this pack features a photograph of a British bird, animal or insect by leading wildlife photographer Laurie Campbell, always in horizontal format.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

£4.50
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 12847DBL
£9.00


Wilhelm Tell Wilmos by Piatnik - Cat Ref 11736 Wilhelm Tell Wilmos 
by Piatnik
Cat Ref: 11736

** ONLY TWO PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Indices: none

Size: 53 x 91 mm

Please request confirmation of the number of cards in this pack. 

£10.00

Winnie the Pooh Rummy (large) by Piatnik - Cat Ref 14621 Winnie the Pooh Rummy (large) 
by Piatnik
Cat Ref: 14621
13 different images of Winnie the Pooh (the Disney version) and friends, repeated on the same card in each suit but against a different background colour. Large format. Made for Hungary.

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

Size: 89 x 119 mm

52 cards + 2 (identical) Jokers + 2 additional cards  

£9.00

Winnie the Pooh Rummy (small) by Piatnik - Cat Ref 14618 Winnie the Pooh Rummy (small) 
by Piatnik
Cat Ref: 14618
13 different images of Winnie the Pooh (the Disney version) and friends, repeated on the same card in each suit but against a different background colour. Made for Hungary.

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

Size: 58 x 89 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers (incl. one with text) + 1 additional card 

£6.00

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

Woman's Hour Playing Cards by Piatnik for D. Westnedge, 1996 - Cat Ref 12493 Woman's Hour Playing Cards 
by Piatnik for D. Westnedge, 1996
Cat Ref: 12493

** PRICE REDUCED FROM £7.00 to £5.00 **

** ONLY FIVE PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour, this pack celebrates the lives of 54 exceptional women. Colour caricatures by Nicky Taylor.

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card + leaflet 

£5.00

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 Cup playing cards (No. 2201) by unknown maker (China?), c2000 - Cat Ref 14717 World Cup playing cards (No. 2201) 
by unknown maker (China?), c2000
Cat Ref: 14717

** ONLY ONE PACK LEFT IN STOCK **

54 different colour photographs of World Cup players in action. Footballers featured are from many different countries. Backs: FIFA World Cup in centre, surrounded by a pattern of small footballs. Poor quality - probably made in China.

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

Size: 56 x 86.5 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers 

£3.00

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 II Airplane Spotter Cards publ. by U.S. Games Systems Inc., 1990. - Cat Ref 11514 World War II Airplane Spotter Cards 
publ. by U.S. Games Systems Inc., 1990.
Cat Ref: 11514

Facsimile of a WWII airplane spotter pack first issued in 1943. Different silhouette of a British, American, Italian, German or Japanese plane on each card. Cards currently being printed in Italy.

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

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 3 Jokers

AKA 5122 

£5.00

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

Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards 2006 by WCMPC - Cat Ref 14403 Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards 2006 
by WCMPC
Cat Ref: 14403

** ONLY FIVE SETS LEFT IN STOCK **

The Time and Space Project at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. The faces of the cards reproduce Hodges' Astronomical Playing Cards of c1828. Limited edition of 375 double packs.

Size: 57 x 88 mm

2 x 52 cards + 2 Jokers + 2 extra Aces of Spades, + explanatory leaflet 

£60.00

Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards 2007 by WCMPC - Cat Ref 14475 Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards 2007 
by WCMPC
Cat Ref: 14475

** ONLY ONE SET CURRENTLY LEFT IN STOCK **

The 300th Anniversary of the rebuilding of St Paul's Cathedral. Court cards and Jokers feature drawings of St Paul's by Sir Christopher Wren and his colleagues set against buff backgrounds. In addition to the Master's portrait on the Ace of Spades, portraits of his father and grandfather (both previously Masters of the Company) are also included. Limited edition of 375 double packs.

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

Size: 63 x 88 mm

2 x 52 cards + 2 Jokers + extra Ace of Spades, + explanatory leaflet 

£65.00

  Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards 2009 
by WCMPC - 2009
Cat Ref: 14648

** ONLY ONE SET AVAILABLE **

800th Anniversary of London Bridge. Depicted on the court cards are prints and drawings of old London Bridge from c1500 to 1832. Joker: Will Kempe. Backs: London Bridge as it was c1616. Gilt edges. Limited edition.

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

Size: 57 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + illustrated booklet in presentation box 

£65.00

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

York & Yorkshire Playing Cards publ. by Neil Macleod Prints & Enterprises Ltd. - Cat Ref 10097 York & Yorkshire Playing Cards 
publ. by Neil Macleod Prints & Enterprises Ltd.
Cat Ref: 10097

Indices: K, Q, J, A.

Size: 63 x 88 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + title card 

£4.50
DOUBLE PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 10097DBL
£8.00


York & Yorkshire Playing Cards (SAC) by SAC Ltd - Cat Ref 13902 York & Yorkshire Playing Cards (SAC) 
by SAC Ltd
Cat Ref: 13902
13 colour illustrations of buildings and views in York and Yorkshire, repeated in each suit. Developed from watercolours by Philip & Glyn Martin.

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

Size: 58 x 88.5 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

£5.50

Zeitz by A.S. - Cat Ref 11690 Zeitz 
by A.S.
Cat Ref: 11690

** ONLY EIGHT PACKS LEFT IN STOCK **

Indices: K, O, U, A.

Suits: Acorns, Bells, Hearts & Leaves.

Size: 59 x 92 mm

?? 32 cards + ?? 

£4.50

Züri Leu by AG Müller - Cat Ref 11750 Züri Leu 
by AG Müller
Cat Ref: 11750

** ONLY ONE PACK LEFT IN STOCK **

Advertising pack. Standard Jass designs apart from Kings, whose heads are replaced by comic lions' heads.

36 cards 

£4.00