|2755x. Belgiun/England Queen of Hearts 1880 Ref: 2755|
Belgium Turnhout c1880 Double sided Card Queen of Hearts Standard English Suit (without suit sign) printer's proof on thin sheet printed on one side only. Damage to top and bottom corners.
|2756x. Belgium King of Spades 1890 Ref: 2756|
Belgium Turnhout c1890 Double sided Card King of Spades Standard German Suit (without suit sign) printer's proof on thin sheet printed on one side only. Damage to bottom corner.
|1579x. France King of Diamonds Proof 1820 Ref: 1579|
Belgium/England English Pattern Single court early 19th Century King of Diamonds Original Printer's Proof uncoloured without suit-sign on poor paper and damaged lightly soiled.
|1576x. France Queen of Diamonds Proof 1800 Ref: 1576|
Rachel early 1800 Uncoloured Printers Proof of the Queen of Diamonds from the Standard Standing Courts Paris Pattern. Clearly cut and used for montage by printers. Lacks left hand side. Name 'Rachel' along top right border. Important and interesting.
|1580x. Jack of Spades Single Proof Ref: 1580|
English Pattern Standing court Jack of Spades Original Printer's Proof first half 19th century. Uncoloured without suit-sign on poor paper. Damaged and lightly soiled.
|1578x. King of Clubs Proof 1820 Ref: 1578|
Original damaged Printers Proof of the King of Clubs English single court pattern (sword in left hand, Orb in right hand and facing right) early 19th century. Damaged due to print on cheap paper. Interesting and important item. Uncoloured and without suit signs.
|1582x. Reverse Design Ref: 1582|
Printer's Proof Design for reverse of Playing Card deck. Made in Belgium showing a 1900s style young girl's head with classic hairstyle and jewels. Used as a trial preparing plates for the original card reverses. Frail paper otherwise excellent. 65mm x 100m
|2610x. Spain Comas Printer's Proofs 1880 Ref: 2610|
Spain Comas c1880 Two small decorative printer's proof for playing card design. On thin sheet printed on one side only. Soiled 40mm x 40mm and 40mm x 55mm respectively
|00992. Chi Chi Pai Uncut Ref: 992|
Large uncut sheet of 10 rows of Chi Chi Pai Chinese Playing Cards each row a complete pack of 30 cards (300 single cards on the sheet). Made in belgium for the Far East market c1900. Printed on poor quality card prone to damage and tears along borders. Unusual and decorative. Suitable for framing. 860mm x 620mm
|00990. China Uncut orange Chi Chi Pai 1890 Ref: 990|
China Chi Chi Pai uncut sheet of 14 rows of a set of 14 cards in each row (total 122 cards on Playing Card board with plain reverse. Initial F R along edge. Decorative suitable for framing. Very minor damage to border otherwise excellent condition. 285mm x 790mm
|00988. Gerald Scarf Elections Uncut Sheet 1983 Ref: 988|
PLAYING POLITICS or Cabinet Shuffle1983. English Political pack produced by InterCol & the Victoria & Albert Museum. Gerald Scarfe's caricatures on the Spades (Conservative Party) include Margaret Thatcher in a reversible playing card image. Hearts, Diamonds and Clubs are by John Springs, Marc and Trogg respectively. The original limited edition had to be withdrawn by Government regulations. Uncut sheet of 54 cards fully printed on both sides. Suitable for framing. 640mm 1120mm. In excellent condition.
|01509. Minchiatte c1950 Ref: 1509|
Print of an 8 card uncut sheet of two Minchiatte cards repeated six times portrait and twice at base of sheet. Full colour good quality card paper. In excellent condition. Mounted: 460mm x 560mm; print only 350mm x 500mm.
|01000. Naked Truth by Jake Uncut Sheet 1997 Ref: 1000|
'The Naked Truth or Playing Politics 1997'. English Political Playing Cards produced by InterCol London. Caricatures by 'Jake' produced to commemorate 1997 Elections and include Michael Howard, Tony Blair and John Major, Gordon Brown, John Prescott, David Blunkett and many more with the Queens: Margaret Beckett, Glenda Jackson, Harriet Herman and Virginia Bottomley. Original limited edition uncut sheet of single pack of all 54 cards fully printed on both sides. Suitable for framing. 650mm x 450mm. Excellent condition.
|04582x. Pry Circus Uncut Set of 3 1975 Ref: 4582|
Belgium Set of 3 Uncut Sheets of 18 cards (complete pack of 52 cards plus 2 Jokers) each depicting Circus Scene by the late Belgian Artist Pry. Primitive and attractive designs published 1975 titled 'LE CIRQUE'. As new in mint condition hand printed on shiny reverse card. In single envelope. Each sheet 360mm x 310mm.
(See item 0364. for the complete 54 card deck in perfect condition)