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EPCS June 2024 Newsletter

EPCS June 2024 Newsletter

Lenthall’s Delightful Cards • Fine China Loving Cup • 64th Pioneer Regt. A Relic of the Raj • Driving the Old Woman to Bed • Speed - the Ships • Speed 8 - Another One Found! • Czech Happy Families • French Costume Cards by de Larmessin • A Goodall Ace of Spades and A Sad Story • Scoop • (Don’t) All Shout at Once: The Fleet Street Games and Others • Parker Brothers - A Note • A Simple Piquet Pack • Astronaut • A Royal Flush • Aesop’s Fables

EPCS February 2024 Newsletter

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Lenthall's Delightful Cards • Cards supposedly by Wheeler • No, It Isn't an Early Wheeler • Chloe Campbell's Wren Cards • Speed: the Motor Cards • “Melox” Happy Families • Playing Cards for the Pegu Club • Military Card Backs • The Worshipful Company • Cards 2023-24 • The Blitz and Wartime Card Production in Britain • Henry Reason's Game of Parliament • Aesop's Fables

EPCS October 2023 Newsletter

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Thomas Creswick c.1829 • Winstanley King of Clubs • S.P.G. Caribbean Happy Families • Alice in Wonderland - De La Rue • Pepys • William Bowes - Cardmaker • A Very Rare Pack of English Standard Playing Cards • I Commit • Crime and Punishment • Two Rugby Games • Kirno • 17th Century Court Cards

EPCS June 2023 Newsletter

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Coronation • Who Were Rowley & Co. • Research Archives by WCMPC • Winstanley Queen of Clubs • Kirk's London Cries Revisited • Pub Quiz Snap • Street Cries Snap • Jarvis Porter • Ogilvy Game • Precedence • Rock Brothers and Pope Joan • A Fight Between Cardmakers • Brexit - the Real Deal • A French Mystery • Crown the Queen • Transformation Cards

EPCS February 2023 Newsletter

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Transformation • Neil Darbyshire • Eminent Victorians • Lobo London Underground • One Shilling • Queen of Hearts • WCMPC 2022-23 • Art of the Playing Card Maker Jigsaws • Dublin Cardmaking Dynasty • Winstanley Jack of Clubs Greenlanders • Historical Pope Joan • Quit • Jaques One Shilling Games

EPCS June 2022 Newsletter

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Silk Cut • Secretary's Notes/Editorial/Feedback • Brian Hinxman • Wrapper Query • Michael Goodall Obituary • Norwegian Pack • Old Character Cards • The Thailand Playing Card Monopoly • Waddington Promotional Material • Lynx Dry • Tringham • The Dread Pirate Roberts • The Hinxman File on Wages • The Beginning of Happy Families • Winstanley 10 of Clubs • Finnish Pack - Pelikortteja • Epic Scenes from the Old Testament

EPCS November 2009 Newsletter

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Meluish • Editorial • Sales • Secretary’s Note / New Travel Cards • Port Books • Quadrille • WW2 • 1953 Coronation Pack • De La Rue Crown Brand • Sales System with Playing Cards • Family Star Fortune Telling • Billiards Game • Our Modern Army • Bucktrout & Co • The Trial of Thomas Hill 1743 • Historical Pope Joan • Smoking Jokers • Ansell & Benda • Benda - Latest info & Newcutt • A Small Link • Uncarnot Tarot • Sabrina Pack - Developments • Houston Everest Expedition 1933

EPCS June 2009 Newsletter

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Spears Happy Families • Fleets Visit • Editorial • Feedback • Secretary’s Note • Chairman’s Notes • Spears Games Advert • Buccaneer Bridge • Quaker & Valentines • 80 Years On • Gamages 1913 Catalogue Advert • Once In A Lifetime • Dean & Manley • Mendelian HF • Heraldic Game • 25th Anniversary Photos • Costume Game • Pepys Standard Cards • Trial of James Knipe • Trial of John Blacklin • Uncarnot Tarot • Marcus Ward • The House that Jack Built • Curious Cards - Public Advertiser • Card Makers Own? • Crimea Game Pack • Crimea

EPCS February 2009 Newsletter

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Puzzle Cards • Contests • Editorial • Turnbull • Secretary’s Note • Kensitas Gift Scheme • WCMPC 2008-9 • Mary Sharp • Trial of Isaac Maydwell • Wings for Britain • 1001 Nights • A. Benda & Co • Cards on Postcards • Stowe College - Scotland • A Note on Round Corners • Quintetts • Lazy Chinese • Queries from the British Museum • Isle Of Man & Webb Joker • Jack & Jill • Uncarnot Tarot • Notabilities Rules • Robin Goodfellow • Burnes & Downes

EPCS November 2008 Newsletter

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Key to the Kingdom • Jacksons Score Cards • Editorial • Feedback • Secretary’s Note • Sabrina Pack • Danger - Mines • Bonzo Transfers • News from the USA • US Forces & Archaeology • A Bezique Surprise • JW Mitchell Joker • From Wanganui to Inverneil • Danger - UXO • St George, Britannia & Union Arms • Card Coinage • Card Structures • US Royals Ad • Scoring Cards • Bubbles Happy Families • Douce Collection (Fulwood) • More Arithmetical Cards • Dean’s Games • Notabilities • Lecardo: An Ingenious pack

EPCS June 2008 Newsletter

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The Journey • Reiss & Co • Editorial • Secretary’s notes • House Building Game • Raroria • Omar Sharif • How Old? Beat That! • Perhaps • World Weddings • Wills’ Gifts Revisited • Arithmetical Cards • Pelman Cards • Pips in Pictures • Hunt & Sons Rare Deck • Logomachy and Dondorf • Panto People • British Makers Timeline • Wrappers • Double-Ended Courts • Snap Catalogues • Nullos • Deakin Box & Ace • The Nose Game • Cripple Mr Onion • The Fat Pack • Butterfly Cards

EPCS February 2008 Newsletter

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Cries of London • Galumphus Rules • Merchant Ship Recognition • Mercers of Maidenhead • Zoo Boots • Playing Card Wrapping Machinery • Collecting Worshipful Cards • Onoto • Thetford Cards • Worshipful Company 2007-8 • Dr Who • J Lyons & Co • Deakin’s Political Cards • Bridge - Ideal & Unideal • Sabrina • Arithmetical Cards • Dutton’s Brewery • Happy Families / MIP

EPCS November 2007 Newsletter

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Doctor Who • Great Galumphus • The Zoo That Never Was • James English & Co Road • Magicians Autograph Pack • Rules of The Road • Card Football • Mathemax • Karuta • De La Rue Mouldings • DLR Service • Hats Off! • Carrochi • Zovello (part 3 of 3) • Samuel Lewis • Royal Geographical Whist • Questions, Answers, Questions • Jack Hylton • Tax Wrappers 1883-1960 Review • Fancy Goods Journal Advert • Signboards of Playing Card Makers • Porter’s Ale House • Christmas Cards

EPCS June 2007 Newsletter

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Waddington Coat of Arms • Livery Bridge/Meteor • Wills Gift Scheme • Wills Goose Girl • Trial By Jury Revisited • SP & FTR Nov 1897 • DLR advert • Fortune Telling Pack • Belgian Aces • Rules of the Road • Jack Daniels Non-Standard • Lecardo Outfit • Karuta • Dr Who Adventures • Thomas Warrender • An Anglo-American Partnership • Happy Families Books • Zovello (part 2 of 3) • Where’s George? • Urania’s Mirror and Astronomia • Inter-Livery Bridge Competition • Shaped Cards • The Corporation Game • My Word Patent (WH Storey cont.) • Contact - An Old Favourite • Waddingtons 1st Ace • Theatre Adverts • Swedish Postcards • Van Genechten pack

EPCS February 2007 Newsletter

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Lee’s Comic Lottery • Mulford • Comic Conversation Cards • DLR 1835 Revisited • Carta Mundi Timeline • Geometre & Mechanick Powers • I Still Don’t Believe It • Dartabout • Notes From An Internet Games Seller • Worshipful Company 2006-7 • Meteor • Urania’s Mirror / Historical Dominoes • Dean’s Card adverts • Edward Mortimer - Halifax • Game of Animals • W.S. Penley • Trial by Jury • Special Lady’s Issue WCMPC 1890 • Multiplicity • Gypsy Fortune Telling Cards • Zovello • Real Photo Postcards • Victorian Instructional Cards - London

EPCS November 2006 Newsletter

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Lucky Shots • EPCS 25 • Promotional Miniatures • Suffragette • Victorian Instruction Cards • Historical Memento • Livery Companies • WHOT • Car-Soc • De La Rue 1835 • Sforza Page of Staves • Iranian Patience Pack • Urania’s Mirror (Ad) • Victoria Casino 21st • The Telephone • Bits • Splash Page Special • Game of Animals (Ad) • CWF & USPCC • Gypsy Leah’s Card Fortune Book • Barclays Imperial Russian Stout • Thought-Reading by Cards • Theatre Adverts • Prince of Wales Wedding Pips • Prince of Wales Wedding Courts

EPCS June 2006 Newsletter

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Change For a Sovereign • Pope Joan • Mystery Pack Solution • H. M. Bateman & the WCMPC • The History of Playing Cards • Mullord Bros • Ships in Miniature • WH Storey • The Game of Gnab • Sorry • Worshipful 2005-6 • Best Way Adverts • Winning Hand (continued) • Jaques Games • New Woman Tarot • Waddington Collection • Oxford University Aces • Dictum • Fortune Telling Table • Mullord (2) • Nicotinell • Who's Who • Gnab

EPCS February 2006 Newsletter

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Bowil Results • The Black Knight's Revenge • Alf Cooke Continental Courts • Card-Squiggles (cont) • Winstanley Sales Sheet • Cards for Playing and Learning • Bestway • The Folk-Lore of Playing Cards • Cow & Gate Quads 1935-2005 • Colman's Crab • Waddington in Turkey • Mystery Pack • Cruikshank • Waddington's Children's Quartets • The Virtue of Princes (cont) • Joseph Evans & Sons • Happy Scholars (Latin without Tears) • Winning Hand • Trump Indicators

EPCS November 2005 Newsletter

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Top Trumps • Clifford Toys / Tricklico • Blackpool Souvenir • Squiggles • Esquire • Alberto Vargas • A Find? • Early Playing Cards • Fortune Telling Cards • Court Fools & Jesters (cont) • The Rolls Razor • The Virtue of Princes • Bovril Poster Snap • Defenders of the Empire • Waddington Catalogue 1981 • Tricards

EPCS June 2005 Newsletter

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Nederland Shipping Line • Iranian Playing Cards • Trump Indicators • Municipal Honours • Coney People Happy Tribes • Hand Drawn Whist Cards • The Cabinet Pack • SSAFRA • Lexicon Competitions • The Lancashire Lad • Hi-Speed • De La Rue 1875 • Court Fools and Jesters • Cadbury’s Chocolate Game • Posies • City Imperial Volunteers • Playing Card Images in Advertising • Coronation Gift 1911 • Delhi Durbar 1911 • It’s a Knockout • 19th C Transformation

EPCS February 2005 Newsletter

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Plucking the Goose • Lake District • Blanche Handler • Moods And Faces • Nelson Bicentenary - Worshipful • Face card Lithography • The Power Deck • Grand Slam • Buying and Selling on Internet • Nederland Shipping Line • Netley Abbey & Castle • WCMPC Ephemera • Irish Heroic Pack • Card Sharpers And Their Work • Golf • Orchestra Cards • De La Rue’s Works • Burlesque Heraldry & Earl of Stair • Gardening Snap • Cutler’s Trust • Military Manoeuvres

EPCS October 2004 Newsletter

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40 Thieves • SDP & Waddington • Scottish Educational Cards • Kan-u-go Singing / Mystery • Waddington Catalogue 1979 cont • Two Goodall Aces • Redline • Golf Cards • Great Storm • Warning to Gamblers and Swearers • Besique 1870 • Toby's Family • Lenthal Broadside • The Rubaiyat of a Bridge Player • The Wedding • Orient Express – The Real Article • Mr William Straker • The Dansant Whist • Orient Express – The Real Boyle

EPCS February 2004 Newsletter

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Plucking the Goose • Lake District • Blanche Handler • Moods And Faces • Nelson Bicentenary - Worshipful • Face Card Lithography • The Power Deck • Grand Slam • Buying and Selling on Internet • Nederland Shipping Line • Netley Abbey & Castle • WCMPC Ephemera • Irish Heroic Pack • Card Sharpers And Their Work • Golf • Orchestra Cards • Stationer Adverts • De La Rue’s Works • Burlesque Heraldry & Earl of Stair • Gardening Snap • Cutler’s Trust • Military Manoeuvres

EPCS June 2004 Newsletter

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The Waddington Collection 1979 • Frank Sutcliffe • Yorks & Humberside • Constable • American War of Independence • Harris Museum • Stopforth • Hunt • Card & Coaster Set • Health Exhibition 1884 • Student Showcase • Birkenhead Patience • Shrubhill Pipet • Queries London c1820 • Kaplan Auction • Orient Express • Worshipful Query • Lucky Fortune-Telling Cards • Ephemera • Open Golf &

EPCS October 2003 Newsletter

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Essence of the Law • Waddington Catalogue • Wandsworth • Picart Le Doux & De La Rue • Cards In Art (part 1) • Shop Window (DLR) • Secondary Use • Axis of Weasels • Regime Change • Regime Change Begins At Home • Crested Packs Revisited • Enhist Pack • Lumley Model Agency • Trump Indicators (Butlers) • Postcards (Kaplan) • Napoleonic Boxes/Poets at the Card Table • Variations – Animal Snap • W. F Rock • Cupid’s Conversionist • Figures of Fun • Historical Pope Joan

EPCS June 2003 Newsletter

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Museum Piece • King Richard Game • Waddington Catalogue 1975-6 • Worshipful 2002 • Shell Happy Motorists • Cambridge Crested Backs • Trump Indicators • Sugar Mystic Tarot • La Traviate - Erte • Facsimiles - Henry Margary • I Am • Rare South African Cards • The Secret of Life • Card On Cards • Little Boxes • More Tea • Smash Hits • Other Uses • Iraqi Most Wanted • Alternative Most Wanted/Poets at the Table

EPCS February 2003 Newsletter

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Waddington Catalogue • Poets at the Card Table • Hindooy • White Witchcraft • New Transformation Cards • Cavalier Cards • See-through Pack • James Bond 007 • West Piggy Bank • Millennium Dome Souvenir • Fassett No-Revoke Pack • Zodiac Pack • Romany Fortune Telling Book • Decorative Items • Plastic Cards DLR • Picasso & Waddington • Cards, Words & Music • Rhyme Without Reason • Patience Books • PAK & Sovereign Guardsman • Imitation Goodall • William Mitchell (Brewer)

EPCS October 2002 Newsletter

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Football Cards • Worshipful Company Commonwealth Games • Cavalier Playing Cards (cont) • Whist & Party Cards • Rare Goodall • Poets at the Card Table • Great Bezique Race 1868 • Crested Backs Masonic • Odd Wads • British Brewery Cards • Cope & Timmins • The Royal Game of Omnibus • Spears Old Maid • Woodland Happy Families • Historical Dominoes • Marto • Phew! • South African Cards • The Same Whichever Way • The Back Side

EPCS June 2002 Newsletter

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Golden Jubilee • Willis & Woolley 1876 • Happy Families - Music Sheet • Samson - Stanley Matthews • Cadbury Snap • Robinson • Poets at the Card Table/What's in the Box? • Harry Ferguson Ltd • Woolley Circular Cards • Historical Dominoes • Johnson's Toilet Powder • Cavalier Playing Cards • Bits from John and Clive • The 52 Club • Brewery Playing Cards • Help! / Samuel Pepys • Astra • Alfred Marks • Egyptian Fortune Telling

EPCS February 2002 Newsletter

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Richard Edward • Rorkes Drift - ZULU • Benno • Sir Gurney Benham • Nursery Rhyme & Travel Snap • The Studio Prize Competition • Cavalier Playing Cards • Pepys Quiz - Answers • Rummy Soccer • Spear's New Games 1894 • Big Box Card Games • Astra • Religious Cards • Game Scorers & Trump Indicators • Goodall & Willis January 1880 • Card Donation • L.G. Sloan & Universal • Frustrating Bridge Hand • Fables • Poets of the Card Table • Animal Snap - Revisited

EPCS October 2001 Newsletter

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Idalia • Patience Books • Themes for Novice Collectors • 19th Century Advertising • Put-Togethers • The Interflora Story • New Wimbledon • Mulord Brothers • Our Circus Friends Snap • Edison & Swan • Thackeray Zeter • Ace of Clubs Eph • Miscellanea • Game Scorers & Trump Indicators • Spelka • Limerique • Pepys Card Game Quiz • Beautiful Britain • Harper & Co • The Millennium Pack

EPCS June 2001 Newsletter

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Rare Universal Joker • Great Exhibition 50th Anniversary • Queen Victoria Death • Another Animal Snap • Featured Deck: Reynolds Fortune Telling • Advertising & Cards • Domino Cards • Tate & Lyle Story • Sir Donald Bradman • Peculiar Cards • Game Counters • Poets at Card Table • Pinhead Method • New Royal Mail Issue • New Heritage Issues • Lecardo

EPCS February 2001 Newsletter

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Leader: Blackpool • Theme: Butlins, J Cooper • Burton HF: Animal Snap • Jugger: Sorrows of Satan, SY Argonaut • Three Card Mysteries: MH Goodall • Teofani • Act of Union: Doulton, Franklin Special Ace • George Clulow: Peculiar Cards Part 1 • Fergie to Football: A Bird • Pinhead System • Horses in Beer Adverts • Samson Miniature • Member Publications

EPCS October 2000 Newsletter

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That's Donald: Card Reverse • Queen Mother's Birthday • Rudge Whitworth Cycles • Pack of Cards: Spades • Oscar Wilde: 100th Death Anniversary • International Cards: Duke of Edinburgh Marriage • AVRO VULCAN: Old War Bird • Nursery Rhyme Snap • Daily Express Centenary • New Issues: Various Themes • Peg's Lucky Cards • King George V: Pneumatic Ace • Mickey Mouse: Special Box • Non-Standard Ace Packs • Bric-a-Brac: Odds & Ends • Cat Snap • J&W Mitchell: Card Manufacturers • Bezique Marker: A.Collier • Pepy's Kargo Drawings • Barribal Waddington: EXIDE Battery • Whist Score Cards • Louis Wain: NAP Game • Christmas Dickens: Non-Standard Packs • House of Cards: C.E.B. Bernard • Playing with Numbers • Bystander Fragments

EPCS June 2000 Newsletter

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King of Hearts: Sadaam Hussein • 60th Anniversary Tribute • Stories & Legends of Cards • Nursery Rhyme SNAP by TWEE TOYS • Bystander 1913: Suits • Scottish Tartans • Queen Victoria in Ireland • A&A Adams Carriage • Hand-Drawn Victorian Families • SNAP: Millennium Project • Charles Gibson: Card Manufacturers • PUNCH 1965: Personalized Cards • Alick Mullord: Game Worth • Loyalist Cigarettes: Barribal • Chesterfield Tube: New Designs • Dan Dare: 50 Years • Sunday Times Anniversary • Non-Standard Ace Packs • New Issues: Various Themes • Bears-CD ROM Project • Peerless Playing Card Company

EPCS February 2000 Newsletter

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Nursery Rhyme Games • Bobs Your Uncle: 54 Cards by John Waddington • Collecting Theme Packs: Non-Standard Aces Categories • Card Collection Catalog: 250+ New Packs and Accessories • Branding: W.H.Smith and Bogts • Hand-Made Pack: Unique Design by Shelley Fowles • Perry & Co: 1869 Card Game • Hand Made Pack: Theme of Unnatural History

EPCS November 1999 Newsletter

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City Imperial Volunteers: Boer War • Hand Decorated Transformation Pack • Story Behind the Card: Bonallack & Sons • Discovering Nursery Rhymes: John Cooper • Nursery Rhyme Snap: Mo Mohile • Films and Fiction: November 1932 • Play Your Cards Right: Neil Darbyshire • Colchester: Nursery Rhyme Connection • New Issues: Queen Elizabeth Special Aces • English Standard Card Manufacturers: Hall & Bancks • The Realm • Goodall's Federation Playing Cards • Alfred the Great's Grave

EPCS August 1999 Newsletter

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Worshipful Company Pack: Declaration of War • World Cup Cricket 1999 • Hand Decorated Transformation Pack: De La Rue • Happy Families Book • Times of Early Long Cardlers: Michael Cooper • English Standard Card Manufacturers: Stopforth • New Issues: Showjumping, Postcards, Sporting • Metamorphoses: Comical Characters • Woolworths: Retail Revolution • Score Cards: Whist & Bridge • Nursery Rhyme Snap • Non Standard Packs: Floral Pack • Odds and Ends: Unidentified Court Cards • Ephemera: Army & Navy Stores Catalogue

EPCS May 1999 Newsletter

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Queen of Hearts: Alice in Wonderland • Bath Abbey: Quincentenary • G.H. Elliott: Anne Bradford • Tennis Snap: Dudley Ollis • Isle of Man Packs • Cricket Snap: The Times • Cambridge Evening News: Pneumatic Cards • Oliver Cromwell Anniversary • New Issues: Eight Packs • English Standard Card Manufacturers • Piquet Pack • Happy Families Book • Dickens Quartette Game • Card Collector: John Cooper • Tax Wrapper: Mudie & Sons • Special Master Aces • Worshipful Company Packs • Nursery Rhyme Snap • Fairy Snap: Globe • Third Music Sheet: Four Aces Postcard • RNLI: 175 Years • Billy Mayerl School • Guinness Bicentenary • Story Behind the Card • Ephemera

EPCS February 1999 Newsletter

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Donald Welsh: Charles The Royal Martyr • Hand Decorated Transformation Packs • Boy Scout Snap: Empire Card Co • Happy Families Book • New Issues: Cadbury, WWI Posters, Wild Animals • Worshipful Company Pack 1998 • Richard Edward Ltd: Second Style • Charles Rennie Mackintosh • Nursery Rhyme Snap: De La Rue 1893 • Prince of Wales Theatre Birmingham • "Unique" Playing Cards • English Standard Card Manufacturers • Ephemera: Four Aces Piano Booklet • Non Standard Packs: John Player Special • House of Cards • Odds and Ends: De La Rue Old Frizzle • William Wordsworth Book Stationery • Solution to a Logical Challenge • Family Tree Magazine

EPCS November 1998 Newsletter

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Comic Adventure of Dame Trot & Cat • Fiftieth Birthday of HRH Prince of Wales • King George IV as King of Hearts • Exciting Find in Shanghai • 80th Anniversary of WWI End • King of Spades by Bruce Bairnsfather • Fragments From France by Bruce Bairnsfather • De La Rue Exportation • Wedding of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert • Nursery Rhyme SNAP • Dick Whittington Story • Axminster 100 & National Museum York • Happy Families • Elaruna • Arpak No Revoke • Girl Guide SNAP • Logical Challenge: Cards on the Table • Royal Fabric Playing Cards • Ephemera: Campo, Zuil and Draft

EPCS August 1998 Newsletter

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Stained Glass Windows: Lewis Carroll • Isle of Man Packs • Hand Decorated Transformation Pack • Happy Families: Cadbury MISFITZ • World Cup 1998 • New Issues: MISFITZ • Lyons Corner Houses: NIPPIES • Jovial Families: G.BROS Ltd • WG Grace Anniversary • English Standard Card Manufacturers • Nursery Rhyme Snap: Mother Goose • World of Alice: Lewis Carroll • De La Rue: Walt Disney Packs • SNAP: Geraldine Goodwin • Non Standard Pack: De La Rue Denmark 1950

EPCS May 1998 Newsletter

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Micky 1928-1998 • Abolition of Duty on Playing Cards • Nursery Rhyme Snap • Transformation • Titanic • Royal British Legion • Fakes and Forgeries • Multum in Parvo "Good Shilling Card Games" • Floral • Josiah Stone • Elvis • Grand Prix • Modern Art • Impressionist Portraits • Yorkshire • Mexico • Whist Rhymes • Spitfire • Valentine Games

EPCS February 1998 Newsletter

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Transformation • Tennis Snap • Happy Families • Worshipful Pack 1997 • Biggles • Richard Edward Ltd • Hall & Son • Waddingtons • American War of Independence • Hollywood Great Movie Stars • Glory of Venice • Famous Dogs of the World

EPCS November 1997 Newsletter

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Tribute to Diana Princess of Wales • Battle of Cambrai 1917 • Goodall Transformation • BEZIQUE Music • Golden Wedding of The Queen & Duke of Edinburgh • Jackspack • Cotswold Happy Families • I can't believe it's not butter • Animal Snap • Hall & Son • Tit-Bits • LEXICON (French Edition) • Dickens Mystery • Jazz • Floral • Radiant • Game of Animals • Isle of Man (Part 10) • William Kimberley Royal National Patriotic • Millennium Projects • Waddington American War of Independence

EPCS August 1997 Newsletter

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Dark and Dastardly Dartmoor • When the Devil holds the trump card • Caught in a Trap • Thomas Gainsborough • Happy Families in Dartmouth • Globe Trotting • KAN-U-GO • John Newman Colour Cards • Dan Leno Snap • Golfing • Fishing Cartoons • Art of Nature • Express Monopoly • Enid Blvton's Centenary Year • Non Standard Packs (Part 18) The Cabinet Pack

EPCS May 1997 Newsletter

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Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1897 • Gambling at cards in Georgian Bath • Misfitz • Hokey-Pokey • Goodall Canada • Wei-Hei-Wei Regiment • Noah's Ark • 1938 Comic by Birds Custard • WWII • Edward Hall • Politics • Flowers of Britain • Garden Birds of Britain

EPCS February 1997 Newsletter

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Transformation • John Leighton - Goodall's Owen Jones • Alfred Bird • Worshipful Pack 1996 • Prince of Wales' visit to India • De La Rue Walt Disney Packs • Heritage Toy & Games • Hammer Films • Waddingtons • Flora • C.W. Faulkner • Gaelcarta • Perry • Isle or Man Part 9 • WWII • Irish Historic Set

EPCS November 1996 Newsletter

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Cinderella and Prince Charming • Pantomime • Isle of Man • Rapide Printing • Denny Brothers [Denbro] • WWII • Boddingtons Bitter • Peerless • James English • Jolly Families • Lady Charlotte Schreiber [1812-1895] • Question of Duty • Battleships • Nell Gwyn • Bath Pack • Regency Pack • Porcelain • Goodall's Card Games

EPCS August 1996 Newsletter

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Euro 96 Football • WWII • Frizzle • Women's Suffrage • James English • Peerless Card Co. • Dr Who • Gilbert & Sullivan • Norwich Cathedral • KAN-U-GO • Flora • C.W. Faulkner • Roman Numerals • Heads of House Game • Zetmea • Joseph Hunt & Sons • SNAP • Universal for Denmark • Schweppes Ephemera

EPCS May 1996 Newsletter

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Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games 1896-1996 • WWII • Schweppes • Welcome to Alexandra • Scottish Historical Playing Cards • Queen Mary of the Seas • Whitbread Story • James English • Banco or Judge and Jury • Woolley & Co • Universal for Romania

EPCS February 1996 Newsletter

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John Jaques & Son 1795-1995 Bicentenary • WWII • Our Ship • Robert Lyons • Worshipful Pack 1995 • Hovis Bread • James English • Scottish Historical • Tom Thumb • Unhappy Families • Gibson Games • FAX-PAX

EPCS November 1995 Newsletter

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John Jaques & Son 1795-1995 Bicentenary • Dr Livingstone • Irish Scenery • Parole • Golden Question • Battleships & Battlecruisers • Brewery List • Stamps • James English • Rupert the Bear • Waddy Productions • Colmans Mustard • Michelin • OXO

EPCS August 1995 Newsletter

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Peace and Liberation VJ DAY 1945-1995 • John Jaques & Son 1795-1995 Bicentenary • WWII • Royals • Guinness • Bank of England • Snap • W.H. Willis • Battleships • Musical • Battle of Waterloo • R.J. Mitchell • Hignett Bros Cigarettes • John Dewar • Shakespearean

EPCS May 1995 Newsletter

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VE Day • John Jaques & Son 1795-1995 Bicentenary • Musical • Brewery • How to Ink and Take Impressions • W.H. Willis • Culbertson Triplicates • Simpson Piccadilly Francois • De La Rue Dominoes

EPCS February 1995 Newsletter

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Fums Up! • WW1 • Matches • Noah's Ark • Carreras • Theatre • Isle of Man • National Trust • De La Rue • Advertising • Worshipful Company 1994 • National Trust • Country Life Tobacco • British Museum • London Underground • Teddy Bears

EPCS November 1994 Newsletter

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Christmas • WW1 • Chinese Gaming Counters • Channel Tunnel • Isle of Man • History of Carreras • Tobacco • British Empire • Smiths Potato Crisps • Bezeque Markers • Circus Transformation

EPCS August 1994 Newsletter

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Jack & Jill • Merry Matches • Prince of Wales • Smiths Potato Crisps • El-Al Airlines • Isle of Man • Age of Inventions • Goodall • Donald Duck Circular Snap • World War 1 • Beautiful Britain (Part 5)

EPCS May 1994 Newsletter

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D-Day • Winged Eros • Bovril • Ephemera • Bridge • WW1 • Bancks Brothers • Medieval Heraldry • Snap • Golf • Walt Disney

EPCS February 1994 Newsletter

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BONZO • George Ernest Study • De La Rue • Advertising • Happy Families • John Jaques • Worshipful Company Pack 1993 • Wills's Bridge • Goodall's Historic Series • Nursery Land • Film Star Packs • Hollywood Greats • Telley Tea • Beer Bottle Labels • Karl Gerich

EPCS November 1993 Newsletter

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150th Anniversary of Nelson's Column • Fortune Telling • RAF 75th Anniversary • C-Operative Wholesale Society • Conundrums • 65th Birthday of Mickey Mouse • De La Rue • Walt Disney Packs • Nursery Rhymes • Mother Hubbard • Higgnets Bros • Sunlight Geographic • Bystander • Goodall's National • Iranian

EPCS August 1993 Newsletter

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Mercury • Wrigley's Chewing Gum • Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Game • Scottish Clan Tartan • The Card & Dice Office Evasion of Stamp Duty • 10th Anniversary Transformation Pack • Karl Gerich • Willis & Co • Globe Series

EPCS May 1993 Newsletter

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40th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation • The Card & Dice Office • Evasion of Stomp Duty in the Early 19th Century • Lexicon • Nursery Rhymes • Game of Parliament • Happy Families • De La Rue

EPCS February 1993 Newsletter

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75th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in Great Britain • Sherlock Holmes • H.P. Gibson • The Card & Dice Office • Evasion of Stamp Duty in the Early 19th Century • Worshipful Company Pack 1992 • Libby's Happy Families • The Orange Wench and Her Merry Monarch • OXO • Chesterfield Tube Company • De La Rue • London Opinion "Limerique"

EPCS November 1992 Newsletter

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50th Anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein • Happy Families • Karl Gerich Transformation Pack • W.D & W.O. Wills • Star Cigarettes • Famous Five • 350th Anniversary of the English Civil War • Isle of Man Packs • J. Welch • Mr Boot Marches On • Friends of the Earth

EPCS August 1992 Newsletter

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Cutty Sark • 50th Anniversary of the Award of the George Cross to the Island of Malta • W.D. & H.O. Will • Harry Lauder Snap • ABC Happy Families by Spears • Tower of London • Clan Tartan • EPCS 10th Anniversary Transformation Pack • Karl Gerich • HARP Beer Mat

EPCS May 1992 Newsletter

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Most Honourable Order of the Bath • Kimberley of Birmingham • UCBS Happy Families • Bass Group • Robin Hood • Nestle • Berkshire Printing Company • Deakins Political

EPCS February 1992 Newsletter

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1957 40th Anniversary of the Queen's Accession to the Throne • Case of Neglected Duty • Mabel Lucy Attwell • Worshipful Company Pack 1991 • CWS SNAP • Newcastle Breweries • Toy Cards • Josh Reynolds & Sons 1862 • W.D. & H.O. WILLS • Will's Happy Families

EPCS November 1991 Newsletter

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World Rugby Cup 1991 • Royal Residence: Windsor Castle • CWS SNAP • OXO • Thomas De La Rue • W.D. & H.O. WILLS • Capstan Cigarettes • Selfridges • Allied Breweries • Army & Navy • Ethiopian

EPCS August 1991 Newsletter

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Royal Birthdays: HM The Queen, Prince Philip, Princess of Wales • CWS SNAP • OXO • Thomas De La Rue • Nestle's Happy Families • W.D. & H.O. WILLS • Bristol Cigarettes • Brooklands • Henry VIII Quincentenary • Wild Woodbine • Harrods • Richard Doyle • Bridge & Whist • Fashionable Piquet-Player • Elaine Lewis • Barribal

EPCS May 1991 Newsletter

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Royal Residence: Buckingham Palace • Alf Cooke and Universal • Rupert Bear • SPELIT Lyon's Tea • Steamship SS Great Britain • 1980 & 1981 Worshipful Company Packs • CWS SNAP • Thomas De La Rue • OXO • Primrose Day • Harrods • Tonic to the Nation • The Festival of Britain 1951

EPCS February 1991 Newsletter

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London Underground • Cards & Magic • Alf Cooke and Universal • OXO • Dewar Whisky • Worshipful Company Pack 1990 • Thomas De La Rue • WD & HO Wills • CWS Snap • The Rose of the Orient (Part 2) • Just William • Irish Scenes • Theatre World • Alice in Wonderland Ephemera

EPCS November 1990 Newsletter

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Cunard Shipping Line • Isle of Man • 1982 & 1983 Worshipful Company Pack • Hignett Bros • Circular • SNAP • WW1 • Deakins Political • Thomas De La Rue • FLEETS of Liverpool Happy Families • Noddy

EPCS August 1990 Newsletter

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Winnie-the-Pooh • Anniversaries • Isle of Man • Noddy Happy Families • 1984 Worshipful Company Pack • Bridge • Comedia Playing Cards • Thomas De La Rue • MAZAWATTEE • OXO • The Rose of the Orient Film Series • Snap • Alice in Wonderland

EPCS May 1990 Newsletter

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Hurricane and Spitfire • Anniversaries • Hurry-up Misfitz • HMS Pinafore • Hieroglyphic • Isle of Man • Royal Mail Stamps • 1985 Worshipful Company Pack • Thomas De La Rue • Elaine Lewis • Paramount Film Star Pack • Advertising • British Brewery • OXO

EPCS February 1990 Newsletter

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Winston Churchill • Anniversaries • Prudential • Globe Series of Games • Harrods Catalogue 1930 • 1989 Worshipful Company Pack • Sporting SNAP • Thomas De La Rue • Gloucestershire • Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) Film Star Pack • Isle of Man • J.W.Spear • Alice in Wonderland

EPCS November 1989 Newsletter

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Peace 1902 & 1918 • Anniversaries • The Game of Transport • Boer War Pack • Salmon & Gluckstein • H.M.S. Pinafore • Froth Blowers • Mount Egmont • Lake Matheson New Zealand • Happy Families Johnson Bros • Reynolds • De La Rue

EPCS August 1989 Newsletter

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King George V1 & Queen Elizabeth • Imported (Part 2) • KAN-U-GO • Marcus Morris • BOOTS Stationers • Crime and Punishment • Joseph Reynolds & Sons • C.W.Faulkner • Oriental Playing Cards • Lexicon

EPCS May 1989 Newsletter

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Charlie Chaplin • Adolf Hitler • An interesting Discovery • Worshipful Company • VETO: The Exciting Election Game • Joseph Reynolds & Sons • Mistitz or Metamorphosis Valentines The Muddied Menagerie • William Hancock • Non Revoke • Universal • De La Rue • British Gas • Imported (Part 1)

EPCS February 1989 Newsletter

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Reynolds & Sons Fortune Telling • Superfine Playing Cards • Collecting Theme: GAS • Joseph Reynolds & Sons • Unusual Historical Game • An Unusual Historical Game • De La Rue & Goodall • Children's card games • SNAP • NELSON The Battle of Trafalgar • Mystic Fortune Teller

EPCS November 1988 Newsletter

EPCS November 1988 Newsletter Members Only

History of The Olympic Games • Lexicon • Collecting Theme: Whisky Distillers • Cosmos Happy Families • Joseph Revnolds & Sons • Happy Couples by H.A. Mullord Bros • Kings and Queens of England Misfitz • Samples of De la Rue and price lists • 50th Anniversary of RAF SNAP • P&O Steamship 'CHINA' • Culbertsons Own Self Teaching Playing cards for Contract Bridge

EPCS August 1988 Newsletter

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Tercentenary William and Mary 1988 • Fortune Telling Card • Lexicon • Joseph Hunt & Son • Collecting Theme: Whisky Distillers • English Jokers • Piquet Packs • SNAP Nursery Rhymes • The Big BAANG: Stock Exchange

EPCS May 1988 Newsletter

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Royal Air Force • Fortune Telling Card • Hunts Playing Card Manufacturers • KAN-U-GO • Unstamped Cards-Waste Cards-Toy Cards • William Phenomenon • SNAP (Part 3) • Shipping Line • Waddington Five Suit Bridge • Collecting Theme: Whisky Distillers • Cosmos Lamps

EPCS Febuary 1988 Newsletter

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Queen Mary • Healthguard Underwear • Newmarket Multum in Parvo Company • English Standard Card Manufacturers (Part 5) Joseph Hunt & Sons London • Woolley Card Games: OLD MAID and SNAP • Rhymes about Royalty or The Comical Court Cards (Part 3) • KAN-YOU-GO-AGAIN • Not a Lotta Bottle!! • Metropolitan Vickers Lamps • London's Loyal Volunteers: 450th Anniversary of HAC, PANKO, Votes for Women • Waddington pack with no borders to Court Cards • The Big Baang! • Walt Disney Anniversaries • Non-Standard Jokers.

EPCS November 1987 Newsletter

EPCS November 1987 Newsletter Members Only

Waddington Festive Season 1980 pack • The Background Story of 'Q' Playing Cards • Rhymes about Royalty or The Comical Court Card (Part 2) • Courtenay Edward Maxwell Pollock & Louis Wain • English Standard Card Manufacturers (Part 4) Joseph Hunt & Son • Card Games for Vanity Fair • A Dickens Mystery • An Early 'Animal Grab' Game • Wider than Wide • P&O 150 Years Anniversary • Olympic Caricature Snap • Naval, Military and Aircraft Packs • Special Christmas 1926 Supplement • Peeps into the Past for Boots.

EPCS August 1987 Newsletter

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De La Rue 'Q' Playing Cards • English Standard Card Manufacturers (Part 3) Woolley & Co, Darling & Son • Rhymes about Royalty or The Comical Court Cards • Tower Press Happy Families • Special packs for Defective sight • Pepys Card Games (Part 1) SPEED • Collecting Theme: Whisky Distillers - John Dewar & Sons • 100th Anniversary of Q Victoria's Golden Jubilee • Snap (Part 3) Robert Bros 'Glevum Series' • Waddington Trade Names Kingsway 'Patriotic' Playing Card

EPCS May 1987 Newsletter

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Berkshire Printing Company • Special packs for Defective Sight: De La Rue "Optic Playing Cards" c.1900 • Playing Cards in England (by Simon Wintle) • KAN-U-GO • English Standard Card Manufacturers (Woolley & Sabin) • Snap (Globe Series of Games) • A Collecting Theme: Dogs (Part 1) • Card Game Manufacturers (C. W. Faulkner)

EPCS February 1987 Newsletter

EPCS February 1987 Newsletter Members Only

Unusual Waddington Pack • British Playing Cards Limited • The Cardboard Court • English Standard Card Manufacturers (Part 1) Woolley & Co • Georges Brewery Bristol • Card Game Manufacturers (Part 1) H & A Mullord Brothers • Collateral Branches of the English/American Family • 3 Decks of John Waddington in the limelight • Snap (Part 1) Globe Series of Games • A Collecting Theme: Dogs

EPCS May 1986 Newsletter

EPCS May 1986 Newsletter Members Only

Memories by Robert Burrow • Waddington & De la Rue patience packs • De la Rue LOBO: Tooting Broadway • My favourite game by Philip Harrison • Documentary Evidence - the joys of dating of games by Jeanette White

EPCS March 1986 Newsletter

EPCS March 1986 Newsletter Members Only

A Collecting Theme: Birds part 2 • Beautiful Britain (additional information) • Clan Tartan cards • Mardon Son & Hall • The Daily Sketch War Fund pack • Overprint Champagne Advertising packs • Musical Card Games • Children's Card Games: Pepys Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs • Hobby Horse playing cards

EPCS January 1986 Newsletter

EPCS January 1986 Newsletter Members Only

The Jack of Spades (The English Court: part 12) • Hoover Company pack • Goodall: Victor E. Mauger: International Card Company • A Collecting Theme: Birds Part 1 • Non-standard arrangement of suitmarks on pip cards • The Game of Heartsett • Owen Jones - Onoto - Pass and Joyce Ltd • Mardon Son & Hall

EPCS November 1985 Newsletter

EPCS November 1985 Newsletter Members Only

The King of Spades (The English Court: Part 10) • Fragments from France • Games Packs Theme: Wireless • Beautiful Britain (Part 5) • Owen Jones and his card back designs • Metropolitan Vickers, War Games • Remembrance Day

EPCS September 1985 Newsletter

EPCS September 1985 Newsletter Members Only

The English Pastime • The Jack of Hearts (The English Court: Part 9) • Playing Cards at The Great Exhibition 1851 & The London Exhibition 1862 • Game Packs Theme Collecting: War Games • Khanhoo • Metropolitan Vickers Lamps

EPCS May 1985 Newsletter

EPCS May 1985 Newsletter Members Only

A Georgian Game • Beautiful Britain (part four) • The Popish Plot (part two) • The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards (part three) • Collecting Theme: Horse Racing • The Queen of Hearts • Sporting card games: 3 Lawn Tennis • The Scout Movement • Nursery Rhymes

EPCS March 1985 Newsletter

EPCS March 1985 Newsletter Members Only

Bendigo Easter Fair • Beautiful Britain (part three) • The Popish Plot (part one) • The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards (part two) • Nursery Rhymes • The King of Hearts • J.S. Fry & Sons Advertising Packs • Sporting Card Games Part II: Association Football • Ephemera • List of Games by C.W. Faulkner

EPCS January 1985 Newsletter

EPCS January 1985 Newsletter Members Only

The Jack of Diamonds • The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards • Beautiful Britain (part two) • Shaw Savill Shipping • Sporting Card Games Part I: Rugby Union • The 1934 Test Series • Ephemera • Two Packs by Thomas Creswick

EPCS November 1984 Newsletter

EPCS November 1984 Newsletter Members Only

Garter Ace 1804-1828 • Beautiful Britain • The Queen of Diamonds (The English Court: Part 5) • De La Rue Stamps • Deakin's Political Playing Cards • Great Guns A Jaques Game • Gollywogg • The Soldier's Almanack

EPCS September 1984 Newsletter

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De La Rue Trade Marks • Six Artists • The King of Diamonds • P&O • Historical Games

EPCS July 1984 Newsletter

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The Jack of Clubs (The English Court: Part 1) • Happy Families • London Cries • An Exciting Discovery

EPCS May 1984 Newsletter

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The Rowley Pack • The Wedding of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales • Kimberley's Royal National Patriotic Playing Cards • Alice in Wonderland • Goodall's Historic Cards • The Queen of Clubs • 'Snip'

EPCS March 1984 Newsletter

EPCS March 1984 Newsletter Members Only

The King of Clubs • Bancks Bros. Card Maker's Bond 1855 • Why do we call a Spade a Spade? • Exportation Ace 1828-1862 • Shakespeare as a Theme • Pneumatic Cards