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EPCS June 2022 Newsletter

EPCS June 2022 Newsletter

This is a free sample of the EPCS Newsletter. This issue contains the following: 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 July 1984 Newsletter

EPCS July 1984 Newsletter Members Only

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

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

EPCS September 1984 Newsletter

EPCS September 1984 Newsletter Members Only

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

EPCS May 1984 Newsletter

EPCS May 1984 Newsletter Members Only

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 August 1987 Newsletter

EPCS August 1987 Newsletter Members Only

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

EPCS May 1987 Newsletter Members Only

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 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 Febuary 1988 Newsletter

EPCS Febuary 1988 Newsletter Members Only

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 May 1988 Newsletter

EPCS May 1988 Newsletter Members Only

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 August 1988 Newsletter

EPCS August 1988 Newsletter Members Only

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 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 February 1989 Newsletter

EPCS February 1989 Newsletter Members Only

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 May 1989 Newsletter

EPCS May 1989 Newsletter Members Only

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 August 1989 Newsletter

EPCS August 1989 Newsletter Members Only

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 February 1990 Newsletter

EPCS February 1990 Newsletter Members Only

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

EPCS November 1989 Newsletter Members Only

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 May 1990 Newsletter

EPCS May 1990 Newsletter Members Only

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