Published February 08, 1999 Updated September 26, 2023

EPCS February 1999 Newsletter

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

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The English Playing Card Society's Newsletter

The Society publishes a 30+ page A4 Magazine (including colour plates) which is free to members. This is dispatched three times a year and builds up into a reference source, with an index, containing information which is not readily available through any other source. Members are invited to contribute articles to the Newsletter. Click here to read a sample newsletter.

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  • We are a Society dedicated to the study and collection of "English Playing Cards", open to all, not just English people.
  • English Games are given equal footing alongside English Playing Cards.
  • A yearly Meeting.
  • Regular 'singles' sales.
  • The fellowship of members.
  • A regular Members Newsletter/Magazine; click here to read a sample newsletter.
  • Access to all back issues.
  • We are a good medium to publish research.
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By The English Playing Card Society

Member since July 10, 1984

The English Playing-Card Society was formed in January 1984. Its purpose is to bring together collectors, researchers and interested persons who wish to share information concerning designers and manufacturers of English playing-cards and card games 1660-1960.