Published November 26, 2022 Updated November 27, 2022

EPCS November 1987 Newsletter

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.

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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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Member since July 10, 1984

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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.