Published October 01, 2023 Updated October 01, 2023

EPCS October 2023 Newsletter

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

United Kingdom Creswick De la Rue Hewson William Bowes Pepys Sherlock Holmes Alice in Wonderland Card-Sharping Sports Happy Families Rummy Standard Pattern Add to Collection

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.

Benefits of Membership
  • 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.