AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
|AUS-001: "Pack of
Thieves?", probably printed in China. Published by the Port Arthur
Historical Site in 2014. The female factory was a penitentiary institute
on Tasmania. Illustrated by Simon Barnard. Each card has a different
illustration. Complete with 52 cards and 2 jokers, all in excellent
condition. Comes in the original plastic box, which is in excellent
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|AUS-002: "Pack of
Thieves", probably printed by Hema Maps Ltd and published by the
Port Arthur Historical Site in 1999. Courts and pips were illustrated by
Tom Samek. Complete with 52 cards and 2 jokers, all in unused, near mint
condition. Comes in the original plastic box.
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Matches", published by Bryant & May around 1980. Repeated
series of 3 designs on the courts. Pips with matching number of matches
to the value. Complete with 52 cards and 2 jokers, all in excellent
condition. Comes in the original box, which is in very good- condition.
€ 25 SOLD
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Playing Cards", printed and published by J. Dickinson & Co Ltd.
The WWPCM dates the deck as c1946, but I'm pretty sure that it's at
least 10 years older. Complete with 52 cards, a joker and illustrated
extra card. Besides that there's a manufacturer's card, a small booklet
and (not depicted) a folded card on which the depicted scenes are
described. Cards are in excellent condition. Deck etc. come in the
original box, which is in very good condition.
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Playing Cards", printed in Germany and published by Muir &
Moodie in New Zealand in 1904. Except for the AS each of the other 51
cards shows a different picture with a scene in New Zealand. All 53
cards are in very good condition. Comes in a white carton box with a
homemade copy of the AS pasted on the front. Still a RARE deck
€ 75 SOLD
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