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Mars Attacks Cards

The card above looks like Tim Burton’s Mars Attacks!, but it’s from the popular science fiction trading card series Mars Attacks. The bubble-gum cards were released by Topps in 1962, created by Brown and Woody Gelman and were the base … Continue reading

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La Grivoise card game

The pretty humorous cards above are part of the deck of the French card game “La Grivoise” (The Spicy). That page contains all 32 cards and the box of the game released by Grimaud in the 1960’s. According to the … Continue reading

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French ballooning and parachuting history cards

The image set Early flight at Wikipedia contains two beautiful series of French collecting cards with pictures of events in ballooning and parachuting history. The series contain images of events from 1783 to 1846. Printed between 1890 and 1900 by … Continue reading

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The World of Playing Cards

The World of Playing Cards is where you can explore about playing cards, their history, design and manufacture, and see many different types of cards from around the world. Very nice collection, with many images of ancient decks of playing … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Linkdump

For all of you that celebrate… a happy Valentine’s Day. I won’t celebrate, but that isn’t an excuse to not blog about it – it never was. And that’s why I made a selection of links to all the romantic … Continue reading

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The Comic Valentine of mid-Victorian England

There was a time when Valentine’s cards were much more fun: they had humour and caricatures.It wasn’t like today, that we just find those super sweet cards, full of nauseating cheesiness with enough sugar to attract a whole beehive. The … Continue reading

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A Flowering of Affection

Valentine’s day is coming, so it’s better I start posting something about it. And I found something nice about it: A Flowering of Affection: A Victorian Valentine Cards at the Lilly Library. A selection of nineteenth century Valentine cards, from … Continue reading

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Poker Pinups

Poker Pinups contains 20 images of cards with pin-up illustrations in a classic style. Since I don’t know any of the images, I guess they are from some not so know or unknown artist. Well, it wouldn’t be a bad … Continue reading

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LEGO® Based Tarot

You don’t need to believe in Tarot, just need to like LEGO to enjoy the Reasonably Clever’s Tarot, a LEGO based Tarot made by Chris Doyle. The cards were made to his own personal enjoyment and as a tribute to … Continue reading

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For your Valentines’ day

Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you. We don’t celebrate it here, but I know that most of you did it. So here are few links to you: – 3D papercraft model of a Valentine Card at Canon site. – … Continue reading

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