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 condition too.
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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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AUS-003: "Redhead 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.
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NZ-01: "Souvenir 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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NZ-02: "Pictorial 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 to find.
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NZ-03: "Maori Playing Cards", printed by the Otago University Printing Department and published by Hanan Enterprises c 2012. Maori figures and symbols on courts and cards. Complete with 52 cards, 2 jokers, 2 extra cards and a legend leaflet, all in unplayed, near mint condition. Comes in the original 2-piece box, in excellent+ condition.
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