ANTIQUE CARD & TABLE GAMES

Card Games – 1940 to present

1940 Convoy - WWII Game - Tree Brand

Convoy is a collecting style card game.

The cards are all related to WWII – Beautiful Gentle Art work

Made by Tree Brand that existed for a shortish period around this time

Convoy – WWII Game – Condition – Complete – Cards (one score card a photocopy) / rules – very good / box missing top and bottom.

Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase. Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging.

REF:  MIS118

£ 30

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1940 - The Bible Game

A set of Israeli playing cards in English & Hebrew by Ze’ev Raban, circa 1940s, the cards still sealed, in their original box entitled “Bible Game” by the Young Lion Ltd. Company

The Bible Game – Condition Cards are still sealed in wrapper but look slightly foxed / box – some wear and split/rubbed at edges / rules – original slightly foxed

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REF: MIS335

£ 95

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c1943/44 - War Planes - recognisition game

A normal pack of playing card with German and British planes on them – to teach members of the public the recognise the enemy.


War Planes – Complete – cards/rules/box all mint plus a booklet with infomation.

Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase. Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging.

REF: MIS505

£ 45

1950s - Happy Morse

Described as similar to Happy Families,     

Advertised in “60 Indoor Games for Scouts” 
(undated) on publishers’ web site

Condition – Complete – 72 cards v good / rules v good / box scuffed at edges – small splits at top on two sides

Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase.Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging.

REF:  CGC100

£ 20 

1950s Dartex -

The New Trilling Card Game of skill.

Dartex – Based on darts

The cards acts as throws – the aim to score and win

Dartex – Condition –  Complete – cards – good / rules creased / box little scuffed.

Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase. Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging.

REF:  MIS160

£ 15

1950s The Bookie -

Horse Racing card game – similar to Newmarket.

This was produced in Belgium but is the same game published here as Newmarket.

The bookie –  Condition  – Complete – cards/rules/box – all mint.

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REF:  MIS450

£ 15

c 1950s -Noises In The Dark- Gibson

A party style game played in the dark – Players receive a card and have to work out the word on the card by touch – this noise is then imitated by the player – the first player to imitate the noise correctly wins a point,

Noises In The Dark – Condition – Game is complete – cards are very good – Rules in box lid – Box is good – but split at the corners

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REF: MIS610

£ 12

1953 1953 - Crown The Queen - Waddington

This card game follows the procedure of crowning The Queen of England. 

Produced for the coronation and made by J Waddington – A collecting style game

 

Crown The Queen – Condition  – Complete – cards / rules – excellent / box – very good

REF: MIS165

£ 15

c1950 Striptease

This game  is set as a court case against a Stripper –

The suits are
The Stripper – Red, The Theatre – Green, The Court – Black and The Prudies – Blue.
Interesting and pretty – 2 sets of rules for different games – quite tasteful

 

Striptease – Condition – Complete – cards – very good / rules a little scuffed / box scuffed and split at edges.

REF: MIS166

£ 20

1960 - Sister Ships

Sister Ships painting by Gregory Robinson, produced by Robert Ross & Co Ltd Southampton. It consists of 12 sets of four cards featuring different ships

Condition – Sister Ships / cards complete, light use / rules / box top damaged, sides scuffed

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REF: MIS349

£ 15

W 1979- WII Airplane Spotter Playing Cards

This deck of playing cards (52/52) + information cards is a 1970s reprint of cards first published in1943.

Each card featuring three views of a plane

WWII Airplane Spotter Playing Cards – Complete – in very good condition

Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase.

Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging.

REF: MIS612

£ 60

2000 Lincard - J Wolf Croydon

An unusual game that consists of disposing of cards by playing in Suit (link) order or matching against cards already played

Lincard – Condition / Cards, rules and box are mint.

Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase. Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging.

REF: MISC613

£ 6

Dan Dare - Retro Range (reproduced in 2009)

A modern reproduction of the 1953 Pepys game featuring Dan Dare and his friends at “Eagle” magazine. 

Dan Dare – Condition –  / Cards – near mint / Rule book – very good / Box – Excellent – just very lightly scuffed on fold

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REF: MIS318

£  7

Reproduction of Old Chinese Fortune Telling Game

It is similar to some of the early Question and Answer game
Idea for a party –
Instruction explain different ways of playing this

Old Chinese Fortune Telling Game – Complete – Cards/Rules/box – Mint

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REF: REP085

£ 14

Reproduction of Changeable Portraits of a Gentleman

This is a reproduction of Ackermann’s Changeable Portraits of a Gentleman
Originally published in 1818.

It is a misfits card game
consisting of 24 foreheads, noses and chins.  The original had much smaller cards and 28 foreheads/noses/chins


The cards are large and so easy to play with making thousands of different faces
Many once well known in history – as it was an educational game

Changeable Portraits of a Gentleman – new/mint – This is much larger than the original game, so easier for children to play with.

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REF:  REP086

£ 15

Reproduction of Changeable Portraits of a Lady

This is a reproduction of Ackermann’s Changeable Portraits of a Lady
Originally published in 1818.

It is a misfits card game
consisting of 24 foreheads, noses and chins.  The original had much smaller cards and 28 foreheads/noses/chins


The cards are large and so easy to play with making thousands of different faces
Many once well known in history – as it was an educational game

Changeable Portraits of a Lady – new/mint. This is much larger than the original game, so easier for children to play with.

Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase. Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging.

REF: REP087

£ 15

Reproduction of Cottage of Content

This is a reproduction of Cottage of Content
Originally published in 1830/40s.
It is a moral game – teaching vice and virtue, interesting insight into the social history of the period – very pretty cards showing the characters well.

Cottage of Content – Condition – Complete – cards/rules/box all mint

Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase. Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging.

REF: REP088

£ 15

Reproduction of Merry Matches (originally produced by Goodall)

This is a reproduction of Merry Matches.
Originally published in 1860/70s by Goodall
It is an Old Maid style game – very pretty cards showing the characters well

Merry Matches – Condition – Complete – cards/rules/box all mint.

Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase. Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging.

REF:  REP089

£ 16

Reproduction of Fairy Snap

This is a reproduction of Fairy Snap
Originally published in 1890s by Globe Games
Normal Snap Game – pretty cards as per the original.

Fairy Snap – Condition – Complete – cards/rules/box all mint

Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase. Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging.

REF: REP090

£ 16

Reproduction of The Wedding (J Jaques)

This is a reproduction of The Wedding
Originally published in 1890s by Jaques
Collecting Game – pretty cards as per the original.

The Wedding – Condition – Complete – cards/rules/box all mint.

Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase. Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging.

REF: REP091

£ 18

Reproduction of Vacuation by Pepys

This is a reproduction of Vacuation.

Originally published in 1940s by Pepys.
It is a game about evacuating children from cities during the Second World War.

Vacuation – Condition – Complete – cards/rules/box all mint

Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase. Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging.

REF: REP092

£ 8

1978 Country Craftsmen – Happy Families by The National Trust

An up to date version of an old game

 

Country Craftsmen– Condition – Complete – Cards and box excellent, no rules

REF:  MIS150

SOLD

 

1960 - Donkey - Tower Press

This game is similar to Old Maid ie the person left holding the Donkey card is the loser

 

Donkey – Condition – Complete – Cards / box / rules very good 

REF: MIS160

£ 8

2012 - Charles Dickens Bicennial Playig Cards.

Lord Mayor of London – Charles Dickens Bicennial pack – 2012.  The cards have been aged to appear old, actually mint + booklet from Lord Mayor David Wootton.

Charles Dickens – Condition  -cards complete 52+3J – mint with description and box

Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase. Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging, 

REF: MIS356

£ 12