Organizations dedicated to the hobby of collecting playing cards, including tarot cards. Playing Cards Games Toys Collecting Recreation.
A complete set of cards is called a pack (UK English), deck (US English), or set (Universal), and the subset of cards held at one time by a player during a game is commonly called a hand. (wikipedia)
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- Wikipedia: A playing card is a piece of specially prepared heavy paper, thin cardboard, plastic-coated paper, cotton-paper blend, or thin plastic, marked with distinguishing motifs and used as one of a set for playing card games. Playing cards are typically palm-sized for convenient handling, and were first invented in China during the Tang dynasty.
- Chinese playing cards - Playing cards were most likely invented in China during the Southern Song dynasty. They were certainly in existence by the Mongol Yuan dynasty. Chinese use the word p i, meaning "plaque", to refer to both playing cards and tiles.
- French playing cards - French playing cards are cards that use the French suits of tr fles, carreaux, c?urs, and piques. Each suit contains three face cards; the valet, the dame, and the roi. Aside from these aspects, decks can include a wide variety of regional and national patterns which often have different deck sizes.
- Ganjifa - Ganjifa, Ganjapa or G njaph , is a card game or type of playing cards that are most associated with Persia and India. After Ganjifa cards fell out of use in Iran before the twentieth century, India became the last country to produce them. The form prevalent in Odisha is Ganjapa.
- Hanafuda - Hanafuda are playing cards of Japanese origin that are used to play a number of games. The name literally translates as "flower cards". The name also refers to games played with those cards.
- German playing cards - German playing cards are a style of playing cards used in some parts of Central Europe. Playing cards entered German-speaking lands around the late 1370s. The earliest cards were likely Latin-suited like in Italy and Spain.
- Italian playing cards
- History of card decks
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- Everything World of Playing Cards www
Everything about playing cards, Playing Cards, their history, lore, collecting, manufacture, and design. World of Playing Cards.
- Includes Encyclopedia of Playing Cards www
Includes copyright dates, Playing Cards, manufacturers and other details. Encyclopedia of Playing Cards.
- A MGM Joker KG - Playing Cards for Collectors www
A German manufacturer of playing cards specifically targeted to collectors. MGM Joker KG - Playing Cards for Collectors.
- Gallery Chris's Jokers www
Gallery of playing card jokers, Jokers, features a collection of French Special Edition cards. Chris's Jokers.
- JohnyJollyJoker www
27 pages of duplicate jokers to swap, JohnyJollyJoker, guestbook, gallery of old and rare cards. JohnyJollyJoker.
- An The Playing Card www
An informative site about playing card history, Playing Card, terms, and games. The Playing Card.
- Occasionally Gunther Anderson's Playing Card Collection www
Occasionally updated galleries of themed decks of cards, Anderson's Playing Card Collection, with scanned cards and commentary. Gunther Anderson's Playing Card Collection.
- A Museums with Collections of Playing-Cards www
A text list with hyperlinks to museums around the world that have historically interesting collections of playing cards, with Collections of Playing-Cards, arranged by country. Museums with Collections of Playing-Cards.
- An Andy's Playing Cards www
An interesting site with numerous illustrations of playing cards, Playing Cards, links, and an article on the history of playing cards. Andy's Playing Cards.
- Galleries Huub's House of Jokers www
Galleries of a personal collection, House of Jokers, duplicates for swapping and links to other joker collectors. Huub's House of Jokers.
- Forum Alta Carta www
Forum for trading playing cards of interest to collectors, Carta, as well as information about playing cards. Alta Carta.
- The 52 Plus Joker www
The American Antique Deck Collectors Club is for those interested in antique playing card decks and for collectors playing card decks of all sorts. 52 Plus Joker.
- Club Chicago Playing Card Collectors, Inc. www
Club devoted to sharing the knowledge and enjoyment of collecting playing cards of all kinds. Chicago Playing Card Collectors, Inc..
- Dedicated Elliott Avedon Museum and Archive of Games www
Dedicated to research, Avedon Museum and Archive of Games, collection, preservation and exhibition of games and game-related objects. Categories include playing cards, puzzles, and boxed games. Exhibit by University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Elliott Avedon Museum and Archive of Games.
- Alexa: Playing Cards Games
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Playing Cards Games
- DMOZ: Playing Cards Games
dmoz.org Directory: Playing Cards Games